Joe the Plumber

The most quoted line from Samuel Wurzelbacher's letter was "your dead kids don't trump my constitutional rights." The chutzpah required to write something like that to a total stranger who has just lost a child and does not care about your opinion notwithstanding, the worst thing about that line is that it is essentially the official position of the US government.
You've no doubt heard that this doesn't happen in countries like Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada where the gun rules are strict and lives are saved. But here the cycle of death, denial, resistance and madness goes on.
Joe the Gundamentalist
Joe The Plumber should realize that one wrong move -- a slip of the tongue, or perhaps even his real thoughts on race or American history -- could result in abandonment by the same people who made him famous.
The gun cult has radicalized in the wake of the Newtown tragedy and subsequent mass shootings, especially since our political leaders are silent, held hostage by the gun lobby. In that vacuum of leadership, the size of mass shootings increases and the lethality of weapons continue unabated.
Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as Joe the Plumber, insisted the deaths of innocent people "don't trump" his constitutional rights in an open letter to the families of victims in Friday's shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as Joe the Plumber, insisted the deaths of innocent people "don't trump" his constitutional
Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as “Joe the Plumber," who gained notoriety during the 2008 presidential election, announced Sunday on his personal website that he has begun working with Chrysler Group LLC, as a member of the United Auto Workers.
Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, a conservative, announced on Sunday that he recently had the "fortune of being hired by a great
"Yes, I have a website that puts out conservative news," Wurzelbacher wrote. "Yes, I am part owner of a gun company. Yes
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) did not grant a pass on burning crosses of any
Joe Wurzelbacher re-posted an excerpt of a blog by conservative blogger Kevin Jackson on his own website, Joe For America, on Oct. 10. In the post, Jackson writes, "Wanting a white Republican president doesn't make you racist, it just makes you American."
"The election of a recognized black president was not supposed to change anything. In fact, it was supposed to (1) ease any
Watch Joe the Plumber's bullying PSA above. "You can either pee or vomit on yourself and hope that you do not become a victim
Wurzelbacher is raffling off an AR-15 rifle on his website in protest of debate over an assault weapons ban. Wurzelbacher’s
Instead of Hockey Mom Sarah, now we have Frankenstorm Sandy. Instead of commercials comparing Paris Hilton to Barack Obama, we now watch everything on DVR. And instead of the ill-conceived elevation of Joe the Plumber to national folk hero, this time we got ill-advised pronouncements about rape.
The AP asked a group of experts in political communication and body language for their impressions of the evening: And while
2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg To Ron Reagan, the 47% tape reveals Romney's sneering elitism -- but Torie Clarke thinks it's a feeding frenzy over a stumble no worse than Obama's comments on "cling to guns/religion" and "redistribution." Then: Are riots in the Middle East the fault of a film or Obama?
Of course Mitt Romney supports redistribution. Everyone supports redistribution to some extent. It's literally how the government collects and spends tax revenue.
Radical statements by Republicans aren't just gaffes; they reflect a cold-hearted, insensitive, mean-spirited, dishonest and ignorant attitude that is reflected in the way that they govern and make laws.