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  Education Nice Time!

Obama Proposes Free Community College; Will Terrify Wingnuts With Educated Populace

Bluto studied Photoshop at Estes Kefauver Community College
Now here’s a nice thing if you’re into “education” and “free stuff,” which of course you are, because you’re an over-educated socialist liberal. President Obama is heading to Tennessee today to announce a program that would provide qualified students with two years of free community college, as well as other reforms aimed at making higher education more accessible. Tell us more, New York Times: Read more on Obama Proposes Free Community College; Will Terrify Wingnuts With Educated Populace…
  Infrastructure Is Sexy

Gas May Be Cheaper, But Congressional Jerk Babies Refuse To Pay For Roads

Hey, House Science and Technology Committee, we found you a new logo!
So now that President Michele Bachmann has fulfilled her campaign promise to bring gas prices down to $2 a gallon, this would be an excellent time to tack a few pennies onto the gas tax to help fix up our crumbling freeways and collapsing bridges, right? Hahaha, what are you, a communist? There is never a good time to actually pay for stuff! There is no way that the Republican majority in Congress would ever dream of paying for stuff we need, because 1) we don’t really need it, 2) taxes are communistical, public roads doubly so, and 3) someday there will be an election where someone will say you voted to raise taxes. Read more on Gas May Be Cheaper, But Congressional Jerk Babies Refuse To Pay For Roads…
  don't mention the war on labor

Tennessee GOP Will Move This Plant To Mexico Before They Let VW Let Its Workers Have A Union

Well this is what happens when you let Germans build an auto plant in a patriotic right-to-work-with-no-rights-at-work state like Tennessee: First chance they get, the damned socialists start acting like their employees are entitled to union representation, even though the whole point of being Tennessee is to keep that from happening. See, what’s happening is that there’s a vote this week on UAW representation at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, and Volkswagen is actually in favor of the union, the hippie freaks. And so, if VW isn’t going to play ball and behave like a decent bunch of union-busters, Tennessee Republicans are determined to make the company pay for its evil worker-coddling ways. Sweet strikebreaking Jesus, does VW have no idea why it came to a right to work state in the first place? Obviously, Tennessee Republicans will not let that tyranny stand, man, so they are threatening to cut off tax incentives for the plant’s future expansion. Wouldn’t want to encourage a company to bring in new jobs if they might give workers at other bargain basement factories the wrong idea. Read more on Tennessee GOP Will Move This Plant To Mexico Before They Let VW Let Its Workers Have A Union…
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Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker: Let Them Eat Catfood

There are a lot of rich white men who are representing you in our nation’s most deliberative body, and sometimes they set themselves apart by being INSANELY CRAZY. But sometimes they are just run-of-the-mill crazy, in which case it is hard to tell them apart. This is why you don’t yet know very much about Republican Senator Bob Corker probably — it is because so far he has been able to blend in, chameleonlike, with all of these other moderately crazy rich white male Republican Senators and stay just below the radar. JUST CRAZY ENOUGH to be a Republican; NOT CRAZY ENOUGH to be a particularly noteworthy Republican. But today may be the day that the tide turns for Bob Corker, because it is the day that we learned of his brilliant suggestion vis a vis the debt ceiling and impoverishing our future seniors: Read more on Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker: Let Them Eat Catfood…
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JOHN THUNE CONCEDES THAT REPUBLICANS DON’T UNDERSTAND POLICY: Here is a rather garbled version of the old “Republicans are dumb” classic from David Brooks’ sun-chapped lover, John Thune, talking about Bob Corker: “I think he’s a guy who’s willing to get down into the weeds. Because he immerses himself in that and understands it so well — the positions he adopts may not always be the ones that everyone else in our conference comes to.” Never trust one o’ them lit-rit types. [Ben Smith] Read more on …
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Senator Bob Corker’s Hot Daughter Carjacked In Cesspool DC

The world’s most crime-ridden capitol city, dirty old rat-filth Washington DC, won another hospitality award last night when the 22-year-old daughter of Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) got carjacked and thrown to the street by a couple of thugs. She’s okay, and police found both her Chevy Tahoe and “two suspects” in Maryland, but jesus. Last we heard from Julia Corker, she was making out with some other hot gal on the Facebook! Such innocent times, and now they are all gone, because of the Crime. [Washington Times/AP] Read more on Senator Bob Corker’s Hot Daughter Carjacked In Cesspool DC…
 

Another Wonkette Victory

This week’s coup: getting a picture of Tennessee Senate candidate Bob Corker’s daughter Julia making out with another girl into the Memphis Commercial Appeal. Now we’re just working on getting Pierce Bush and Leslie Cochran into a Frank Rich column. Read more on Another Wonkette Victory…
 

Rumors On The Internets: DJ Bob Corker

Bob Corker’s new radio ad avoids confusion by playing an angelic chorus behind a reading of his bio and “jungle theme” tom tom drums during all mentions of Harold Ford. [Talk Left] Read more on Rumors On The Internets: DJ Bob Corker…
 

Tenn. Senate Race: WHERE THE WHITE WOMEN AT?

The Tennessee Senate race between Democrat Harold Ford and Republican Bob Corker is really damn close. Ford, unmarried, does have a bit of a thing for white girls. But because both candidates are pretending that this is about Iraq or some other bullshit like that, Corker has to pretend to “distance” himself from ads like the one above, in which, yes, the terrifying spectre of Harold Ford cavorting with dangerously pale models and strippers is suggested — briefly, but a little too obviously. Ford responded by crashing Corker’s press conference, which is pretty cool. Ford was ostensibly upset because of Corker’s ad trashing Ford’s family (which painted the other Fords as somehow lazy gadabouts and hard-working corrupt lobbyists). Because everyone’s more comfortable talking about the suggestion of familial impropriety than the race-baiting thing, we’ll compare the Ford and Corker families’ embarrassment potential after the jump. Read more on Tenn. Senate Race: WHERE THE WHITE WOMEN AT?…
 

Daily Briefing: The Bradley Effect

Illionois Senator and Democratic Dreamboat Barack Obama all-but-announced his candidacy for President this weekend, by not not announcing it. [WP, NYT] In Tennessee, former Democratic Dreamboat Harold Ford is running for Senate like a Republican. His opponent is escaping charges of secret Democratic tendencies. [Newsweek, Newsweek] Read more on Daily Briefing: The Bradley Effect…
 

More Facebook Fun: Bob Corker’s Daughter Experiments With Mary Cheneyism

Bob Corker is running for Bill Frist’s Senate seat, and he’s already demonstrating that he can be just as great a politician as the Senator Daktari himself. You see, Senator Frist hasn’t been particularly happy with, well, us for (along with others) publicizing the wacky (but harmless!) exploits of his strapping young sons. Not very happy at all. We even suspect he might be partly responsible for this. So, after seeing all that, you’d think Mr. Corker might have let his lovely daughter know that she probably shouldn’t let pictures of her making out with chicks and dancing at underwear parties show up on a publicly accessible social networking website. Thankfully for all of you, they never had that talk. Mr. Corker’s daughter is on the left. Another hard-partyin’ pic, after the jump. Read more on More Facebook Fun: Bob Corker’s Daughter Experiments With Mary Cheneyism…