The Borowitz Report: Republicans Shut Down Prefrontal Cortex

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WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In an escalation of the stalemate gripping Washington, House Republicans voted today to shut down the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain that controls reasoning and impulses.

The resolution, which passed with heavy Tea Party support, calls for a partial shutdown of the brain, leaving the medulla and cerebellum, sometimes referred to as the “reptilian brain,” up and running.

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The wisdom and common sense of David Harvey

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Unfortunate sign placement causes RNC slogan to backfire completely.When Republicans devised their brilliant plan to shame the Obama administration by mounting this massive debt clock above the convention, they probably should’ve taken a second to consider the giant, ubiquitous catchphrase unfortunately placed right beneath it. If this is the kind of foresight Republicans bring to the table, it’s no wonder Bush left us with two wars and a huge round of tax cuts we had no way to pay for. The only person who should be suffering a “job crisis” right now is whoever thought this juxtaposition was a good idea. Maybe Romney should fire him. We hear he’s pretty good at that.Via Happy Place

Unfortunate sign placement causes RNC slogan to backfire completely.

When Republicans devised their brilliant plan to shame the Obama administration by mounting this massive debt clock above the convention, they probably should’ve taken a second to consider the giant, ubiquitous catchphrase unfortunately placed right beneath it. If this is the kind of foresight Republicans bring to the table, it’s no wonder Bush left us with two wars and a huge round of tax cuts we had no way to pay for. The only person who should be suffering a “job crisis” right now is whoever thought this juxtaposition was a good idea. Maybe Romney should fire him. We hear he’s pretty good at that.

Via Happy Place

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The real real Mitt Romney

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Our tax dollars at work!

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Who does congress actually represent?  (Hint: it’s probably not you.)
(via the Daily What)

Who does congress actually represent?  (Hint: it’s probably not you.)

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Overlap (or ‘revolving door’ or ‘cross pollination’ or whatever you want to call it…) between Goldman Sachs and the US Government, from Geke.us