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Surprise, Military Even More Rapey Than We Thought

As we've mentioned once or twenty times, the Pentagon has a bit of a problem with rape. Just how bad a problem with rape? Hard to say -- a 2013 Defense Department report estimated that about 26,000 members of the...

More Proof That IRSgate Was F***ing Stupid

It’s Throwback Thursday Friday here at Wonkette, so let’s check in on one of our favorite scandal-not-scandals of last year, IRSgate. In the latest news, it turns out that the special inspector guy in charge of investigating the IRS,...

Apple’s iTax: Think Different

Corporations are people, my friend -- only a very SPECIAL kind of people who are above vulgar affairs like, say, paying taxes, or being held accountable. This is why it's not illegal for Incorporated Americans to evade avoid taxes, even...

Because There Are So Many, Another Romney, One ‘Ronna Romney,’ May Run For Carl Levin’s Senate Seat

When Sen. Carl Levin announced he wasn't running for re-election in 2014, he didn't just retire with class, befitting his distinguished record of public service, but he also gave this nation a great gift: Nearly two years of speculation...

Whatever, Mitt Romney, It Is Your Birthday, Now Go Suck An Egg

Whatever, Mittens Romney, it is your birthday and nobody cares. But is there someone who might ease the burden of the nation's hatred of you, by taking that burden himself? Someone who shares your X and your Y? A...

Let’s All Watch Retiring Sen. Carl Levin Yelling At Bankers Before It Was Cool

Six-term U.S. Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) announced today he'll retire when his term ends in 2014. The professorial/grandfatherly senator was known for rumpled suits, huge combover, glasses tenuously perched on the edge of his nose, and dragging the banking...

Breaking: Goldman Sachs Did Not Break Any of Those Laws It Wrote

Good news, bankers! Our long national nightmare of no accountability and massive golden parachutes is behind us so let there be champagne, caviar, and get out of jail free cards for all because the entire financial crisis is forgiven...

Running Low On New Wars, Senate Declares U.S. Soil Latest ‘Battlefield’

Good news, everyone! Ever since launching major foreign invasions got a little too expensive and pointless (mostly expensive) even for Congress, and Times Are Tough, our nations' lawmakers have decided to start "focusing on the domestic issues" like everyone...

Remembering Our Fallen Week: In the Muslin Fashion

The Cordoba Victory Party Mosque continued to inspire America's best passions all over our xenophobic idiot-state, even after our own Muslim president cowardly came out in favor of its "constitutional" right to exist. Famous clown/Senator Carl Levin got smacked in...

Carl Levin Hit By Muslin Pie

Sen. Carl Levin was holding a question-and-answer session in Big Rapids, Michigan today when an anti-war protester hit him with a pie. We've been scouring the Internet for a photo of this funny turning point in the history of...

Here Is Your Consensus ‘Good YouTube Clip’ From The Goldman Hearing

Have you been watching the important Goldman Sachs hearing in John McCain's Senate all day? Oh shutup, you clearly do not have a job. Here's the "most bloggable" clip thus far, of Carl Levin, who is old and great,...

Teabaggers Scream Pledge Of Allegiance At Tiny, Fleeing Figure Of Carl Levin

Think Progress has a pretty good roundup of angry wingnuts attempting to harass their elected legislators to death over healthcare, but this clip is particularly entertaining. What is it with these creeps and the Pledge of Allegiance? (Answer: it...

Levin Joins Anti-Maliki Bandwagon

Tough S.O.B.s

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