Sexy Congressman Does Not Wish To Be Aroused While At Work

By: Tuesday June 5, 2012 1:00 pm

West Virginia anti-coal activist Maria Gunnoe appeared before a congressional committee last week to discuss the damage that coal mining does to the environment, only to have wingnut Congressman Doug Lamborn ask that she be detained because part of her testimony threatened to give him a get him excited.

 

Ripples of Budget Cuts

By: Sunday June 19, 2011 4:00 pm

Over a lifetime of watching the political dances and games, there are a few things that can always be counted upon. The deficit hawks invariably claim that they are really, really, really only interested in “cutting out the fat honest.” Except that public sector budgets have been slashed so many times over these last few years, the politicians are not only slicing meat and bone, they are carving up the gourmet cuts, all in the name of some nebulous “greater good” and “sacrifices must be made by the courageous.”

SUPPORT FIREDOGLAKE
Follow Firedoglake
TODAY’S TOP POSTS
CSM Ads advertisement
Advertisement
Upcoming FDL Book Salons

Saturday, August 30, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
Chat with John Dean about his new book.

Sunday, August 31, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
Imagine: Living In A Socialist USA
Chat with Pau LeBlanc, Debby Smith, and Michael Steven Smith about their new book. Hosted by Deena Stryker

GET UPDATES

Sign up to receive Firedoglake's headlines by email: