"Being offended is a natural consequence of leaving the house." --Fran Lebowitz
"Willful ignorance comes at a price." --A. Tecacca

31 August 2011

Little Ricky 8: Santorum Headquarters Issues Corrected Campaign Ad

If an effort to capitalize on Mr. Santorum's  recent lecture on the etymology of 'napkin' and 'paper towel', staffers rushed an ad to press.  Today they released the corrected 
version (left).


Tea Parties: Then and Now

30 August 2011

Puerto Rican Senator Roberto Arango Caught Posting Nude Pics On Grindr

With apologies to Stephen Sondheim

Puerto Rico,
You lovely island . . .
Island of tropical breezes.
Always the pineapples growing,
Always the senator's ass showing
. . .

Do Enlighten Us, Please

While you are at it, where do you stand on the electromagnetic, gravitational, and atomic theories.

22 August 2011

Looks like while Michele Bachmann was using the federal tit to enrich herself, Rick Perry was doing something similar: private sector style.

When Rick Perry entered the presidential race, he immediately challenged Michele Bachmann for the role of the preferred candidate of the Religious Right. This old story might come back and make some trouble for him on that front. It seems that Perry invested several thousand dollars in a movie rental chain that made most of its money on porn with titles like Teens with Tits Vol. 1, Teen Power Vol. 4, Teens Never Say No, Bisexual Barebacking Vol. 1, and Big Tit Brotha Lovers 6:     from The Stranger

Mitt Romney: More Recently

from Signon San Diego
LA JOLLA — GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney, scheduled to attend a series of fundraisers this weekend in San Diego, is also working on plans to nearly quadruple the size of his $12 million oceanfront manse in La Jolla. Romney has filed an application with the city to bulldoze his 3,009-square-foot, single-story home at 311 Dunemere Dr. and replace it with a two-story, 11,062-square-foot structure.

20 August 2011

"How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm...

after they've suckled a quarter million dollars of farm subsidies out of the federal teat? "         source

"... And my husband and I have never gotten a penny of money from the farm," Bachmann said.  But her financial disclosures in 2009 and 2010 show her getting between $15,000 and $50,000 from the Bachmann Family Farm LP.          source

Judith/Holefernes: Michele/Timothy


Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) charges constituents $15 to talk to him.

The House Budget Committee chairman isn’t holding any face-to-face open-to-the-public town hall meetings during the recess, but like several of his colleagues he will speak only for residents willing to open their wallets.