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Rick Perry Saves Poor Texans from Scourge of Medical Care

Opiate-devouring Texas Gov. Rick Perry is joining his friends Bobby, Scott, Nikki, and Bat Boy in choosing to reject the federal government's Medicaid expansion. He can do this thanks to the Supreme Court handiwork of Burkean minimalist St. John...

Anti-Gay Marriage NM Gov. Fired From Her Gay Stylist’s Client List

In addition to that eerie, pinch-faced scowl worn by anti-gay marriage wingnuts that makes them all rather less attractive in general, homophobes may soon be forced to seek out their haircuts from homophobe stylists as well. Bet there are...

Mississippi Legislator Proposes Gulf of Mexico Be Renamed Gulf of America

Steve Holland, Democratic Representative of Mississippi, has embraced the latest trend of taunting the powers that be with a bill proposing renaming the Gulf of Mexico the Gulf of America! H.B. 150 was introduced to Mississippi's Marine Resources Committee...

Meet the Smart Anthropologist Anarchist Who Helped Launch #OWS

Here's something we don't say every day: This long, well-written profile in Bloomberg BusinessWeek is inspiring. It's about David Graeber, "the Anti-Leader of Occupy Wall Street," and he is just the kind of smart anthropologist that Florida criminal/governor Rick...

It’s A Seditious Christian Michigan Militia Wedding!

Look what's on Facebook, oh boy. Here we have some wedding photos from the arrested Seditious Christian Michigan Militia, Hutaree, and everyone's got a goddamn assault weapon. This is not a sustainable situation. GIT THE FACEBOOK PHOTOGRAPHER, SON. (This is...

'AL' GONZALES FIXED MOST THINGS: From one of those fancy New York Esquire interviews, where it's all answers, no questions: "This may sound egotistical, but to me it is important that when I leave this earth, I would have...

Liveblogging Blago’s Latest Drug-Induced Refusal To Quit

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Rod Blagojevich Is The New Obama

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Blago’s Press Conference Almost As Funny As Rick Sanchez’s Twitter Updates

Here's CNN's coverage of the wacky Kipling-inspired Blago press conference, in which the governor of Illinois is on cocaine, lots and lots of cocaine. And for those of you who didn't understand our constant exclamations about Rick Sanchez's Twitter...

Indiana Telemarketers Walk Off Job Rather Than Read Anti-Obama Script

Indiana has this quaint law: Robot lie calls, or "robocalls," are illegal. So campaigns hire whole telemarketing staffs to call people and read a bunch of incendiary bullshit to people dumb enough to answer the phone when they don't...

Here’s Joe The Plumber And He Hates Taxe$$$

Here's Joe the Plumber on the teevee this morning with, uh, who is that, Diane Sawyer. Good Morning America. It turns out that Joe does not make $250,000 a year, or anywhere close to that, but he really does...

Jesse Ventura Makes Obvious Career Move

We all hoped he would run for vice president, with Ron Paul, or maybe run against Al Franken or something, but famous independent wrestler Jesse Ventura will instead host a teevee show about conspiracy theories. Today is just one...

More On Ted Stevens Being Screwed For Life

Today, a federal grand jury indicted Alaskan Sen. Ted Stevens on seven counts of "filing false financial disclosures." Stevens is the biggest catch in a four-year-old corruption investigation involving pretty much all Alaskan politicians, one that's complicated not because...