Tag: drought

Let's not get too carried away with this 'save the planet' nonsense

John Kasich Likes Planet Earth OK, Not Ready For Serious Commitment

Somewhere in the wilds of New Hampshire, John Kasich (R-And Who Are You Again?) is doing a campaign event, and WaPo's Dave Weigel is tweeting up a storm. Of particular interest is this Deep Thought on the environment: Glad he...
strictly enforced

Barack Obama Stoled All The Rain In California And Gave It To Iran, Says Drunk John Boehner

Speaker of the Oompaloompas John Boehner took to the Facebook Tuesday to let America know why California has a drought. Now, you might think it has something to do with the decided lack of rain over the past few...

Glenn Beck Says Texas Flooded Because Rick Perry Is Just Too Darned Good At Prayin’

For a limited time only, we're going to agree with Glenn Beck, on a thing, and yes, we promise to never do it again. See, during a recent episode of the "show" he "broadcasts" on the interweb, from some...
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The Fartknocker Report: Sarah Palin Knows Democrats Are Causing California’s Drought

Yr Wonket has been covering the Sarah Palin Channel for the better part of a year now, and we have never, ever seen Palin say something this breathtakingly stupid. Hyperbole? Perhaps. But take a gander at this stupid, and...
Go home, Celestia, you're drunk

Deleted Comments: This One’s About Vaccines And Vaginas!

Oh, Wonkers, we have some beautiful deletia for you this week! Looks to us like some people have really been working overtime in the Derp Mines to bring us this fine assortment of stupidity. For starters, we have this...
Stupid nymphs, takin' all our water!

Wingnut Dennis Prager: Nature-Worshiping Pagans Stole California’s Water, Gave It To Fish

Dennis Prager, the Family-Values radio talker who thinks children should go hungry because it builds character and that nudity is undermining American society, has more thoughts about Matters Spiritual and Material. Specifically, he has figured out why California has...
Gina McCarthy: Suspiciously cozy with Big Science

Republican Senators: Can You Explain Climate Change To Us, EPA, So We Can Not Believe You Some More?

Gosh, this ought to go well: Some of the biggest climate deniers in the Senate want the EPA to school them on how climate modeling works. No doubt this is so they can gain a greater appreciation of just how...
To think that MS Paint doesn't include a stencil font...

Jerry Brown Won’t Let California Water Its Lawn, Just Because There’s No More Water

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a lawless executive order (they're all lawless) imposing mandatory water restrictions on the oppressed people of the Golden State, which is pretty much what they asked for by being a bunch of Left...
Is this guy even a Republican?

RINO George W. Bush Totally Supports Obama’s Goal Of Beating Bad Guys

George Dubya gave an interview on CNN and said some stuff. Like how when he heard about the grand jury in New York refusing to indict the cop who choked Eric Garner to death, it made him "sad that...
It's Banksy, in a canal, with a spray can.

Paul Ryan Pretty Sure Scientists Too Dumb To Be Sure about Global Warming

Paul Ryan one-upped the rest of the Republican Party in a debate against his Democratic challenger Monday night. Most R's have been content to say that they don't have to express an opinion on the reality of climate change...
except when they're not invited

GOP Sure Is Great With The Ladies, Part Why Bother Counting? And Other News You Can Maybe Use

Just think ... somewhere in the world, it's already weekend o'clock. Boy, those Republicans, man. They sure know how to woo the womenfolk. Or at least the menfolk, which, let's face it, is really who matters: Back in March, organizers held...

An Open Letter To People Who Water Their Lawns During A Drought

Dear Neighbors: Hello. Hi. How are you? I'm fine. Well, actually, that's a lie. I am not fine. I am enraged. I am livid. I am ready to freak the fuck out. Why? Because we're in the midst of the...

GOP: Barack Obama’s Command Over The Weather Means We Will Pay More For Cedar Cheese And Those Cakes We Like

Remember “Julia,” the main character in an Obama campaign website who goes through her childhood and adolescence suckling off the government teat before becoming a web designer and taking birth control pills? Well, now she is back, courtesy of...

How Many Stupid, Stupid Lawmakers Do We Have in Congress, Imperiling Very Existence of Life on Earth?

Exactly how many stupid, stupid people do we have in Congress these days, toiling away in the world’s most deliberative lawmaking body, making decisions that will probably imperil the very survival of the human race? And of these stupid,...

Fires Rage & Farms Dry Up Across the Oklahoma-Texas New Dust Bowl

A devilish hoax called Global Warming is wreaking havoc on the un-ironically named "Dust Bowl," where the worst drought since the 1920s is turning cropfields to scorched earth while savage wildfires turn the remaining forests into, well, scorched trees....

YOU GUYS JUST PASS THAT CAP AND TRADE BILL WHENEVER YOU GET AROUND TO IT: "Russia banned all exports of grain on Thursday after millions of acres of wheat withered in a severe drought, a portentous decision at a...