King: Whites Have Contributed More to Civilization

This whole business does get a little tired… I would ask you to go back through history and figure out where are these contributions that have been made by these other categories of people that you are talking about, where did any other subgroup of people contribute more to civilization?

— Rep. Steve King (R-IA), challenging MSNBC panelists to name a “subgroup” that contributed more to civilization than white people.

King Threatens Government Shutdown Over Immigration

If the president wields his pen and commits that unconstitutional act to legalize millions, I think that becomes something that is nearly political nuclear… I think the public would be mobilized and galvanized and that changes the dynamic of any continuing resolution and how we might deal with that.

— Rep. Steve King (R-IA), asserting that “the threat of another government shutdown could be Republicans’ leverage to pass border security and immigration legislation this fall,” the Des Moines Register reports.

Right-Wing War on Christmas Update: Iowa Tea Bagger Congressman Brags about Eating Reindeer at Holiday Time

Reindeer mother and baby; inset: Iowa Tea Party Rep. Steve King

It’s clear here who really hates Christmas. Rep. Steve King, tea party congressman from Iowa, sent out this tweet bragging about making a meal of slaughtered reindeer at Christmastime. What will we tell the children!