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Joe The Congressman? Wurzelbacher Files For Congressional Run

In what may be the clearest sign yet that the Republican Party has gone completely off the rails, Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher — better known as “Joe the Plumber” — is running for Congress in Ohio’s 9th District. Wurzelbacher formed a congressional campaign committee and filed a statement of candidacy declaring his intention to challenge incumbent […]

October 10, 2011

Ponzi Schmonzi

Will all my readers out there who think Rick Perry’s ruggedly handsome mug should be carved onto Mount Rushmore please stop sending me emails about Social Security as a Ponzi scheme? The astute governor from Texas, apparently one of the country’s leading experts on Social Security, has been running around comparing the federal retirement program […]

September 19, 2011

Republican Candidates Reveal Health Care Plan: Don’t Get Sick

Watching the Republican presidential debaters and their Tea Party supporters on CNN the other night, an ordinary citizen might feel confused. Those people sound angry, but exactly what do they believe our government should (and shouldn’t) do on behalf of its citizens? Ensuring affordable health care for everyone seemed to be on the forbidden list, […]

September 13, 2011

Are You There, God? It’s Me, Michele Bachmann For President.

This post is by National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason. Showing strong early support in Iowa, where she was raised, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) will announce her presidential campaign in her hometown of Waterloo today. Having prayed for political guidance, she says God encouraged her to run. When I reached out to Heaven for comment, however, […]

June 27, 2011