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The Eighteenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Idaho Lawmaker Asks Doctor If a Swallowed Camera Could be Used for a Gynelogical Exam (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Here’s a story about an idiot politician from Idaho who is confused about female anatomy. Let me just say that Republican state representative Vito Barbieri sure ain’t an expert on “lady parts.”  Barbieri made news on Monday when he posed … Continue reading

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The Seventeenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Demoted Catholic Cardinal Blames “Feminized” Church for Pedophile Clergy…and Altar Girls for Shortage of Priests

By Elaine Magliaro David Gibson of National Catholic Reporter reported earlier this week that Cardinal Raymond Burke, “who was recently demoted from the Vatican’s highest court to a ceremonial philanthropic post,” has been “roiling the waters once again.” This time … Continue reading

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The Sixteenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Anti-Gay Televangelist Who Once Performed an On-air Exorcism of President Obama Elected to Colorado House of Representatives

By Elaine Magliaro Far-right Christian zealot Gordon Klingenschmitt, also known as “Dr. Chaps,” is a televangelist who was recently “swept into office” in Colorado with just under 70% of the vote. He will represent the state’s 15th House district. TPM reported that Klingenschmitt, … Continue reading

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The Fifteenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Louie Gohmert Says the Repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and Massages Will Make the Military “Vulnerable to Terrorism” (VIDEOS)

  By Elaine Magliaro It was just a matter of time before Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas became the subject of one of my posts in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series. Gohmert—who, Charles Pierce once said, was “perhaps the … Continue reading

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The Fourteenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Alaska GOP Congressman Rattles High School Audience with His Profane Talk about Bull Sex and Suicide

By Elaine Magliaro Zaz Hollander of Alaska Dispatch News has reported an interesting story about Don Young, a Republican congressman from the Land of the Midnight Sun. Tuesday morning, Young spoke to students at the High School in Wasilla. Hollander … Continue reading

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The Thirteenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Two “Open Carry” Advocates in Michigan Publish a Pro-Gun Book for Young Children

By Elaine Magliaro Brian Jeffs and Nathan Nephew are the two co-founders of Michigan Open Carry. They are also the authors of a new children’s book titled My Parents Open Carry, which tells the tale of a young girl and … Continue reading

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The Twelfth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Florida State Representative Warns That the Company Hired to Create New Common Core Standardized Tests for the State Promotes Homosexuality

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Last November, I wrote a column for Res Ipsa Loquitor on the subject of Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Common Core standards. It appears that Duncan was unhappy with critics of Common Core and made … Continue reading

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The Eleventh Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Sarah Palin Talks about Mama Grizzlies Totin’ Guns and Baptism by Waterboarding at the NRA’s Annual Association Meeting

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Just when you may have thought that Caribou Barbie was back in the wilds of Alaska for good… hunting elk or moose or bear or wolves from helicopters, she emerges from the tundra to spark headlines in … Continue reading

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The Tenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Republican Candidate for Congress in Virginia Thinks That Sometimes Incest Is “Voluntary”

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Bob Marshall, a senior Republican member of the Virginia General Assembly, is running for an open seat in the House of Representatives. He’s a political candidate who has already gained notoriety “for his long track history of … Continue reading

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The Ninth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Right-Wing Pastor Claims Disney’s Animated Movie “Frozen” Might Be a Satanic Push to Turn Kids Gay

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Kevin Swanson is a pastor and host of the radio show Religious Right. According to Right Wing Watch, Swanson recently “railed against the animated film Frozen” and accused Disney “of using the movie to turn children gay.” … Continue reading

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