Posts Tagged ‘ Not The Onion ’

House GOP host “successful communication with minorities” in a room named after a slave plantation

January 17, 2013
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House Republicans are reaching out to minorities in a ‘special’ kind of way. By special, I mean that they are supposedly learning about “successful communication with minorities and women” in (wait for it) a room dedicated to a the Burwell family — they owned several plantations and slaves. Salon notes, “The Burwell family of Virginia…

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John Boehner wants Democrats to be specific about the ‘entitlement’ cuts that Republicans are not specific about

November 29, 2012
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Kabuki Theater in Washington? Impossible, except for every single day that is. During the ‘fiscal cliff’ news conference today, House Speaker weighed in calling on President Obama and Democrats to be specific over entitlement cuts in order to balance their calls for tax increases in a hypothetical deal to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.  Republican rhetoric has…

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After the Presidential election, Kentucky teacher writes on chalkboard, “You can’t be a Democrat & go to Heaven.”

November 25, 2012
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After the Presidential election, Kentucky teacher writes on chalkboard, “You can’t be a Democrat & go to Heaven.”

Just after the recent Presidential election, a high school teacher in London, Kentucky, took it upon herself to write a politically charged partisan message across her blackboard — apparently straight from the GOP Bible — which read, “You can’t be a Democrat & go to Heaven.” Think about that for a moment. Imagine if a…

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