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A writer and editor of this website from 2006 to early 2012, Ken Layne is occassionally seen on Twitter and writes small books and is already haunting you from beyond (your) grave.

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  • turboslut

    Franni Franken? Really?

  • memzilla

    But… but you’re asking me to donate to *lawyers,* Al. Wasn’t it pro bono? Didn’t you work that out beforehand?

  • AngryBlakGuy

    …geez Al, can I bathe in the after-glow and smoke a cigarette before you ask me to make you a sandwich?!

  • watershed

    Please join me, my wife Franni, my kids Fiddle and Faddle, and our dog Fido at our Fantastic Franken Fiesta!

  • Alpha O. Mega

    Further Funds for Franken in ’14

  • SayItWithWookies

    [re=352024]turboslut[/re]: Hey, she had no idea she was going to marry a guy named Franken. As a matter of fact, she’s probably still incredulous about that from time to time.

  • WhatTheHeck

    The repubs didn’t figure Franken to stick it out this long, but its finally legit for him to beg for some monies. Is he planning a first class trip to Argentina?

  • windupbird

    When you log in, mouse over the megaphone on the Community banner. The alt text – what’s going on here?

    I’ve received a couple of emails from VP et al soliciting funds for healthcare reform. I’d love to donate, but I have to pay off my son’s hospital bills.

  • nappyduggs

    It’s like he got the “all clear” on his prostate exam and now he wants a complimentary penis enhancement. Or it’s not like that at all.

  • WadISay

    Dear Friend: You are no longer merely making an investment in hope. You now have the opportunity directly to bribe a US Senator. Thank you!. Al

  • Extemporanus

    Franken, my dear, I don’t give a damn!

  • Extemporanus

    [re=352024]turboslut[/re]: Really.

    And Senator Klobuchar’s first name is Kloë.

  • Bearbloke

    Money? – no Comrade Franken, we don’t use such counterrevolutionary bourgeoisie tactics in the 60-Socialist-Senators-Kenyan-Muslin-People’s-North-American-Union – you will learn to use the Shining Path of Dear Leader Hussein Obama (the Sword of IslamoMarxism) for Building the Worker’s Paradise of bible-fueled bonfires, Arugula-based meals and free mandatory gay abortions!

  • BillyClubb

    Franken probably did have a campaign-money solicitation prepared even before Norm Coleman conceded. After all, how much money could Franken bring in as a comedian?

  • ioksotot23

    And he’s good enough, he’s smart enough, and dog-gone it, people like him.

  • lizard scum

    Now with 60 EFCA and cap-and-trade and public health insurance are all a lock….Oh, right, Democrats, ugh, no money, cowards!

  • S.Luggo

    Layne: Quelle amusant.
    The Repugs’ ultimate strategy in using their Texas petro-dollars and anti-monkey-love-evolution Bible sales earnings was to continue the frivolous challenges to Franken’s win and to:
    1. Delay Fraken’s entrance to the Senate and thus forestall the inevitable Marxist-Socialist victory in which all BMWs will be turned into composters and gay abortion kariyoki will become a mandatory subject in the public schools. Dress design, also.
    2. Suck the Franken coffers vampire-dry so that Al will have to spend most of his time asking Sean Penn to raise money among the poufters and the Anarcho-Leninist-Vegans of Hollywood. Dress designers, also.
    Re your post, one would have to guess from it that the Repugs have won in regard to the second point above.

  • lizard scum

    [re=352058]lizard scum[/re]: I bet Harry Reid was secretly hoping Franken would lose, because then, 59 votes, we tried, what more do you want, etc.

  • dennymcden

    You know all them folks is gonna go pay to see Franken speak just so they can hear “President” Amy Klobuchar talk about how gay Barney Frank is again.

  • Atheist Nun

    How about this: I’ll buy Franken’s next book that describes Norm Coleman begging Al on the phone to “…let me win, pretty please, with sugar on top? No, really, Al, stop laughing… if I don’t win they’re going to bust my kneecaps with the billy club that Michael Steele used when he played the cop in The Village People…”

  • smartypants

    [re=352051]ioksotot23[/re]: ah, Stewart Smiley we hardly knew ye.

  • shortsshortsshorts

    I want to thank all of you for electing me to the Senate in 2036. Please click on some tab to donate, NOW.

  • smartypants

    [re=352065]smartypants[/re]: That’s STUART SMALLEY, you drunken fool.

  • dijetlo

    Those re-education camps are not building themselves, you know.
    To be fair to the Senator Hairless Reed, Demoncraps in the Senate are comprised of a more refined, some might say patrician grade of manure than the common House Demoncraps. So elite is this offal that it is rumored each Senatorial Demoncrap believes he alone, does not stink.
    Meanwhile the Retardlickens are having a “ejaculating for distance” competition out by the wood shed.
    Things are going swimmingly for the new Nigerian Overlord, don’t you think?

  • azw88

    he is up for re-election, the Coleman drug this shit out that long!!!

  • Hopey dont play that game

    According to what I read on the internets today about Mr. Layne (because I’m nasty), shouldn’t this thread be about how he hates Sarah Palin because he is a homo pee pee toucher? And I will donate to his buttsecks campaign.

  • magic titty

    [re=352066]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: When I went to your donations page I selected the navy blue fleece as my gift for donating but now I want charcoal grey Please Advise OK THANKS.

  • shortsshortsshorts

    [re=352077]magic titty[/re]: That’s the one that people across the umm, WORLD, love. THIS IS NOT PANDERING. No really… ya nothing to see here.

  • hobospacejunkie

    All hail Senator Frankenstein! That said, now we turn to reality where the Dems, in the back pocket of Big Pollute, Big Pharma, Big Health, Wall Street, et al, will do their level best to fuck their grassroots support firmly in every orifice before jizzing in their face.

  • Mr Blifil

    It’s all good. It takes Orrin Hatch 8 months just to prepare a glass of Metamucil.

  • obfuscator

    [re=352088]Mr Blifil[/re]: but only 8 hours to void his bowels into his depends while standing on the senate floor railing against net neutrality.

  • chascates

    People, he’s a POLITICIAN! Of course he wants money. And he’s not going to do what he promised. Neither is Obama. The only difference between a Democrat and a Republican is that sometimes, at least, a Democrat kisses you after you’ve been fucked.
    After the confetti and balloons hit the floor the only thing left is us suckers.

  • gurukalehuru

    Yay, Al!
    …and Harry, you lame-assed old weak sack of shit loser son of a bitch, quit whining and get to work, or kill yourself, one or the other.
    Seriously, I’d be happy with that.

  • hobospacejunkie

    [re=352092]gurukalehuru[/re]: I’m gonna go ahead & agree with you & support Option B for Senator Reid. I’d like to get this out of committee & on the floor for a vote as soon as possible,

  • iwillsavethispatient

    If I donate, will I get a chance to win dinner with Hillary?

  • shortsshortsshorts

    [re=352104]iwillsavethispatient[/re]: Franken can guarantee a “Hillary,” but it may get you in a bit of legal trouble.

  • Smoke Filled Roommate

    If you get your credit card
    I can be your long lost pal
    Can’t you see I’m sweaty
    I’ll be sweaty ’till you donate
    You can use Pay Pal
    Use PayPal

  • Extemporanus

    [re=352088]Mr Blifil[/re]: AHOY! MR BLIFILL!

    Haven’t seen you around these parts lately. Are you aware that your doctor-related request from Saturday’s “Iceberg Humpin’ Polar Bear” post has been fulfilled?

    If not, I humbly implore you to acquaint yourself with the rare and endangered POLARTRIG!

  • SayItWithWookies

    [re=352068]dijetlo[/re]: Things are going swimmingly for the new Nigerian Overlord, don’t you think?

    Well GOP does stand for Granting Obama’s Prayers.

  • Judas Peckerwood

    Are you really surprised?!!! WAKE UP, SHEEPLE! Because…uh, sorry, I must have nodded off for a minute there.

  • gjdodger

    I’ll send him a C note if he’ll call Rush Limbaugh a big, fat idiot for the Congressional Record.

  • hobospacejunkie

    [re=352108]Extemporanus[/re]: Oh fuck me, that one of Bo & Trig is just 50 kinds of awesome.

  • 4sheets

    Pardon my insouciance, but any competent politician would have had this prepared. On the plus side, the more we support our candidates of choice, the less they have to depend on contributions from every greedheaded PAC in the land.

  • Extemporanus

    [re=352114]hobospacejunkie[/re]: Thank you kindly, transientcosmosaddict!

    I find it disquietingly endearing as well, in a “Rowlf the Dog-lurves-him-some-Dr. Bunsen Honeydew” kinda way.

  • FormerDCite

    He’s now just another Senator for $ale. This crap will go on forever much like all the problems he has promised to solve. However, the silver lining is: he is a Democrat, so he is not beholden to all sorts of evil from big oil to whatever church is in vogue.

  • SlipperyDick

    Klobuchar? Didn’t she play the green guy on Futurama?

  • Lionel Hutz Esq.

    American Democracy, it just puts a tear in your eye.

  • dijetlo

    [re=352109]SayItWithWookies[/re]: jejejeje

    [re=352133]Lionel Hutz Esq.[/re]: Not to mention the rectal puckering

  • widget09

    Good luck with that uber-idiot Michelle Bachman, I smell impeachment proceedings.

  • Scooter

    So now does Sen. Al now get 8 months back-pay in a lump sum? Maybe he could donate that to the recount staff?

  • finallyhappy

    I gave some money early on to the recount effort- and they call me about once a month for more money. I say no.

    Anyone else get the DNC photo of our socialist muslin prez- which says This House(or maybe Family) supports President Brarck Hussein Obama. I put it up on my storm door but I kind of feel Big Brotherish(and no, kiddies, I do not mean that reality show)

  • skahammer

    Lizard People, your moment to strike has finally come.

  • Harold_Ignoramis

    Al Franken – U.S Senator. Bill O’Rly – U.S Douchebag

  • Bebe Loves You

    Is it just me, or does Senator Frankin look a lot like Pedobear. Has anyone seen them in the same place?