Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Newt the Hoot

It isn't very often that one happens upon a politician as delightfull­y sleazy as Newt Gingrich. The man is a walking, talking caricature. Thomas Nast - the legendary nineteenth-century political cartoonist most famous for his drawings of New York's corrupt Boss Tweed - would have loved the Newtster! This is the same guy who had eighty-four ethics charges filed against him during the four years he served as speaker of the House of Representatives.

Now our man Newt is attempting to pass himself off as a model of religious virtue. Isn't that a scream? It's amazing how quickly some politicians not previously known for their religiosity are
so eager to embrace the religious right with both arms when it suits their purposes. Ronald Reagan is a great example of this. In 1968 as governor of California, he signed into being what up to that moment was the most Liberal abortion law in the nation's history. When he sought the White House a few years later, Reagan, who never belonged to any church and rarely attended services, was transformed into the Almighty's very own representative on earth.

Newt Gingrich is now undergoing a metamorphosis very similar to the gipper's. After all, this is the guy who served his first wife with divorce papers as she was lying in the hospital, recovering from cancer surgery. You would think that anyone with half-a-conscience would have waited until the poor woman was at least back in the comfort of her home before doing something like that. For all he knew she could have literally been lying on her death bed at the time. One never knows after cancer surgery. No doubt about it, old Newt is one mean son-of-a-bitch!

And hypocrite? Let us not forget that while leading the effort to remove Bill Clinton from office for lying about an affair with a half-witted intern, Newt was having an extramarital affair with a member of his staff whom he would eventually marry after divorcing his second wife. In an interview last week with the Christian Broadcasting Network he blamed his philandering on his patriotism. The man is just so amusing.

To John Edwards' credit, when he was busted having an affair behind the back of his cancer stricken wife, he at least had the decency to slither away into obscurity, eternally shamed. Newt Gingrich, by contrast, is not ashamed. He's patriotic. As Jack Parr used to say, "I kid you not"

It's also amus
ing to listen him out on the talk show circuit as he cynically clouds the waters regarding the nationality of Barack Obama. He has cheerfully placed himself in the middle of the Birther movement by saying that the prez was raised in Kenya by a Kenyan father and was taught from his earliest days to despise the British. The fact that Obama was not raised in Kenya and only met his father once doesn't mean a thing to Newt. Let's face it: The truth is just too inconvenient. Why bother with fact when there are volumes of lies waiting to be exploited? Newt fancies himself a historian. His specialty seems to be historical fiction. My advice to him would be to find another line of work. Gore Vidal he ain't.

Newt Gingrich is one of those "lowest common denominator"
politician­s that litter the pages of American history. Like old Joe McCarthy, he is unable to appeal to the best in his fellow Americans because there is not a heck of a lot of substance there. But all that aside, Newt wants to be the next president of the United States so badly he can hardly contain himself. He's hell-bent on seizing the nomination at the GOP convention in 2012 - and nothing and NOBODY is going to get in his way. This is gonna be good!

All of the talk this week about the possibility of the government being shut down has reminded many people what a petulant crybaby Gingrich really is. Do you remember the last time that happened? It was back in 1995. Newt was upset with President Clinton for making him sit in the rear of Air Force One during an overseas flight. When he refused to give up his seat at the back of the plane for a white man....

Oh, wait, I'm confusing him with Rosa Parks, I'm sorry....

To make a long story short, Newt was so humiliated at having to sit in the plane's rear section, when he got back to Washington he literally shut the entire United States government down for a few days. What does that tell you about the former speaker? Between you and me, I would consider a seat anywhere on Air Force One - even the luggage room - to be a great honor. The fact that the seating arrangements were an affront to Newt's ego speaks volumes about the man's character. If I were Clinton I would have stuffed the hideous little bastard in the fuselage.

And now he wants to be the "leader of the free world".

It doesn't speak well of this republic that a corrupt, self-absorbed little freak like Newt Gingrich has gone as far as he has in politics. It speaks even less of the people of Georgia who sent him to congress for so many terms.

Newt definitely has his base, the "Newtsies" as the late, great Molly Ivins called them. But that does not necessarily translate into enough votes to be elected to the presidency. For a party that has moved so far to the fringes of American politics in the last three decades, a nomination for Gingrich, while improbable, is not impossible. The one thing (and only thing) that can wreck his chances is his personal life. Remember this is the "family values" mob. It doesn't matter in the least to these jackasses that he is as crooked as they come. What matters is the fact that he's been married three times. It won't look very good on his resume. If anything destroys him in the primaries, it will be that.

In spite of these negatives, I hope he
gets the nomination­. A campaign as brilliantly twisted as that ought to be good for oodles of laughs!

The ticket will have to be balanced. Newt is a man, he's white, he's smart - and he's relatively sane. His ideal running mate would be a screamingly crazy black woman who is also dumber than dog shit.
Unfortunately for him there are no women of color serving in congress as Republicans. Butterfly McQueen is dead. Their only option is Michele Bachmann. That would be the icing on the freaking cake. Can you even imagine?

Oh, please, fate! Oh, please! Oh, please! Oh, please!

Tom Degan
Goshen, NY


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At 11:18 AM, Anonymous Le Grand Lapin said...

Batshit candidate? Check.
Batshit running-mate? Check.
Batshit electorate? Check.
Able to hijack the convention and win in 2012? Check.

Dismiss the political savvy of Newt at your peril. He has enough chameleon blood to offer a palatable choice to the right-wing of the Republican Party, and enough "straight-talkin Uncle Newt" to fool the voters. There are plenty of people who believe that Bachman, Palin and other under-qualified potential candidates are genuine choices for high office. The collective memory for Newt's previous escapades has faded and no longer diminishes his chances. He is busy making the talk-show rounds recreating a marketable identity. See also "turd-polishing".

My advice? Guano futures.

At 12:02 PM, Blogger tnlib said...

Speaking strictly as a woman with a modicum of brains, I just don't see what the attraction is with this blubber-butt either politically or "romantically." I can't even imagine doing the horizontal rumba with him. Ewwww.

I don't see him getting the nomination anymore than I do Palin. In fact, I don't see a single Grand Old Pooper attracting much of a following of any kind.

At 12:35 PM, Blogger Jefferson's Guardian said...

"In an interview last week with the Christian Broadcasting Network he blamed his philandering on his patriotism."

Tom, what an interesting "flip-flop" of what normally and traditionally would be viewed as being a conscientious objector (CO), or an individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service on the grounds, among other reasons, religion; essentially asserting that their religion, or religious beliefs, trumps their patriotism. It seems Newt has claimed, albeit in a very unique way, the very opposite! How utterly "Bizarro World" is that?! Action Comics was well ahead of its time, wouldn't you say?

Anna, over at The Mills River Progressive, had a great take on the Newtster last week. It's hilariously gut-wrenching if you're into the morbidity and preposterousness of what the Republican Party stands for these days.

By the way, great picture!

At 12:39 PM, Blogger jurassicpork said...

With a Gingrich/Bachmann ticket, even Willie Horton would win with Monica for a running mate.

At 12:49 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

I love it and hate it. what is wrong with us? we all need more meditation and self-awareness as a society in general.

At 12:58 PM, Blogger Twilight said...

I truly don't care who the Republicans choose to drag in as their candidate, there' not a ha'porth of difference between 'em when you get right down to it. They are all mean-minded, socially-unaware and generally unbalanced individuals.

I do care whether or not some brave left-thinking politician will step forward to challenge Barack Obama.

At 1:04 PM, Anonymous boltok said...

Japan melting down? Check.
Libya imploding? Check.
Food prices inflating? Check.
Oil skyrocketing? Check.
U-6 Unemployment =16%? Check.
Stock market dropping? Check
Gold 1400 per oz? Check
TSA and govt literally up your arse? Check.
Budget deficit greater than $250 billion per month? Check.
The USA doesnt have a budget from last year when dems had congress and white house? Check.


Jug Ears ready for March Madness/brackets? Check.
Jug Ears on his way to Carnival? Check
Jug Ears working on his golf handicap? Check

Maybe you should write a blog on how vacant and irresponsible the democratic government has been and the ramifications of their negligence.

At 1:13 PM, Blogger Laneman said...

Anyone who seriously wants the power of leadership of the president or the CEO of a mega corporation or craves any kind of corporate or government power is a sociopath.

At 1:14 PM, Anonymous Tan Shoes w/ Pink Shoe Laces said...

If he's got a good birth certificate, why not??

By the way, the first poster is a reference to the Candidate Le Pen in France, conservative. Doing well in the polls as the people are tired of the way things are.

Nothing more to say, why trade bitter barbs.

Keep on Truckin'

At 1:20 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tom, I think you are dog shit. Go choke on your own vomit.

At 1:23 PM, Anonymous Tan Shoes w/ Pink Shoe Laces said...

Tom lets' everyone speak, he does use incendiary language in his columns, just don't put too much emphasis in it. Honestly, that profanity should be deleted. He may use such language to get us burning, keep cool. Turn off, tune in and turn on? Or how did that saying go??

At 1:54 PM, Anonymous Mo Rage said...

It's funny you should put this up today. I wrote a similar one on Newt (and Haley Barbour), too, just briefer:

Le Grand Lapin says he's got a possibility but dear God, here's hoping that group isn't THAT apeshit that they'd seriously elect the Newtster. Sarah P is bad enough.

And tnlib is too funny. She's right but she's dang funny, too.

Oh, and Tom, we all think you're terrific and insightful and right.

Well, all except coward "Anonymous" down there who thinks ur dogshit.

Tan Shoes: it's "turn on, tune in, drop out..."

At 1:58 PM, Anonymous Mo Rage said...

Oh, and I'm with you---I miss Molly I, too and have said and written it several times. Who else would be out there pushing for campaign finance reform buy Molly, so we could get lobbyist's and corporation's and wealthy people's money out of our government?

Answer: no one.

And the people aren't smart enough to know that's what we need to do to get our government back.


At 2:08 PM, Anonymous Mo Rage said...

Another "dream ticket":

Sarah "The Quitter" and LA Gov. Bobby "Kenneth the Page" Jindal.


It won't happen but it would have been fun

At 2:15 PM, Blogger Jefferson's Guardian said...

Boltok, you wrote:

"Maybe you should write a blog on how vacant and irresponsible the democratic government has been and the ramifications of their negligence."

If you were honest with yourself (or possibly your memory is lapsing), you'd realize Tom had done just that with a post just recently ("Stand up for the Prez", dated 2/12/2011).

Also, if it's that important, why don't you? It doesn't cost a thing to start a blog with Blogger, so you can't use that as an excuse. Start I'm sure everyone here would come visit. ;-)

At 2:39 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

F- yes! Bobby Jindhal and Caribou Barbie are my presidential election 2012 fantasy football draft picks!

At 2:39 PM, Anonymous boltok said...


Stand up for the Prez?

It should have been title, Help prop up the Empty Suit.

This jackass is making Carter look competent.

I wouldn't write a blog for this audience. For starters, these geniuses can't understand that a bankrupt federal government is not a good thing. Anything that I would write with my actual name on it would be in one ear, and picking up speed, out the other.

I think I want a Palin/Bachmann White House so I can amuse my self watching these people scream.

At 2:43 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

Sorry, Piyush Amrit Jindal.

At 2:53 PM, Blogger charles moore said...

Tom, don't you just love all of this born again, forgiven Christian stuff?

Interesting that all of these Bible thumpers who claim forgiveness and such and use the BIble to condemn everyone else seem to forget that little passage that says adulterers should be stoned to death. They are the same ones who are so quick to claim the Ten Commandments but act as if they have never heard of the Beatitudes.

At 2:59 PM, Blogger Catharine said...

Is it too late to stuff him in the fuselage?

And... can I watch?


At 3:45 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Charles Moore, in my best Cajun/ Southern/White Trash accent... "Now I know you ain't tryin' to catch no be-attitude with me! You can take that shit and be-get the hell out my damn trailer park before I sic the damn catahoulas on you. We love Jesus and Amurka here!"

At 4:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

As the great Ray Stevens said "You vote Obamacare, we'll vote you outta there."

At 7:11 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Prairie Stater...yes the Great Ray Stevens... he participated in a PBS special last year where they showed a bunch of his videos and other music from the 1970's. My Paw Paw was watching it. And I see that he's decided to become very active in the Tea Party?? hmmm. So many conclusions to be drawn....

At 7:15 PM, Blogger Jefferson's Guardian said...

Boltok, you wrote...

"I wouldn't write a blog for this audience...[a]nything that I would write with my actual name on it would be in one ear, and picking up speed, out the other."

So, you are referring to your self-editing process, right? ;-)

At 7:22 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mary Mayhem,

What will be your next picture? You are quite an exhibitionist. Do you and your mate film sexual exploits in public? I just hope you are not really Tom D.

At 7:35 PM, Blogger Tom Degan's Daily Rant said...

I don't know if he's me, Mary Mayhem. But I jes knows I ain't him. I jes knows it!


Tom D

At 8:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Our Poor Friends in Japan.

Bush would be helping them more.

At 10:16 PM, Blogger Harley A. said...

If Newt is a SOB, what is your take on Edwards?

At 10:46 PM, Blogger Blackbird Marsh said...

I miss Molly Ivins EVERY DAY. I find myself saying"I wonder what Molly would think about.." or" I'd bet she'd love this.." She left us way too early.

At 4:36 AM, Blogger Jefferson's Guardian said...

Harley, you said...

"If Newt is a SOB, what is your take on Edwards?"

C'mon, Harley, there's little comparison. Sure, both men are adulterers, but only Newt is a dyed-in-the-wool sociopath. Edwards dropped out of politics after his outing, whereas Newt glorified in the fact, is attempting to make his adulterous affairs seem like patriotic events, and despite it all, appears to be ready to launch a shot at the presidency.

If you can't see the difference, that's quite unfortunate.

At 5:11 AM, Anonymous Homer said...


At 8:15 AM, Anonymous boltok said...

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

An excellent opinion piece in Pravda NYTimes today. An "Uncle Tom" gives a beat down.

Defending Edwards? Perhaps I was giving you too much credit.

At 11:02 AM, Blogger Jefferson's Guardian said...

Boltok, you said...

"Defending Edwards?"

I hardly think so. I'm just not categorizing him as the same sociopathic nut-job as Newt Gingrich. Adulterous, yes, there's a comparison. But until John Edwards claims his patriotism caused his adulterous ways, like the Gingrich is trying to pawn off on the American people as something noble and admirable, let's not even compare the two. To do so is disingenuous at best.

At 12:34 PM, Blogger Harley A. said...

JG -

I've got no use for either one of them. But, if you can't see that there are far more similarities than differences, then you don't have the discernment I thought you did.

At 12:52 PM, Anonymous Clarence Thomas said...


Is that you and Tom Degan in your picture?

At 1:07 PM, Anonymous Tan Shoes w/ Pink Shoe Laces said...

Poor Elizabeth, I believe was John Edward's late wife's name, suffering from cancer, eulogized at her funeral. But isn't this the big difference in Edward's case not that most of us are no Victorian moral saints, but just the facts, I believe Edward's wife was bedridden and sick while he is purported to have been cavorting about. That's gossip column stuff which I certainly don't keep up with but people aren't going to hold in high regard, someone who is cheating while their spouse is severely ill. That's perceived in a much different way than an extra marital affair.

At 2:56 PM, Blogger Dave Dubya said...

Comparing Newt with Edwards is yet more false equivalency from the Right, just like their false equivalency between FOX(R) and MSNBC, their false equivalency that liberals are as violent as conservatives, their false equivalency bewteen "union thugs" and corporate "benefactors" in their influence on democracy, etc. etc.

At 3:10 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

At least Newt isn't a Murderer like one time Presidential Candidate Ted Kennedy but what can expect from the Left wing.

At 3:12 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dave Dubya, why don't you tell us where Fox Lies, If you can't, why don't shove your head where the sun don't shine. No body needs your pansy excuses.

At 4:03 PM, Blogger Dave Dubya said...

My, oh, my, such anger! Ya just can't be nice to some people...
This is why I only respond once, at most, to anonymous cowards.

If you are incapable of listening to anything but Right Wing media there’s not much point in telling you anything, is there?

Nonetheless, since you sort of asked, in the rudest possible manner, here’s a start to your education on FOX(R) lies.

OUTFOXED : Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism



At 4:11 PM, Blogger Dave Dubya said...

On second thought, understanding the extreme unlikelihood a Rightie would read anything critical of his propaganda outlet, I'll just say what I learned on FOX(R).

The President is a "racist with a deep-seated hatred for white people".

That should do it.

At 6:35 PM, Blogger Tom Degan's Daily Rant said...

Ten Four, Dave Dubya!

Robert Greenwald's "Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism is a fine film and one that our anonymous friend should look in to. I was just going to recommend it to him until I saw your wise comment. Thanks.

Tom Degan

At 7:34 PM, Blogger gerald4 said...

The US Government is increasing their credit card charging limit!

FED Chairman Ben Bernanke cannot disobey congress, or Congress would fire him and find another person to continue the Ponzi scheme that finances our US government's financial activities and expenses.

Maybe the US government should hire (or sentence) Jeff Skilling, Bernard Madoff, Scott Rothstein, Eddie Fastow, Norman Schmidt, Sholam Weiss, Sir Allen Sanford plus some of the lesser known Wall Street master criminal financial wizards as consultants to advise the US treasury department and the Federal Reserve Board concerning "How to operate a Ponzi Scheme"!

These gentlemen might be the very best-qualified individuals in the USA with the specialized knowledge and skills required to run the US Treasury department!

At 7:53 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Gerald I fail to see what that has to do with ole Let's brazen mockery of Christianity; furthermore, since you just posted identically at the HuffPo, , I now believe you to be a pro-troll too.

At 7:55 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

*ole Newt (dam you auto correct on evo)

At 8:11 PM, Blogger Nance said...

Can't help myself, Tom; had to repost! Found my own pics, at least.

Sic 'em, boy!

At 8:35 PM, Blogger Harley A. said...

"Comparing Newt with Edwards is yet more false equivalency from the Right.."

Fact is, I never said they were "equivalent". I brought up an interesting counterpoint to try to balance the "rant". If you'll notice, I do not defend Newt. Your response doesn't make a lot of sense. You can respond to my point, but I will not allow my statements to be launch points for more baseless "rants". If nothing else, the blog is aptly named.

At 12:25 AM, Blogger Dave Dubya said...

Right. You never said they were equivalent. You insinuated equivalency by inviting comparison. To be fair, I will address your "pointed" question.

If Newt is a SOB, what is your take on Edwards?

Edwards is also an SOB, in the sense of betraying a spouse. Newt is the greater SOB for betraying more than one spouse. All right?

If you have trouble discerning the differences, other than the quantity of cheated wives, but due to the similarities, we can help you out and show you differences all day long.

As for your not allowing a rant, look around, for Pete's sake. Ranting is what we do.

At 1:46 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

19000 California Teachers laid off in California while Jerry Brown is Governor.

Teachers laid off under Scott Walker Wisconsin? ZERO! NADA! ZILCH!

They will try to harrass Walker; as the Mother Jones article shows.

The Democrats, Liberals, Unionists issue death threats. Stop at nothing but under Jerry Brown, oh, look at all the teachers laid off.

See, but I read both sides of the news and MOJO has credibility vs. some websites wheeled out.

At 1:47 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Democrat Officials indicted in Michigan trying to place fake "tea party" candidates on ballot

More dirty tricks. Note, main stream media.

At 3:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mo Rage: .

Well, they are a lot better than Democrat Assholes and Liberal Assholes who make death threats and are now harrassing Walker the same way but since you are such a piece of shit canadian or american asshole, ha ha ha.

Just like shithead tom degan uses this forum to abuse women, cause you shits could never run and win an election yourself, you can't accomplish anything.

You can go off with these shitheads like mary mayhem and dave dubya and talk about your bitterness.

At 4:01 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ted Chapaquiddick Murderer Ted Kennedy?? Ha Ha Ha!

John F. Steal Elections Kennedy?? Ha HA Ha.

Lose by Landslides Carter, Dukakis?? Ha Ha Ha.

The liberals offer nothing but wanting to steal.

At 4:06 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dave Dubya Shithead.

"ve Dubya said...

On second thought, understanding the extreme unlikelihood a Rightie would read anything critical of his propaganda outlet, I'll just say what I learned on FOX(R).

The President is a "racist with a deep-seated hatred for white people".

That should do it."

No it doesn't asshole. Anyone can bring up things Keith Olbermann or that Lesbian Rachel Maddow has said. Big Deal?? That doesn't do shit even if degan agrees. Glenn Beck said it.

Obama has acted racist, why would his justice department let off black panther thugs bully people at polling places?? Why did Obama call the police "stupid" in Massachussets?? Why has Obama listened to the lectures of Reverennd Wright?? Those are racist things to do.

At 4:08 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

So what?? About Michelle Bachmann, She won the elections to be a representative?? No telling what the losing liberal/union/democrat side do except issue death threats.

Ha Ha Ha.

And 2012 is going to see bigger losses. HA Ha Ha.

Cheating Democrats get indicted for election fraud, Acorn is just an organization built on fraud.

At 4:11 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Dip Shit Liberals can only harrass someone. If they stalk someone, you tell those butthole ugly white women stalking someone with blacks they are ugly women too.

I know this has been stalked.

At 4:15 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Shit Head Democrats and Liberals and Unionists can only harrass someone, hope to win an election in a big Union state like Michigan by committing fraud.

At 4:23 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

O Batshit wasn't even invited to the Royal Marriage, asshole he is.

At 6:32 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Police in Eau Claire, Wisconsin arrested anti-Walker protester Patrick J. Knauf, 43, on March 2. He allegedly phoned in a bomb threat against Heartland Aviation, where Walker conducted press conferences on Feb. 28 and March 2. ..."- Scripps News

At 6:56 AM, Anonymous Gypsy Bob said...

His parents named him NEWT...

"A newt is an amphibian of the Salamandridae family, although not all aquatic salamanders are considered newts. Newts are classified in the subfamily Pleurodelinae of the family Salamandridae, and are found in North America, Europe and Asia. Newts metamorphose through three distinct developmental life stages: aquatic larva, terrestrial juvenile,and adult. Adult newts have lizard-like bodies and may be either fully aquatic, living permanently in the water, or semi-aquatic, living terrestrially but returning to the water each year to breed."

...what did they know, what were they thinking?

At 10:40 AM, Blogger Modusoperandi said...

Anonymous "Obama has acted racist, why would his justice department let off black panther thugs bully people at polling places??"
Because there were no complaints filed?
Because when asked to leave, the one that wasn't authorized to observe left?
(And, yes, the DOJ has been obstructionist and condescending of Congress)

"Why did Obama call the police 'stupid' in Massachussets??"
Yes, Gates was a jerk. It's not illegal to be a jerk.

"Why has Obama listened to the lectures of Reverennd Wright??"
If angry black padres result in the mush of Obama...

"Those are racist things to do."
If this is your list, you have no idea what that word means.

"...Acorn is just an organization built on fraud."
{citation needed} (Yes, some of their canvassers filled in names on their papers so that they could get paid for less work. Registration fraud is not voting fraud. Also, it was ACORN who checked their work, ACORN who noticed and ACORN who reported them)

At 12:54 PM, Blogger Dave Dubya said...

My goodness! The swelling of scatological invectives directed towards me seems to indicate I hit a nerve with the anonymous fascist cowards.

"I welcome their hatred." - FDR

At 2:35 PM, Blogger Bill_in_DE said...

Anonymous said...
"Obama has acted racist, why would his justice department let off black panther thugs bully people at polling places??"

That's an excellent example of a Fox lie told to the dimwits in their audience. The truth is, it was the BUSH Justice Department that decided that it was a waste of time to prosecute a couple of whackadoos harassing people at one polling site.

At 3:14 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

Damn. Looking at the vast amount of vile posts today, from a certain someone, leads me to believe that somewhere out there a World of Warcraft server is down.

At 4:01 PM, Anonymous Amybeerhouse said...

And you skipped "mentioning" that Obama is going to "invade" Libya? Im sorry, that can't be right...I mean SURELY that is more important that NEWTs nose hairs or whatever the f8ck you are discussing here.
left wingers are such knuckle draggers.

At 5:56 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Anonybeerhouse Yes, Obama is going to charge into Libya riding a gigantic Lion. He will be covered in placental stem cells as war paint, with a spear in one hand and a monkey on his shoulder.....The Qu'ran will be in his backpack along with a canteen, a pack of Palmalls, his long form birth certificate, and his Nobel Peace Prize.

At 6:01 PM, Anonymous amybeerhouse said...

Like I said: Back to Newts nose hairs. You just illustrated my point MM.

At 7:31 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anybody know if those Wisconsin Democrats are still in hiding? What a bunch of cowards!

At 7:43 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

When a republican declares War, the liberals go batshit crazy.

When a democrat declares War, the liberals say it is for a good cause.

I say it is time to recall Mary Mayhem back to active duty to lead the charge on Libya! She will take no prisoners!

At 7:47 PM, Anonymous MrModerate said...

I think this exchange of thoughtful, well-reasoned opinions is a healthy thing! Good job everyone!

At 7:54 PM, Blogger Tom Degan's Daily Rant said...

Here's what amuses me more than anything:

Have you noticed that the most obscene and insulting postings on this site are made by those hinding behind the convenient mask of anonymity, too cowardly to reveal themselves?

It makes no difference to most of us here which party "declares war". No one has made an argument - pro or con - against either party. We're against war.

What part of "Blessed are the peace makers" don't you understand? I'm DYIN' to know!


Tom Degan

At 7:57 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Anonymous... Who declared war? and Who said it was a for a good cause? citations please?

What? Too busy gearing up your Second Life Virtual Army to go down to Libya and "put a boot in their ass", you know, "the American way"? Ok.

At 11:46 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I miss Molly Ivins, too! Oh my gosh, what she might have done with Newtie and Michelle!

You've done a fine job with Newt. Keep at it--it's hard to aim the stake at a heart so small.

OMG, to think of him as a college professor, spewing crazy all over west Georgia!

Gotta give David Brooks credit for telling it like it is: "I wouldn't let that guy run a 7-Eleven, much less a country."

At 1:03 PM, Anonymous Browns44 said...

I have not been a fan of the former Speaker. I doubt that is keeping him up at night with worry, that this Conservative finds him disagreeable on many counts. Just as I'm sure this news doesn't make Neo-Libs flush with joy.

However, there are things that are keeping me awake at night.

1.TOI reports that Col. Gaddafi has said the following in a letter dated March 2011, "To our son, his excellency, Mr Barack Hussein Obama. I have said to you before, that even if Libya and the United States of America enter into a war, god forbid, you will always remain a son. Your picture will not be changed."
2. Mr. Obama spring break vacation schedule has been released. Currently the entire First Family is in Brazil for his first one-on-one meeting with Brazilian President Rousseff. The Planned Press Conference canceled.
In May,Mr. Obama will travel to Ireland to visit the economic powerhouse of Europe and to visit the land of his mother's family.
3. The administration’s anti-bullying campaign has been ongoing since the beginning of Mr. Obama’s term. The Department of Justice announced in December 2010 its intention to hold liable school districts that fail to protect students that are bullied. But while all "animals are equal, some animals are more equal" because the DOJ will only investigate bullying cases if the victim is considered protected under the 1964 Civil Rights legislation. In essence, only discrimination against a victim’s race, sex, national origin, disability, or religion will be considered by DOJ.

To close for now, while the Neo-Libs are wrapped up in their concern about Gingrich, gas prices are heading to $4.00 a gallon (GWB's fault, again?), our unemployment numbers are not improving (international corporations fault?), there is major unrest in the Middle East, (Israel's to blame for this one) our President is traveling the Planet at our expense and sharing with us his March Madness picks.

And the Neo-LIbs are talking about the Former Speaker of the House?

At 1:17 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Browns ... and yet here you are....

At 1:57 PM, Anonymous Browns44 said...

Someone has to expand the mind of the Neo-Libs. Alas, it seems to have become my duty to do so.

How are you today Mary? Hope your weekend plans are happy ones.

I'm doing our 2010 tax returns and my parents, as I now am responsible for them. Or I should say for my Mom as Dad passed away in January. Cant think of a better way to spend my day off from work than to review how much I've already had taken from me in the form of taxes and to then see how much more is owed.

I'll share this with you Mary, I do not believe the destruction of the middle class will be due to anti Union actions, but will be due to increased taxes.

At 2:06 PM, Blogger Darlene said...

Have you ever noticed how the right wing change the subject when they can't defend their position? For example, bringing up an event that happened 42 years ago. I am, of course, referring to Chappaquiddick. Ted Kennedy is dead; get over it. And it was not murder or even manslaughter. If a label must be put on Kennedy's action it would be cowardice.

Joseph Welch's question to Joe McCarthy during the Army-McCarthy hearings is one that comes to mind when I hear of Newt's gall when he is trying to excuse his actions. It is: "Have you no sense of decency, Sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?"

At 2:09 PM, Blogger Tom Degan's Daily Rant said...

As always, you have nailed it, Darlene!

How the heck do you do that?


At 3:37 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Brown, you keep using " neo-lib " when it applies more to yourself and your fellow conservatives/tea partiers. As progressives, we do not generally identify with the whole neo-liberal concept. Perhaps something for you to look into?

At 5:02 PM, Blogger Harley A. said...

Newt's indiscretions did not happen yesterday. Perhaps Tom and Darlene can put their heads together and provide us the ground rules for statute of limitations for digging up dirt on political figures. What's the number?

And, who's defending Newt? Haven't heard a groundswell of support from the right. You're right - I think he's an SOB. You think you hit upon the only SOB in Washington?

At 5:15 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Harley, ok? The story about Newt blaming his affairs on his patriotism just broke around March 9th and he just joined the "birther movement," and started tip-toeing around a presidential run, making it all completely relevant. JFK and Ted, not so relevant.

Glad to hear that you aren't defending Newt because he is just so goddamned patriotic, who knows what he could do next?

At 5:16 PM, Anonymous Browns44 said...

I explained the term Neo-Lib as I use it here, several threads ago. Until your post, I thought the invention of the term was mine.

Should I be using Neo-Prog instead?

At 6:12 PM, Anonymous Browns44 said...

Wonder if you could start a thread under the title?

Promise's made to get elected but not keep: the Truth behind the 2010 Presidential election.

Wouldn't be surprised if a lot of posters from both the left and right would find themselves in agreement on that title. Kinda of a Kum ba Yah moment.

At 7:02 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Browns, No. How about progressive or liberal? It all depends on what and who you are talking about.
What exactly about liberalism and progressivism is so "neo" that you keep wanting to assign them this "neo" prefix?

You may use the term how you want to, but you will still be wrong, and it might be confusing.

BTW, I'm pretty sure "Neo-prog" refers to a progressive conservative movement as well.

However, Neo-prog does sound cool when you say it really fast.

At 7:25 PM, Blogger Dave Dubya said...

Neo-prog? Isn't that Brian Eno's music?

Neo-liberalism is just too confusing for most Americans to comprehend.

"Change" is not always progressive.

At 8:09 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ D-Dubs, ENO?? LMAO... Love him!

Change can be very, very, very regressive, turdgressive and oppressive amongst other things.

At 9:10 PM, Anonymous Browns44 said...


When I think of Liberal I think of Hubert Humphrey. The compassionate liberal that today I believe has been replace by the Neo-Liberal/Progressive as exampled by Ed Schultz, Congressman Anthony Weiner and former (thank God) Congressman Grayson.
But that's just my view of things.

At 8:41 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel , D-N.Y., joined the protesters, saying he was angry that Congress was not consulted before the military strikes. He said he was undecided on whether the military action against Libya was justified.

"Our presidents seem to believe that all we have to do is go to the U.N. and we go to war," Rangel said as a large television behind him at the recruiting station showed an advertisement for the Air Force with crews loading missiles onto fighter jets.

"Going to war is not a decision that presidents should make," he added.

At 8:54 AM, Blogger Tom Degan's Daily Rant said...

Charlie has every right and reason to be pissed. I am, too.

At 11:24 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

mary mayhem said:

"@ Anonymous... Who declared war? and Who said it was a for a good cause? citations please? "

Mary, have you seen the news about the US launching Tomahawk cruise missles on Libya? If you could not foresee the US attacking Libya under Jug Ears, then I doubt you have a background in Naval, Joint Military, and NATO Cryptological/Intelligence Operations and Analysis. Was your Iraq service peeling potatos?

Please don't respond with an ignorant comment that we did not formally declare war.

At 11:53 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

RIO DE JANEIRO – President Barack Obama played grand tourist to Rio de Janeiro's vivid extremes on Sunday, motorcading from brilliant beaches to a notorious slum even as he monitored U.S. military strikes in faraway Libya.

Who's watching his NCAA picks for him while he on this "grueling" foreign policy trip?

At 2:48 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Obama launches 124 Tomahawk missiles at Libya at an average of $ 1.1 million each. How many school books would $ 150 million buy? How many hungry children could be fed with $ 150 million? Obama is a war criminal for attacking Libya without Congressional approval. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaah.

At 3:59 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

I'm pretty pissed too. T-hawks are Hellas expensive, but I can tell you why I think they are using them. You can literally put a t-hawk into the exact window of a building to take out a specific Target. It doesn't justify it, but maybe they are trying to minimize civilian casualties. That's what they are for. There are literally days of planning and all kinds of rules that go into a t-hawik strike. You have to practice a lot. I've been real sick today so I don't know what other kind of weaponry we've got going on.

@ anonymous they were not launching t-hawks when I asked you that question and you know this. T-hawk launching in top secret so we don't find out until after unless something leaks.

At 4:30 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mary Mayhem said:

"@ anonymous they were not launching t-hawks when I asked you that question and you know this."

Mary, it was obvious that the US was about to strike Libya. Whether the strike would be with Tomahawk Cruise Missiles or B2 bombers is a moot point. You were asleep when our country needed your expert war experience. Tom Degan may let you slide this time, I don't know about the next.

Mary Mayhem said:

"You can literally put a t-hawk into the exact window of a building to take out a specific Target."

Mary, being the war expert you are, why didn't you be more specific and just say the Tomahawk Cruise Missiles use GPS?

At 5:11 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ anonymous, um yeah...because GPS is just one of the many collaborative technologies that allow for that kind off accuracy...not the only technology. GPS alone would not allow you to put a TLAM through a specific window of a building.....and not ALL TLAM's are equipped with GPS.

At 5:58 PM, Blogger Modusoperandi said...

Browns44 "When I think of Liberal I think of Hubert Humphrey."
Which Hubert? There were at least two versions of him.

"...Congressman Anthony Weiner..."
He's snarky, what with the pointing out that the GOP is not interested in "governing" or "jobs" or "reality in general", and that their own real interest in small government is one that's large enough to protect corporate welfare but small enough to fit in your uterus.

"...and former (thank God) Congressman Grayson."
How many politicians were talking about the big banks moving from mortgage fraud to, of all things, foreclosure fraud (because they wanted to foreclose but didn't bother to keep track of the paperwork, and so had to make some)? Grayson was the loudest.
Now that he's gone is there anybody other than Matt Taibbi?

At 2:17 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

How's this Man Caused Global Warming effecting your igloo?

At 8:47 AM, Anonymous boltok said...

Ted Kennedy is a murderer. A woman drown to death because the perpetually drunk Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge. Instead of calling for help, he left the scene. He didn't want to appear until he sobered up. I know someone who has a ski house next to his Colorado. He said he was always walking around in boxer shorts drunk. As evidence of how sheepish the Dems are, they voted him in to a life in the Senate.

The difference is few Republicans worship Newt, all Democrat's worship the criminal Kennedys. When was the last time you saw a bridge, street, or school named Newt?

Darlene, I don't respond to you because you seem like a nice person. But you should acknowledge your analytical limitations and that you are all bias. You should not call out the right for being less than intelligent. You have no facts and no math behind anything you say.

You still think social security is solvent.

At 10:24 AM, Anonymous Browns44 said...


Are you saying social security is solvent? Have you checked with the resident in house expert on all things here in the USA, Modusoperandi?

I mean that is a pretty bold statement for one to make with out 1st checking in with MO of Canada. You are on thin ice there boltok, I hope for your sake that when Modusoperandi weights in with his post you find your self on his good side.

At 11:00 AM, Anonymous Gypsy Bob said...

Boltok said:

“The difference is few Republicans worship Newt, all Democrat's worship the criminal Kennedys. When was the last time you saw a bridge, street, or school named Newt?”

1)“few Republicans worship Newt” – Define “Few” … Does few mean two or 49% of all registered Republicans?

2)“all Democrat's worship the criminal Kennedys “ – Define “All” … Seems like you’re saying 100%.

3)“criminal Kennedys” – You’ve gone from Teddy exclusivity to an all inclusive Kennedy family inference.

You protest about others factual/documentation vagaries or inaccuracies yet it would appear you dabble in assumptions as well as intentionally misleading factoids.

As for Newt enshrinement me thinks the reason for that is the jury is still in deliberation.

At 12:43 PM, Blogger gerald4 said...

One would think that with all that "dithering" time, Obama could have actually spent some time to get Congress to authorize the war against Libya. This Unconstitutional attack by Obama on a soverign nations WITHOUT authorization from Congress is Unconstitutional. No matter how much political cover the UN resolution gives Obama (in his mind), the UN does not authorize the US forces to engage. That is the sole authority of Congress, as outlined in the Constitution.

Can anybody imagine what the MSM fury would have been like if Bush had attacked Iraq WITHOUT Congressional approval?

At 12:50 PM, Blogger Tom Degan's Daily Rant said...

Some are calling for Obama's impeachment, and I believe that a rational case cane be made here.

Here's my problem:

Why weren't these same assholes calling for the impeachment of George W. Bush when he invaded the sovereign nation of Iraq based on a cloud of misinformation? At least Obama has the "cover" of United Nations approval. Bush didn't even have that

Something to ponder, I think.

At 1:18 PM, Anonymous boltok said...

The USA is a sovereign nation, we do not need UN approval.

Bush had democrat/congressional approval; Jug Ears does not.

Democrats supported Iraq invation:

I have a well rounded set of comments on the Kennedys over time on this blog. Peruse. I did mean all, as in 100% of democrats.

At 1:51 PM, Anonymous tan shoes w/pink shoe laces said...

People need to remember, when one puts down some politicians some might like, others will over react.

Many people have an image of "Camelot" after all.

Not much more needs to be said on that.


I honestly think Sarkozy talked about a 'no fly zone' right away and then, people such as John Kerry, look it up said that would be a proper action as well.

So, I'm supporting the President as of now on the basis if it is a humanitarian action and not getting bogged down in politicizing the issue.

But I'm listening to both sides and we John Q. Public don't really know what is going on on the ground.

Suicide Bombers are not in Egypt, are not generally in North Africa though yes, in the past they hit Israel but if we see that kind of stuff in Egypt or Libya, then that means the Radical Islamists are involved.

Farrakhan's speech was interesting, we will have to see.


Also, as for Weapons of Mass Destruction in IraQ, didn't even British Intelligence first say they were there?? I think so. And the Iraqis and Saddam would have had time to move it as well.

At 1:54 PM, Anonymous tan shoes w/pink shoe laces said...

"and I tell you over and over and over again my friend...."

At 4:00 PM, Blogger Jefferson's Guardian said...

Boltok, you said...

"The USA is a sovereign nation, we do not need UN approval."

That is true.

...and you also said...

"Bush had democrat/congressional approval; Jug Ears does not."

You mean like how Reagan had congressional approval when he sent troops to Lebanon and Grenada?

Hey, before you get on your high horse and throw flaming retorts back at me, I'm totally against this Libyan aggression -- congressional approval or not.

We have no right to intercede in the internal affairs of another sovereign nation. Their civil war should be allowed to play-out, just as other nations shouldn't have interfered when we experienced our own civil war from 1861-1865...or our next one.

At 4:46 PM, Anonymous tan shoes w/pink shoe laces said...

Bad bad news these latest photographs, what the heck, I don't even care to read the story.

At 5:13 PM, Anonymous boltok said...

You got me all wrong. I really don't care if we dump 100,000 tons of high explosives on Gaddafi's head. I just want the left to scream "Obama the war criminal", "blood for oil", ... in equal measure to their rants about W. I'm just on hypocrisy patrol.

Anyway, we still owe that POS for Pan Am. Ronnie didn't finish the job when he should have.

At 6:47 PM, Blogger Darlene said...

Boltok said: "Darlene
Ted Kennedy is a murderer. A woman drown to death because the perpetually drunk Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge. Instead of calling for help, he left the scene. He didn't want to appear until he sobered up. I know someone who has a ski house next to his Colorado. He said he was always walking around in boxer shorts drunk. As evidence of how sheepish the Dems are, they voted him in to a life in the Senate."

Boltok, I really hate to belabor this old subject, but you need to educate yourself before you make stupid statements. Look up the definition of murder and manslaughter in your dictionary. You will find that murder is the PREMEDITATED taking of another's life. Manslaughter is the killing of another person.

Kennedy did not plan to kill Mary Jo Kopecni. It was an accident caused by Ted Kennedy's speeding when drunk. I am not defending his actions. As I said, he behaved in a cowardly way, but it is not murder, nor does it fit the d3efinition of manslaughter.

I lived in Massachusetts when this happened and I know the way the public was thoroughly disgusted with Teddy. I also know it cost him a run for the Presidency. Please pay a modicum of attention to facts when you comment. I know you hate facts, but as John Adams said, they are stubborn things.

At 7:12 PM, Blogger Jefferson's Guardian said...

Boltok, you said...

"I just want the left to scream 'Obama the war criminal', 'blood for oil', ... in equal measure to their rants about W. I'm just on hypocrisy patrol."

Then you should have been with me when I attended the
anti-war demonstration
this past Saturday in Washington, D.C. (as I invited you to do so awhile back). The Left castigated Obama just as they did Bush when it was his war. Now it's Obama's. But, you probably never heard a peep about it. You never will. The mainstream media never attends these things, nor reports them.

At 7:24 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


Ted Kennedy was drunk while driving with Mary Jo.

Anybody else would have gone to jail for at least 10 years with a MANSLAUGHTER charge.

IT DOES FIT THE DEFINITION OF MANSLAUGHTER. Take off your Camelot colored glasses!

At 10:06 PM, Anonymous Browns44 said...


You said "The Left castigated Obama just as they did Bush when it was his war. Now it's Obama's. But, you probably never heard a peep about it. You never will. The mainstream media never attends these things, nor reports them|'

I'm not sure what MMS you are watching.

At 10:16 PM, Anonymous Browns44 said...


Maybe these will help.

Sometimes the truth is found in surprising places, you just have to be willing to go there.

At 12:34 AM, Anonymous Browns44 said...


Here is a link to MSNBC pretty mainstream I'd guess.


At 3:24 AM, Blogger Modusoperandi said...

Note that Obama doesn't need the approval of Congress to bomb Libya (with some limitations, primarily time. See War Powers Act).

tan shoes w/pink shoe "Also, as for Weapons of Mass Destruction in IraQ, didn't even British Intelligence first say they were there??"
Sure. And their intelligence was as "massaged" as the US's was. Used some of the same people, too.

"And the Iraqis and Saddam would have had time to move it as well."
Really? At the end, facing oblivion, the only logical conclusion is that he'd move them instead of use them? More likely that he didn't have them (or, more accurately, what he had was what little was left over from when he was an ally, making it well past its "best before" date)

At 4:32 AM, Blogger Jefferson's Guardian said...

Browns44, you said...

"I'm not sure what MMS you are watching."

Please, tell me, which address that you provided tells of the antiwar demonstration that took place in D.C. on Saturday afternoon? Possibly you didn't understand my previous remark to Boltok (or, intentionally decided not to).

Again, I stand by my previous remark: " probably never heard a peep about it [the antiwar demonstration in D.C.]. You never will. The mainstream media never attends these things, nor reports them." NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, or any of their local affiliates, were nowhere to be found.

But, I was there. If you want additional coverage about the day's events, go to The Mills River Progressive. It covered it.

Browns44, Sometimes when you feel the Left doesn't protest Obama's military adventures, as it did with Bush, you need to know where to look.

At 5:58 AM, Blogger Modusoperandi said...

Wups. That should be "Note that Obama doesn't need* the approval of Congress to bomb Libya (with some limitations, primarily time. See War Powers Act)."

* Because we're already at war. With Terror. True story.

At 6:26 AM, Anonymous boltok said...


My dictionary says murder, yours says speeding ticket. Semantics.

How do you know that he didn't want to kill her? I am sure the investigation was of the most thorough.

My moral compass says jail and no public life for Ted Kennedy. Dems look the other way and give him a life in the Senate. Anywho, forget the semantics, actions speak louder than words.

At 10:46 AM, Blogger Dave Dubya said...

Flash! Dry drunk Bush killed more than Ted Kennedy. Dodges jail and gets re-elected.

Moral compass...

At 11:14 AM, Anonymous Liberalism is a Mental Disorder said...

Teddy "Partial Birth Abortion" Kennedy, nothing more needs to be said. They don't even do that in England. This is uniquely American, by the way, Brazil doesn't even have legal abortion where er, Obama is right now.

So really, it's the process of allowing a baby to be born half way, bust it's head open and suck the brains out is what I'd call him a murderer about.

Egypt, Tunisia, Libya see real democracies in Iraq and Afghanistan, that is what caused the protests, people see real democracies.

Sorry, what does Michael Savage say?


Farrakhan, obvious Racist addressing his "Brother" Obama.

So don't the anti war people call Clinton responsible for those sanctions that were damaging to the Iraqi people, think so.

At 2:44 PM, Anonymous Liberalism is a Mental Disorder said...

See the process of Partial Birth Abortion.

Partial Birth Abortion is downright evil and only happens in the USA because of Radical Outmoded Feminists, the English, Germans, all those Europeans don't even do it. Ireland Republic, Northern Ireland don't even have legal abortion. Partial Birth Abortion is inhumane but the likes of John Kerry and Ted Kennedy supported it.

Same with Obama voting for that bill that would allow babies born alive to be left alone to die.

Teddy Kennedy:

"# Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP, March 14, 2008

# Voted NO to increase funding to enforce the Child Custody Protection Act, previously passed in the Senate to stop interstate trafficking of minors for abortion without parental involvement, March 13, 2008

ted kennedy dark.jpg
# Voted YES to expand taxpayer funding of human embryonic experimentation, thwarting President Bush's moratorium, April 11, 2007

# Sponsored legislation to force all hospitals, regardless of religious beliefs, to provide emergency contraception to sexual assault victims, September 26, 2006

# Voted NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions, July 25, 2006

# Voted YES on $100M to expand comprehensive sex and and availability of contraceptives to teens, March 17, 2005

# Voted NO on the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, which made it a crime to harm a preborn baby during the commission of a violent crime, March 25, 2004

# Voted NO on the Partial Birth Abortion Ban, March 12, 2003

# Voted NO on maintaining a ban against abortion on military bases, June 20, 2000

# Voted NO on the Partial Birth Abortion Ban, October 21, 1999

# Voted NO on banning human cloning, February 11, 1998 "

-Jill Stanek

Internet (Details)

South Dakota's Governor signs into law a measure that Netherlands and Germany have, to get counseling and a waiting period of a few days, but oh no, American Abortion is all different and Klan Parenthood doesn't even want this. Good to defund this agency once and for all.

At 3:07 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Anonymous, We all know Ted's voting record. He's dead. The three day waiting period is BS, it's just another way to try and thwart a women's right to privacy. Once again, Planned Parenthood does not use gov't funds to provide abortions. They provide contraceptive services to prevent women from getting pregnant in the first place, and they provide quality healthcare.

I'm not even getting into Dilation and Extraction otherwise known as "partial birth abortion" by ignorant folks, because I'd be preaching to ignorant deaf ears.

At 3:14 PM, Anonymous Liberalism is a Mental Disorder said...

Fine Mary MayHem, Kiss Off,

Netherlands and Germany have it. But what can we expect from stupid liberals using outmoded '60s feminist logic? Which is as much as responsible for the country's dire position as anything.

So MM is a BSer, even "progressive Europe" has this.

As the name says: Liberalism is a Mental

At 3:25 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Anonymous, So go live in "progressive" Europe...

At 3:51 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


In as much as I like Newt I truly can not argue with any of the points you brought out against the guy. Here is my issue though, both parties are morally bankrupt when it comes to a standard bearer, for want of better words, who is able to lead this country that has not strayed off the proverbial moral farm. It saddens me to think that possibly there is no good untarnished national leader type who can lead this country but i have a feeling that to think otherwise might just be an exercise in futility.

Tom V.

At 4:16 PM, Anonymous liberalism is a mental disorder said...

Mary Mayhem, LoL.

Planned Parenthood has accepted donations to specifically abort black 'fetuses', Planned Parenthood has been caught in aiding sex trafficking, breaking all kinds of laws.


At 4:23 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Anonymous, Live Action? LOL, nice credibility... thanks for making my day!!

At 4:30 PM, Blogger Modusoperandi said...

Mary Mayhem, also, ACORN! ACORN! Ay!...CORN!*

* Presented in Dolby Digital sound.

At 4:46 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

Completely off subject, but man...I wish Colorado would grant me the "right" to have to wait a few more days and have to "talk" to a bunch of counselors and doctors before aborting my rapist's fetus. That sounds like freedom to me.

At 7:08 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said... is as credible as Lila Rose is a Hypocrite as far as credibility is concerned....they pretty much do the same thing...

At 8:57 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mary Mayhem,

Aren't you glad your mom chose not to abort you?

Tom D., I know there must be a lot of internal dissension between your liberal and religious views on abortion! Aren't you also glad your mom chose not to abort you?

At 9:39 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mary Mayhem's web site says:

"Your people want to make a statue in your honor. What will it be made out of and what victory will it commemorate?

It will be made from dead babies, celebrating my victory over the two-party political system that plagues the United States."

Mary, may you burn at the worst level in Dante's Inferno!

At 9:44 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ are obsessed with me!

At 11:01 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Amommywuss - on a side's highly doubtful that you ever read that epic...

At 7:25 AM, Anonymous Clarence Thomas said...

The negro in charge should be stripped of his Nobel Peace Prize for dropping bombs on Libya and killing innocent people!

At 7:37 AM, Blogger Tom Degan's Daily Rant said...


I get the feeling that I wouldn't agree with you most of the time. I certainly have a bit of a problem with your description as "the negro in charge". But I do agree with you in one instance: He should be stripped of that Nobel Peace Prize.

At 8:05 AM, Anonymous Browns44 said...


Browns44 here, I agree with you and Clarence, the Peace Prize and the $$$ should be returned.

At 10:40 AM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Browns44, He should never have accepted it in the first place, IMO, seeing that it was awarded to him just days after he committed tens of thousands of more troops to Afghanistan, but he did donate ALL of the money to charities, so I don't think that they should have to be punished. I don't think the award is about the money.

At 11:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

There is no real person named "Tom Degan", this is a front for the far left, hence you see names like this over at zeitgeist, daily kos, etc.


Hey, Abortionists, South Dakota is it's own STATE, so you all should stay out.

Stay in Union ruined Michigan or Politically corrupt Illinois, South Dakota shouldn't be all messed up like these states. Same thing for Aryan Huffington and the garbagge propoganda coming out against Arizona.

State's Rights, you don't like it?? Don't you go!!!

At 12:50 PM, Blogger Mary Mayhem said...

@ Anonymous, you post under so many different names it's getting hard to keep track of, but the rhetoric is all the same. blah blah blah...faux news, blah blah blah, rush limbaugh, blah blah blah, glen beck, blah blah blah, michael savage, blah blah blah, muslims are scary, blah blah blah, liberals bad, blah blah blah, MO lives in canada, blah blah blah, abortions bad yet social services bad too...blah blah blah...i live in my parent's basement...i read mary mayhem's profile everyday, religiously because I'm obsessed with her...blah blah blah...i'm stalking tom degan because i'm obsessed with him...blah blah blah...negroes bad...blah blah blah israel good, palestine bad...blah blah blah... trickle down economics...teachers are robbing this country blind...planned parenthood accepts money so it can throw babies in wood chippers...blah blah blah...election fraud is rampant....reagan good obama and clinton and kennedy bad...Pfffff...yawn....

At 1:21 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't like South Dakota? Don't go there.

Don't like Arizona? Don't go there.

At 1:30 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let's see women's rights under Islamic Law! I've seen a woman in the full veil. And only a place for the eyes to see out of.

Palestinian Terrorist worms by the way, injured about 20 people this morning with a bomb near a bus in Israel and the Hezbollah or whatever it is called has been lobbing missiles at Israel.

All people who read the news would know this. Just in the past 24 years.

At 9:54 AM, Blogger Paul Murphy said...

To all you lefthanders that criticize Gingrich. The attraction is his clear message. If you stop and listen to them...objectively.

Even in the latest foray in accusing him of flip flopping it was a left handed trick to take excerpts out of context. Now contrast this with Obama who once again CHECKED OUT during a time of critical decision making. I am ever grateful that Obama was still running around on his native soil during the Cuban missile crisis...imagine where we would be today had Obama been in the White House in 62.


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