Do Republicans Have A Drinking Problem?

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I wonder if the recent shocking statements by Rep. Todd Akin, the Republican nominee for Senate in Missouri and locally Doug Preisse, chairman of the Republican Party in Franklin County, where I live might mean that Republicans have a problem with alcohol. People who have a drinking problem tend to have no inhibition and will say what is really on their mind even if a sober person would check up because they know it would sound crazy to say that stuff out loud. It makes me wonder.

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The disgusting abuse of Sotomayor

I guess I shouldn’t be shocked at the shrill hate and bigorty expressed by so-called political leaders over the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court. It seems if you aren’t a white male then you get subjected to some of the bile festering inside other white males who HATE anyone who isn’t one of them. I’m just glad evolution is taking over and soon the white male group will be shoved into the dust bin of relevance.

One of the funnier arguments is the one complaining about reverse discrimination because white males weren’t considered even though the current court has a majority of white males. It is like the argument the christian right makes when complaining about losing their special status when there are churches on almost every street corner.

The sad part is these white male bigots – like Newt Gingrich, Rush Limbaugh, Pat Buchanan, and Tom Tancredo – have to make shit up to fit their shrill arguments.

One comment I liked that summed up my feelings on the issue was this:

The bottom line is, these charges of racism are pitiful projections by angry white men who know the battle against Sotomayor was lost before it began, but who have to continue pandering to their fans to remain relevant. And after all, someone has to do the heavy lifting for the political division of the Republican Party.

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