Tag Archives: Republican hijinks

Verbatim

House Freedom Caucus Does Its Usual August Dirty Work

“The HFC always does something like this right before the August recess. They tried to boot John Boehner, they tried to push out the IRS commissioner, they tried to force a repeal of Obamacare and this year, they are trying to push out the deputy attorney general. They say they are responding to legitimate issues. Their detractors say they’re trying to raise money and split Republicans.”

Playbook makes a good observation about the House Freedom Caucus effort to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

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Tenn. Congressional Challenger Bails Out Incumbent

Shoot, I felt sorry for him. Wouldn’t you be sad if you were a state representative and nobody would come bail your ass out of jail?

— Mark Lovell (R), who posted $100 bond for Tennessee state Rep. Curry Todd (R) who was arrested on a warrant charging him with stealing primary challenger Lovell’s campaign signs, the Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.

Poetic Justice

Cheese Stands Alone

Wisconsin Republicans support their state’s right to secede.
They say the 10th Amendment says they can, if they please.
But if they give the 49 the axe,
They’ll have to charge import/export tax,
And who’s going to pay extra for regular old Wisconsin cheese?