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"Hey, Boehner; Show Some Stones For Once": The Right Wing Is Toothless And Congress Is Essentially Leaderless

So here’s something I’ve often wondered over the last few years. What exactly would happen if John Boehner bucked the right-wingers in the House? You know—if he gave us one of those heroic Hollywood moments that we so long for in this sail-trimming city and gave a big speech about how he was putting principle ahead of politics and the consequences be damned. 1,017 more words


Obama Jokes

The problem with Barack Obama jokes is that his followers don’t think they’re funny and other people don’t think they’re jokes.

A seedy-looking old man was sitting in the first row at a town meeting, heckling the President as he delivered a lengthy speech. 51 more words


Having It Both Ways, Part I

This has been a bit of a gripe of mine for a while now. Growing up in the Deep South, I’m acutely aware of what modern… 1,066 more words