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Sunday, Snarky Sunday

What an exciting week it was for women and rapists in America! Todd Akin, Republican Senate nominee from Missouri said if a woman is a victim of legitimate rape she can’t get pregnant, implying that there is no need for a rape exception to a ban on abortions. “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down,” he proclaimed. Well, there you have it ladies! If you get pregnant from a rape it was not really rape. See, here is how it works: you have these little rape guardians in your vagina and if it is a “legitimate rape” those guardians will rush to cover your cervix which prevents rape sperm from entering your uterus. However, if you do become pregnant it was not a “legitimate rape” and your egg was just as…

Sunday, Snarky Sunday

You’ve probably been taught to respect your elders. Most cultures venerate the elderly and seek their wisdom. Vice-Presidential nominee, Paul Ryan missed that life lesson. A senior citizen was beaten up and arrested for speaking up at a Paul Ryan meeting. Best not ask questions of Reich Wing Ryan, or Romney for that matter. You’ll get a beat down and catch a criminal charge too. How dare that old man ask a question. A QUESTION, mind you! How audacious!

Paul Ryan likes to listen to Rage Against the Machine. What he doesn’t know is that he is part of the very machine they rage against. Tom Morello tells it like it is in an op-ed published in Rolling Stone:

Paul Ryan’s love of Rage Against the Machine is amusing, because he is the embodiment of the machine that our mu