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

3 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

3 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

3 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)

3 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

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

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 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

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

If you thought House Republicans were crazy now, just wait

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Could there be a new America's Dumbest Congressman? Meet Wisconsin's Glenn Grothman

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

This Republican Who Wants to End the Weekend Is Probably Headed to Congress

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

Boehner's troubles with House conservatives may only get worse

9 months agoNews : The Newsroom

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....

Wisconsin Nominates Wingnut To Congress

9 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

In choosing State Sen Glenn Grothman on Tuesday, Wisconsin Republicans selected a congressional nominee who is anti-Martin Luther King Jr. Day and supported Uganda's anti-gay laws.

Most everyone seems to agree on term limits but career politicians

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — For voters who fancy congressional term limits, state Sen. Glenn Grothman might just be their man. Grothman, one of three Republicans running for Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Tom Petri, R-Fond du Lac, on Monday sent out a press release pledging...

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