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BREAKING: Congress fails to override Obama’s veto of bill defunding Planned Parenthood

'Margaret Sanger is connected to some of the ugliest segments in our history,' said Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-WI, while supporting the override.

Another Wisconsin Lawmaker Promising to Push for Legal Raw Milk Sales

The latest Wisconsin lawmaker to promise to introduce a bill making raw milk legal in the dairy state is Rep. David Murphy (R-Greenville). After all, U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) rode into Congress on promises he made while a state senator to make raw milk legal. However, Grothman was never successful, especially after Wisconsin raw milk... Continue Reading

If A Duck Had His Brains, It Would Fly West In The Winter

Please allow me to introduce Wisconsin Republican Representative Glenn Grothman, a man who cannot understand why we even need Planned Parenthood. “As a guy, I could go to many clinics locally that have all the machines that one would need,” Grothmann said. Show More Summary

GOP lawmaker doesn’t get why Planned Parenthood exists: ‘As a guy,’ I can just go someplace else for care

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Wisconsin Republican offered perhaps the most ridiculous argument against federal funding of Planned Parenthood during a Tuesday hearing that opened with an absurd suggestion and rolled downhill from there. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) asked Cecile Richards, the Planned Parenthood CEO, why her...

GOP Congresstwit So Sad SCOTUS Pissed On Graves Of Christian Civil War Heroes

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

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

Wisconsin Republican says marriage decision insults Christians who died in the ‘religious’ Civil War

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Congressman Wants People To Spy On Food Stamp Users At The Grocery Store

12 months agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

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.

Rep. Glenn Grothman urges constituents to keep an eye out for poor people at grocery stores

12 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Pol: Spy On Food Stamp Users to Make Sure They're Acting Poor Enough

12 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

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

Congressloon Wants YOU (To Spy On Your Neighbors’ Shopping Carts)

12 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

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

GOP Lawmaker Asks Constituents To Spy On Food Stamp Users

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 [...]

Ron Johnson Revives Welfare Queen Fantasy

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

Soon-to-be-Rep. Glenn Grothman pipes up with the dumb again

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

Congressman: Welfare Is a 'Bribe to Not Work That Hard' or Get Married

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...

WI Rep-Elect Glenn Grothman: Government Bribes Women To Have Kids Out Of Wedlock

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 has me pegged. I can’t stand Kwanzaa.

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 […]

Meet The Newest Wave Of Tea Party Congressmen

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.

Meet The Newly-Empowered Right-Wing Radicals

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

Meet The Newly-Empowered Right-Wing Radicals

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 is a contender for craziest Republican in Congress. Let's stop him from getting there

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

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