3:17 pm October 25, 2011, by Jay
OK, just how far right has the modern Republican Party gone?
Would you believe …
– Jay Bookman
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October 25th, 20118:59 pm
Pat who – heheheheh don’t you wish…….
October 25th, 20119:00 pm
Obama and self deprecating humor? I’ve never seen an ounce of it from Obama. I can’t imagine him having the humility to poke fun at his own self. Too much arrogance and hubris. Al Gore is a whole different story. He was pretty funny when he poked fun at himself. Reagan too. But I’ve never seen it from Obama. The closest I saw too it was when someone asked him about how many points he usally scores in a b-ball game and his reply was that he was an assist man.
Scarlet. I bet Bill Gates has something to do with it. All evil technology begins with Bill Gates.
October 25th, 20119:02 pm
“or did Fox not report this ”
FOX reports everything. Including some things that don’t exist.
And I say this as a rabid Republican Con who listens to AM talk religiously and tunes into Hannity as if my life depended on it.
October 25th, 20119:04 pm
Thulsa. Obama and Huntsman get along swell and have a similar sense of humor.
Aaaaand…… that says it all……..
Who knew Huntsman’s jokes, and delivery, were so dern bad?
October 25th, 20119:06 pm
Dang! I missed last night’s light show.
Keep Up the Good Fight!
October 25th, 20119:07 pm
jm….. as we learned, Fox may report something about a lot of things eventually but not always timely, fairly often not accurately, and with a lot of opinion mixed into supposed straight news and as you indicated they even make some crap up……..
They just hired Mark Sanford (former SC governor) after Fox called him a serial liar, etc.
October 25th, 20119:10 pm
Bill Gates is the anti-christ. You ever heard that one? Used to be a popular conspiracy theory before the rise of google and other internet giants. I’ll ask sooth for his distinguished opinion on the matter.
As for gypsys hawking children be careful of disparaging the Romany. josef is very protective of them and as cited them as possibly being the most persecuted group of people ever. Plus I’m part Croatian gypsy ahem, romany that is. Grandpap was romany and came from Croatia.
October 25th, 20119:12 pm
They just hired Mark Sanford…
He can do a travel show — I hiked the Appalachian Trail to Argentina.
TaxP – yeah, bummed I missed it. Coulda done without that “checkups for chicks” ad…. given I’m a guy
Hannity is FOXy Blues Show’s cut-n-paste scam artist extraordinaire.
Huntsman? Is he that feller from Utah? I think he’s running for something or another. Dog catcher maybe. Snooooze.
October 25th, 20119:14 pm
Romany blood lines….. cool
Gates may not be the anti-christ, but he’s gotta be close.
October 25th, 20119:15 pm
Okay…the blue nose is here moderating.
Repeat and clean up
Obama and humor? That interview when the fly came buzzing and the way he handled it was funny as expletive deleted..
Sanford and Boehner could get together and do some country blues about cryin’ over spilled ‘ilk. They got the tears part down to a tee.
I just discovered the magic word for riling up all the liberals- HANNITY! Aint no doubt. He’s in their headsets.
October 25th, 20119:16 pm
Thulsa. Huntsman hasn’t gotten out of the gates.
Jay was right about that. Not sure Jay’s logic included the Huntsman resume item: inability to craft or deliver jokes.
October 25th, 20119:18 pm
Is it a bad thing that Sanford and Boehner probably shed more tears when they step on an ant then Ted Kennedy did over Mary Jo Kopeckni? That’s assuming he shed any tears over her at all once he sobered up.
October 25th, 20119:20 pm
My own granbaby’s mama is Sinti…as Thulsa says, I’m real protective…
October 25th, 20119:21 pm
Cons do love their lies and Hannity never fails to deliver.
October 25th, 20119:22 pm
Hannity is an idiot, a rich idiot that makes tons of millions – good for him. He’s as phony as a three dollar bill and some people hang on his every word, ain’t that america?
The Scarlet A
October 25th, 20119:23 pm
I just discovered the magic word for riling up all the liberals- HANNITY! Aint no doubt. He’s in their headsets.
I dunno about the liberals, but that ignorant asshat sure as hell isn’t in my “headset.” The only place I’d have that annoying yankee is in my crapper, and if he were there I would flush.
Romany blood lines? Not that cool. My mom told me when I was young but not too young that culturally the romany were sorta the dogs of Europe and looked down upon by all. So I wasn’t ashamed our part of my culture but was just kind of aware of the rap on gypsies in Europe and it wasn’t good. Kinda like the way the English used to regard the Irish as nothing more than dirt.
I see stupid posts……. the Suck Sense.
I just discovered the magic word for riling up all the liberals thelma- HANNITY KENNEDY! Aint no doubt. He’s in their his headset.
October 25th, 20119:25 pm
Ted Kennedy! I think he’s dead. As for the tears from boys, Sanford and Boehner, nuther story. Of course Sanford’s true reasons for crying were 1) getting caught cheating on his wife (like that Glen Richardson fella did) and 2)losing access to her wealth.
Oh Ted, “the lifeguard” shed plenty of tears when he sobered up. Mainly tears of fear of what it would do to his political career. But Gangsta daddy got it all hushed up and folks didn’t care about that poor girl. What a travesty.
October 25th, 20119:28 pm
Mick and Scarlet,
Well it looks like ya’ll have defined your views of Hanity in a certain clarity of language that really does let us know how ya feel. What is it about the man in particular that just perturbs the living hell out of liberals? Say anything but lies because everyone time someone says lies and I ask them specifically to detail what he lied about all I get is mumbo jumbo but no specifics on what he lied about. And btw I’m not a big fan of his. I watch his show on occassion but I just don’t find his show that interesting is all.
October 25th, 20119:30 pm
TaxPayer is ON TO SOMETHIN’
October 25th, 20119:31 pm
Better read up on your ancient history, joe kennedy had a stroke in 1961 and was pretty much incapacitated until he died in 1969. Gangsta daddy as you call him, was barely alive when ted kennedy tragically drove off the road…
Threw the kennedy bait out there and sho enough they bit hook, line, and sinker. It was too easy and wayyyy toooo predictable.
since Obama has been in office, there have been many of us in tears.
October 25th, 20119:32 pm
It’s just raw hate. Buried inside but welling up due to some sort of personal failure…..
**I watch his show on occassion but I just don’t find his show that interesting is all.**
Probably because he is an idiot…
October 25th, 20119:34 pm
If you read anything about Joe Kennedy Sr. you will find that this was a viscious, brutal, self promoting, pompous, and flat out evil man in his ambitious pursuit of wealth and power. Most of the man’s misdeeds are well documented. For example no one disputes the money he made on insider trading or the enormous sums he made in bootleggin liquor. I read a book on him but not the whole book. Put it down a third of the way through because I was so digusted with this despicable man.
Stop congratulating yourself, we all know how the previous administration sold out a covert cia agent because she was “fair game”, what hippycritters..
F U and your Chinese cars!!!
Kam…. I am only a Solyndra away from bingo! Someone gets caught in some stupid posts again and they play the “just kidding” card….wayyyyy too predictable.
October 25th, 20119:35 pm
You just have to accept that some of the folks here have serious pent up anger issues
Hopefully they can find assistance
Hannity? Dumb as dirt, rude, a pompous a33, and just plain tacky…
October 25th, 20119:36 pm
Thought we wee talking about ted kennedy. The old man had nothing over the nefarious bush clan, more like comrades in arms…
But how is he an idiot? I’ve got no problem with your view of him I’m just curious as to why you view him that way. If its just because you think anyone who has deeply held conservative views is an idiot then so be it.
October 25th, 20119:37 pm
Joe Kennedy sr sounds like my kinda guy!
October 25th, 20119:38 pm
October 25th, 20119:39 pm
What did the Bush clan do that was horrible? Did they build a fortune in illegal bootlegging, insider trading, etc? Did they cover up a girl’s death for 11 hours while the drunk that killed her sobered up?
And a liar. All the qualities that Rupert looks for in a FOXy Blues host.
October 25th, 20119:40 pm
How goes the battle lines? They are going to want another pound of your flesh from education because in repub world you, the police and fireman are the targets; god forbid we raise taxes on the rich, blasphemy! Scream the water carriers waiting for the trickle…
October 25th, 20119:41 pm
Agreed. I could say the same about that gal on MSNBC
Actually, Laura Bush was one of the more recent ones with driving difficulties. Of course she’s not a real Bush though.
October 25th, 20119:43 pm
**But how is he an idiot?**
Every now and then I tune in on the radio, it’s always the same, blame obama for just about everything on earth plus the air we breathe – he is a very small man…
A couple of those accusations of Hannity lying are from Media Matters which is a far left outfit that plays fast and loose with the truth and also with Jon Stewart who isn’t exactly a bastion of objectivity either. 2.3 million results isn’t impressive either if there are at least 60 million Americans who categorize themselves as liberal. When I get time though I actually will peruse through some of the other criticisms of him- just not from an outfit like Media Matters or Jon Stewart.
October 25th, 20119:44 pm
I’m waiting on “teleprompter”.
Does anyone else think it comical Rachel Maddow hypes up the Hoover Dam?
A Republican project?……. Too funny
Her cluelessness is just too funny
October 25th, 20119:46 pm
“lean forward” = lean Republican
October 25th, 20119:47 pm
Every now and then I tune in on the radio, it’s always the same, blame obama for just about everything on earth plus the air we breathe- Mick
About Obama screwing up the air we breathe. It is rumored by Hannity that Obama ate some chili on the campaign route and farted something noxious.
October 25th, 20119:48 pm
Bingo!…media matters and jon stewart
Always pays to play a second card!
lean Republican = Ann Coulter. Not funny though. She’s a double sacker.
October 25th, 20119:49 pm
You are to dense to get the point, what in gods name would the modern republican party of today say yes to build? Nothing. Protect the wealthy, say no to everything obama proposes, that about sums it up. You’ll are setting yourselves up for a landslide defeat. Mitch mcconnel is an evil basturd…
October 25th, 20119:50 pm
It’s going as well as can be expected…the kids are great, though, and that’s what matters
And with that in mind, it’s check out time…school dance tomorrow, so inner my rest
October 25th, 20119:51 pm
I think Hannity’s Books of Lies would cause massive deforestation and even worse global warming if they were ever printed.
Michelle let’s Barack eat chili?
That’s not healthy……
media matters and jon stewart were in the link that amvet provided to me. Hard for me to pull the media matters and jon stewart card when the card is presented directly to me.
Speaking of cards did Obama ever get his teleprompter back? There ya go kammypoo! You got the teleprompter card played! I figured I would be nice tonight and give the poo some crumbs.
October 25th, 20119:54 pm
October 25th, 2011
“I think Hannity’s Books of Lies would cause massive deforestation and even worse global warming if they were ever printed.”
Somebody better get Al Gore on the phone so he can save the forests and stop global warming.
Ah grasshopper. That is the correct retort.
However. My response to that is building the Hoover dam today would only add 1/5 the jobs it took then. And America is still working ok, if not great. We just built a new bridge next to the dam.
October 25th, 20119:55 pm
I just knew my personal clown, my jester, couldn’t stay on the sidelines long before asking for my attentions.
October 25th, 20119:56 pm
Jm, you just might want to watch that commercial again. She was talking bout the bridge.
October 25th, 20119:57 pm
Doom, don’t box yourself in!
I’m never afraid to read something from a rabid rightie site.
Hell, I read Newsmax regularly.
The message, not the messenger, is what matters…
You can’t have it both ways, we have massive infrastructure that needs upgrades, who’s going to do it, the private sector? No. Your republican buddies have said no because they don’t want to raise taxes on the poor little rich people that you all worship, I call it wealth worship – they are your masters…
October 25th, 20119:59 pm
Jm and Mick,
Interesting historical tidbit I saw somewhere. From conception to finish the Empire state building went up in 1 year. The freedom tower took 10 years to build with all the govt red tape and still isn’t finished. If you had to build the Hoover dam today I do wonder how many govt permits, environmental impact studies, and other hoops you would have to jump through to get it done in today’s environment. Speaking of nuisance lawsuits and red tape how many new nuke plants have gone up in the last 30 years?
October 25th, 201110:01 pm
Keep. Um, no keep, you’re wrong. Shocker.
Sounds like you need to go watch the ad again
You’re thinking of something else
The reason that the empire state building, george washington bridge were all built on time and under budget is because they were UNION jobs – done right the first time..
Headline (CNN): “Obama to offer help for students buried in debt”
“The White House announced on Tuesday two new measures the Department of Education will start offering in January to help college graduates climb out of their student loan debt hole.
One of the proposals would push up the start date for more favorable terms on a special loan repayment program based on income, said White House domestic policy adviser Melody Barnes. Another measure would encourage graduates with two or more different kinds of federal loans to consolidate them and get a small break on interest rates.”
I have a better idea !
Four years service in the U.S. military and half is totally forgiven.
Four years service in a “combat arms” unit of the U.S. Army or Marine Corps and “all” is forgiven.
October 25th, 201110:03 pm
Hell Scout, they already have something like that lol. It’s called ROTC……….
October 25th, 201110:05 pm
Speaking of nuisance lawsuits and red tape how many new nuke plants have gone up in the last 30 years?
Hell Doom, that one in Japan just “went up’ last spring, less than 6 month’s ago………..
It is widely acknowledged it wouldn’t ever be built due to environmental concerns
I’m not trying to have it both ways, and I’m not republican
I think infrastructure is good. But liberals ignore two important facts. Productivity has improved and housing construction guys don’t know how to and can’t build engineering projects
So infrastructure will not create jobs. But it is worthwhile in the right places
October 25th, 201110:06 pm
I actually have read some things from media matters that I found to be credible so I won’t completely box myself in. Sheesh- You read Newsmax? I don’t even read that. I view it with the same suspicion as I do media matters. Some of the articles in both may be true but what is and isn’t true is too much to go through to try and decipher.
I watch faux news, CNN, and tune in to the network news several times a week. The network news I kinda switch up a bit but I find Diane Sawyer at ABC so blatantly left wing that I automatically discount much of what she says. What did it for me was when the tornadoes hit Tuscaloosa and Joplin and Sawyer was fuming and implying that there had to be an obvious connection between some random but deadly tornados and global warming. She even tried to browbeat the meterologist into going along with a linkage between the 2. I couldn’t believe what I was watching. The meterologist had a shocked look on his face that she believed this and was trying to get him to agree with it but he politely dismissed your theory in a gentlemanly manner.
That Huff guy needed to go to Afghanistan. He’s a natural given all his Georgia militia training.
October 25th, 201110:07 pm
He’s breaking the law to do that
October 25th, 201110:10 pm
I heard they finally got that radioactive underground water leak fixed again down at Plant Vogtle.
October 25th, 201110:11 pm
That one in Japan I think was built in 72 or 1982. Interesting story about it. 2 American engineers walked off the job decades ago citing a faulty design structure and stating the plant would be unsafe in the event of an earthquake but if I remember correctly they disapproved of the plant design regardless of a quake or tsunami event. But that site not only was poorly built but had the misfortune of being built in a zone where it never should have been built due to tsunami and quake concerns. But even then outside of Chernobyl the safety record of nuke power worldwide is very good.
October 25th, 201110:12 pm
That’s easy. Just don’t publish Hannity’s Books of Lies.
October 25th, 201110:13 pm
I’m quite relaxed, now if only you would have more respect for the truth, cause an independent you are not. At least not by standards you have opined here. That would make you an IINO and a far right winger…
October 25th, 201110:14 pm
Crap I misread your post. I thought you were talking about the nuke plant in the wake of the tsunami. I was talking about how many new nuke plants have been built here in the U.S. Not in the world. Eyes are tired and now i know its time to call TAPS.
October 25th, 201110:15 pm
Mick don’t tell me what I am
U lose all cred when u try to do so
No sir. Jm is not nearly that far to the right. He leans right but can have some surprisingly middle of the road views. Now me? Hell I’m to the right of Attilla the Hun most of the time.
October 25th, 201110:16 pm
As long as nuclear power creates radioactive waste, it’s not worth it. If they could develop fission, I’d say go for it but we don’t have it. The sun is sitting up there radiating free energy, we just have to figure better ways to harness it, that’s the future…
October 25th, 201110:17 pm
Doomy out. Ya’ll have a good evening.
October 25th, 201110:18 pm
Calm down grasshopper – when being burned by the sun, wise man go indoors….that was too easy….
October 25th, 201110:19 pm
what is it that you people like soooo much about Obama?
Nuclear is carbon free……….
October 25th, 201110:20 pm
I’m with you. I would love to see complete solar and wind use. Unfortunately its been around a lot longer than you think and its simply not proving feasible and doesn’t look that way for quite awhile if ever. The choice in the shorter and intermediate term is very simple. Burn fossil fuels or go nuke which does create radioactive waste but that waste can easily be stored away. If the French who are very green can get 80% of their power from nukes which is clean and have plenty of space to safely store the waste then there is no reason why we can’t do the same. No reason whatsoever. We do it allready after all and get 20% of our power from nukes. WIth that I am outta here.
October 25th, 201110:23 pm
And Mick, there are far more challenges to renewables than the general public appreciates
Wonderful in concept, insanely challenging in reality
If nuclear is off the table, natural gas is the best plan
I like it, Mick.
Yes, the furious back pedaling is funny.
I’m not a Republican, but I voted for Purdue, Deal, Suxby, Isaakson, Coverdell, Mattingly, McCain, BushCorp (twice!), Dole, Bush 41, Ronnie and all of my state GOP reps.
October 25th, 201110:25 pm
Well….. He’s articulate (bush wasn’t)
He’s muddle headed (bush saw things in black and white more so)
But Obama has a long list of issues and a real challenge to be re elected
October 25th, 201110:26 pm
Am vet you’re a joke
U guys think you know how I voted
And you make up everything else you say too
The truth of the matter is we don’t like him as much as you keep saying we do, with that being said, no one and I do mean no one on the repub bench is worth changing horses in midstream for – get it? We have serious issues and what are your guys talking about? They don’t inspire and are reckless with the facts, its a huge problem for your side…
October 25th, 201110:27 pm
Libs make up lies
When they speak
October 25th, 201110:28 pm
Wish I could take credit but I think it was keep who coined the term IINO, why not?
October 25th, 201110:29 pm
“reckless with the facts”
Like claiming you know what party someone is in, how they vote, etc
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