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The most important thing for the Republicans ISN'T that they win elections…

It's important that they do that, for sure, but apparently the MOST important thing is something else entirely.

That most important thing is that they're using elections as a very convenient excuse to act out as complete fucking assholes. Whether or not they win elections from being the assholes that they are, this sometimes seems to be is utterly disconnected, one from the other.

When they're on their asshole kick, it's clear that nary a fuck is given about what detrimental effect their assholism would have on their chances. That's the thing behind their worship of Ayn Rand. She wrote their manifesto to living their lives as the selfish assholes that they can unabashedly live.

Which explains their penchant to cheat and lie at every opportunity… It's compensation for their assholism. Besides, they've got a ready reservoir of billionaires who are footing the bill to get them elected. It's much easier for the Republicans to give in to their own intrinsic assholism, get paid for their behavior by their rich sponsors, than it is for them to try to get elected strictly on the merits of NOT being complete assholes.

Their priorities are abundantly clear: Be assholes first, get elected second, satisfy the needs of their rich benefactors third, break the electoral system in their favor fourth, and lastly fuck everyone that they hate.

Running the government? Taking care of the American People? Being RESPONSIBLE?

Fuck all that shit, they're too busy being the greatest assholes that they can be.

Mitt needs to fall off a stage, a-la Bob Dole - That'll do the trick

So says the Aliens

I wonder if this character will be in the audience tonight

Nathan Sproul, his wife and a friend




RNC Official' Arrested for Trashing Voter Registrations in VA Worked for Romney Consultant, 'Fired' GOP Operative Nathan Sproul
GOP Voter Registration Fraud Scandal continues to spread...
By BRAD FRIEDMAN on 10/19/2012, 5:05am PT

A man originally reported to have been working for the Republican Party of Virginia was arrested by the Rockingham County, VA Sheriff's office on Thursday and charged with attempting to destroy voter registration forms by tossing them into a dumpster behind a shopping center in Harrisonburg, VA.

"Prosecutors charged him with four counts of destruction of voter registration applications, eight counts of failing to disclose voter registration applications and one count of obstruction of justice," according to a report late Thursday afternoon from TPM's Ryan Reilly. More charges could be forthcoming, according to officials.

http://www.bradblog.com/?p=9643

The War on Drugs is really just a war on Black People



http://www.publiceye.org/defendingjustice/pdfs/factsheets/10-Fact%20Sheet%20-%20System%20as%20Racist.pdf

http://cwsl.edu/content/benner/aaRacialDisparityinNarcoticsSearchWarrants.pdf

http://fcnl.org/resources/newsletter/feb00/drug_trafficking_prejudiced_assumptions/

Carl Williams was dismissed as superintendent of NJ’s state police after publicly defending racial profiling on the grounds that “mostly minorities” traffic in marijuana and cocaine. Williams’ remarks reflect a widely-held view. This view has been nurtured by racially-biased profiles of drug couriers, profiles developed by agencies such as the Drug Enforcement Agency. The view has been reinforced by police practices which disproportionately target black and Latino communities for drug busts and then use the arrests made in these raids as “evidence” that drug use and trafficking is predominantly a “minority” problem.

What are the facts about drug use in the U.S.?

Of an estimated 13.3 million illicit drug users, nearly ten million (72%) are white. Only two million drug users are black. Among blacks, illicit drug use is slightly higher (8.2% of the population aged 12 and older uses drugs) than it is among whites (6.1%) and Hispanics (6.1%).

Marijuana/hashish is the most common illicit drug used and accounts for more than 80% of illicit drug use. The racial/ethnic breakdown of marijuana/ hashish users is comparable to the breakdown for overall illicit drug use.

Less than 2 million persons in the U.S. use cocaine (less than 1% of the 12 and over population). Rates of cocaine use among blacks (1.3%) and Hispanics (1.3%) are higher than for whites (0.7%) in the 12 and over population. However, the actual number of white cocaine users is 3.5 times as great as the number of black cocaine users (1.13 million vs. 0.32 million).

Racial inequities in arrest and prosecution of drug offenders

Racial profiling and racial inequities in the prosecution and sentencing of persons for drug offenses has had a dramatic and negative impact on the black community in the U.S.

U.S. population: 13% are black
Drug users: 13% are black
Those arrested on drug charges: 37% are black
Those convicted of drug offenses: 55% are black
Those sentenced for drug offenses: 74% are black

The above data show that blacks are not disproportionately represented in the population of drug users. However, they are disproportionately represented in the arrest process and the disproportion increases at each stage thereafter.


Update

Yep, there is a difference…

The only reason that Republicans wear clothes is because they don't make full body condoms

Anyone see that prick, Rick Tyler, on MHP?

Why is it so difficult for these fuckers to sound sane while pumping up support for the GOP?

They must be out to only recruit brain donor assholes, am I right?

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"What they say about you is true, Joe. You'll do anything to meet girls."

If Pres. Obama passed gas, the crybabies at Fox News would accuse him of being a WMD

"Not optimal" is an outrage?

You know, the longer the Republicans concentrate on Libya, the more that they'll find themselves with egg on their faces in the end.

Romney is going to bring in ridiculous talking points from the Right Wing bubble again and get hammered with them like he did in the last debate.

I'm almost salivating at his eventual pnwning!
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