Tag: jim demint

Log Cabin Republicans Shocked (Shocked!) At The GOP’s Gay-Hating Platform

Perhaps their log cabins have no windows?
Bachmann kept trying to get the Riddler into Conversion Therapy

Iowa Freedom Summit To Gather Most Of America’s Rightwing Idiots In One Place

Oh, dear lord, Iowa is going to be like a superdense mass of Dumb this weekend, as Rep. Steve King and Citizens United host the "Iowa Freedom Summit" -- kind of a Moronic Convergence of rightwing political hacks all...
Amused Maddow is best Maddow

Morning Maddow: Here’s How A White Supremacist Set The GOP’s Immigration Policy (Video)

Wednesday's Rachel Maddow Show begins with another of those rambly goofy stories that make you wonder whether a News Point is on the way, and then gets to the point and you say "Aha!" We won't even summarize the...

What If The Heritage Foundation Were Adapted To A Sitcom Format?

Just imagine the pitch: "Mr. Moonves, think Golden Girls meets Crossfire," says the excited producer. The Chairman frowns slightly. "BUT with mostly guys," the producer continues. Moonves looks mollified. It's a go. Of course viewed from the outside, the Right...

Jim DeMint Explains How Big Government Never Freed Any Slaves

Heritage Foundation head Heritager Jim DeMint took a crack at revisionist history last week on a Christian radio program, and delivered the somewhat surprising verdict that the federal government didn't play a role in freeing the slaves. Instead, what...

The Daily Show’s Jessica Williams Has Had It With These Racist Dogs (Video)

The Daily Show's Jessica Williams takes Fox News at its word when it says racism isn't a problem anymore, but that does leave her wondering why 100% of people bitten by police dogs in LA County were black or...

Heritage Foundation Czar Jim DeMint Says Majority Of Americans Are Socialist Un-Americans For Liking Socialist Un-American Healthcare

Have you heard the one about how health care reform is the worst thing that ever happened to America (besides the gays, the feminists, the black dude in the White House, and birth control, obviously), and it is socialism...

Today In Gun Fun Times: Eat Hot Lead With That Pumpkin Scone, And Other Dumb Gun News

Hello again, backbiting tone-policing finks of Wonkette! It has been a while since we looked in on the responsible gun owners of America and all the ways the more vociferous of them can be giant dicks about their right...

Obama Just Might Defund Obamacare Like GOP Wants, Says Insane GOPer Jim DeMint

You know how Republicans are so super for sure that if they keep voting to repeal Obamacare, it will work one of these days? Not the first time, sure, or the second time, or the third or fourth or...

‘Ex-Gay Pride Month’ Event Cancelled Because Of Gays Doing Invisible Terrorism

Some sad news from the organizers of the big "Ex-Gay Pride" event that had been scheduled for July 31st: The organizer announced Friday that a dinner and reception at the Family Research Council has been cancelled due to unspecified "anti-ex-gay...

‘Ex-Gay Pride Month’ Event Will Draw Tens, Possibly Dozens to DC

In what is bound to be the most exciting counterdemonstration since that one time you heckled Brother Jed when he came to your college (only far less fun), some strange wingnut group has announced that it will hold a...

In Bout Of Not-Affirmative Action, GOP To Promote Party’s Lone Remaining Black Representative

Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC), who is the Other Black House Republican Besides Allen West, is your newest Senator from South Carolina, after Jim Demint left to grift money at the Heritage Foundation!  YAY!!! Many people think that Tim Scott is somehow...

Jim DeMint’s Chosen Successor Maybe Has Had Sex Outside Of Marriage, Burn Him

Oh, you guys think South Carolina freshman Congressman Tim Scott is so great, huh? And that's why he is awesome dude Jim DeMint's handpicked successor in the Senate when DeMint goes off to filibuster the Heritage Foundation or whatever?...

Jim DeMint Has Had Enough Of Your Stupid Senate

South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint (R-R'lyeh) announced that he will resign his U.S. Senate seat in January to become president of the Heritage Foundation. Sen. DeMint, just two years into his second term, will be trading "public service" (i.e.,...

Marco Rubio Becomes 2016 G.O.P. Frontrunner By Being Cuban, An Idiot

In case you missed it, there was an election a few weeks ago, and one of the parties was reaaaaally banking on older white men to vote for them, because that was the only group they had not condemned...

Club For Growth Pres Will Now Explain Why Laying Off 47,000 People Will Help The Economy

You know what we DON’T need, especially in this economy? An agency dedicated to spurring economic growth, encouraging exports, and funding investment in local businesses, that’s what. Chris Chocola, a former Republican congressman and current president of the Club...