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Wackadoo Season In Washington



Among the economic Tea Party debt-ceiling danger deniers are the pictured Ted Yoho, Richard Burr, Steven King and Mo Brooks. The leader of this brigade is Sen. Tom Coburn, General of the Wackadoo militia. This gaggle of ingnorants have been spreading their ignorance across the news-waves, and sadly, there are too many vulnerables who might actually believe them.

Wackadoo is a term that's being used more and more often by pundits to describe elected officials, generally Republicans and Tea Partiers who just don't get it. They are birthers, climate change deniers, creationists and now economist gurus. These deniers are political terrorists who are determined to see this country destroyed so they can save it. Kind of the Werner Erhard (EST) philosophy of how to make you feel good. They suffer from hero complex -- but to be a hero, you need a damsel or dude in distress. So these sick puppies have set out to create catastrophe.

What is their take on this debt ceiling looming showdown?


“Tough luck,” these people say. The nation spends too much as it is. Blocking a debt ceiling increase will provide the radical shock therapy the nation desperately needs to start living within its means.

That seems so diametrically opposed to just about every valid, responsible person or organization, Democratic or Republican.

Wall Street and the White House are warning that failure to raise the nation’s debt limit will result in an economic apocalypse. “There is no silver bullet. There is no magic wand that allows us to wish away the chaos that could result,” President Barack Obama said on Tuesday.

So, who's right. Sadly, the wackadoos want to take us over the cliff to find out. Can we afford this experiment? Here it is in a Politico video, a short breakdown on the debt ceiling. It's succinct and precise. It's all you want or need to know.

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VIDEO ADDED: Bobby Jindal makes waterboarding joke at #CPAC2013


not funny hahaha no

Here are a few examples of what conservatives think is funny:

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) Cracks Joke About Waterboarding At Senate Hearing:

John McCain jokes about “mercilessly interrogating, waterboarding” John Kerry at confirmation hearing:

Bobby Jindal at CPAC just minutes ago:

tweet terkel jindal waterboard joke cpac 2013

As I've said before, the above lame attempts at wit (or in their cases, half wit) by Republicans inexplicably continue to get laughs... from other Republicans. And each time this occurs, these pathetic clowns get a pass on this particular brand of what passes for humor.

Who writes their material, Dick Cheney?

ADDED-- Here's the video:


Video- Senator RIchard Burr (R-NC) Cracks Joke About Waterboarding At Senate Hearing


Via Think Progress.

Prime contender for this week's Asshat Award.