These tweets were Rick's passive-agressive response to all the criticism he got over his "giving money to the poor breeds dependence" quip on "This Week."
He obviously got his fee-fees hurt, because he took the extraordinary step of
He obviously got his fee-fees hurt, because he took the extraordinary step of blocking me (guess he didn't care for the post linked above -- or this) and wrote, "Ignore slander...beware when all men speak well of you."
The tweets above are of a piece with what Franklin Graham said a while back -- that the church does a much better job than the government at taking care of people -- so really, who needs all this Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid stuff anyway? Overlaps beautifully with Republican dogma, doesn't it?
Now, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to understand that when populations are impoverished, charities that run on donations from those populations also become impoverished. If feeding the poor is your goal, one would think, you should be happy to get all the help you can get. But to right-wing partisans like Warren -- charity becomes a pissing contest, and an opportunity to bash government.
Yep, it's the <a href="http://crooksandliars.com/blue-texan/stupid-right-wing-tweets-erick-ericks-5">stupidest wingnut on the planet</a> is back again today, this time referring to the majority of his fellow citizens as a "cult of death." Read more...
While it's certainly true that almost anything is possible in the Circus Geek and Clown Tour otherwise known as the 2012 GOP primary, Santorum is currently just a hair above 9 percent on Intrade and against President Obama, he's Read more...
For this one, let's start with a good definition of "theocracy."
a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler, the God's or deity's laws being interpreted by the ecclesiastical Read more...
Right-wingers just love the "Obama ate dogs!" meme. Here's why.
One: It's a simple "both sides do it" maneuver to counter the Romneys' deeply weird method of transporting the family pet.
"Sure, strapping a dog to the car roof may be cruel Read more...