Archive for May, 2013

Yes, Even Late May Snow Is Evidence of Climate Change (aka Global Warming)

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It’s as inevitable as the sunrise and twice as predictable: a freak Late-May snowfall causes Right-Wingers to declare that it is PROOF that “Global Warming is a hoax”, and gee, don’t all us “environmental wackos” feel foolish? Of course, not once does it occur to these “authorities” in the Meteorological Sciences that “freak” weather events are EXACTLY what […]

 
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May 27, 2013
Posted in: Environment, Global Warming, myth busting

The Big Lie: ONLY Conservative Groups Targeted by IRS? That’s not true.

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Last week, the GOP unveiled its latest stalking horse: the idea that someone in the White House ordered city-level IRS offices across the country to single out “Conservative” organizations seeking “tax-exempt status” for additional scrutiny. And not just ANY “Conservative” groups, but “T.E.A. Party” groups. Set aside for a moment the fact that for YEARS the Tea Party has denied […]

 
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May 20, 2013
Posted in: fake scandals, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Taxes

Okay Wingnuts, Ya Wanna Talk Impeachment, Let’s Talk Impeachment

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Since 2006, I’ve had two bumper stickers in the rear window of my car (affixed with Scotch Tape). The first reading “EndlessThis War” from MoveOn.org that… fittingly… blew out of my car window last month when the tape cracked & dried with age, and the other reading: “Support Our Troops. Impeach Bush-Cheney”. Every once in a while someone asks me […]

 
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May 13, 2013
Posted in: fake scandals, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Unconstitutional

Five Year Old Boy Shoots, Kills Toddler Sister. So which one was the “bad guy with a gun”?

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Last December, with the echos of gunfire from “Sandy Hook” still ringing in our ears, NRA Spokesman Wayne LaPierre proudly declared, “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun!” Last Friday in Jerkwater, Tennessee (not its real name), the parents of two young children (Caroline, aged 2 & her brother, turning 5 that same day) decided to […]

 
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May 6, 2013
Posted in: Crime, Guns & Violence, Right-Wing Insanity