For whatever reason, there are those among us who feel Ted Nugent is a cogent voice for Second Amendment rights. There are people who feel he's doing a service to those seeking to maintain their right to bear arms every time he flaps his soul patch. There are those that respect him.
Hopefully, afte ... More >>
Louis Gohmert doesn't need evidence. He doesn't need proof, or sourcing, or the ability to back up a claim with anything other than the vitriol in his voice and the consternation in his gut. All he needs is an idea, and a microphone, and away we go.
Gohmert's idiocies idiosyncrasies have brought pl ... More >>
Congressman Steve Stockman has been a crackpot for so long it's sometimes easy to forget his nuttiness.
Luckily, every so often he tried to out-nutjob Louie Gohmert, and we remember once again why he's such a horrifying enjoyable freak show.
Like the tweet above, from what is labeled his "Official ... More >>
If you're not familiar with Representative Louie Gohmert, we kind of envy you. Scant hours after last weekend's horrific mass murder in Aurora, Colorado, Gohmert called in to a Heritage Foundation morning radio show called "Istook Live" and, when asked his opinion on the shootings, gave an off-the-c ... More >>
Tweets don't fail me nowAs the GOP debates whether it wants the Tea Party to drive it (and the country) off a cliff by playing games with the debt ceiling, we looked to Twitter for the updates from our state's congresssional delegation.
Oddly, the Republicans didn't tweet anything like "Yes, ... More >>
Damn those earmarks!! Except mineBrave, insightful, brilliant, not-at-all-crazy U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann founded the Congressional Tea Party Caucus to save America from Muslim presidents and stop federal spending by stopping earmarks, the modern term for pork-barrel projects.
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Texas State Representative, Leo Berman, you have joined the hallowed ranks of Congressman Louie Gohmert and your colleague Debbie Riddle: You have been utterly humiliated on CNN.
Berman, as we reported earlier, has introduced a "birther" bill in the Lege, demanding that no candidate can get a Texan ... More >>
Louie Gohmert's good name has been besmirchedTalking Points Memo has an update on its continuing coverage of East Texas Congressman Louie "Anchor Baby" Gohmert's involvement with the firing of a Stephen F. Austin employee, and it's a funny one.
Gohmert, TPM reports today via open-records req ... More >>
Live! From Houston! It's Tuesday Night Live In Jerusalem!!Houston is the first stop for Israeli TV hosts Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel as they take Tuesday Night Live in Jerusalem across the United States. "We want to give an empowering, uplifting, inspiring message about Israel. And the ... More >>
He'd be comfortable in Montrose, apparentlyIf there's one part of town we think of when we ponder the noisy-old-people phenomenon that is the Tea Party, it's Montrose.The `trose is just packed with factually challenged, self-deluded Obama-haters...isn't it?Not really, of course. The neighborhood ... More >>
Last night's historic health-care vote was an emotional event on both sides of the aisle. Only one side, however, showed the class it takes to yell "Baby Killer!!" at a colleague.And all signs point to a Texan doing the deed.Anti-abortion Democrat Bart Stupak got up to speak late in the evening, exp ... More >>
Be proud, Lufkin: Your Congressman is a nut.We're not talking even Ron Paul nuttiness; U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert has left even that far behind.Gohmert appeared on the Alex Jones radio show last week. That sentence should be enough to prove nuttiness; Jones (a native Texan! He's appeared in Richard ... More >>