Republicans Want To Impeach President Obama, And They Don’t Need A Reason

Increasingly conservative constituents are asking Republican elected officials, “Why can’t we impeach President Obama?” And in many cases, these Republicans (Senator Ted Cruz, Representative Blake Farenthold) answer by saying it’s a good question, and that they would love to impeach Obama, but the problem is the Democratically controlled Senate. Republicans lack any solid reasoning for impeachment (surprise), but that’s not what stands in their way. What stands between Republicans and an impeachment attempt is a tiny sliver of acumen remaining in the United States Congress.

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Republicans Behaving Badly: Tennessee Representative Uses Bible To Justify Starvation

Rep. Stephen FincherIn the never-ending chronicles of Republicans behaving badly, Tennessee Representative Stephen Fincher uses a Bible quote as his shield. I guess in Fincher’s warped mind he is absolved of any guilt because he is only carrying out the wishes of God. I mean, it’s printed in the Bible. It’s supposed to be the word of God. And it’s REALLY old! And it’s written in English no less!

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Gallup Poll: Republicans Are ‘Inflexible’ And ‘Unwilling To Compromise’

A new Gallup poll reveals the biggest negative perception facing the GOP, with “inflexible” and “unwilling to compromise” getting 21%. I wonder how they got that idea? Maybe it could be all the filibusters and general obstruction in congress? Or maybe it was when Republican Speaker of the House, John Boehner, said, “I reject the word,” when asked about compromise.

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Georgia GOP Chair: Same-Sex Marriage Will Lead To Fraud

Sue Everhart - Georgia GOP Chair - photo by APSue Everhart, chairwoman of the Georgia Republican Party, says that same-sex marriage will lead to massive fraud. “You may be as straight as an arrow, and you may have a friend that is as straight as an arrow,” said the misguided GOP chair. “Say you had a great job with the government where you had this wonderful health plan. I mean, what would prohibit you from saying that you’re gay, and y’all get married and still live as separate, but you get all the benefits? I just see so much abuse in this it’s unreal.”

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The Incredible Dwindling Republican Party

The modern Republican Party is an interesting case study. You have a core that is consolidating itself around some of the most extreme right-wing personalities in the country. This core has a belief system that operates in absolutes: No path to citizenship — America is a Christian nation — Anti-choice — Pro-murderous assault weapons — Anti-gay — Anti-minority — Anti-women — and on, and on. And every member of the Republican Party who seeks local or national office must appease this radical core or face political oblivion.

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