Moved to!

June 18, 2009 by

We have a new, shorter name!


All new comments will be at It’s a shorter URL for all you Twits. You’re welcome.

What’s this all about?

June 17, 2009 by

To Hoekstra is to whine using grandiose exaggerations and comparisons.

It all started with a simple, foolish tweet. On June 17th, GOP Congressman Pete Hoekstra compared the life and death struggle of Iranians trying to get their message out via Twitter to the Republican Party’s tussle with Democrats. (See quote above.) The Twitterati began satirizing Hoekstra’s tweet (see lulz below).

And that’s how the Hoekstra meme was born.

Leave us your Hoekstras in our comments.

Working From Home

June 18, 2009 by

Photo via oso
Tweet via tgkillfile
“@petehoekstra Stuck inside working from home today. Now I know how Anne Frank felt.”

Bag of Potting Soil

June 18, 2009 by

Photo via <a href=”; rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”>talkradionews</a>
Tweet via <a href=”; rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”>xIndieQueenx</a>
“@petehoekstra Someone stole a bag of potting soil from my carport today. This must be how Native Americans felt when they lost their lands.”

Inhaled Secondhand Smoke

June 18, 2009 by

Photo via n5u5r
Tweet via Willkooi
“@petehoekstra inhaled some secondhand smoke while catching a little Cat Stevens on the radio. Reminded me of Woodstock all over again.”

In Line at Dunkin Donuts

June 18, 2009 by

Photo via J.Wu
Tweet via uTobian

Took the Lead on a Teleconference

June 18, 2009 by

Photo via yuzu
Tweet via FunSizeJCP
“took the lead on a teleconference today, and felt just like the soldiers raising the flag at Iwo Jima. @petehoekstra”

Corner View Office

June 18, 2009 by

Photo via Brandon Cirillo
Tweet via PaganMist
“@petehoekstra Had to move all my stuff to a new office w/o a corner view. Now i know what the Trail of Tears was like. #GOPfail”

Got My Shoe Wet

June 18, 2009 by

Photo via new1mproved
Tweet via BarnabasBlack
“@petehoekstra I stepped in a puddle today and got my shoe wet. It was like being on Flight 1549 landing in the Hudson River.”

Jumped On A Trampoline

June 18, 2009 by

Photo via Reini68
Tweet via Matleonard
“@petehoekstra jumped on a trampoline this morning, reminded me of the moon landing”

No Milk In My Coffee

June 18, 2009 by

Photo via fendyzaidan
Tweet via Mededitor
“@petehoekstra I didn’t put milk in my coffee this morning. It was just like being held in a Vietnamese tiger cage.”