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Archive for April 4th, 2009

Greedheads, idiots and liars

Posted by Charles II on April 4, 2009

Democrats who voted for raising the estate tax threshhold to $10M for couples, while claiming that this will not increase the deficit:

Baucus (D-MT), Yea
Bayh (D-IN), Yea
Cantwell (D-WA), Yea
Landrieu (D-LA), Yea
Lincoln (D-AR), Yea
Murray (D-WA), Yea
Nelson (D-FL), Yea
Nelson (D-NE), Yea
Pryor (D-AR), Yea
Tester (D-MT), Yea

Posted in Democrats, taxes | 4 Comments »

Those wacky family values Republicans!

Posted by Charles II on April 4, 2009

This brilliant image from Flyinyureye

Sarah Palin as the Red Queen

From KTUU via Mudflats, the AP reports that Diana Palin, a half-sister of First Dude Todd Palin has been pinched for felony burglary and misdemeanor trespass, two counts apiece, for breaking into a home to steal money.

The same home.

Ah, but wait. It gets better. She brought along the 4 year old. . For on-the-job training, I guess. Or maybe it was Bring Your Child to Work Day. (thanks to Johnny Angel for the tip).

Posted in family values, Republicans acting badly, Sarah Palin | 2 Comments »

Obama Partially Lifting Cuba Travel Ban

Posted by Phoenix Woman on April 4, 2009

He’s allowing family travel, which is the most he can do right now. It’s up to Congress to remove the ban in its entirety, and Richard Lugar’s putting forth a bill to do just that.

Looks like sanity may be coming to Cuban-American relations. (h/t John Campanelli.)

Posted in 111th Congress, Cuba, doing the right thing, President Obama | Comments Off on Obama Partially Lifting Cuba Travel Ban

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