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11 More Completely-Made-Up Obama Scandals

Posted 07.05.2012 | Comedy

Conservative news site World Net Daily is reporting a brand-new Obama "scandal," one that questions the validity of his social security number. Accor...

Too Much Is at Stake in Virginia for a Blackout in Coverage

Cliff Schecter | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

With just over a week to go, will we rise to the occasion and help Virginia Democrats keep control of the State Senate?

The Tea Party's 10 Ways to Survive Town Hall Meetings

Andy McDonald | Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

A Tea Party group known as FreedomWorks has provided new GOP congressmen and women with talking points that will help them survive budget-focused town hall meetings which have recently been very confrontational for conservatives.

Republicans Seek to Ban Sympathy, Even in Cases of Incest or Rape

David Kronke | Posted 06.07.2011 | Comedy
David Kronke

The bill forbids Americans from putting themselves in the shoes of the less fortunate, because, as the former Senator noted, "putting oneself in another's shoes is tantamount to theft."

Maine Republicans Slam Republican Gov. Paul LePage

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

And like certain other Republican governors -- Scott Walker of Wisconsin and John Kasich of Ohio come to mind -- Paul LePage has made labor unions (and working people generally) one of his primary targets.

Dick Cheney's Heart Device Was Developed With Taxpayer Money

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The ingenious left ventricular assist device heart pump used by the former vice president was developed by the National Institutes of Health with taxpayer money.

Slaughterhouse 2010 -- So It Goes

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Two years ago, a post-Bush Republican Party that couldn't find itself on Google Maps was thoroughly thrashed for the second time in as many elections....

Survivor 21: Infants vs. Senior Citizens: They Baffle Science!

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

I've been complaining for a few weeks now that this season of Survivor has been tortuously dull. Well this week it bounced back with twists so bizarre that, in the words of my idol W.C. Fields: "They baffle science!"

The Anatomy Of A Teabagger Brain (IMAGE)

Trish Wend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Trish Wend

The Top 20 Craziest Quotes by Tea Party Candidates

Daniel Kurtzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Kurtzman

Regardless of the outcome of the 2010 elections, the Tea Party has already made history by spawning the craziest crop of political candidates America has ever seen.

What the Tea Party Is Really All About

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

It is simply ridiculous to suggest that the Teabaggers are engaged in a "spirited defense of fundamental American principles." That's giving them too much credit.

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: Neither Tea Nor Sympathy.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Marty has not yet learned never to tempt fate on Survivor. Even after noting that overconfidence is a death sentence on this show, he nonetheless began spouting the sort of overconfident crap that the Gods of Survivor always slaps down hard.

Memo From Jesus: Here's Precisely What I Would Do

David Kronke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Kronke

I'd definitely live in a more meteorologically temperate zone than what I came to call the Unholy Land. You are doing something to keep it from getting hotter than Hell here on Earth, right?

I Have Figured Out the Tea Party

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jamie Frevele

The teabaggers are the political equivalent of Justin Bieber. Teabaggers, however, have taken it a step further and through viral campaigns have successful spread their message like herpes.

Glenn Beck Announces Details Of His Next Stunt -- Er, Rally -- For, Uh, Patriots

David Kronke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Kronke

Cable news talking head/America's Savior Glenn Beck, flush from the success of his "Redefining Honor" rally, has revealed plans for his next audacious stab-at-aggrandizement.

Beck's Restoring Honor Rally: Rate the Teabaggers! (PHOTOS)

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Shrake

I wanted to see this Tea Party phenomenon up close. And I did. Here are some of my photos of the folks I encountered.

The Tea Party Movement Is a National Embarrassment

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.08.2014 | Books
Stuart Whatley

The Tea Party movement is the latest installment in an old American tradition: the exploitation of mostly frustrated, desperate, and susceptible people by monied interests and profiteers.

How I Got Teabaggers to Watch PBS

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Now that PBS knows that millions of Teabaggers watch PBS, I hope that they'll adjust their programming accordingly. Maybe it's time for Ken Burns to do a fourteen-hour miniseries on Glenn Beck.

The Harsh Reality of Tea Party Racism

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

Politico gave a platform the other day to a couple of teabaggers who, predictably, used that platform to hurl predictable attacks at, predictably, lib...

Tempest in a Tea Party

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Randall Amster

The teabaggers are such a self-parodying lot that all one really needs to do is let their own words do the talking. This is lowbrow comedy passing as politics, and we ought to consider laughing it all the way out the door.

Republicans and Teabaggers Finally Embrace Big Government

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

How can post-Bush Republicans possibly square all of their newly found affinity for freedom, liberty and the Constitution considering their eight-year support for Bush era policies?

Jason Linkins

Washington Times Compares 'Tea-Bagger' To N-Word

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This "Inside the Beltway" column from Jennifer Harper in the Washington Times begins, "The term 'tea-bagger' is like uttering the 'n' word, some say." Oh, really? Well, "some people" are wrong!

Reading Comprehension

August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
August J. Pollak

How to tell who opposes the pro-amensty lier. To see more of August J. Pollak's cartoon "Some Guy With a Website," check out the archive....

My Day at the Tea Party

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Selkoe

I made this video of my interactions with the many Tea Baggers in Boston this spring.

Tea Party Animals

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellis Weiner

Time and again we get variations on one of two themes: Indignation about things that are demonstrably not true, or open and defiant disbelief at things that demonstrably are true.