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GOP Joe Biden WTF?!

Republicans Say Cows Dead From Extreme Heat Were Killed By Biden To Destroy The US Food Supply

Over the past seven years or so — say since Donald Trump decided in 2015 that he was running for president — we’ve been bombarded with one absurd, fact-free, idiotic conspiracy theory after another, some of which came from Trump, others from Republicans and nutjob right-wingers who were once kept mostly in the shadows.

Consider just a few of the viral conspiracy theories that have circulated during that time, most of which did indeed originate with Trump:

  • Barack Obama was born in a foreign country
  • Ted Cruz’s father played a role in the assassination of John F. Kennedy
  • Windmills cause cancer
  • Climate change was created by China to destroy the United States

And yet somehow all of those pale in comparison to the one making the rounds in GOP circles involving reports that thousands of cows have died this summer as a result of extreme heat, according to The Daily Beast:

Republicans have seized on the deaths of thousands of cattle in a Kansas heat wave as the latest proof of a baseless conspiracy theory that saboteurs ranging from the mega-wealthy to the government are out to destroy the national food supply.

That hoax has been circulating on the right for months, but received new energy after thousands of cattle in Kansas died in a June heatwave in which temperatures topped 104 degrees. A viral video that showed what appeared to be hundreds of dead cattle was cited by as proof that someone—the Biden administration, liberal billionaires, or an unnamed elite cabal—was behind the deaths.

Here we go again. Grab your tinfoil hat and get ready for the mind-numbing craziness that has been unleashed thanks to some deceased bovine.

Let’s start with Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), who thankfully lost his primary election in May and will not be returning to the House of Representatives:

In a speech on the House floor, Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) said Americans have “every right to be skeptical” about the food-supply incidents, including the cattle deaths and the baby formula shortage. Cawthorn described the incidents as a “seemly unexplainable series of food industry accidents” being ignored by the media.

“Does no one care that children are starving you and your colleagues feast at Le Diplomate?” Cawthorn said, referring to the French restaurant popular with Washington politicos.

Hey, Madison, doesn’t one of your relatives need his face humped? Shouldn’t you go tend to that and leave politics to the non-loonified?

Or perhaps Tennessee House candidate Robby Starbuck is more in tune with the mass hysteria which has overtaken the GOP in recent years:

“They did not die of extreme heat,” Starbuck tweeted. “I talked to multiple ranchers since I saw this video (one from Kansas) and they all say this needs to be investigated ASAP to get to the bottom of this because there’s no way heat caused 10,000+ cattle to drop dead. This is not normal.”

Are cows supposed to be immune to extreme heat? If it gets hot enough, any animal (the human animal included) can collapse and die. That’s medical and scientific fact. But since when do conservatives believe in facts?

Personally, I’m waiting for the rumor to start that deceased humans are being converted into food and sold back to us in the form of say…beef jerky or green tea smoothies. Only when that can be proven will we all be able to stand on our front porches and cry out in anguish, “Soylent Green is people!”

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Congress GOP WTF?!

According To Marjorie Taylor Greene, Global Warming Is ‘Healthy For Us’

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) says people who are worried about global warming and climate change are just a bunch of nervous Nellies, because the fact that the planet it heating up is a good thing and even “healthy for us.”

Appearing on Right Side Broadcasting (which is to the far right of Fox News), Greene proved her complete ignorance of science and facts by remarking:

“We’ve already warmed one degree Celsius and do you know what happened since then? Here, let me tell you. We have had more food grown since then, which feeds people. We are able to producing fossil fuels, keeps people’s houses warm in the winter. That saves people’s lives. People die in the cold.”

People also die in the extreme heat, yet Greene conveniently neglected to mention that, continuing with her ridiculous rant:

“This earth warming and carbon is actually healthy for us. It helps us to feed people, it helps keep people alive, it helps – the earth is more green than it was years and years ago, that’s because of the earth warming, because of carbon.”

Of course, as you’d expect, Greene’s assertion doesn’t stand up to the simplest of fact checking, which could easily be accomplished with a quick Google search that would take you data from NASA regarding what humans are doing to the Earth:

“Two NASA satellites have watched Earth grow greener over the last 20 years — in large part because China is hellbent on planting millions of trees,. China’s intensive greening efforts, however, have been vastly overshadowed by civilization’s still-rising carbon emissions — which at the current pace likely won’t even peak for another decade. And China is largely to blame.”

“Multiple studies published in peer-reviewed scientific journals show that 97 percent or more of actively publishing climate scientists agree: Climate-warming trends over the past century are extremely likely due to human activities.”

Leave to someone as dense as Marjorie Greene to declare that the hotter the planet gets, the better. Guess that means she doesn’t need to run her air conditioning in the Georgia summer. After all, all that heat is healthy for her.

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GOP GOP Whining U.S. Senate WTF?!

Marsha Blackburn: Democrats Want High Gas Prices So People Will Be Forced To Buy Electric Cars

Proving yet again that she’s the dumbest member of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) is now suggesting that Democrats want gas prices to stay high because that way we’ll all be forced to buy electric cars.

Yes, she actually said that.

In a video she posted online, Blackburn proclaimed:

“They have now hit their target. They feel like this helps them moving to all-electric vehicles, forcing you out of the gas-powered vehicle and into an electric vehicle, running up the cost to heat and cool your home.”

How exactly do electric vehicles run up the cost of heating and cooling your home? Some electric vehicles such as the Chevy Volt come with a charging station installed in your home. But that has zero to do with the cost of heating and cooling a house.

Hundreds of thousands of charging stations are also being build across the United States as part of President Biden’s infrastructure bill which passed with bipartisan support, NBC News reported in February:

There are 47,142 publicly accessible electric vehicle charging stations across the U.S., according to the Department of Energy. The Biden administration has said its goal is to raise that number to 500,000 chargers.

Oh, and the increased use of electric vehicles will also raise the price of other things, according to the utterly clueless Sen. Blackburn:

“Running up the cost of packaging and all the derivatives that come from hydrocarbons. Well, I think that the American people have about had enough of this Green New Deal and all of these policies.”

Actually, if demand for hydrocarbons decreases, so will the price. That’s call the law of supply and demand, so Blackburn’s logic isn’t just flawed, it’s complete bullshit.

One good thing did come out of Blackburn’s fact-free rant: The responses she received on Twitter.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Falls For Post From Fake Twitter Account And Humiliates Herself

Georgia Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene got on her soapbox and was quickly knocked off it when it turned out she had fallen for a fake Twitter account that disseminated false information about vaccines.

The tweet Greene referenced alleged that most of the pregnant women who took the Pfizer COVID vaccine lost their babies as a result.

That was fake and Twitter flagged it as such, which enraged Greene.

Specifically, right-wing host Jesse Kelly interviewed anti-vaxxer Noami Wolf, who told him:

“In the internal documents, it shows that babies are getting sick and dying from vaccinated mothers. It shows that 270 women … got pregnant during the period that they were being followed by Pfizer […] Thirty-six pregnant women were followed. They gave birth – vaccinated women. Twenty-eight of those women lost their babies.

“There is a baby die-off. And now we know why.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3Ttmw_dTeg

That’s complete bullshit, but Greene fell for it hook, line, and sinker.

Be sure and note the name associated with the Twitter account that shared the fake story: Dr. Lyle P. Lysol, MD. How in the world could any sentient human being see that and not know it’s fallacious?

Of course, that assumes that you have a brain, and Greene has yet to prove she even has two brain cells in that empty skull of hers.

That was all it took to unleash a torrent of mockery. Take a look:

Voters in Greene’s district should just elect a bag of hammers. It’d be a hell of a lot smarter than Margie.

 

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Congress Elections GOP

Lauren Boebert Walks Into A Hilarious Self-Own By Suggesting Dumb Members Of Congress Should Be Fired

Now that she has established her reputation as one of the most worthless and unnecessary members of Congress, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) is trying to attach her own ignorance to every elected official in the country, but her efforts only managed to prove that she has neither a brain or a shred of self-awareness.

Boebert thought she’d wade right into the ongoing national debate about mass shootings and gun control by suggesting that anyone who doesn’t know what the “AR” in an AR-15 assault rifle stands for:

If you’re wondering, AR stands for “ArmaLite,” a weapon developed in the 1950s for the military, not for the average Joe to carry around and turn on innocent children and their teachers, slaughtering 21 of them the way a perpetrator did at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

Of course, it doesn’t actually matter what you call a weapon such as the AR-15. You could dub it an artificial phallus for those who feel inadequate and it wouldn’t change the killing power of the gun, and it most certainly wouldn’t make the people killed buy AR-15s any less dead or their families any less devastated to hear that their loved ones are gone forever. To paraphrase Shakespeare, An AR-15 by any other name would be just as deadly.

As for Boebert’s insinuation that not knowing what the AR initials mean qualifies you for being dismissed from your elected office, that’s incredibly rich and ironic coming from a woman who has said the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol was a legitimate protest and not the least bit illegal.

Boebert was quickly shredded on Twitter.