Friday, June 13, 2008

Big Dan's Big News June 13, 2008

Above: The billionaires' millionaire propagandists who hate you.

Barack Obama starts website to fight rightwing smears. The rightwing has found that Rovian smear tactics work...true or not. They don't want to talk about important issues like health care and the Iraq War. They don't want you to think about the fact that Repubicans just voted to stop an extension of unemployment benefits from 6 to 9 months and that they voted to stop a windfall tax on Big Oil and repeal taxpayer welfare for Big Oil. They don't want you to know that John McCain and the Repulicans consistenly vote against womens' rights.

Barack Obama's "Fight The Smears" website

Leading hard-right conservatives, led by their talk radio "shock jock" troops, have been worrying aloud about the supposed return of the long-defunct Fairness Doctrine.

Laura Ingraham: Right-Wing Radio's High Priestess of Hate


Weekly roundup of how Republicans fucked you up the ass:

Republicans stop extension of unemployment benefits.

Fat Bastard & the Republicans.

Saved by Senate Republicans, big oil companies dodged an attempt Tuesday to slap them with a windfall profits tax and take away billions of dollars in tax breaks in response to the record gasoline prices that have the nation fuming.

Songs from the new CD by "Fat Bastard & the Republicans", off their CD "Pumping you up the ASS!"

1. Pumping You Up The Ass
2. Fuggeddabout Duh Air Car
3. We're Making Unemployment Less Attractive (By Not Extending It)
4. I'm Fat Bastard (And It's A Gas Gas Gas)
5. Iran, Iran So Far Away
6. (I'm Dreamin' of) Drillin' In Alaska
7. Wreck of the Exxon Valdez
8. O-Bomba, Hey Bomba, Bomba Bomba Ho (with Rappin' Karl Rove)
9. Eat An Impeachment
10. Pumping You Up The Ass (reprise)

50% of gas increase is due to oil speculators, betting on the price of oil, allowed to do so because of an attachment to a bill in 2000 by Texas Republican Phil Gramm, who is now John McCain's campaign advisor.


2008 National Conference for Media Reform "Worst of the Worst Awards of 2008"

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