Republican Congressional hopeful Chris Collins from the Planet Footinmouth (otherwise known as Buffalo, NY) on July 4th told a local newspaper that, “People now don’t die from prostate cancer, breast cancer and some of the other things.” Of course, that’s not all he said, but it was enough to get him in hot water for his apparent insensitivity to people with cancer. … [Read more]
Yep. I’m gonna do it. I’m gonna bash cigarette smokers.
Now, what brought this on is an exchange I had with someone on Twitter. I tweeted something to the effect that if the big tobacco companies were against California’s Proposition 29, then I’m for it. I’ve been seeing tons of anti-Prop. 29 ads on the teevee, all of which use rightwing buzzwords like “taxes” and “out-of-control-spending” and “doesn’t create jobs” etc.… [Read more]