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Apparently @TomCoburn supports PETA #trollin

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Yes, it’s a deliberately trollish title.

But like PETA, Senator Tom Coburn, Republican of Oklahoma, spends a lot of time denouncing pork in a daily online publication he calls the “pork report”. But unlike PETA, who’s naked activism is quite welcomed in my sight, I daresay Coburn should keep his wrinkly old ass clothed.

I am inspired by this NPR report and then outraged by Coburn’s spokesman’s amazingly boorish, lunkheaded, and intellectually deficient response:

John Hart, a Coburn spokesperson, said in an email that “our report never claimed all the money was spent on shrimp on a treadmill. The scientists doth protest too much. Receiving federal funds is a privilege, not a right. If they don’t want their funding scrutinized, don’t ask.”

 I decided to look at what Coburn thinks is improper government spending in his daily pork report.

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Written by notatypewriter

2011 August 23 at 8:47 pm

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Stupid comment of the day: gay edition #fb

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Saw a clip of Face the Nation today, where Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council (a group that believes gay marriage damages familes) debated David Boies, one of the lawyers that got Prop 8 declared a violation of the Fourteenth Amendment a couple days ago.

Tony Perkins was saying some dumbass shit, so let’s deconstruct it.

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Written by notatypewriter

2010 August 8 at 7:12 pm

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