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The Story of Conservative Deep Thinkery

The Story of Conservative Deep Thinkery

The Story of Conservative Deep Thinkery (For Siri! ) Gather ’round everyone, and I’ll tell you another campfire story. Now as’n you know, we already don’ tol’ the story ’bout how Jesus wrote the 2nd ‘Mendment, and the one ’bout how Barney Frank single handedly done crashed the economy right …Wait! Don’t stop there!

Modern Republican “Thinkery” – A Perfect Encapsulation

Modern Republican “Thinkery” – A Perfect Encapsulation

Was chatting/lurking on The Daily Beast and ran across this gem. It’s from a poster calling himself “Constitutional Rights,” and perfectly encapsulates everything that’s wrong with conservative economic thinking today (sadly, he did not venture into social topics, but I’d love to hear his “well considered” opinions (stated as iron …Wait! Don’t stop there!

Republicanz R Smartte!

Republicanz R Smartte!

Bottom line: The Republican party as it is currently configured, even by the reckoning of its own members, is dumbing itself down. See here and here. These aren’t lilly livered libtards…these are well respected members of the conservative movement (well, formerly, in Frum’s case…he committed the heresy of not marching …Wait! Don’t stop there!

Video of the Week

Video of the Week

Tried my hand at making one, and rather enjoyed the process! I think I’ll be doing more of this in the days and weeks ahead, but wanted to give a shout out to DeVel’s Workshop, whose resources were employed in the making of my first effort! Enjoy…Things Republicans Hope You …Wait! Don’t stop there!

MythBusting 13 – Barney Frank, the CRA, and Fannie/Freddie caused the crash!

MythBusting 13 – Barney Frank, the CRA, and Fannie/Freddie caused the crash!

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Republican policies are awful. Not just, “man, that sucks” awful, but train-wreck-in-slow-motion, spectacularly awful to the point of shaking America to her very foundations awful. Don’t believe me? Consider: * Republican boilerplate policies are to drastically scale back regulations in the …Wait! Don’t stop there!

Conservatives, Language, and the Fox Bubble

Conservatives, Language, and the Fox Bubble

First, let me define “The Fox Bubble.” This is the alternate universe that conservatives have set up for themselves, and includes various right wing media properties (Fox “News” being the flagship) that reinforce right wing talking points by spinning news stories to present conservatives in the best possible light, demonize …Wait! Don’t stop there!

Conservatives…What Happened??

Conservatives…What Happened??

Here’s a random sampling of what conservatives were saying in conversations on the eve of the 2012 Presidential election: Country Girl: “November can’t come soon enough!” Wisconsinite: “Romney in November and taking the Senate.” Gear4War: “beat the Dems senseless come November.” Houston_Forensics: “Obama will lose” Dallas J.: “the end of …Wait! Don’t stop there!

MythBusting 12 – The Librul Mainstream Media Conspiracy

MythBusting 12 – The Librul Mainstream Media Conspiracy

Of all the various conspiracies invoked by the Conservatives, this one is the Big Kahuna. It’s so commonplace…so ingrained into their way of thinking that they simply accept it as fact…without thought or question, no longer even realizing that every time they say “MSM,” “Main Stream Media,” or the variant …Wait! Don’t stop there!

Video of the Week

Video of the Week

This makes for a nice compilation of all the hatred and bat-shit nuttery coming from the right these days. God Bless ALL Americans…not just the ones I like personally, and God Bless the President, who has to survive in this swamp of ignorance and hatred. -=Vel=- What do you think …Wait! Don’t stop there!

Gays, Language, Newt Gingrich, The Right Wing, Random Conservative Posters, and America

Gays, Language, Newt Gingrich, The Right Wing, Random Conservative Posters, and America

In 1996, one of the Guiding Lights, and “Deep Conservative Thinkerers,” Newt Gingrich, outlined a strategy and a fundamental need for the Republicans to control language in order to win the war of ideas and exert control. You can find a copy of his memo here, and in the event …Wait! Don’t stop there!

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