Rep. Aaron Shock (Photo credit AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

House Speaker Boehner Shocked Schock Shucked

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R, Crocodile Tears) told the media he was “stunned” Rep. Aaron Schock (R, Illinois) has announced his resignation. Heh. For those who haven’t been following along, Rep. Schock was caught with both hands in the cookie jar. In the finest tradition of Illinois politics, for example, he billed the federal…

Absolutely Not John Lindauer. Really. (Photo from Juneau Empire)

Senator Sullivan Embarrasses Alaskans: Not for the Last Time, Either

Senator Dan Sullivan (R, Ohio, Maryland, Kochtopus) was one of the 47 Republican United States Senators who signed a letter to the Iranian government. The Junior Senator from Alaska signed the letter, which condescendingly claims the Iranian government “may not fully understand our constitutional system” and notes that a new U.S. president could revoke a unilateral… Advertisement from New York Times

David Petraeus: MoveOn.Org Was Right

Remember the furor when ran this full-page advertisement in the New York Times back in September 2007? The ad triggered a firestorm of criticism. The Senate passed an amendment to “strongly condemn personal attacks on the honor and integrity of General Petraeus”. All 49 Republican Senators and 22 Democratic Senators voted in support. Democratic Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Chris…

Senator Lisa Murkowski, Climate Change Denier (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senator Murkowski Reports the Sky Is Falling

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R, Exxon) announced to the Alaska Legislature last week that President Barack Obama plans to shut down the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. WC can’t make this stuff up. Walking the same path that former Governor Sean “Captain Zero” Parnell used to scare Alaskans into giving Big Oil $2 billion dollars, she’s trying to frighten Alaskans into some…