Scalia’s Fascist Roots Run Deep

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Reagan in 1986. He has spent twenty-five years on the bench thus far, ruling always in the direction of the Right. His views are considered almost fascist. In fact, he almost fits the definition of fascism. He is a strict Constitutionalist believing […]

Why Is a Car Thief the Chairman on Oversight and Reform?

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Republican Congressman Darrell Issa

In the early 1970’s this man was suspected not once but twice of grand theft auto. He also is highly suspected of burning down his warehouse to collect the the insurance money. Meet the Chairman on Oversight and Government Reform, Darrell Issa.

He tries to deny his past. He minimizes the arson, car theft and even an accusation of waving a loaded gun around, although he can’t remember that. I’m absolutely certain I’ve never even held a loaded gun, but Mr. Issa’s memory is fuzzy. He says he was just a kid….just a kid? In 1980, when Issa was indicted for felony auto theft, he was 27 years old. In 1982, when he was under suspicion for the arson fire, he was 29 years old. Just a kid? Too long ago to remember? I guess for a Teabagger, that’s considered history. They’re not terribly into academics. Just look at their signs.

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Now on to the unpleasant business at hand with our Attorney General, Eric Holder. Essentially, Darrell Issa wants Mr. Holder to stop going after states like Pennsylvania and Florida who are practicing voter suppression, which is the only way a state like Pennsylvania would go for Willard Romney. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, is on to Issa’s witch hunt of Holder.

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During the probe of the Fast and Furious program, AG Holder has been more than cooperative. He was subpoenaed and testified nine times. The DOJ provided well over 7,000 pages of requested documents. This entire contempt charge is complete garbage, even Issa knows it. But he’s a fame whore who knows this is the only way to thrust attention upon himself.

Before he held public office he helped fund Proposition 209, a 1996 California ballot initiative that banned affirmative action in public institutions. In 2003 he got national attention for financing the successful effort to recall former California governor Gray Davis. He felt slighted when the GOP picked Schwarzenegger over him for the Sacramento job. Ever since, he’s been trying to make a name for himself. Generally he chooses the least ethical ways to do so.

He’s routinely blocked any efforts by Congress to regulate Wall Street. He’s even taken a Goldman Sachs Vice President as a staffer. He’s also blocked the investigation of Goldman Sachs while profiting immensely from their questionable activities.

If any American feels this shady character is justified or qualified to hold an Obama cabinet member in contempt, they need to take a closer look at who is conducting these hearings and the real reason he is doing it. It’s a simple answer: to increase the power of the oligarchical GOP. Funny how he’s escaped prosecution for real crimes and tries to prosecute reputable people for imagined ones.
Update: September 20, 2012: Attorney General Holder cleared of wrongdoing in the Fast and Furious case as expected. Issa truly should go back to alarming cars because there are plenty of guys just like him out there.

Another Canadian Perspective: Why is the GOP Obsessed With Genitalia?

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A Guest Blog by @KyleAllen1997

Economy, economy economy. That’s what numerous members of the GOP say the 2012 election is about, including Mitt Romney. But is it really? While Republicans bitch and moan and blame President Obama for “hard economic times” the President and numerous Democrats like Nancy Pelosi are trying to pass bills that will actually create jobs, like the Transportation bill. At the same time, numerous right-wing ultra social conservatives (Almost everyone in the GOP these days) are out in full force trying to ban same sex marriage and holding rallies to ban abortion.

North Carolinian Republican State Senator Peter Brunstetter proposed an amendment to officially ban same sex marriage AND same sex civil unions in the state. On May 8th, the state overwhelmingly voted in favor of it, making it the 31st state to add an amendment to ban same sex marriage to their constitution. Same sex marriage doesn’t hurt anyone. No one dies or gets hurt because of a same sex marriage. But the GOP is obsessed with who likes what kind of genitalia. If you are a man and like genitalia from another man, you would be someone who will destroy the world according to them. Ironically, most of them probably watch lesbian porn in the privacy of their own home while their wives are out running errands.

In April, after President Obama announced his plan to simply ask insurance companies to cover contraceptives for women, the GOP went completely psycho, which led to them proposing 1,100 state bills trying to restrict abortion and contraceptives. AKA: The War on Women. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker also feels that women shouldn’t be paid the same for the same work men do. All this, why? Because women have vaginas. Which is kinda what makes them women. For some reason, Republican men think they know what’s in the best interested for women, because somehow they know how women feel. To Republican men I say: You don’t have a vagina, you have no say.

Again, the GOP insists the 2012 election is all about jobs and the economy, while they try and dictate what women and the LGBT community can do with their lives. All this to say, if you have a vagina, or you are a woman and like vagina, or you are a man and like dick, or you care about basic human rights, you know who to vote for in November.

Kyle is a 15 year old liberal politics enthusiast living in Ontario, Canada. He knows more about American Politics than 95% of Americans . He kicks Caiden Cowger’s ass!