Archive for December 9, 2009

Republicans Will Embarrass the United States in Copenhagen

You think President Obama’s bow to the emperor of Japan was an embarrassment?  You ain’t seen nothin’ yet: U.S. Republicans [R-Fools] Vow to Rain on Copenhagen Parade:

Republican lawmakers critical of efforts to battle climate change said they would fly next week to the Copenhagen summit to undercut President Barack Obama’s promises of strong US action.

Members of Congress’ minority party vowed to highlight a scandal over leaked emails from leading climate scientists which they said backed their suspicions that the global warming threat was overblown and too costly to act on.

Get ready to bury your head in a pillow but simultaneously to search international websites for news about how it goes.  It won’t be pretty.

December 9, 2009 at 11:13 PM 1 comment

Fox News Repeatedly Uses the Word “Holiday” on its Websites

One would think that after years of leading the charge in the  so-called “war on Christmas,” Fox “News” would search its hypocritical soul a bit — just a bit, mind you — and ban the use of the word “holiday” on its websites.  But no:

December 4, 2009:  Lower right hand corner:  “Holiday Treatment for Vets’ Graves:”

December 7, 2008:  Lower right hand corner:  “Economy Sends Holidays Back to Future:”

December 8, 2009:  A promo for “FNCiMag.com:

December 9, 2009 at 10:40 PM Leave a comment

Oh My F’ing God — The Wingers Are Freaking Over White House Cookies

Three minutes after posting the Tweet of the Day (two posts below), about the corporate media’s willingness to amplifying GOP hissy fits, I mosey on over to Fox and lo and behold, here’s their newest one and it is absolutely fu*king ridiculous:

Click on the graphic and you go to this:  White House’s Acorn Cookies Surprises [Sic] Republican Lawmaker.

How long before this is the top story on CNN and MSNBC?

December 9, 2009 at 6:41 PM Leave a comment

Vote for Lie of the Year

At PolitiFact (they’ve got some doozies).

December 9, 2009 at 6:25 PM Leave a comment

Tweet of the Day

Even though it’s a couple days old, this from Atrios:

So true.  And it’s been going on for years…

December 9, 2009 at 6:23 PM Leave a comment

It Must Be Christmas

I just saw an ad for a Chia pet.

December 9, 2009 at 5:25 PM Leave a comment

The Right’s Answer to George Soros (But Worse)

Meet the Billionaire Brothers Funding the Right-Wing War on Obama.

December 9, 2009 at 3:24 PM Leave a comment

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