Monday, November 30, 2015

The War On Woman: Graham Says We Can’t Trust Hillary, Because Monica!

Senator Graham reached almost 20 years into the past to attack Hillary Clinton, by bringing up the completely irrelevant subject of Bill’s infidelity.

August 4, 2015
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The War On Woman: McConnell Says of Hillary, ‘Gender Card Alone Is Not Enough’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said of Hillary Clinton’s campaign: playing “the gender card alone is not enough.”

July 22, 2015

The War On Woman: What ‘Royal Family’?

Misogynistic attacks on Hillary Clinton have been the norm for as long as she’s been in the public eye.

June 3, 2015

Fox’s Hasselbeck Wants Voting Test; Trump Doesn’t Know His Senate From His House

Boy, it’s a good thing Fox “News” doesn’t follow its own rules re: “Hollywood types,” like telling them to shut up and sing, act, or whatever evil, liberal-heathen thing they do for a living. Because how then could we enjoy the always-entertaining spectacle of News Barbie, aka Elisabeth Hasselbeck (whose stellar Palin-esque CV consists of Survivor, […]

September 22, 2014

5 Republicans Who Can’t Resist Strutting Their Stuff

    Ah, Republican politicians. Moral arbiters. Upholders of family values. Pure, straight-laced Church Ladies and Gentlemen who go all a-flutter at the mere suggestion of anything racy. Not for them the vagaries of sexuality or half-naked frolicking. No, that’s for filthy, disgusting liberals. Except… these selfsame Republican politicians just can’t seem to keep their […]

July 18, 2014
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Right-Wing Hypocrites Demand Obama Secure Bergdahl’s Release… Until He Does

You’ve got to hand it to American conservatives. They may not be rational, but at least they’re consistent. They can kick, scream and clamor for something with relentless fervor… until President Obama does it, in which case it becomes the epitome of evil and irresponsibility. The recent release of the last known American prisoner of […]

June 4, 2014

NRA: Open-Carry ‘Hijinx’ Not Just ‘Counterproductive,’ But ‘Downright Weird’

In a rare display of common sense — albeit steeped in self-interest — the Institute for Legislative Action, the lobbying arm of the National Rifle Association — has issued a lengthy statement in part condemning the recent antics of gun fetishists Open Carry Texas, who have made a point to show up at restaurants and […]

June 2, 2014

Par-TAY! New Year’s Eve, Fox News-Style: Duck Dynasty Awkwardness (Video)

Say what you will about Fox “News,” but they sure do know how to party! While the rest of us Philistines were ringing in the New Year with music, laughter and good cheer, Fox viewers were treated to the ultimate in entertainment: Five gloriously uncomfortable, pointless and excruciatingly dull minutes of cornpone yee-haws from Duck […]

January 1, 2014

McConnell: Shutdown ‘A Two-Week Paid Vacation For Federal Employees’

The fact that conservative politicians are insensitive to the concerns of ordinary Americans is nothing new. However, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took this tone-deafness to new depths on Sunday, when he told Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer that the government shutdown amounted to nothing more than paid time off for lucky furloughed […]

October 20, 2013

LISTEN: Nevada Republican Admits GOP Can Only Win If Fewer People Vote

It’s sad, when you think about it. A once-great political party is now so unpopular that it’s reduced to hoping people don’t turn out to vote. Acknowledging that young people and students—two traditionally Democratic demographics coincidentally being targeted by Republican state legislators suddenly anxious to ram through new Voter ID laws—tend to stay home in […]

September 25, 2013

Glenn Beck: War Used To Be Awesome, But Now It’s Just So Progressive

Professional nutjob and perennially war-glorifying “patriot” Glenn Beck has done an abrupt about-face on the subject of “toppling dictators” and “spreading democracy.” After careful thought–and a big ol’ helping of his trademark mental and logistical gymnastics—the sniffling internet clown has decided that war is “a progressive idea.” Beck — looking ever so dapper in a […]

September 10, 2013

WATCH: McCain Angrily Teaches Fox & Friends About Islam

One of the most enduring (and offensive) myths about Islam — that Muslims worship “a different God” from people of other religions — was finally vociferously challenged on Fox & Friends. By a conservative. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) appeared on the morning zoo to discuss the situation in Syria, when a video clip of a […]

September 3, 2013

WATCH: Paranoid Trump Accuses Obama Of Being Behind Fraud Lawsuit

Conveniently ignoring the fact that his “Trump University” fake educational institution has been the subject of numerous investigations, sanctions and lawsuits for several years now, pompous windbag Donald Trump took to — where else — Fox and Friends to publicly accuse President Obama of orchestrating the suit filed on Saturday by New York State Attorney […]

August 26, 2013

NYS Attorney General Sues The Donald Over Trump University ‘Scam’

  New York State’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, has called out Donald Trump for what he really is: a phony. In a $40 million lawsuit filed this weekend, Schneiderman accused the pompous reality TV show star of running a fake real estate investment school that promised everything from apprenticeships to the opportunity to meet Trump […]

August 25, 2013

Obama: Some Republicans Don’t Want Shutdown, But Fear Limbaugh’s Wrath [VIDEO]

Video via Politico President Obama gave a lengthy interview to CNN on Friday morning, in which he discussed everything from Egypt and Syria to surveillance and the bravery of Antoinette Tuff. But the fun stuff came when the president got to talking about the do-nothing Congress, which, he feels, doesn’t have “a whole lot of […]

August 23, 2013

Tea Party 2016 Darling Ted Cruz Is Foreign-Born—What Say You Now, Birthers?

  In a development sure to amuse us all for the next three years, the Tea Party’s favorite potential 2016 nominee, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has released his birth certificate. And, unlike President Obama’s, Cruz’s document shows that he, unmistakably, was indeed born on foreign soil. Calgary, Canada, to be exact. According to The Dallas […]

August 19, 2013

WATCH: Sarah Palin Attacks Christie, Makes Rand Paul A Happy Man

Apparently clinging to the old adage “there’s no such thing as bad publicity,” Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has inexplicably decided that the endorsement of pageant-walkin’, not-much-else-doin’ Sarah Palin actually has political value in this day and age. “I love an endorsement by Sarah Palin, what’s not to love?” Paul enthused on CNN. The addition of […]

August 14, 2013

Filner: Nobody Trained Me Not To Sexually Harass My Female Colleagues!

Embattled San Diego mayor Bob Filner — who is being sued for sexual harassment by former staffer Irene McCormack Jackson and has been accused of inappropriate behavior by (at last count) seven other women — is having a pretty rough week. Filner filed a formal request on Monday to request that San Diego taxpayers pick […]

August 1, 2013

Pennsylvania Police Chief Drops F-Bombs On ‘Libtards’ [NSFW Video]

The fine folks of Gilberton, PA must be ever so proud of their police chief — and school board member — Mark Kessler, who has taken to YouTube and Facebook to set an admirable example for children and the community at large. And all with the blessing of the town’s mayor. “F*ck all you libtards […]

July 24, 2013

While Senate Subcommittee Plans ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearings, Florida’s Rick Scott Stands His

In the wake of the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin verdict, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) has announced that his Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights will hold a hearing after the August recess to analyze “Stand Your Ground” laws. Such “shoot first, ask questions later” laws basically enable people to legally […]

July 19, 2013

Sarah Palin Mulls Trading In Social Media Punditry For 2014 Senate Run

Apparently unaware that being a senator is an actual job that lasts at least six years, confirmed lady of leisure Sarah Palin is hinting at a Senate run in 2014. “Any American with a heart for service has to always have in the back of their mind that they would do anything [and] everything that they […]

July 10, 2013

Scott Walker Signs Mandatory Ultrasound Bill Into Law—In Private

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker stealthily signed a bill into law on Friday requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals in order to perform abortions, and women to first have an ultrasound to “bond” with the fetus. The law, which brings the number of abortion clinics in the state down to two, goes into […]

July 5, 2013
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WATCH: Rick Perry Attacks Wendy Davis For Filibuster, Having Been A Teen Mom

Speaking at the National Right to Life conference on Thursday, Texas’ Republican governor, Rick Perry, had a few choice words for state senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth): Your actions Tuesday were a disgrace, and having been a teen mom, you should be setting a better example. Davis, who bravely spoke for 11 hours to filibuster […]

June 27, 2013

Reversal Of Fortune: Anthony Weiner Now Sits Atop The Heap In NYC Mayoral Race

Former Queens/Brooklyn congressman Anthony Weiner, who resigned from office in disgrace amid a “sexting” scandal in 2011, is now the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination in the race for mayor of New York City, according to the latest NBC NY/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Weiner, with 25 percent of registered Democrats polled, leads City Council Speaker […]

June 26, 2013

Illinois GOP Official: Black Female Candidate Erika Harold A ‘Street Walker’; ‘Love Child’

The GOP “minority outreach” bandwagon continues its futile journey to 2014. Former Miss America Erika Harold, an Illinois Republican running in the primary against Rep. Rodney Davis in the state’s 13th congressional district, was called a “street walker” and minority-quota hire by Montgomery County GOP chairman (and Davis supporter) Jim Allen in an email to […]

June 20, 2013
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