Politics for Dummies

Politics: The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People pt 1

“Politics” is the smart person word for “yelling about the government.”  The person you’re yelling at, is considered to be the stupid one (to you) and of course the reverse is true to him or her. It’s hard to conceive of a more pointless exercise. In the next three minutes and fourteen seconds I learned…

CBO Obamacare Job Loss for Dummies, Pat Bagley cartoon

The ads from the Koch Brothers have already began. “CBO SAYS 2 MILLION JOBS LOST TO OBAMACARE!” First of all it is not jobs lost but reduction in hours which the CBO translated to jobs and apologized for the next day. Secondly it is only about the people leaving jobs they only hold to get…

It is race and religion that divides America, Alan Abramowitz

A remarkable 80 percent of observant whites with family incomes below $15,000 voted for a Republican presidential candidate who famously expressed no interest in appealing to 47 percent of the electorate including, presumably, those living below the poverty line. The information in this article is culled from the Washington Post  How race and religion have…

Racist F, a song for my racist friends

Boy do A LOT of people I know need to listen to this song. Let me tell you. For what good it will do… All those racist canards… They are lazy. My hard earned tax money. They are on the dole. My hard earned tax money. They are criminals filling our prisons, My hard earned…

David Dewhurst says Impeach Obama, Texas politics for dummies

Texas Lt Governor David Dewhurst called for the Impeachment and removal from office of President Barack Obama at a Tea Party and NRA sponsored rally at the Alamo this week. Republicans recently passed an executive order to open the Historic Alamo grounds to partisan politics last year. If you recall, David Dewhurst lost the Senate…

Obamacare Website Glitches EXPLAINED! Totally Biased

The Obamacare site is glitching and crashing after 4.7 million visits the first day, and FOX News is smug smugitty smug smug smug!  Says one happy FOX sage, “Hey we told ya this was gonna happen months ago.” We shoulda listened to him, hey? Never having experienced site problems due to traffic, FOX  assumes it’s…

Americans Prefer: Obama Care or Affordable Care Act? Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel asks Americans if they prefer Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act, and finds most people believe they are two different programs. Friends, we are in trouble! Jimmy’s informal segment is backed up by research. A recent poll by CNBC revealed that 37 percent of Americans opposed the Affordable Care Act, and 46 percent…

The 7 Big Republican Lies on the Economy, Robert Reich

The GOP is failing miserably on the social, cultural and minority issues. Day after day they can’t help themselves from not only expressing their intolerance, bigotry and racism but when they get caught they have Fox and Talk Radio celebrating it. Abortion, birth control, Sandra Fluke, Paula Deen, Rodeo Clown and whatever it will be…

Jon Stewart Raps the Right to Work around the union laws

Here is the bottom line in all this, the big dirty elephant in the room in Right to Work laws. Write it down on an iPad and shove it up a Republican's ass. If you want the freedom and choice to not pay union dues while working in a union shop, then any benefit the…

The Fiscal Cliff for Dummies video, FOD

Another issue that was just explained to THIS dummy was why the GOP is so dead against a 3% generic viagra raise in the tax rate for the wealthy.  A tax RATE increase is like set in stone, while playing around with deductions is set in sand. I am also seeing a lot of reasonable…

The 3% tax hike for the 1% for dummies, Auth Cartoon

The big discussion of late has been that the President has to give in and move the tax hike for the wealthy from a $250,000 income to $500,000 or one million. I have a reality check here for most everyone reading this.  When we say that we are going to increase taxes by 3.6% on…

Jon Stewart: THAT Obama’s YOU DIDN’T BUILD THAT gaff

  So… That happened was President Obama took a verbal shortcut. Looking at what he actually was saying, it is clear that he meant that the YOU DIDN’T BUILT THE ROADS AND BRIDGES AND INFASTRUCTURE. But got lazy and said “THAT” instead.  A shortcut turned into a major gaff because most Republicans are too thick…

Funnyordie: US Debt and Deficit explained for Dummies

Even I can understand the economy after watching this!  It is all factual and objective except for a few things early on in the video. The first question that comes to mind after watching this is I wonder which apocalypse will come first? The financial or the environmental apocalypse? It’s a race to human obliteration! …

Daily Show News Team explains Economy and Economists

  Had to laugh like hell!  Economists know a lot more about the economy that you do! And the bottom line? That ain’t saying much. They are  unique, much like CEOs in that they can be totally wrong, do a horrible job and still keep their jobs and get bonuses. Much like that Jim Cramer…

FOD: Cubby T Clown for President, the Tissues, axes and a Tea Party

  This one is a bit late; It should have been made during the Republican Primaries which had more clowns in the car than a circus. Speaking of clownish behavior in the GOP Primaries, I am torn as to which clown should get the Clownie Award. Should it go to Marcus Bachmann or Donald Trump?…

Politics for Dummies, why Republicans will lose 2012

It’s something everyone knows but no one seems to have put into just one sentence, let me try… The longer the Republican primaries go on, the longer the candidates will crawl over each other to see who can sling the most Right-wing swill for the Republican Base to get the nomination, causing ever more independents,…