Tammie Wilson, photo credit uknown

Tammie Wilson: Hypocritical and Damnfoolish


Interior Gas Utility started easement clearing work to install an underground  natural gas system in the North Pole area. When done, it should cut North Pole heating costs in half, and address the air pollution problem that plagues the area. So why is Rep. Tammie Wilson (R, Ignorance) trying to monkey wrench the work? Rep.…

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…

MoveOn.org Advertisement from New York Times

David Petraeus: MoveOn.Org Was Right


Remember the furor when MoveOn.org 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…