Thursday, April 15, 2010

Surprise, surprise

So we have the teabaggers out there ranting about taxes on this April 15, despite the fact that most of them don't pay horrific amounts of taxes and the U.S. is the least-taxed major OECD economy, period, paying less than 26% of our national income as taxes. Note that the 26% figure includes every level from local elementary school district to the Federal government.

So what's motivating them, if it isn't really taxes? Hmm... let's go take a look on the Clue Train(tm) and see what we can find out. First of all, who are the teabaggers anyhow? Err.... wealthier and more well-educated than the general public, Republican, white, male, married and older than 45, say that too much has been made of the problems facing black people, and want government to keep its socialist hands off of their Medicare and Social Security. Hmm, okay, so that's interesting. White, male, older, not fond of black people. Reminds me of some other folks who fit that same general demographic... Okay, so that's a low blow. But what can I say? If the shoe, err, sheet, fits...

-- Badtux the Snarky Penguin


  1. So many jumped on this-liked getting served up a home run ball.

  2. Old, rich, white guys. What a surprise!

  3. Now... now... tux... we all know that the tea party racists are actually democrat crashers. I saw it on the internet so it must be true.

    Sorry if I broke anybody's sarcasm meter.

  4. One Fly, yeah, this ball was served up slow and up the middle, just a'beggin' to be slammed home.

    Jerry: yeah, and they have the suspicion that Obama is gonna use some of "their" tax dollars to help "poor people" (i.e. black people), heavens forbid.

    Terrant: If those Negros would simply know their place and quit wanting the same rights as us white folk, why, there'd be no need for this Tea Party stuff. Sheesh, the nerve of them uppity Negros! But those Congressman who claim they were called "niggers"? Clearly liars, you know how those Negros are. And if they were called "niggers", then it was Democratic saboteurs, not good upstanding white folk like us, who would never use such a crass term even during our night-time version of the tea parties that include hoods and fire ;).

    - Badtux the Snarky Penguin

  5. Snark aside..
    These prick fat bastards of the tea party need to smoke some weed.
    Take a chill pill, turn off Fox and get laid.
    Oh what a wonderful world it would be!

  6. of course, the interesting thing about taxation is that it is at an all time low.

    But that's just a fact, and therefore of no relvance.

    What a bunch of shit heads.


  7. But, WTF - how can these cretins be "more educated?"

    Did they ALL go to Regent University?

    Really - WTF?!?

    JzB the baffled trombonist

  8. Jazz, they measured by "number of years of schooling". By that standard, George W. Bush was "more educated" than most Americans. He had a MBA, after all. Just goes to show that formal "education" and intelligence ain't the same thing.

    - Badtux the Self-educated Penguin

  9. I always thought that teabaggers used "socialist" and "communist" as euphemisms for "uppity Negro."


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