Saturday, July 19, 2014

Conservative Mantra: Stupid Is As Stupid Does, Stupid Is As Stupid Does...

In George Bernard Shaw's masterpiece Man And Superman, Mrs. Whiteside wonders, "I don't know which is best for a young man, to know too little...or too much."

With Conservatives, and especially the Tea Baggers, it's easy...

"New Poll Finds Over 1/3rd of MS GOP Voters Would Support Confederacy In New Civil War."

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"A new poll from Public Policy Polling has come out where they surveyed the people who voted in Mississippi’s primary election. The results are as startling as they are notable, for the survey found that 1 in 3 Republicans would side with the Confederacy in a civil war..."

And lest you think that the story is just a typical librul cherry-picking stunt, check this year-old poll out:

"New Poll Shows A Third of Louisiana Republicans Blame President Obama for Katrina Response."

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"If this doesn’t terrify you about the amount of misinformation and sheer ignorance in this country, I’m not sure what will. A recent poll done by Public Policy Polling found that 29% of respondents in Louisiana blamed President Obama for the poor response following Hurricane Katrina.

"How many blamed President Bush? Less than those who blamed President Obama. Only 28% of those polled blamed Bush for the terrible response by our federal government following Hurricane Katrina..."

A typical Tea Bagger displays his stupidity to the world...



And we really wouldn't be surprised to know that this driver votes the straight Republican ticket...



But if stupidity drives people to do the same thing over and over, shouldn't a smart cookie like Mr. Christie remember the success he had in bringing a certain bridge to a standstill? (It's satire, kids!)

"CHRISTIE: I WOULD BRING TRAFFIC OVER THE BORDER TO A STANDSTILL."


"IOWA CITY (The Borowitz Report)— Testing the political waters in Iowa today, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that if he is elected President, he would bring the flow of illegal immigrants over the U.S.-Mexico border to a virtual standstill.

"'There are ways of keeping people from getting to where they want to go,' Christie said, claiming that he was the only Republican hopeful with the hands-on experience necessary to fix the border crisis.

"The New Jersey governor was vague about how he would halt traffic over the border, but exuded confidence that he was the right man for the job.

"'I’d make a few phone calls,' he said. 'It would get done.'"

Unlike the Cons and their Sheeplets, we need to keep abreast of things, do our reading, and stay away from Conservative noise machines...

"Scientists Debunk Daily Caller's Claim That Increasing Penguin Populations Disprove Global Warming."

"Conservative news site uses pseudoscience in a lame effort to contradict climate-change research."

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"A Daily Caller article cites an increase in the populations of two penguin species to dismiss 'global warming scares' that climate change poses a dangerous threat to these animals. But the population 'increases' are partially due to better census data, while penguins globally are declining and remain extremely vulnerable to global warming.

"Two species of penguins appear to be increasing in population, according to recent census data: the Adélie Penguin and the Emperor Penguin (for reference, those are the two species featured in the animated movie Happy Feet). The Daily Caller's Michael Bastasch  trumpeted these findings as a victory against 'global warming alarmists, like Al Gore,' who have 'claimed that penguin populations are in deep trouble due to global warming.' Bastasch asserted: 'The global population of penguins has boomed.'

"Not quite..."

But stupid people aren't really a danger to our democracy and way of life, or are they? Or will the President have to use the power of the veto for the remainder of his term?

"The Next National Nightmare: A Republican Majority Congress in 2015."

"The Washington Post predicts the Republicans will win big this fall."

Photo Credit: http://www.mcconnell.senate.gov
"The right-leaning Washington Post’s 2014 election experts are now predicting that Republicans have an 86 percent chance of taking over the U.S. Senate. The  New York Times puts it at 58 percent. Other top pollsters agree with the Times, saying the GOP’s odds of a Senate majority are strong but slimmer. Only Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball strongly disagrees, saying that many Democratic incumbents will not be beaten.

"What would it look like if Republicans controlled Congress under President Obama?..."

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Jefferson warned us when he wrote, "I know no safe depositary of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power." (Thomas Jefferson to William C. Jarvis, 1820. ME 15:278)

The author of our Declaration of Independence has probably been crying in his grave for the last century...is the best solution to criminalize Conservatism and to pour money into educating our children?

We think so.

Sadly, the criminal cartel known as Conservatism has had its own way with us for too long to wait anymore.



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"He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat,
but certainly no more."

P.G. Wodehouse.

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