Daily Archives: June 4, 2010

(Don’t tell her the dog’s real name is Santiago!) (via HYSTERICAL RAISINS)

Are there any politicians who don’t lie about their history? This is another big one from Hysterical Raisins:

(Don't tell her the dog's real name is Santiago!) From POLITICS DAILY: Arizona Governor Jan Brewer finds herself under scrutiny after telling a newspaper that her father “died fighting the Nazi regime in Gemany.” In actuality, Brewer’s father, Wilford Drinkwine, passed away from lung disease in California, ten years after World War II had ended. Brewer’s comments were made to The Arizona Republic [actually, it’s The Arizona Guardian] newspaper, and came as she was discussing her state’s polarizi … Read More

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Truly American Quote of the Day

“I simply misremembered it wrong.”

— Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL), in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, explaining how he exaggerated ( ie: lied about) his military record.

It would be nice to have politicians who didn’t lie… but it is not a situation that we are likely to have. It would also be nice to have politicians who could speak English.

What would BP use 50 Million Bucks for?

To solve the oil leak problem? To reimburse locals on the Gulf whose lives have been ruined? To clean up the mess they made?

Nope. Today they are starting an advertising campaign to improve the BP image… and it will cost $50,000,000.00

The best thing they could do to improve their image would be to actually solve the problem, clean it up, and get the Gulf back to the condition it was in before the leak.