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Right wing blogger asshole Andrew Breitbart died of shame, obviously

More likely gout. Obviously Breitbart's body lacked the bilious elasticity of Bill O'Reilly or Rush Limbaugh. Speaking of which, were you in the loop on this email joke? A young black Limbaugh asks his mom; "Mommy, how come Im black and youre white?" To which his mother replied: "Dont even go there Rush! From what I can remember about that party, youre lucky you dont bark!"   Probably you'd find that joke more crude than either a Limbaugh or Breitbart mother would deserve, but imagine that the actual subject of the email was President Obama and his mother. The real story is that such an email was forwarded by Montana Chief US District Judge Richard Cebull to his inner circle, with the following personal note: Hope it touches your heart like it did mine.

Happy Earth day, to us!

Four decades in the making, and at the FIRST Earth Day suggestions were made to stop destroying Earth. Which, since any habitable Other Planet is decades in the future, and Earth happens to be our ONLY life support mechanism until then, and the destruction could kill Earth long before then... 16204

Tea Partygoers may be embarrassing morons, but they know more than you

TEABAG SPRINGS, CO- Acacia Park overfilled with angry white folks for their Tax Day protest, though talk of actual tax resistance was as unlikely as spilled tea. Instead our local teabags espoused Fox talking points about the illegitimacy of our current government, etc. Aside from the socialist herring, how right they are. 14479

Teabonics parlee-voo

While we've been fussing about whether to dub them TEABAGGERS or just TEABAGS, someone's honed in on the pejorative that binds them, TEABONICS --with apologies to African Americans whose variant dialect reflects cultural influence not lack of education or intelligence. Irony of course flies IQ levels above Tea Partygoers, as central to their anti-immigrant anglo-centrism is the insistence that real Americans know English. Here's a Flickr collection of proclamations in Teabonic. 15878

Teabag Springs

TEABAG SPRINGS, COLORADO- How did it feel to hear Diane Sawyer talk about our city, poor as dirt, not for lack of resources, landmarks or climate, but so stupid, so corrupt and tax-averse, to have run ourselves straight out of operating funds? Our future has been painted indelibly: dried up parks, extinguished street lights (misquoted as "1/3 of traffic lights," they imagine us that dumb), our services and security compromised, and public spaces boarded until we can float another financial bubble. Not mentioned: the war economy is booming, and many of the private war-profiteers are local. Through whose fingers is the military largess escaping? We knew Springs voters were dumb, our teacup overfloweth, now we're poor folk too.

Tea Party Patriot robes for tiny pee pees

COLORADO SPRINGS- This year for Halloween I'm dressing up like yokel heroes Sean Paige, Richard Randall, Tom Gallagher, and Doug Lamborn, the rabble-rousers behind our local Teabag mobs. They're reveling in the white man anger, against immigrants, ACORN, and taxes for social programs, laughing off accusations of being racist, while probably praying to God their mob doesn't seize upon a passing African American and lynch him. Until recently a Halloween costume like this would have been mistaken to be a ghost, but for the resurgent ugly white man. The Pikes Peak region was crawling with KKK members in the 1930s, and during the Bush years their sons and grandsons snuck to the Texas border to join the Klan's modern incarnation The Minutemen. With a black president clouding the horizon, suddenly these same men and women are rallying. At a recent public meeting, Representative Lamborn chuckled about his fellow malcontents rising up, at "I guess we call them, Tea Parties." A heckler cried out "Clan Rallies." The Lamborn crowd booed, but I bet most of them still have their fathers' robes.

I recognize the voice…

The female voice on the Tea-Party/Konservative Korporate Klan commercials, like Health Care- Wrong for Colorado, wrong for America, Wrong for YOU, Energy Regulation, Wrong for Colorado, Wrong for America, Wrong for YOU!, Thinking for yourself Wrong for Colorado, Wrong for America, Wrong for YOU! 9742

Calling the Tea Party “Patriots” what they really are gets you flagged

On Colorado Springs Craigslist. Chickenshit bastards. They're murderers, pure and simple. Their latest outrage, the LYNCHING of Bill Sparkman in Clay County, Kentucky, just proves their lack of courage, honor or patriotism. But, the outrage doesn't end there... The Local Right Wing are now trying to suppress the reporting of their Shared Guilt with their Killer Koward Komrades.

Teabag Constitution Day, Acacia Park

THE NOT-WITH-MY-TAXES PATRIOTS are holding another tea party tomorrow, to mark Constitution Day Sept 17, 11AM downtown in Acacia Park, where two friends got permission to table there tomorrow to represent the Special Olympics and pass out applications. 9153

No Teabagger, Glenn Beck is a Teabag

We've been calling them teabaggers, the impulsive naysayers to reform and a rededicated social conscience; so named because they decry "taxation without representation." Having lost the election of 2008, their idiocy is no longer represented in Washington by someone they feel they can share a beer with. So they hold "tea parties," minus the jettisoning of capitalist goods. They protest all government spending, question Barack Obama's birth certificate, and rail against immigrants, socialism, and the decline of White America. We call them "Teabaggers," but the term conjures an unmerited sexual act. We should call them "Teabags" instead. I'd like a dittohead wingnut nickname that sounds more like scumbag.

Act Blue is not going to stop Joe Wilson

Progressive websites are raising money to defeat GOP Tourette's poster child Joe Wilson in the next election. Is it going to work? No. You can't stop populist assholes like Wilson, or Vitter, or Delay, or Gingrich, or Lieberman, can you? Incumbent embarrassments have legions of loyal constituents. That's who you have to stop. If you want to stop Wilson you have to insist the South Carolina prosecutor's office isn't dropping charges of domestic violence, disorderly conduct, child truancy, poaching, littering, lying about sales use tax, and loitering at nursing homes trying to register voters. Shroud that crowd in red tape and Joe Wilson's base will head for the hills.

Which Republicans are not assholes?

This Republican has apologized for yelling "YOU LIE" during President Obama's speech to Congress tonight. Does sorry mean anything if he's expecting endless slaps on the back from the Glenn Beck fans? Joe Wilson, Asshole Party house representative from South Carolina is one of the DC hosts of the Teabaggers 9/12 anti-health reform tour. Not one of these honorable gentlemen had the temerity to call George Bush on his obvious lies. 8760

Michele Bachmann urges anti-health teabaggers to slit their wrists, so do it

I may not be not an expert on blood pacts, but I've seen them on TV. You cut your palm or finger with a knife or other sharp edge of opportunity, and let your blood mix with that of your newly-resolved comrade. The Colorado Independent reports that US Representative Michelle Bachmann is calling for a blood covenant from her fellow anti-health reformists, and she wants them to be so determined that they "slit their wrists." We'd like to go the Minnesota congresswoman one further. If the private-insurance-death-panel advocates feel they must defeat health reform because Obama's measures have the strength to destroy this country forever, they could prove their resolve by slitting their throats to really commingle their blood!

Tea Party Express bypasses Colorado

COLORADO lost some of its square state stature today when the national teabaggers tour bus took a turn in Albuquerque and went south. The Tea Party Express is headed to DC to protest health care reform, but its two week schedule is going to exclude Rocky Mountain crackers. Coloradans feel the mouth-breathers down our necks everyday, but this marks an evolutionary shift, as ideological cul-de-sac becomes dead end.

Right-wing KVOR radio goon tries to intimidate city council

I snapped this photo at Monday's city council meeting: A stringer for right-wing KVOR radio holds his microphone up to the chamber's amplification system. Curiously, he only assumed this conspicuous stance when the council members were explaining their votes, and then, ONLY for those anticipated to speak against TABOR and its proponents.   As the councilmen vied to straddle the fence on the issue, this gentleman would slowly stand whenever someone's reasoning appeared to vacillate against the interests of the anti-tax wingnuts, Local Liberty Action, and teabagger Sean Paige.

Weiss TABOR reform has votes to pass!

COLORADO SPRINGS- I attended a COS city council meeting today, lured by the prospect that Vice Mayor Larry Small was going to call the CS Independent publisher a liar to his face.   I'm always excited at the prospect of differences of opinion reaching a level of incivility. Do we care about these issues? Or is it all about liking each other, regardless who's oppressing whom? We gentlemen debaters, after all, are never those affected by the injustices in question. 8486

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