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The Walking Brain-Dead

October 20, 2014

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From the Verbatim-o-Tron 9000: Republicans and their words

June 18, 2012

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Here are today’s offerings of word-for-word, in-context live quotes from Republicans around the country, brought to you by A Critical Aye’s Verbatim-o-Tron 9000 … Indiana GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock: “Employers should not have to cover cancer in their insurance plans if they don’t want to. Why should my taxes go to someone who was […]

The numbers don’t lie, Ms. Bachmann

December 30, 2011

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Michele Bachmann missed 2,375 (53.02%) of 4,479 Congressio­nal roll call votes since Jan 4, 2007. She missed 58.7% of votes in Q3-2011 (145 out of 247) and missed NINETY ONE POINT THREE PERCENT of votes in Q4-2011 (190 out of 208). And yet, somehow, she still draws every penny of Congressio­nal salary and perks, plus […]

My first 5 days as U.S. President

September 12, 2011

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As your next President of the United States, before the end of my first five days in office, I will: Eliminate all incentives for outsourcing jobs & require the return a minimum of 66% of all jobs that have already been outsourced. Permanently eliminate the $106,800 cap on the Social Security tax. Permanently eliminate the […]

Rick Perry: “Truth” is all in how you present it

September 1, 2011

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In response to an attack ad from a SuperPAC that supports Michele Bachmann, the communications director for teabagger favorite and professional kewpie doll Rick Perry said “Gov.  Rick Perry cut taxes, signed six balanced budgets, takes a hard line on spending, and led Texas to become America’s top job-creati­ng state.” All of these statements are […]

Bachmann: “I’m not a doctor, I just tell people I am.”

August 18, 2011

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It seems that Michele Bachmann doesn’t feel that the sobriquet “Senator” or “Congresswoman” is sufficient to convey just how impressive a person she wants you to think she is.  Apparently, according to printed documents and video news footage from the 1990s and early 2000s, Bachmann wants to be called “doctor” … even though she isn’t […]

Bachmann’s “faith advisor” was arrested for Terrorism in 2006

August 18, 2011

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I can’t wait to see how Michele Bachmann will spin the fact that one of her senior campaign staff members, Peter Waldron, was arrested for terrorist activities in Uganda in 2006. The Atlantic’s Garance Franke-Ruta reports that Waldron was “arrested in possession of large quantities of assault rifles and ammunition, just days before Uganda’s first […]