I Am the Very Model of a Milit’ry Misogynist

{From ThinkProgress.org: ALLEN WEST REFUSES TO APOLOGIZE, BLAMES MILITARY BACKGROUND FOR HIS INSULTING REMARKS | Facing a barrage of criticism, Rep. Allen West (R-FL) remains defiant and says he won’t apologize to DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) for a disparaging email in which he called her “vile, unprofessional, and despicable” and “not a lady.” On Fox Business Network … Continue reading

Easy Solution For Ugly Skylines

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––House Republicans have their thinking caps on. More surprising, it appears they have been reading news––real news, the kind with facts. Some of it is even about places not in these Unites States of America, places where the people don’t have to wear their national flag on their clothing to avoid … Continue reading

Dysfunction Junction, What’s Your Function? Secession & Regression Predilections

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt Rick Perry asserts Texas’s right to secede from progress and keep all its great Texasiness like “the highest teenage birth rate, the highest proportion of people lacking health insurance of all 50 states, “the third highest poverty rate, the second highest imprisonment rate, the lowest voter turnout, the lowest proportion of … Continue reading

Every Time a Politician Cries a Demon Gets His Horns

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Some say John Boehner’s repeated weeping humanizes him, but the tears must not be even skin deep since he still looks like Star Trek’s Lieutenant Commander Data. John Boehner cries for the children––straight ones with rich parents. To be fair, John Boehner’s tears really were tears of love: power is an … Continue reading

Your GOP: Grandly Obstructing Progress

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Breaking: China and India offer to loan the GOP some of their top mathematicians to explain the fatal flaws in GOP tax plans that seek to lower the deficit while lowering taxes for the rich. The two 14 year olds and the 11 year old are expected to arrive at the … Continue reading

Something Old, Something New, Something degraded, and Something Untrue

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––In the spirit of holding accountable the parties in a marriage of inconceivable inconvenience to the American people the following untoast. Sarah Palin mistakes Facebook for Factbook, believes whatever she posts becomes true. Sarah Palin after seeing “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 3D: I knew I … Continue reading

Cirque du Senate

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Sen. Reid (D – NV): “Procedural negotiations are now complete on Senate bill S. Scoobydoo 6226. A total of 9,346 and 2/3rds amendments will be allowed and debate may now begin; the chair recognizes Senator Collins from Maine.” Sen. Manchin (D – WV): “I object! Senator Collins failed to nod her … Continue reading

Crab Apples to Poison Apples: Joe Scarborough’s False Equivalency

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Democrats and the President have been referring to the Republican refusal to extend unemployment benefits unless they get an extension of unfunded Bush tax cuts to a hostage situation. This comparison, metaphor and simile, is a rhetorical device––a use of figurative or colorful language to make facts more clearly understood. The … Continue reading

GOP Memos from One Year in the Future

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––That Save the Whale group is getting on my last nerve. There’s a Democrat running in Texas? Who screwed up the gerrymandering? Those people in Holland, Bangladesh, and those Indonesian islands that think they are a country should have moved away from the coasts. Polar bears are so much funnier in … Continue reading