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Sen. Coburn denies default risk: ‘There’s no such thing as a debt ceiling’

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), who has called himself a “global warming denier,” on Monday said that there was also “no such thing as a debt ceiling.” The Oklahoma Republican told CBS host Norah O’Donnell that Congress would eventually pass a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government and end the…

Tom Coburn: I’m a ‘man of science’ and the Earth is moving into a ‘mini-ice age’

Even though his state was battered by tornadoes and extreme weather this year, Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn (R) is more convinced than ever that global warming is a hoax, and that this Earth is actually due for a “mini-ice age.” In a speech to the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce…

Sen. Inhofe: Aid for Oklahoma ‘totally different’ from Sandy relief requests

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) seemed to contradict his colleague Sen. Tom Coburn’s (R-OK) stance on Tuesday on federal assistance for victims of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado, suggesting that there will be help coming. But he also differentiated that need from his opposition to aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy. “That…

Oklahoma Sen. Coburn: Tornado relief funds must be offset with spending cuts

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) said just hours after a major tornado ravaged his state that he would use the federal relief funds as a cudgel to force Democrats into accepting more spending cuts to programs like Social Security and Medicare. The death toll in Oklahoma as of Tuesday morning stood…

Norquist compares Cain’s ’9-9-9′ plan to putting ‘tapeworms in your tummy’

Anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist gave a peculiar analogy to ABC news Monday afternoon in expressing some concern over Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 tax plan. When asked by Top Line host Amy Walter if he was expressing fear over the first “nine” — the personal income tax — in Cain’s well discussed…

Obama’s cuts to defense budget are good first step, GOP representative says

The Obama administration’s $78 billion cut to the defense budget is a good start to protect nation, according to a Republican congressman from California. “This is just the beginning,” Rep. John Campbell (R-CA) said on Fox Business Network’s Bulls & Bears Monday. He continued, “We need to look at some more,…

HIV: Get it and then we’ll talk

In case there’s any doubt, this should put it to rest: Tom Coburn is a giant fucking asshole godbag who probably gets a sadistic glee thinking of people suffering. To put some perspective on this, the constant battle on earmarking HIV relief funds is between treatment and prevention. Experts generally…

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