From the daily archives: Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Yesterday Harry Reid [D-NV] introduced Senate Resolution 608 – “A resolution relative to the death of Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr., former United States Senator for the State of North Carolina” – and the entire Sentate signed on as co-sponsors.

The resolution expresses “profound sorrow and deep regret” over the death of this racist prick and claims he “made invaluable contributions to his community, State, Nation, and the World.”

Un-fucking-believable.

When did gay bashing and race baiting become invaluable contributions to any community?

Anyway- here’s the text, from the congressional record:

Whereas Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr., born […]

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“Wing Nut” Ascends

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Well, it’s official.

Merriam-Webster is finally adding “wing nut” to the latest edition of their dictionary.

No news yet on “Christofascist” or “Asshat”. But it’s only a matter of time, I suppose.

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This weekend I saw this piece of an interview with Ken Blackwell on CNN. In it Ken claims “John McCain is willing to stand before African American voters and say ‘I care’.”

It’s nice to see that McCain found at least one black Republican to support him.

Unfortunately, Blackwell’s claim just isn’t true. Sure, McCain may stand there and SAY he cares- but if he really did care then he wouldn’t have hired former Jesse Helms cohorts to work on his campaign.

If he REALLY cared, John McCain would dump Republican strategist Charlie Black – who “played a […]

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Is there anyone dirtbag Republican lawyer and failed candidate for Columbus mayor Bill Todd won’t represent?

For-profit Charter School PACs that illegally funnel contributions to Republican candidates…

Anti-womens’ rights groups that want to run illegal issue ads…

Bogus non-profits that run illegal campaign ads and then illegally hide the names of their contributors…

hmmm… I guess not.

So I guess it should come as no surprise that he’s now representing Payday lenders – suing the state for the right to charge poor Ohioans 391 percent interest for small loans!

I’ve really tried to stay neutral on […]

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