Rick Santorum, says “suffering is good”

At a town hall meeting in Iowa (November 2011), Santorum decried government efforts to protect children from economic suffering. He said: “If you’re a Christian, suffering is part of life, and it’s not a bad thing. It’s an essential thing.”

“Suffering, if you’re a Christian, suffering is a part of life. And […]

US Supreme Court May Like New Texas Gerrymandering

Enough of this crooked “business as usual behavior” by Texas Politicians. Enough free passes by the US Supreme Court. The Texas Constitution MUST be changed to prevent disenfranchising the citizens of this once great state. All these years of crooked Texas politics has flushed the credibility of being a Texan, down the toilet. […]

Why the Tea Party is like a Crop Circle

I love a mystery, a puzzle, an enigma. Crop Circles are a mysterious enigma, and so is the Tea Party. Neither are what they seem.

FIRST: This movement started out as simply the Tea Party, referencing a populist protest by colonists who objected to a British tax on tea in 1773, and called […]

Grover Norquist Causes The Budget Failure

Listening to CSPAN“, Second Meeting of the Joint Deficit Reduction Committee”. I learned the poverty numbers have risen to 15% and household income dropped by 3%. I also enjoyed the testimony of Alan Simpson who called Grover Norquist for what he is. The ‘Man behind the curtain’ who does not want the […]

The GOP is Not a Political Party; It’s a Crime Syndicate and Kooky Cult

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

The International Cultic Studies Association lists the defining characteristics of a ‘cult’. I fully agree with the ‘list’ and also the assertion that the GOP meets most of several atttributes, perhaps all characteristics that define the word ‘cult’.

Here is the list as ‘published’:

The group displays […]

Rick Perry’s Latest ‘Enrich the rich’ Plan!

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy Texas Gov. Rick Perry unveiled his ‘tax and spend’ plan, officially called his “cut, balance and grow” plan. It is more properly the CUT TAXES for the ruling elite; balance if you can walk a tight rope between poverty on one side and rabid republican […]

How the GOP Will Bring About the End of Capitalism

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy The GOP gets away with a big lie! The GOP has convinced millions that the GOP is the party of smaller government coupled with smaller debts and deficits. The fact is: EVERY Democratic regime at least since World War II has presided over smaller debts and deficits […]

Arizona: Representative Micro-Vortex of Right-Wing Bigotry, Greed and Guns

Out of all indictments of the American experiment, the state of Arizona stands shamed as the seediest living example of what our country will look like when the Hustlers, Idiots and Corporations take over. The rhetoric-inspired mass murder and assassination attempt on Representative Gabriel Giffords is just the latest canker sore in Arizona’s […]

Save the Wolves from GOP Predators and Palin

by Len Hart, the Existentialist Cowboy

A bone-headed decision to remove gray wolves from the federal endangered species list applies to wolf populations in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Idaho and Montana, and parts of Utah, Washington and Oregon. Apparently, gray wolves in Wyoming remain protected under terms of the Endangered Species Act. This ‘act’ […]

If America is a Village: Our richest two members just handed us a $700 billion ransom note

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

If America was a village that had a 100 members, and 2 members alone could stall the lives of the other 98 members… would we call that a democratic village? What if the priorities of those 2 people were always being favored? What if the […]