Dana Loesch Calls Gun Control The Real 'War On Women'

That silly DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, still insists that Democrats are going to maintain control of the Senate when the Washington Post Election Lab gives the GOP a 93% chance of taking the Senate.

"God bless her," Dana Loesch, author of the new book "Hands Off My Gun: Defeating the Plot to Disarm America," said on "Fox and Friends" this morning.

She’s just so pathetic to this condescending gun oil salesman and 2nd Amendment grifter, how could Schultz be so naive to think the DNC can defeat Koch money? Perhaps Loesch is right, but she wasn’t on the curvy couch to forecast the midterms. She was still peddling her latest book, and like any good Republican, trying to fleece the public of every penny to promote the agenda of the NRA.

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NRA: Guns Aren't Scary Because They Are Just Like Vacuum Cleaners

The NRA is hoping they can "Demystify Guns" in their new video from Bill Johnson because of the many “dust ups” as he calls them, over the new open carry laws that wingnut states have been passing recently. The problem isn’t the guns that people use to kill thousands of people a year, but the idea that we’re blaming the guns for the violence around them when they are nothing more than a few bits of plastic and metal, no scarier than your vacuum cleaner or lawnmower.

In an October 20 video, NRA News commentator Billy Johnson took on open carry critics, stating, “Somehow we have completely dehumanized gun violence, and have instead humanized guns. Guns kill. Guns strike fear. Guns intimidate. Seriously? They’re just bits of plastic and metal.” Johnson also apparently defended the controversial practice of open carrying firearms in Michigan public schools.

Johnson concluded with his hope that the next time public debate occurs over open carry firearms “we can have a civic debate over something other than those intimidating, scary, pesky things we call guns.”

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Chris Christie Is So Tired Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage

Aww! Isn’t that sweet? Chris Christie wants parents to have higher aspirations for their kids than just minimum wage, mostly because he’s so eager to do the bidding of the Kochs:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Tuesday that he’s “tired” of hearing discussion on the minimum wage and seemed to suggest that a higher minimum wage isn’t something to “aspire to.”

"I gotta tell you the truth, I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage, I really am," Christie said during an event at the Chamber of Commerce in Washington, according to a recording of his remarks by the liberal opposition research group American Bridge.

"I don’t think there’s a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, ‘You know honey, if my son or daughter could just make a higher minimum wage, my God, all our dreams would be realized," he added. "Is that what parents aspire to for their children?"

The governor went on to say that parents aspire to an America where their children can make more money and achieve greater success, according to The Hill. He said those aspirations weren’t about a “higher minimum wage.”

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Former Wingnut Shock Jock Is About To Become The Texas Lt. Governor

Oh boy. Look what we have to look forward to! Via Mother Jones:

As a Texas state senator, Dan Patrick has conducted himself in a manner consistent with the shock jock he once was. Patrick—who is now the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor—has railed against everything from separation of church and state to Mexican coyotes who supposedly speak Urdu. He’s even advised his followers that God is speaking to them through Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson.

A former sportscaster who once defended a football player who’d thrown a reporter through a door (Patrick believed it wasn’t the journalist’s job to do “negative reporting”), Patrick became a conservative talk radio host in the early 1990s—Houston’s answer to Rush Limbaugh. In 2006, he parlayed his radio fame into a state Senate seat—and kept the talk show going. In office, he proposed paying women $500 to turn over newborn babies to the state (to reduce abortions), led the charge against creeping liberalism in state textbooks, and pushed wave after wave of new abortion restrictions. For his efforts, Texas Monthly named Patrick one of the worst legislators of 2013.

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Michael Savage Is Sick And Tired Of Veterans With PTSD Crying Like Babies

You can always count on a conservative chickenhawk to promote war, torture and then attack our troops. Enter Michael Weiner Savage, who got upset with a caller who wanted to rename a San Francisco tunnel in honor of comedian Robin Williams. After the caller said he was a veteran, suffering from PTSD, Savage really let him have it.

After a lengthy argument, Savage hung up on the caller and proceeded to attack him. “I am so sick and tired with everyone with their complaints about PTSD, depression. Everyone wants their hand held and a check, a government check. What, are you the only generation that had PTSD? The only generation that’s depressed?”

He then blamed America’s problems on those who “cry like a little baby” over depression: “If the whole nation is told, ‘boo-hoo-hoo, come and get a medication, come and get treatment, talk about mental illness,’ you know what you wind up with? You wind up with Obama in the White House and lawyers in every phase of the government, that’s what you wind up with. It’s a weak, sick nation. A weak, sick, broken nation.”

Savage continued that veterans with PTSD are a “bunch of losers” and recommended that they be more like Michael Savage.

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Bill O'Reilly: Al Sharpton Is The Real Problem In Ferguson. Uh Huh!

On Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly references the latest New York Times’ article revealing “new” forensic evidence from federal sources. The report shows that there was blood found on the gun, the police car door panel and Officer Darren Wilson’s uniform. Civil rights charges are not likely, that’s how we know it was from a federal source. There was no mention of the other five (or six) shots fired after the initial skirmish. Even with limited evidence, it’s clear O’Reilly is convinced Wilson’s actions were justified and the Ferguson prosecutor is handling things masterfully.

The case is looking less propitious for the Brown family that justice will be done.

That government officials familiar with the civil rights investigation into the shooting are leaking information to the media on Wilson’s side of the story, however, suggests the Justice Department will not be pressing civil rights charges against the police officer. It also calls into question whether the St. Louis County grand jury, tasked with determining whether Wilson committed a crime, will indict him.

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The head of one of Wall Street’s most important regulatory agencies argued recently that big-bank CEOs never intended to break the law or engage in foreclosure fraud. Instead, Thomas Curry of the Office of Comptroller of the Currency tells us they weren’t cautious enough.Internal documents obtained from a bank-backed venture several years ago seem to directly contradict this claim. These documents, which include training materials, PowerPoint presentations and videos, suggest that the industry made a conscious attempt to bypass local jurisdictions and automate processes – in what can best be described as a fraud-friendly way.

As Comptroller of the Currency, Curry runs one of the agencies charged with keeping our banking system safe, ethical and crime-free. It’s not an enviable task, but it’s critical to the safety of our economy. So it should have received more attention when Curry wrote in an industry publication that Wall Street suffered, not from a shortage of ethics, but from an inadequate “risk culture.”

Curry’s perspective differs markedly from those of leading figures like William Dudley, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, who said last year that ”there is evidence of deep-seated cultural and ethical failures at many large financial institutions.”

Wrote Curry:

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Polls Show 'Dead Heat.' We're Oh, So Close To Getting Rid Of Mitch McConnell

First of all, I don’t give a flying fuck about Allison Grimes refusing to say who she voted for, or for running that awful ad saying she’d never vote to fund immigration. Yes, it was stupid, and it was pandering. Oh well! Candidates do a lot of stupid shit when they see victory within reach — and don’t forget, this IS Kentucky, not Massachussetts. Yes, she’s probably a blue dog. I don’t care. Because we are so, so close to kicking the ass of the architect of the Grand Obstruction Plan, and it would be a very good message to send.

Imagine how good it will feel to wake up the day after the election to find we’ve kicked Yertle the Turtle to the curb.

And we don’t want to lose control of the Senate. None of that crap about how “we need to teach the Dems a lesson” — you’re talking about actual policies that affect your friends and family. We need that backstop against the excesses of the right wing, and we need every damn vote we can get.

Via Campaign for America’s Future, here’s what we have to look forward to if the Republicans take the Senate:

Republicans have made big promises to their ultra-wealthy financial backers. If they retake the Senate, they will cut ‘entitlements’ and pass the savings on to the 1%.

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