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John Boehner, lying as usual, says impeachment is "all a scam started by Democrats."

As we know, all Republicans are liars and cannot be trusted to tell anything resembling the truth.

Now, as Republicans in the House of Representatives prepare to sue the President for doing his job, there is lots of talk from Republicans about impeaching the President.  John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Chief Liar, says the impeachment talk is all by Democrats who want to use the topic as a fundraiser.

Boehner lies.  Check it out.

House of Representatives Schedule, July through November 2014

This is the work schedule for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives for July through November 4 (Election Day), 2014.

No jobs bill, no infrastructure repair bill, nothing of any value to anyone -- BUT -- they do have time to sue the President and to consider impeachment.

Sarah Palin DRUNK . . . video of her speech in Denver last week . . . incoherent, babbling, knee-walking drunk

Follow this link to video of a speech Sarah Palin delivered to a conservative group in Denver.

Listen to her -- slurred speech, incoherent.  No sentence makes any sense.  No sentence is connected to the sentence before or after it.  She must be shit-faced drunk . . . on she took a handful of pills before going on stage.

Thank you, John McCain, for forcing this brainless twit on the rest of the nation.

Why are all Republicans phony???

Republicans are phony.  Liars, cheats, crooks, and phonies.  Yet, their "base" continues to swoon over their every word and re-elect them.  Tells us something about the intelligence of the Republican "base."

Here's an example . . . check out this photo of Texas Governor Rick Perry.

Perry is concerned about the influx if illegal child refugees coming over the Texas-Mexico border.  So -- what does he do?  Boards a Texas National Guard helicopter and has himself photographed while draped over a .50-caliber machine gun, peering out of the window, assumedly scouring the countryside for children to shoot.

Check him out -- steely-eyed; glasses removed; cap on backwards; right hand on the trigger; left hand draped over the receiver with his Texas A&M class ring in full view.

And wearing his mom jeans.

What a phony piece of shit.  Typical Republican.

25 July: Not much rightwing crazy today . . . but there's still enough of The Crazy


First, a word of explanation.  Everyone has looked into the sky and seen vapor trails from jet aircraft.   The vapor trails are just that -- water vapor.  If you breathe out on a cold day, you can see your breath -- because the warm air coming out of your mouth hits the cold air and condenses into visible water vapor.  Same thing with a jet aircraft.  They fly several miles about the ground where the temperature is well below zero.  The hot air coming from the jet engines hits the cold air and condenses, thus, you see a trail of water vapor coming from the airplane.  On days when the humidity is low, the vapor trails are short -- on humid days, long, sometimes very long.

However, one of the favorite conspiracy theories of the insane people who make up the Republican base is that these vapor trails are, in fact, "chemtrails" -- trails of harmful chemicals that "the government" is spreading through aircraft exhausts.  I know.  CRAZY.  Twilight Zone crazy.  But that's what they believe -- so says this Nevada candidate who is backed by Ron Paul.

Oh, and don't forget -- adding flouride to the drinking water is a communist plot.

 Now, on with the story.

A Ron Paul endorsed candidate for county commissioner in Nevada outlined her conspiracy theory-informed vision for local governance in recently posted video.

Cindy Lake, a Republican candidate for Clark County commissioner, said she became active in politics because Paul – the former Texas congressman and failed presidential candidate – mentioned during a debate that he supported the right to drink raw milk.
“I think you have a right to put whatever you would like to put into your body, if you’re a grown adult,” Lake said during a candidates forum in April, which was posted online Thursday. “I don’t think the government should tell any of us what we should eat, drink, or how to raise our children.”
. . . 
Then the moderator asked her about fluoride in public drinking water.
“That is another one of my passions,” Lake said. “I’m completely anti-fluoride.”
She said toothpaste tubes warn against swallowing, and she said that was reason enough to remove fluoride from the water supply.
“It costs us just under a million dollars a year to add what is a toxic industrial waste chemical to our water, and we’re paying for that, when if you want it, you can certainly buy your own toothpaste that’s fluoridated,” Lake said. “I don’t want to give that to my family, and I don’t want it in my water.”
An audience member took the microphone and, gesturing toward the sky, warned that the greatest public health hazard came from chemtrails.
“Who’s polluting the county? How do we stop it? I don’t know,” the man said. “But they’re doing it all over the world, this geo-engineering. For who? What are they trying to do to the human species?”
The moderator tugged his leather jacket, and the video was edited at that point and then resumed as the man walked away from the microphone and took a seat.
“I do think an investigation has to be undertaken by the county commission and find out exactly what our role is there,” Lake said, without specifying how the investigation would be conducted or funded. “I don’t know who’s doing it; it’s a secret operation. As far as chemtrails go, I don’t want to be poisoned as much as anybody else, so I would vote no.”
Another took the microphone and explained that, as a pilot with 34 years of experience, the fears over chemtrails were unfounded.
“I respectfully asked my liberty friends to be very careful about this chemtrails thing, because to me, it’s all B.S.,” the man said. “The reason you see chemtrails like you do, is because there are thousands of planes flying overhead.”
Lake told the man they should discuss the issue later, and related an anecdote about inventor Nikolai Tesla’s so-called “death ray” that is widely shared among chemtrail conspiracy theorists.
“I’m not 100 percent sure what’s being sprayed up there, and why, if anybody was spraying us — aren’t they spraying themselves, too?” Lake said. “I do think that there’s some validity to it. I don’t have the science to prove it, but as with drones, I think things can be used for the good and for the bad.”
“Unfortunately, the government, when they are given any kind of tool, tend to use it against the citizens to control us, so my perspective is, I wouldn’t discount it without further investigation because there is some proof to (it), from what I understand in my research,” she added.

And that, folks, is enough rightwing craziness for one day.

24 July 2014: Today's rightwing insanity

Let's check in on The Crazy that represents today's conservatives, Republicans, biblethumpers, and rightwingers.

FIRST -- from Texas where a Congressman urged compassion for children crossing the US border only to be attacked by his constituents.

 A town  hall meeting held by Texas Tea Party state Rep. David Simpson (R) on Wednesday got heated as Simpson’s constituents railed at him for not doing more to stop the influx of unaccompanied, undocumented minors coming to the United States from Central and South America.
The Longview, Texas News-Journal reported that the conservative attendees expressed health concerns, religious fears and doubts about Simpson’s commitment to putting his “constituents first.”
Simpson attempted to tell the crowd of about 160 residents that the thousands of children arriving at the Mexico-U.S. border are fleeing lives of violence and abuse, including gangsters who specialize in trafficking children as sex slaves. Texans should treat the children with compassion, he said, a notion that his audience summarily rejected.  His audience went on the attack the Central American children as carriers of tuberculosis, leprosy, and ebola (none of which is true).
Here are a couple of samples of the hate and ignorance that's rampant among "conservatives" and "Christians."
“I’ve got four kids and a fifth one on the way,” Denson said. “These [Central American] kids have scabies and influenza, viral pneumonia, leprosy. These kids are going to be part of the school system…They are bleeding Texas [Democrat] blue.”
Other residents fear that the children are already criminals in their hearts.
“We need our borders protected. We need a lot of things, but what we don’t need is more people at the trough,” said Thomas Rolland to Simpson. “These people are not coming in with a good, Christian heart. Most of them are criminals, anyway.”
NEXT -- From Tennessee where a lady was asked not to drive so fast through a WalMart parking lot.  So she pulled a gun to protect her right to speed through a crowded parking lot.
A woman in Rutherford County, Tennessee was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly brandished a gun at a man who told her to stop speeding through a Walmart parking lot.
WGN radio from Murfreesboro, TN reported that 37-year-old Angela Scruggs was charged with aggravated assault for reportedly pointing the weapon and telling Jason Hill that she was going to shoot.
Hill told police that Scruggs nearly struck his son when she went speeding by in her Nissan Altima. He shouted to her to “stop speeding,” at which point a confrontation ensued.
FROM TEXAS, AGAIN -- "Open carry birthers" meet at Dealey Plaza -- where an American president was shot to death -- to "exercise" their right to carry loaded weapons openly -- and to denounce President Obama as not an American citizen.  And that's only a part of the insanity these people spout.
Supporters of open carry gun laws rallied over the weekend by bringing assault-style rifles and other types of firearms to Dealey Plaza, the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
In a video posted to YouTube, activists explain that they return to Dealey Plaza in Dallas each month to exercise their right to openly carry firearms.
Documents displayed by the demonstrators include information about New York Pastor James David Manning, who has criticized President Barack Obama for releasing “the homo demons,” and who also believes that Jesus would “stone” LGBT people to death.
In addition to supporting the constitutional right to keep and bear arms, the literature distributed by the activists asserts that President Obama is not a U.S. citizen.
“We ain’t going to give up our guns,” an activist named Rudy insists. “I’m just sick and tired of these foreigners coming in this country, and they don’t have any idea what American freedom is all about.”
“We’re worried about foreigners coming over the border, we’ve got a foreigner as president!” Rudy exclaimed. “We got a foreigner that was born in Kenya that had an illegal birth certificate as president, and you guys worried about foreigners coming over the border. So, the bottom line is we aren’t giving up our guns.”
The video ends with an impromptu sermon on the infamous Grassy Knoll about the dangers of women wearing “sexually charged” clothing.
The man preaching notes that President John F. Kennedy would have had a chance to meet God if he had not had a “lustful spirit.”
“You are a sinner, you deserve hell!” the preacher shouts.
“Amen!” the leader of the pro-gun protest yells back.
And that, folks is all The Crazy I can stand for one day.  Remember:  These ignorant, hate-filled, biblethumping clowns are the "base" of the Republican party.

The nation is saved!!! Michele Bachmann says she's thinking of running for President. Again.

The nation is saved!!!  Michele Bachmann says she's thinking of running for President.  Again.

After all, she did so well in 2012.  Of course, there are a few things she may want to spruce up before she starts her quest.

In addition to dealing with federal charges for violating election campaign laws, she may want to practice public speaking . . . eye contact for one.

Then there's the matter of not being photographed eating a corn dog (that is a corn dog . . . right?)!!!

On the other hand, she'll make a great cheerleader;

And remember when she told us "God told me to run for President?"  She may want to check on that.

Today's round-up of evil, stupid, obscene Republican, rightwing, conservative behavior

In case I haven't made myself clear, I don't care for Republicans.  None of them.  I'm 70 years old.  The Republicans I grew up with were decent people -- church-going, Main Street merchants, compassionate, contributing members of their community.

Today's Republicans are hate-filled, evil people.  Here's today's collection of proof of this fact.

  1. NRA commentator Billy Johnson this week proposed that children be forced to learn shooting skills in order to graduate as part of a plan to enact “gun-required zones” in the United States, and use taxpayer money to subsidize firearm purchases.
  2. Good Christians at Fox are shocked to learn that Texas emergency responders were “forced” to serve non-English speaker who call 911 in life-threatening situations even if the callers were suspected of entering the country illegally.
  3. The anti-abortion activist father of a pair wanna-be reality TV stars disrupted the services of a Unitarian church Sunday while the congregation was honoring a member who had died.  Members of Flip Benham’s Operation Save America group delivered an impromptu sermon while the congregation at First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans was observing a moment of silence.  “Into that sacred silence, a voice began to speak, and it began to speak about ‘abominations,’” said Rev. Deanna Vandiver, adding that the protesters shouted that their church was not a true faith. “Literally in our most tender and vulnerable space, religious terrorism began.”

Georgia Republicans have chosen a real piece of . . . real piece of work as their Senatorial candidate

Republicans have chosen a real peach of a Senate nominee in Georgia, where businessman David Perdue narrowly defeated Rep. Jack Kingston in a runoff vote. Republicans do love their businessman candidates, but, as we saw with Mitt Romney, that doesn't always play so well with the general public, and Perdue's business record has some uncanny similarities with Romney's:
While Romney was serving as Governor of Massachusetts, for instance, David Perdue was busy tanking a company called Pillowtex, leaving its 7,500 workers out to dry and pocketing a cool $3.1 million in the process. It wasn’t the first batch of American jobs that was killed under Perdue’s stewardship.
From 1994 to 1998, Perdue served as a senior vice-president at Haggar. Under his leadership, Haggar implemented an enormous shift of company employment and operations overseas. Thousands of American workers lost their jobs, and nearly 50% of the company’s domestic workforce was laid off, but Perdue brushed it off as being “in the best interest of the company.”
But Perdue does add a twist of his own: pay discrimination. Under his leadership, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found that female managers "generally were paid less than similarly situated male managers performing duties requiring equal skill, effort, and responsibility," and the company was fined $15 million. 
Perdue rounds out his record by opposing a minimum wage increase, wanting to cut Social Security and Medicare, and wanting to replace the federal income tax with a national sales tax, a policy that would benefit the rich.

Turtleface McConnell steps on it !!!!

Jim Gilchrist -- who ran off with the group's money -- now says he'll recruit "3,500 militia" to protect the border. Whooppeee!!!

Jim Gilchrist, one of the founders of the Minutemen Project militia group announced plans to recruit at least 3,500 “non-member volunteers” to take part in a May 1, 2015 anti-immigration effort along the U.S.-Mexico borderthe Southern Poverty Legal Center (SPLC) reported.
Gilchrist said on the group’s website that “Operation Normandy,” as he called it, needed that many volunteers to successfully cover the “porous areas” between San Diego, California and Brownsville, Texas.
“If you are familiar with the Normandy invasion of France in 1944, then you have an idea how large and logistically complicated this event will be,” Gilchrist said. “However, there is one difference. We are not going to the border to invade anyone. We are going there to stop an invasion.”
The use of the word “invasion” echoes a recent conservative talking point depicting the thousands of immigrants, most of them children, coming to the U.S. from Central American countries. Gilchrist’s post also said that the only rule for participating is, “Whatever you do, stay within the rule of law.”
“You do not put a hand on anyone, you do not talk to anyone, you do not confront anyone,” he told KPHO-TV earlier this month. “You report to Border Patrol.”
Gilchrist also said the volunteers will not be recognized as Minutemen members, but rather as “individual citizens.”
The SPLC noted that, though the group gained momentum in conservative circles after launching in 2005, it came undone due to leadership squabbles and criminal charges against two of Gilchrist’s associates, co-founder Chris Simcox and one of the group’s top figures, Shawna Forde.
Forde was convicted of first-degree murder in 2011 and sentenced to death for killing Raul Flores and his 9-year-old daughter, Brisenia, at their Arizona home. Prosecutors said Forde orchestrated the invasion of Flores’ home to rob him of drug-related money she believed he had in order to fund her group, Minutemen American Defense. The state Supreme Court rejected her appeal of the sentence this past January.
For his part, Simcox is scheduled to go to trial in September on charges of molesting three girls under the age of 10.

Biblethumpers trying to brainwash kids at Portland, Oregon city parks

An evangelical group has launched a campaign to convert children to Christianity at public spaces and schools in Oregon.
Parents concerned about the group’s intentions have launched their own campaign to warn about the Child Evangelism Fellowship’s Good News Club and its tactics, reported the Associated Press.
“They pretend to be a mainstream Christian Bible study when in fact they’re a very old school fundamentalist sect,” said Kaye Schmitt, an organizer with Protect Portland Children, which has taken out a full-page ad about the campaign in a local alternative weekly.
The group’s website claims most people become Christians between ages 4 and 14 years old, so they target children with the message that all people are sinful and that only Christian faith will save them from hell.
“The most spiritually productive harvest field anywhere is among the children,” the group says on its website.
But a spokesman for the religious group said it hoped only to reach young people at parks, apartment pools, and other gathering spots to educate them about Christianity.
“Children are easy to manipulate, we all know that,” said Moises Esteves, the group’s vice president. “We don’t use any of the schemes and high-pressure tactics that we’re accused of. Nothing could be further from the truth.”
Gallup polls in 2008 and 2012 consistently indicated Oregon was one of the least religious states in the nation, and other polls show Americans born after the early 1980s are the least religious generation in U.S. history.
The Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) won a 2001 U.S. Supreme Court case that decided they could hold chapter meetings on school grounds, and a critical book argues the group uses public spaces to lead children to believe their fundamentalist views are endorsed by authority figures.
The fundamentalist group is associated with creationist Ken Ham, head of the Answers in Genesis ministry, who claims their mission is part of a spiritual battle dating back to the temptation in the biblical Garden of Eden.
“If all life arose by natural processes, and there was no God, why would people even care what others were taught?” Ham said. “After all, for the secularists, when they die they will cease to exist—and in their belief system, they won’t know they even existed—so why should they care what is taught to children?”
Journalist Katherine Stewart first heard of the group when it came to her children’s public school in Santa Barbara, California.
“I started to hear about how kids attending the clubs were targeting their peers for what I can only describe as faith-based bullying and bigotry,” said Stewart, the author of The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children.
“The kids attending the clubs would say they knew the religion of the Good News Club ‘must be true’ because they learned it in school,” she added. “As one little 6-year-old girl said to her classmate, ‘They don’t teach things in school that aren’t true.’”
Stewart said the CEF, like many Christian fundamentalists, ultimately hopes to eliminate public education and replace those schools with church-run schools.
The group obtains permission slips to speak with children in schools, but members would not be required to do so in public spaces.
“We do teach that children are sinners, but we’re not nasty about it,” Esteves said. “If we were nasty about it, the kids wouldn’t come back.”
The CEF laid out a tarp Monday at a Portland park, where two volunteers led about a dozen children through Bible verses and Christian songs.
“My heart was dark with sin,” the children sang, “until the savior came in.”
However, one parent who described herself as a Christian said a few hours with the group turned her away from their message.
Mia Marceau, of Vancouver, Washington, said the volunteers told her 8-year-old son and his friends that they were headed to hell and must convert their friends to Christianity and raise money for the CEF.
“I raised a free thinker,” Marceau said. “He didn’t buy in. All of a sudden, he’s having arguments with his friends over salvation.”

Texas sheriffs criticize Rick Perry's border stunt: They need deputies, not National Guard

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) announced this week that he would send 1,000 troops to the Mexico border to help with the refugee crisis, but sheriffs in border counties are already dismissing the plan as a “political” stunt.
At a press conference on Monday, Perry said that he was activating 1,000 National Guard troops because he would “not stand idly by while our citizens are under assault and little children from Central America are detained in squalor. We are too good of a country.”
Border sheriffs, who were apparently not consulted about Perry’s plan, said they would rather he spend the money on additional personnel with the power to actively participate in border operations. In previous deployments to the border, National Guard troops have assisted in administrative duties and intelligence gathering.
“At this time, a lot of people do things for political reasons,” Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio told the Dallas Morning News. “I don’t know that it helps.”
“I don’t know what good they can do,” he explained. “You just can’t come out here and be a police officer.”
Lucio said that border counties needed the state to fund more police, who would be able to directly work with the U.S. Border Patrol.
Texas National Guard Adjutant General John Nichols insisted that the troops could be of assistance with their mission of “referring and deterring.”
Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor in Texas, has called for “deploying additional deputy sheriffs to the border like local law enforcement is calling for, rather than Texas National Guard units who are not even authorized to make arrests.”
It's perfectly clear to the Old Redneck why Perry sent the Guard to "the border:"  VISUALS.  PHOTO OPS.  Think about it -- Perry plans to run for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.  He wants to have his photo made with him standing on The Border with some heavily-armed Guardsmen . . . he'll be looking all serious, probably peering through binoculars across The Border, looking every bit the Macho Man, Defender of Freedom, Keeper of the Border.  Won't mean anything but the rightwingers will eat it up.

Republicans criticizing President Obama for "not visiting the border" have not visited the border themselves!!

Here's an interesting article from a Washington Post blog, quoted in its entirety:

The surge in migrant children trying to cross into the United States at the southern border has led to sustained Republican criticism of President Obama for not visiting the site of the crisis. But many of those critics have themselves not been to the border in the past few months, a survey conducted by The Washington Post reveals.

Since the number of unaccompanied children arriving from Central America surged in May, many members of Congress in both parties have argued the president has mishandled the situation and should witness the crisis first hand.

Two of the most vocal critics, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), have not visited in the last two months. Cruz’s office noted that the senator toured an air force base in San Antonio last month where many of the children are being held, and will be on a trip this Friday to the Rio Grande Valley. Among Democrats, House Democratic Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said it “wouldn’t hurt” Obama to visit the border, but he has not been either.
Members of the congressional leadership who have not been to the border include chair of the House Republican Conference, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), and Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wy0.), chair of the Republican Policy Committee Chair, who recently said Obama was  “projecting worldwide U.S. weakness” through his mishandling of the border situation.

Obama visited Texas last week and declined to go to the border, stating he was “not interested in photo ops” but “interested in solving the problem.”

Many Republican members of Congress from Texas have explicitly hit out at the president for avoiding the border — including Reps. Kenny Marchant, Joe Barton and Jeb Hensarling — even as they themselves have not visited, at least until now.

The Texas delegation is scheduled to visit to the Rio Grande Valley on Friday on a trip led by Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Tex.), to examine the crisis first hand. Other members who have not been since May are planning trips during the August recess. “There’s no way to fully grasp the scope and depth of the crisis through a simple briefing in Washington,”  Johnson said in a statement.

The majority of members on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, who has jurisdiction over the agencies dealing with the border crisis, have not visited the border since the crisis developed in May. The committee’s chairman Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.), who has supportive of the president, has not been to the border since May but visited Guatemala and Mexico in April. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) urged the president to go to the border last week. Along with Ron Johnson, committee member Sen. Michael Enzi (R-Wyo.) has criticized Obama's decision not to visit the border but hasn't gone himself.

Among members on the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) wants to build a fence across the entire southern border, Reps. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.) and Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) have criticized Obama over his handling of the situation. None of them have been to the border. A person close to the committee says that a trip was organized for members of House Homeland Security Committee on July 3, with an invitation to all committee members, but some declined due to prior commitments over the holiday weekend. Half of the committee, plus other representatives, visited the border patrol station in McAllen, Tex.

Is this politics as usual, or, is it illegal conflict of interest? I vote for conflict of interest . . . but, then, I'm an honest person.

Delegate Margaret B. Ransone represents the 99th District in Virginia’s the House of Delegates, the lower house of Virginia's General Assembly.

Delegate Margaret B. Ransone is the daughter of Ronnie and Shirley Bevans, who own Bevans Oyster Company, Kinsale, VA.

Delegate Margaret B. Ransone is an employee of Bevans Oyster Company.

Delegate Margaret B. Ransone sponsored HB 648 that changes the dimension of the containers used by oyster harvesters, reducing the minimum size from 2,800 cubic inches to 2,500 cubic inches – a 10.7% reduction.  Because oysters are sold by the container, Bevans Oyster Company now sells 10.7% fewer oysters for the same price as before.  Who benefits from this legislation?

Delegate Margaret B. Ransone sponsored HB 1092, that prohibits localities from exercising eminent domain to condemn privately-leased riparian and general oyster planting grounds that are under lease from the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC).  This means:  If a locality wants to build a public pier or other public facility over an oyster lease held by Bevans Oyster Company, they are prohibited from doing so.  Who benefits from this legislation?

Delegate Margaret B. Ransone had A. J. Erskine appointed to the VRMC.  The VRMC regulates the taking and selling of oysters.  Erskine is an employee of Bevans Oyster Company as well as a consultant to Cowart Seafood Company, Lottsburg, VA, a large oyster packer.  Who benefits from this appointment?   By the way -- a few months ago a driver for Cowart Seafood was arrested in Maryland for transporting under-sized oysters from Maryland to Virginia.  Of the 188 bushels of oysters on Cowart Seafood truck, 187 contained undersized oysters.

Is this business as usual, or, is it conflict of interest??

Just sayin' . . . 

What has FIVE YEARS of President Obama done for the USA?????

Do not show this to a Republican . . . it'll make his head explode!!!!!!!!!

Can you caption this photo??

Here's the background:  President Obama announced he was going to Texas to discuss immigration and border security, as well as the current problem of thousands of minors who have crossed the US border without parents or family.  Texas Governor Rick Perry announced he would NOT meet the President at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.  Then, at the last minute, Perry went to DFW, greeted Obama, boarded the Presidential helicopter with Obama, and flew to Dallas' Love Field for a meeting with Obama.

This photo came from that meeting.  Put your own caption on the photo.

Here are my favorites.

Obama:  "You clowns are gonna impeach WHO and repeal WHAT?"

Perry:  "I'm running for President in 2016."
Obama:  ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Obama:  "But Governor, you said you had three things to tell me . . . "

Obama:  "Well, Governor, now that you ask -- No, those glasses don't make you look smart.  They make you look like a dork!"

Let's hold up a mirror

The woman on the left is well-known (at least, well-known among rightwingerdingers) Holly Fisher, a wackadoodle.

The woman on the right is her counterpart.  There is no difference between the two.

Each of them is holding a symbol of their faith in their right hand.  In the left hand, each is holding a book of fairy tales.

Let's take a trip down the Tea Party/Patriot Memory Lane

Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957

Murrieta, California, 2014