Politics of the United States

Rick Santorum Says He Decides What is Constitutional, Not the Supreme Court

Rick Santorum Says He Decides What is Constitutional, Not the Supreme Court

Rick Santorum says says you refusing to believe what he wants you to believe is a violation of the First…

9 years ago

Ann Coulter Says Immigrants Will Rape and Impregnate Your Little Girls

Apparently, women are not already sexually abused in Ann Coulter's America. Maybe she needs to get out more.

9 years ago

Rick Santorum – Pope Has More Important Things to Worry About Than the Earth

It is interesting that Santorum thinks there are more important things than a habitable planet - like creating jobs for…

9 years ago

Ann Coulter’s Appalling Demographic Engineering

Ann Coulter thinks it's "Adios America" unless we can keep out overweight women, the physically disabled, and the visually impaired

9 years ago

GOP Has Reason To Fret As Clinton Leads Bush 47-40 In North Carolina

A PPP poll found Democrat Hillary Clinton enjoying a modest 47-40 lead over Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush in North…

9 years ago

Reject the Absolute Moral Corruption of the Republican Cult

The GOP is nothing more than a modern, reactionary cult designed to give religious justification for willful ignorance,bigotry, and bad…

9 years ago

Former Bush Adviser Claims Democrats Moved Further Left than Republicans Moved Right

Peter Wehner says the liberal claim that Republicans are the ones who have become more extreme over the years is…

9 years ago

Marco Rubio Says Marriage Equality a Real and Present Danger to Christianity

Rubio talks about being globally competitive, but does hating gays more than Putin's Russia make us globally competitive, too?

9 years ago

Republicans Push the Benghazi Video Lie to Discredit Hillary Clinton

But there really was an offensive video, and it did actually offend Muslims, and it did actually play a role…

9 years ago

Thwarted By House Committee, Jindal Imposes Religion on Louisiana by Executive Order

In one stroke of his pen, perversely pretending to be a defender of the First Amendment,Jindal turned Louisiana into a…

9 years ago

Jeb Bush Says Only Traditional Marriage Gives Kids A Chance Out Of Poverty

During a CBN interview, Jeb Bush suggested that the only way to fight poverty in America was to defend traditional…

9 years ago

Election 2016 – The Attack of the Republican Clones

Too much can be made of the plethora of Republican candidates for 2016 - after all, they are all virtually…

9 years ago

Bluegrass Poll Reveals Kentucky Would Be A Tossup Between Hillary And Rand Paul

Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul are tied at 45 percent each in a recent poll of Kentucky voters.

9 years ago

Fox News Claims Hillary Less Ethical, But Public Gives Her High Ratings on Every Issue

Fox News seems to want to wish away Hillary Clinton, but even their numbers cannot disguise that the public still…

9 years ago

Rand Paul Prefers to Let the Refugees We Created in Iraq Suffer and Die

The invasion of Iraq and its bungled aftermath created millions of refugees. Rand Paul doesn't think the United States owes…

9 years ago

Religious Right Leader Rick Wiles is Fascinated by Obama’s Privates

You know the Religious Right, and maybe some of its male leaders, have got nothing when they start worrying about…

9 years ago

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Put Their Buffoonery on Display in South Carolina

Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Lindsey Graham, and Ted Cruz, got together and agreed to collectively sound like Elisabeth…

9 years ago

Sarah Palin Says President Obama is Flirting With the Devil

Sarah Palin warns that in his dealings with Iran that Obama is flirting with the devil...but wait...isn't Obama the devil?

9 years ago

Senate No-Show Cruz Criticizes Evangelicals Who Didn’t Show in 2008 and 2012

2016 may be the Year the mainstream media is surprised to discover there are actual Christians out there - and…

9 years ago

John Boehner Says We Finally Have a Senate That is Actually Working

Boehner's reaction to Senate dysfunction is to claim a change of leadership in the Senate has given us a Senate…

9 years ago

It’s Getting Hard to Tell Where Sovereign Citizens End and Republicans Begin

Both Republicans and so-called sovereign citizens are citizens and subject to federal authority. If not, we should rethink deportation laws

9 years ago

Public Support For Obamacare Grows As Less Than 30 Percent Of Americans Support Repeal

A Kaiser Health Tracking Survey finds that more Americans now have a favorable opinion of Obamacare than an unfavorable one.

9 years ago

Proof That Bigots Are Not the Best and Brightest

If you listen to the anti-gay rhetoric coming from the GOP, you realize just how desperately hateful and stupid these…

9 years ago

Scott Walker Talks Up GOP Common Sense While Proving He Has None in NH Speech

Walker throws facts and history to the wind as he talks up a fantasy GOP with common sense that nowhere…

9 years ago

Ready For Martin? O’Malley Makes His Case Running To Clinton’s Left

O'Malley is hardly a household name in America, but he is making his case for president, by staking out bold…

9 years ago

Republicans Admit Defeat and Silently Surrender In Their War On Obamacare

While Republicans aren't waving the white flag publicly, the GOP is becoming quietly aware that they have lost their war…

9 years ago

For The First Time Since 2009 More Americans Approve Of Obama’s Handling Of The Economy

A Bloomberg Politics poll finds more Americans now approve of President Obama's handling of the economy than disapprove.

9 years ago

Hillary 2016 – Did the Republicans Just Lose the Election?

The hapless GOP needs somebody of Hillary's stature for 2016, but all they have is a cast of nobodies with…

9 years ago

Iowa FAMiLY LEADER Event Showcases Presidential Hopefuls’ Religious Bigotry

Crass ignorance is enshrined in the Iowa Calendar as Family Leader invites GOP presidential hopefuls to spew to the delight…

9 years ago

Sean Hannity Helps Rand Paul Find Excuses For the Things He Used to Believe

Ah, the comforting embrace of Sean Hannity, where "that was then" is answer enough to questions about issues that affect…

9 years ago

Conservative Defense of Indiana’s Hateful RFRA is Awash in a Sea of Lies

Republican and Religious Right damage-control over Indiana's RFRA is chaotic and entertaining, and as dishonest as the day is long

9 years ago

Montana House Refuses To Follow Other Red States Down The “Religious Freedom” Rabbit Hole

The Montana House failed to pass a "religious freedom" to discriminate bill, deadlocking on a 50-50 vote on Friday.

9 years ago

Michigan Republican Says Schools Should be a Ministry of the Church

When Pink Floyd sang that "we don't need no education," I don't think church ministries are what they had in…

9 years ago

Does Ted Cruz Actually Think He Can Win in 2016?

"I am running for president and I hope to earn your support," Ted Cruz tweeted last night. Does he really…

9 years ago

Republican Fascists Want Pledge of Allegiance in English Only

  If you want to hear one of the craziest things to come out of a Republican mouth this week,…

9 years ago

Using a Convention of States to Destroy the Federal Government for the Kochs

Republicans are supporting using Article V of the Constitution not to propose amendments to the Constitution, but to destroy the…

9 years ago

House GOP Budget: More Money For War, Repeal Obamacare, Cut Food Stamps and Medicaid

House Republicans have once again shown that they have little regard for the average American family or the typical American…

9 years ago

Even Joe Scarborough Believes Republicans Went Too Far With “Stupid” Iran Letter

During Monday's broadcast of Morning Joe, co-host Joe Scarborough finally relented and said that the "one-two punch" of House Republicans…

9 years ago

Clinton Emails Have Provided GOP Yet Another Excuse to Cry “Benghazi”

The GOP is determined to ignore every relevant fact about Benghazi on their mission to crucify Hillary Clinton

9 years ago

Jeb Bush Tells Iowans Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Let Us Down

Jeb Bush can look at an Iraq wracked by civil war and marauding barbarians, and somehow imagine that America power…

9 years ago

Scandal? Use of Private Email is Pervasive Among 2016 Hopefuls

It turns abouta whole slew of Republicans looking at the White House in 2016 has used private emails for government…

9 years ago

The Entire GOP Field for 2016 is as Tainted as a Bucket of Rotten Meat

We are already well on our way to becoming a 13th century-ish, Islamic State-like apparatus of repression

9 years ago

Republican Congressman Peter King Slams Self-Righteous Delusional Wing Of His Party

Appearing on Luke Russert's online MSNBC TV program, Shift, New York Congressman Peter King (R) slammed fellow House Republicans for…

9 years ago

Why We Can’t Let Jeb Bush Pretend His Brother’s Wars Never Happened

Jeb doesn't realize how critical it is he convince us he is not his brother, because the more you listen…

9 years ago

Legislative Paralysis Strikes Capitol Hill Under New Republican Congress

The new Republican-dominated Congress has proven unable to pass significant legislation. So far they have passed just two bills into…

9 years ago

Nothing Says Patriotism Like Celebrating Lincoln’s Assassination

The League of the South "thanks Mr. Booth for his service to the South and to humanity" for his "execution…

9 years ago

PFAW’s New Ad Calls Out the RNC for Israel Trip with Hate Group

PFAW says, "We deserve to know why Republicans continue to stand with this hate group after years of offensive statements…

9 years ago

Morning Joe Whines About Being “Low On Totem Pole” Because Hillary Clinton Won’t Come On

During Monday's broadcast of MSNBC's Morning Joe, co-hosts Mike Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough openly complained about their inability to book…

9 years ago

Critics Claim Hillary Has an Income Inequality Problem

Have we really reached the point where asking the wealthy to pay their fair share of taxes is a form…

9 years ago

Hillary Clinton Is Building Her Democratic Army As The GOP’s Worst Nightmare Comes True

She hasn't even announced yet, and Hillary Clinton's campaign is looking like an incumbent's reelection campaign.

9 years ago

Detroit Flop City: Jeb Bush Pretends To Care About Poor People In First Speech

Jeb Bush is marketing himself as a different kind of conservative, but his ideas support the same GOP policies that…

9 years ago

Debate on Gun Violence Limited by Either-Or Thinking

There have been 101 school shootings since Newtown. Obama said afteward, "the time is now." It is now well past…

9 years ago

The Kochs Plan to Buy the 2016 Election for $889 Million

The Kochs are ready to outspend the Republican Party in putting forth candidates THEY approve of in 2016, like Rand…

9 years ago

Sarah Palin Knows How to Beat Hillary – Accuse Her of a Bunch of Stuff!

"You know, reverse them. It is they who point a finger who don't realize they have triple that number of…

9 years ago

Bobby Jindal’s Prayer Rally Has Just Become a Demonic No-Go Zone

We are told angels will guard the site of Jindal's prayer rally and turn it into a "no-go zone for…

9 years ago

Romney 3.0 Crashes And Burns As Mitt Unleashes Bitter Whiny Tirade At Obama

Mitt 3.0 is Mitt 2.0, but with some more carefully chosen words meant to appeal to the 47%. He came…

9 years ago

Republican Senators Are Freaking Out Because A Bill From Boehner’s House Might Shut Down The Government

A handful of key Republican Senators are side-eying the plan House Republicans put forth on Friday in yet another effort…

9 years ago

PolitiFact Busts Mitch McConnell For Trying to Steal President Obama’s Economic Record

"False". This is the harsh ruling PolitiFact had for Mitch McConnell's claim that the economy improved because the GOP won.…

9 years ago

If Protesters Are Responsible For Officers’ Deaths, So Then Are The Tea Party

Are the protesters responsible for the death of the officers? If yes, then the Tea Party is responsible for the…

9 years ago

President Obama Named The Most Admired Man In The World For The 7th Straight Year

The endless Republican anti-Obama campaign suffered another defeat as for the seventh consecutive year President Obama was named the most…

9 years ago

The Incomprehensibly Stupid Things Said by Republicans in 2014

Shubhranshu Choudhary says "Journalism has to become everyone's business," but Fox News says journalism is nobody's business, including, especially, their…

9 years ago

CNN Suddenly Seems to Notice Republican Reliance on Religious Right

CNN is reporting that the GOP moves early to court conservative Christians. We are told that, "The first votes of…

9 years ago

More Heartache Around the Corner for God’s Own Party in 2016

Where once three-quarters had been Protestants alone, now barely three quarters are even Christian, and the numbers continue to drop

9 years ago

Republican Warhawks And Arms Lobby Unite To Undermine US On World Stage

President Obama has been clear in his advocacy of sensible gun reform at home, as well as balanced global demilitarization.…

9 years ago

Media Matters Names George F. Will Misinformer of the Year

Will's most egregious sin may have been his "attacking and dismissing rape victims" but climate denialism and ethical lapses also…

9 years ago

Ben Carson’s Embarrassingly Stupid Attack on Obamacare

Ben Carson thinks Obamacare is unconstitutional because it doesn't help everybody. The only problem with that is that it DOES…

9 years ago

113th Congress Produces 22% of “Do-Nothing” 1947-1948 Counterpart

Similar to overpaid NFL "star" Jay Cutler's reign of terror as the starting quarterback for the Chicago Bears, the best…

9 years ago

ACLU Files Lawsuit Claiming Racial Discrimination In Ferguson School District Voting

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Thursday is a St. Louis federal court in which it claims the…

9 years ago

Drudge Suggests Obama Blackmailed Boehner to Get Funding Bill Passed

Because he can't admit to the most likely explanation, insanity in his own party, Matt Drudge tweets the least likely…

9 years ago

RNC Allies with Christian Nationalist Who Calls U.S. Constitution “the Wrong Train”

David Lane, never mentioned by the MSM, is a big supporter of Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, Rick Perry,…

9 years ago

Gun Nuts Threaten President Over Something He Hasn’t Even Done

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), regulates the international trade in things like small arms, battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships,…

9 years ago

Mama We’re All Crazy Now – A Michele Bachmann Retrospective

Bachmann's flight from Dana Bash is a metaphor for an endless flight from reality, which pretty much describes her entire…

9 years ago

Missouri Town Residents Greet Ferguson Protesters With Confederate Flag And Fried Chicken

Ferguson protesters marching through Missouri on their way to Jefferson City were met by angry residents in the small town…

9 years ago

Rick Santorum Lyingly Claims Separation of Church and State is Communist and un-American

In fact, the separation of church and state is something quintessentially American. Americans invented the idea, after all

9 years ago

Tom Tancredo Says Republicans in Congress Have Stockholm Syndrome

Tancredo says GOP is impotent. Impotent yes. Because they're ideologically blinkered idiots. Not because they identify with their "captor" Obama.

9 years ago

Immigration and the Shoddy Pretense of Journalism that is CNN

In examining the GOP's wild accusations of Obama "lawlessness," CNN declines to go beyond GOP talking points to the facts…

9 years ago

The Cloyingly Sweet Rot of Nationalism

Love of country should never be fueled hate. It should be sufficient unto itself, desirable for its own sake. It…

9 years ago

Fox News Contributor Tells Republicans To Shut Down The Government To Spite Obama

In a column on his website RedState Tuesday, Fox News contributor Erick Erickson told Republicans in Congress that they should…

9 years ago

Gun Rights Advocate Says People Should Use Guns To Prevent Obama From Becoming A Tyrant

In an appearance on Newsmax TV Monday, gun rights activist Larry Pratt said that the reason President Obama is for…

9 years ago

The Mainstream Media is Culpable in the Murder of American Democracy

Democrats are now people who can have our heads held under water until we stop breathing, who can be "made…

9 years ago

Midterm Madness – Meet the Latest Republican Crazies to Hold Office

Gordon Klingenschmitt brings his demonic obsessions to the Colorado State Senate and Michael Peroutka his neo-Confederate secessionism to Anne Arundel…

9 years ago

The Same Voters Who Gave Republicans The Senate Are Ready For Hillary Clinton To Be President

The same voters that gave the GOP this win think Clinton will be a good president, whereas they were not…

9 years ago

The Likes of Mitch McConnell and Joni Ernst Leave America a Bleaker Place This Morning

We are the victims of voter suppression and intimidation. Our votes were overridden with dark money and corporate-funded propaganda

9 years ago

Only 100 Show Up, 15 From Out Of State, For “Big” Rand Paul/Mitch McConnell Rally

There wasn't any enthusiasm for Senator Mitch McConnell at Monday's rally. The 15 or so young people may or may…

9 years ago

Alison Lundergan Grimes and Kentuckians Swamped by Corporate Dark Money

The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition's millions of dollars represents the method by which we have had our democracy co-opted by big…

9 years ago

Friday Fox Follies – Diseased Central

What's more contagious than Ebola with absolutely no cure? As we head into next week's election, Fox "News" has been…

9 years ago

Hey Republicans, Hate and Bigotry are not Values, They’re Character Flaws

Rick Santorum claims if he hadn't been persecuted into silence, he could have convinced millennials to be hateful bigots like…

9 years ago

Mitch McConnell Ad Backfires and Exposes His Empty Reelection Campaign About Nothing

Mitch McConnell goes bumper sticker slogan and dogs to avoid talking about his secretive policy agenda.

9 years ago

Republicans: Women Problem? What Women Problem?

Nothing wrong with an exclusive and hate-filled Republican message. Just with the people who aren't sufficiently white, male, and Christian.

9 years ago

Republican Senate Wave Is Disintegrating As Democrats Again Outraise Republicans

Senate Democrats have outraised Republicans again, with the DSCC taking in $6.5 million to the NRSC's $6 million in the…

9 years ago

You Are Voting for Democracy or Theocracy in the 2014 Midterms

Jody Hice's new "Big Idea" is that state-sponsored religion, forbidden by the First Amendment, will put an end to government…

9 years ago

For the Love of America, Ignore Republican Fear-Mongering and Vote

Not believing in reality doesn't make you immune to it. Republicans will just blame the nearest Democrat, but all of…

10 years ago

Republicans Say Rainbow Flags Remind them of Nazi Flags – But Actual Nazi Flags Don’t

Mike Huckabee says he's tired of this. All I've got to say is that we're tired of it too, and…

10 years ago

GOP Privatization Would Substitute an Un-Electable Board of Directors for Democracy

Privatization is stripping powers from electable government, and handing it to the unelectable public - in other words, for profit…

10 years ago

Colorado Republican’s Claim that America Ended Slavery Voluntarily Steals Our History

Pamela Mazanec asks, "Shouldn't our students be provided that viewpoint? This is part of the argument that America is exceptional."

10 years ago

Republican Says One Invented GOP Scandal Proves Another Invented GOP Scandal

Texas Republican Randy Weber says Obama's record on invented scandals is so bad that he can't possibly be on top…

10 years ago

After Doing Nothing for Six Years, Republicans Claim We Need More…Republicans

We are supposed to believe that "Republicans are working to create jobs for Americans. Democrats are working to save their…

10 years ago

Pat Roberts of Kansas Goes All Tea Party and Warns of National Socialism

Losing at the polls in Kansas to independent candidate and X-Factor Chad Orman, incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts is pulling…

10 years ago

Gallup: Republicans Better Able to Defend Against Terrorism, Keep America Prosperous

The GOP has been able to destroy this country while getting Americans to willingly participate in their own demise with…

10 years ago

Fumbling Toward War: The GOP’s Foreign Policy of Hate

Republican foreign policy is a tortured and terrifying admixture of religious dogmatism, political ideology, and corporate thirst for profit

10 years ago