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Tag: trent franks

Rep. Trent Franks Claims ‘The Left’ Started The Civil War Because They Loved Slavery So Much

Rep. Franks wishes we could all be good students of history like he is.

House Wingnut Begs For Cuban Sacrifice To Appease GOP Thunder Gods

Republicans in Congress are awful busy writing letters these days! Dear Iran: Please ignore "President" Obama. Dear United Nations: Please ignore "President" Obama. Dear Mitch McConnell: Please ignore the Constitution. Dear Fellow Republicans: Please be selfless and gracious and think...
He went to some kind of medical school?

Rand Paul Canceling Government Again, Because Planned Parenthood (And Because He’s A Dick)

Hiya, Rand Paul, how are you being terrible today? Doing a "filibuster"? Yelling at all the girl journalists, for not journalisming at you like you like? Telling jokes about your college Aqua Buddha hijinks when you "kidnapped" a lady,...
Not until you make them

House GOP Knew About Planned Parenthood’s Fetus Parts Yard Sale Last Month, Didn’t Care

By now, we all know about the gotcha video exposing Planned Parenthood for harvesting unborned baby parts -- and their souls!!! -- to sell on the black market, for money and for kicks. We also know the video is a...

GOP House Fixes All Nation’s Problems On First Day Back, By Banning Abortion Again

Do you remember your favorite Nazi research proponent and Congressperson Trent Franks (R-AZ)? Last Congress, he sponsored H.R. 1797, The Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which yr Wonkette described at the time as "a calamitous clusterfuck of epic proportions from start to...

2013’s Person Of The Year: Hitler, Who Was Just Like Hitler

Oh 2013, how we will miss you and your multitudes of bad analogies, even though we are pretty sure 2014 will bring us even more bad analogies, because America is awful and Americans are awful, and it is now...

House GOP Committee Holds Quiet Little Casual Meeting About (Stage Whisper) Impeaching Obama

Tuesday was another great day for casually talking about how the heck to impeach the president for something something presidenting while black something. But then, isn't every day? Of course! But Tuesday was extra special, as a who's who...

Republican Plan To Prove Abortion Is Dangerous And Bad Proves Exact Opposite, Oops!

Aw, shucks, looks like we have some bad news for Republicans with an all-kinds-of-twisted fetish for trying to ban abortion. In May, Republican members of two congressional committees—the House Judiciary Committee and House Energy and Commerce Committee—wrote letters to the...

House GOP Bans Abortions After 20 Weeks, Unemployment Rate Somehow Unaffected

To the complete surprise of no Wonketeers anywhere, the House of Representatives yesterday passed their bill aimed at alienating women everywhere outlawing abortions after 20 weeks. The effort, nothing more than an empty gesture to throw red meat to...

Rep. Trent Franks Only Sounds Like A Nazi Because He’s ‘100 percent Unapologetically Pro-life’

Look, just because Rep. Trent Franks happened to espouse the exact same medical mythology propounded by the Nazis (and Todd Akin) -- that women who are raped don't get pregnant because of trauma and magic ladyparts and stuff --...

Rep. Trent Franks’s Magic Ladyparts Rape Theory Is Literally — LITERALLY — Just Like Hitler

We here at Yr Wonkette are fond of mocking the ever-lovin' shit out of Republicans who are fond of saying that such-and-such or so-and-so is just like Hitler or Nazis or the Holocaust, or some variation thereon. Like how...

With Nothing Better To Do, Republicans Try to Ban Abortion Some More

Ah, lazy summer days. Fresh-squeezed lemonade, barbecues, bills to ban abortion for reasons that make absolutely zero sense and will never actually become law anyway, but who cares, congressional Republicans have their priorities, you know, and even though you...

Louie Gohmert Defends His Fellow Brain-Dead Americans

Everybody needs an advocate. This is why, in our criminal justice system, even murderers and Ken Lay get to have attorneys. And who better to advocate for babies who would be born without brain function than their leader, Texas...

Smoke Em If You Got Em: Appeals Court To Decide Whether You Can Get Hiiiiighhhh

In a CLEARLY partisan move, a federal court is going to review “evidence” and “science” and listen to a bunch of “doctors” so they can decide once and for all if the American people should be free to get...

House Republicans Locate Lone Instance When Equal Rights Apply

House Republicans have at long last identified a segment of a woman's existence when they feel she deserves federal protection against discrimination: the six or so weeks between when the sex of a fetus can be determined and when...

D.C. Discussing How Abortion Causes Fetal Pain, No One Smart Invited Except Ghosts Of The Founding Fathers

Thursday, 4PM, is the time that four or so random people will gather in D.C. for a House Judiciary Committee hearing to determine whether there's any validity to the claim that abortion after 20 weeks causes pain to the...