Wisconsin’s freshman Republican Rep. Glenn Grothman is fast becoming our favorite numb-nutted wingnut in the House. He’s the one who recently suggested the good people of his district spy on suspicious looking grocery store shoppers, just to make sure those fake welfare queens aren’t buying too many crab legs. Show More Summary
A weekend-hating Wisconsin Republican said the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality was an insult to Christians who died fighting the Civil War. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) told Milwaukee radio host Vicki McKenna that Americans had fought the “strong religious war to further a Christian...
Glenn Grothman, who as a congressman will get paid $175,000 to work just 132 days this year, is concerned about the possibility that welfare and food stamps will make people lazy. More » Congressman Wants People To Spy On Food Stamp Users At The Grocery Store is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
As the man most likely to someday usurp Rep. Louie Gohmert's throne as America's Dumbest Congressman, Wisconsin's Rep. Glenn Grothman has some mighty big shoes to fill. I think he's up to the challenge. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) reportedly...Show More Summary
There's nothing Tea Party freshman and ace troll Glenn Grothman of Wisconsin hates more than a handout: he's vocal on his feelings that welfare is "a bribe not to work that hard" and that food stamp programs "encourage sloth." Now Grothman...Show More Summary
Newbie Republican Rep. Glenn Grothman is a real peach of a guy, and yes, by peach we mean a-hole. Since voters promoted him from the Wisconsin state Senate to the U.S. House of Representatives last November, he’s wasted little time proving...Show More Summary
They’d better not buy any beer, Or party favors. Or candy. Or ANYTHING with their money, Anomaly writes. Freshman Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) reportedly said at a town hall in his district last week that constituents should monitor purchases made with debit cards from Food Share, which is Wisconsin’s name for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance [...]
Jud Lounsbury of Uppity Wisconsin points out that Wisconsin's dumb senator, Ron Johnson, borrows a page from his Wisconsin's dumb Congressman Glenn Grothman in perpetuating the right wing fantasy of welfare queens who keep producing children out of wedlock in order to increase their government sponsored income. Show More Summary
When he was elected, future congressional blight and potential challenger for the title of America's Dumbest Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) made some mutterings as to how he was going to have to buckle down and not give his many detractors ammunition to use against him. Show More Summary
Newest Wisconsin congressman Glenn Grothman hasn't even taken his seat yet, but the 59-year-old Tea Party enthusiast has already set his sights on the Badger State's greatest scourge: low-income people who receive modest state and federal benefits. Grothman recently told a local news host that aid programs are "a bribe not to work that hard." Read more...
Wisconsin's Representative-Elect Glenn Grothman couldn't wait until he was sworn into office before entering himself in the dumbest congressman contest: In his run for Congress, the Republican state senator from Campbellsport said welfare...Show More Summary
Glenn Grothman is the kind of Republican bomb-thrower the halls of Congress doesn’t need more of but will get in droves. His past comments have been so incendiary that Alex Isenstadt of Politico Magazine called him “a 59-year-old Tea Party firebrand who attracts headlines the way that character in ‘Charlie Brown’ draws dirt.” But there […]
Goodbye, Michele Bachmann and Steve Stockman. Hello, Tom Emmer and Glenn Grothman. The post Meet The Newest Wave Of Tea Party Congressmen appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Some of the most extreme right-wing radicals got elected to Congress Tuesday. Let's begin with Glenn Grothman, who won Wisconsin's 6th District. Grothman wants to eliminate weekends, and believes "no people...care about Kwanza, just white left-wingers." He co-sponsored a bill that equated single-parenthood with child abuse. Show More Summary
Some of the most extreme right-wing radicals got elected to Congress Tuesday. Let’s begin with Glenn Grothman, who won Wisconsin’s 6th District. Grothman want to eliminate weekends, and believes “no people…care about Kwanza, just white left-wingers.” He co-sponsored a bill that equated single-parenthood with child abuse. In addition… He calls Rick Santorum his “soul mate” [...]
Glenn Grothman, the craziest of the crazy Perhaps you read the title of this post and thought, "Congress already has so many lunatics, how could the GOP get any loonier?" I assure you that, sadly, it can—and if Republican Glenn Grothman wins in Wisconsin's 6th District next month, it will. Show More Summary
Jody Hice If you thought current House Republicans were scary, brace yourself for the class of 2014. It's not just that you've got Jody Hice and Glenn Grothman poised to enter the House, bringing their anti-gay, anti-Muslim, anti-weekend positions with them. Show More Summary
Grothman (left) with Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald during the 2011 battle over Gov. Walker's plan to slash union protections for state workers. Mother Jones offers up a short bio of likely new House Republican Glenn Grothman,...Show More Summary
Glenn Grothman, a Republican state senator who is on track to be the next congressman from Wisconsin's sixth district, has never been shy about speaking his mind. He's a bomb thrower, a perpetual outrage machine for his liberal opponents,...Show More Summary
By David Lawder FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he had better be sure Grothman and his fellow House of Representatives newcomers are happy....