Tag: shutdown

2014 was the year when Senator Ted Cruz (R-Alberta) officially renounced his Canadian citizenship and became a true American. It was also the year...

With the clock ticking toward Thursday, when our U.S. of America government will be officially out of pocket change and out of business, the do-nothing...

On the Fateful November Tuesday That Shall Not Be Named (the one in 2014, not 2010), Calgary's own Ted Cruz sat down with Wolf Blitzer...

Like most years when there's a Democrat in the White House, 2013 was a year of things getting rammed, crammed, jammed, shoved, and/or forced...

You ever wonder what success looks like? We often wonder, because we are bloggers who sit in unwashed pajamas, drink cheap whiskey and incessantly...

Poor Grover Norquist. He was so famous once! He was the guy who got nearly every Republican congressthing to sign a "no tax hikes...

Remember that one time Republicans shut down the government and threatened to crash the entire economy because that sumbitch Obama refused to repeal his...

Harry Reid is not perfect, as he'll be the first to tell you. Second to tell you will be your Wonket, your Wonkette, and...

Investimagating IRSghazigate is so last season. That's why House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman and theater producer Darrell Issa has discovered some new masturbatory...

While the "world watches" America threaten to destroy the global economy, it's "eat your own" time for the Republicans, otherwise known as "the people...

You remember reading Calvin & Hobbes, the greatest comic ever written in the history of ever? Rambunctious little Calvin and his imaginary friend Hobbes...

Nearly two weeks into the shutdown, the right's least-pathetic gambit remains their "cakes we like" strategy, in which the impasse would be resolved by...

Have you been reading a lot of smart takes, a lot of thinkpieces, about how much the computer-y part of the healthcare roll out...

Shutdown day 11! Hope you have been getting your Government Shutdown Bonus Card stamped every day, because 12 shutdown days earns you one free...

You see that picture up there, with the jaggedy lines? It's a "graph," and it shows that 28% of Americans have a favorable view...

Remember back in 2008 when we were all briefly terrified that John McCain might win the presidency and then die and then Sarah Palin?...

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