Politics of the United States

Fox News’ Sean Hannity Treats Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Like He’s An Expert On ISIS

On Tuesday night's episode of Hannity, host Sean Hannity welcomed Duck Dynasty star and renowned homophobe Phil Robertson on the…

8 years ago

Federal Court Slams Texas TRAP Law Back To the Stone-Age

In a much needed victory for women in Texas, a Federal Court struck down the Lone Star State's version of…

8 years ago

Republicans Can’t Run Away From Their Allegiances and Policies Unless We Let Them

Mitch McConnell is a man on the run from a disastrous week for the Republican Party.

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Promises the Kochs That Republicans Can Do Their Bidding With 51 Votes

The heavily Koch gifted to Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is pretty desperate to win the Senate for Republicans. He's got a…

8 years ago

Rick Perry Takes a Break from Bullying Texans to Attack Obama

At a Republican gathering in New Hampshire, Perry took time to attack Obama for the economy his party destroyed and…

8 years ago

Ahead Of Midterm Elections, GOP’s Message Appears To Be One Of Racism And Hatred

Two recent events have brought out the Republican Party's inner racist demon -- the GOP's Senate primary runoff election in…

9 years ago

Chris McDaniel Insists Thad Cochran Abandoned Christian Values by Appealing to Black Voters

It's not Christian, McDaniels whines, to remind black people that he hates them. It's not Christian to reach out to…

9 years ago

The Supreme Court’s Shameless War on American Democracy

The Supreme Court ought to be protecting democracy. Like the other branches of the government, it answers to the people

9 years ago

Another Red State Democrat Calls On Elizabeth Warren To Bring Home A Victory

West Virginia Senate candidate Natalie Tennant plans to campaign with Elizabeth Warren in July.

9 years ago

North Carolina’s Lt. Governor Declares War on the U.S. Constitution

Dan Forest told the Faith and Freedom Coalition this weekend, "America is at a great crossroads where it must decide…

9 years ago

Regarding Surge In Iraqi Violence, Majority Of Americans Feel That US Should Not Intervene

CBS News and The New York Times released a poll Monday showing that 50% of Americans feel that the United…

9 years ago

Bobby Jindal Signs Latest Blow in War on Women in Louisiana Church

America becomes less America and more Afghanistan with each passing day Republicans remain in control at any level of government.

9 years ago

Tuesday’s Shooting In Oregon Is The 74th School Shooting In America Since Sandy Hook

Another day, another school shooting in America. On Tuesday morning, news hit that a gunman entered a school in Troutdale,…

9 years ago

Gun Crazed Republican Senate Candidate Calls UCSB Killings An ‘Unfortunate Accident’

Iowa Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Joni Ernst referred to the recent Isla Vista killings as an "unfortunate accident" in a…

9 years ago

Allegations of Divine Kickbacks as Tom DeLay Takes up God’s Cause

DeLay has convinced himself that we are sick of "same-sex marriage and abortion" and fed up with politicians who have…

9 years ago

President Obama Baits Karl Rove By Saying He Might Have Had a ‘Mild Concussion’

During a talk about the dangers of concussions, the President said he had probably had multiple "mild" concussions when he…

9 years ago

Shooting Victim’s Father Blames NRA – NRA Says Proposed Gun Study Unethical

The NRA, the GOP, and Fox News rant about the "fundamental" right to bear arms while ignoring the fundamental right…

9 years ago

Fake Christians Tear Up the Constitution in Chesterfield County, Virginia

Wicca is "neo-pagan and invokes polytheistic, pre-Christian deities," and therefore it does not fall within "the Judeo-Christian tradition."

9 years ago

American Support For Marriage Equality Reaches All-Time High In Latest Gallup Poll

Gallup released a new poll on Wednesday showing that support for same-sex marriage has now reached its highest level since…

9 years ago

Chris Christie Wants a More Aggressive Foreign Policy in Very Messy, Difficult Places

Acting as though he would know right from wrong, Christie said America is "the strongest moral power for what is…

9 years ago

Jeb Bush Tells Poor People To Stop Mooching and Get Married

Buried under his sweet talk about immigration reform and the importance of education, Jeb Bush revealed the same old trickle…

9 years ago

CNN Shoots Down Michele Bachmann With a Single Point About Benghazi and Jobs

Michele Bachmann tried to justify yet another Benghazi investigation by saying it's what the people want, but Candy Crowley said…

9 years ago

Georgia Law Would Allow You to Stand Your Ground on Public Transportation

Sponsored by Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, House Bill 875 would allow guns to be carried in churches, bars, and even…

9 years ago

Ted Cruz Finds Fellow Constitution Haters on the Religious Right

Ted Cruz whined to Janet Mefferd and David Barton about President Obama's imaginary attack on "traditional" marriage

9 years ago

Chris Christie Says Income Equality is Mediocrity – Doesn’t Know Sh*t from Shinola

"You want income equality? That's mediocrity." That's Chris Christie being pragmatic

9 years ago

Did God Harden Barack Obama’s Heart or Did He Make Joseph Farah Stupid?

What Farah demands from Obama is that the president set aside the United States Constitution and embrace an imaginary Bible…

9 years ago

SOTU: Obama is Hope. GOP Responses – All Four of Them – Are Despair

What Tuesday night demonstrated to every American and to the world, is that President Obama has a plan and that…

9 years ago

Game On: Alison Grimes Launches a Jobs Missile at Mitch McConnell

Alison Lundergan Grimes has launched a missile of the jobs war at struggling Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with…

9 years ago

South Carolina’s Lee Bright Wants to Replace Lindsey Graham – and the United States

Bright says, "If the Tenth Amendment won't protect the Second, we might have to use the Second to protect the…

9 years ago

Glenn Beck Says Daughter Brainwashed into Thinking he is Anti-Gay

In true Beckian style, he has invented a Glenn Beck who can be outraged and hurt by an intolerance on…

9 years ago

Alan Keyes Says We Need a Religious Right Party Because GOP Not Extreme Enough

Keyes says, "if it's really broke, you don't fix it either, you replace it with something that works. Have Americans…

9 years ago

The Gettysburg Address 150 Years Ago And Now: Lincoln, Obama and The Great Task Remaining

One hundred fifty years later, President Lincoln's Great Task remains uncompleted.

9 years ago

Republicans Hate Getting What They Wanted When They No Longer Want It

There are a bunch of Republicans besides McConnell who, when Bush was president, said they'd never, ever filibuster a nominee.

9 years ago

Don’t Miss Catch an Illegal Immigrant Day Tomorrow

"The purpose of this event is to spark a campus-wide discussion about the issue of illegal immigration, and how it…

9 years ago

Recent Judicial Decisions Show How Crucial It is To Fight for Obama’s Nominees

Recent appalling decisions by Bush-appointed judges show the importance of getting some Obama-appointed judges on the bench. If only he…

9 years ago

Ted Cruz is Attending David Barton’s Conference for State Legislators

Barton is not a scientist. He is not a historian. He pretends to be a constitutional scholar but has no…

9 years ago

Sarah Palin Sees Angry Atheists Armed with Attorneys but Can She See Russia?

"The war on Christmas is just the tip of the spear in a larger battle to marginalize expressions of faith…

9 years ago

ENDA is Great but Do Not Count the Religious Loons Out

They claim to defend religious liberty but they need to read the Pledge of Allegiance with its vow of "liberty…

9 years ago

Reality Messing with your Narrative? Invent a More Congenial World

Republicans can talk about things that never happened as though they did, but Democrats cannot talk about things that DID…

9 years ago

Tea Party Insists that Extremist Ken Cuccinelli Not Extreme Enough

The Richmond Tea Party says Cuccinelli hasn't taken a sufficient stand against "Obamacare, immigration, and moral decline."

9 years ago

Glenn Beck Vows to Destroy Muslim-Lover Grover Norquist

Beck says he will reveal the "background and workings" of Norquist and this is "just the beginning." Oooooh. Beckian ominous…

9 years ago

The Body’s Impolitic (Again): Why Is Jesse Ventura Running For President?

Former Governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura is back in the headlines. He plans to run for President in 2016, if…

9 years ago

Ted Cruz Has Found Himself a Niche Within a Niche Market

If the tea party is a niche market - a market focused on hate-fueled anarchy - what does that make…

9 years ago

Alex Castellanos Accuses Democrats of Being the Extremists

Republican strategist Alex Castellanos took to a CNN op-ed to accuse the Democrats of extremism, asking "Are Democrats more extreme…

9 years ago

The Tea Party Adds the GOP to its List of Enemies to be Destroyed

The Heritage Foundation's Tim Chapman says, "We have an opportunity to take over the party and it will be in…

9 years ago

As Shutdown Continues, a Traitors’ Bromance is in the Air

Tony Perkins said, 'I think they are acting heroic, I think they are heroes. They are along the lines of…

9 years ago

Tea Party Heroine Determined to Save Americans from Obamacare Crack Cocaine of Dependency

Michele Bachmann took time off from election fraud efforts to have an Obamacare hissy-fit for the ages

9 years ago

Boehner Angry GOP Did Not Get Free Pass on Day of Navy Yard Shooting

Republicans using the cover of the crisis to plot against Obama and the country itself, whine "no fair!" when Obama…

9 years ago

Key Republican Defections Mean Missouri Will Not Secede from Union

Republican attempts to nullify federal laws in Missouri are on hold after attempts to override Gov. Nixon's veto failed in…

9 years ago

Missouri Republicans Set to Arrest Federal Agents and Let Criminals Go Free

Missouri Republicans want to nullify federal gun laws with House Bill 436 and will vote today to override Democratic Gov.…

9 years ago

Michele Bachmann Says Only God Can Defeat Hilary in 2016

Republicans know they are in such trouble in 2016 that only divine intervention can save them from themselves and those…

9 years ago

Gun Owners of America and its Racist Justification for Gun Violence

Citing concerns for gun owners faced by "black mobs" Gun Owners of America isn't even trying to hide its racist…

9 years ago

Chris Christie Signs Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

By signing ban on gay conversion therapy for minors, Governor Chris Christie moves further from the lunatic Republican base

9 years ago

Joe Miller is Back – Says Obama is Establishing a Religious Apartheid

While Republicans work to impose a religious apartheid on America, Alaska's Joe Miller points the finger at Barack Obama

9 years ago

Sarah Palin and the Banality of Republican Evil

On behalf of those who are trampling their rights, Palin convinces people that somebody else is is responsible. She pronounces…

9 years ago

Getting Cray-Cray for God in Iowa – or Let’s Party Like it’s 2016

Though we're three-years-plus out from Election Day 2016, the Iowa clown car is fast filling up with those jockeying to…

9 years ago

Glenn Beck Attacks Reza Aslan While Sister Pacatte Shows Him Civility

It is possible for a Muslim to write a book about Jesus and yes, it is possible to conduct a…

9 years ago

Limbaugh Says GOP Wants New Base and that Obama Likes Scandals

Rush Limbaugh told Greta Van Susteren that the GOP hates the Tea Party and the Tea Party, feeling rejected, stayed…

10 years ago

New Book Claims Non-Existent Liberal Media Stole 2012 Election

This book describes the continued inability of the GOP to see their policies and not everyone else, are to blame…

10 years ago

Michele Bachmann Wants Obama Spanked and his Imaginary Magic Wand Taken Away

President Barack Obama, Michele Bachmann claims, has a "perpetual magic wand," (as opposed to a one-use magic wand?) and he…

10 years ago

Justice Kennedy Swats Down Proposition 8 Again

The religious bigots who lacked an argument found out this week they lacked standing as well but like frat boys…

10 years ago

Rick Perry Takes A Very Personal Cheap Shot at Wendy Davis

Rick Perry takes it very personally what choices Wendy Davis and her mother have made and demands that all women…

10 years ago

The Religious Right’s Lunatic Response to the DOMA Ruling

The Supreme Court's DOMA decision, as can be imagined, has really sent them off the deep-edge.

10 years ago

Republicans Unveil Stop Hillary 2016

The best way to stop Hillary would be for Republicans to stop their obstructionism and help solve our problems .…

10 years ago

Marco Rubio’s Epic Fail as the Aspiring Hero of 2016

Making Rubio the face of immigration reform has backfired and he has become a target of ridicule, all of it…

10 years ago

Michele Bachmann Warns Immigration Bill Puts Republic at Stake

Bachmann says, 'We will not successfully pass the torch of liberty if we have perpetual amnesty. It won't happen.'

10 years ago

Ann Coulter Tells Hannity He is Like a Liberal Making a Silly Argument

Ann Coulter didn't stop with Hannity but called Marco Rubio the Jack Kervorkian of the Republican Party

10 years ago

Gov. Phil Bryant’s Working Moms Comments Are Why GOP Ignorance Must Be Run Out of Office

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant's comments blaming the nation's education troubles on women joining the workforce are exactly why Republicans must…

10 years ago

Bearded Muslims and the Incredible Mental Midgetry of the Tea Party

Cathie Adams' stunning conclusion that Grover Norquist is a Muslim because he has a beard, left me speechless despite five…

10 years ago

Michele Bachmann Says She Will Not Seek A Fifth Term

Michele Bachmann announced she would not run again for Congress - and oh, by the way, she's innocent

10 years ago

Joseph Farah Laments Fox News’ Liberal Biases

Joseph Farah wishes to point out that useful as Fox News is, it isn't WND, the home of wingnut excess.

10 years ago

Meet Roan Garcia-Quintana, South Carolina’s non-Native Tea Party Nativist

Havana-born Roan Garcia-Quintana doesn't want America to be for others what it has been for him

10 years ago

The Mainstream Media Suffers from Conservative-Induced Stockholm Syndrome

I wonder if, due to dangerously high levels of delusion, it is time to put the MSM, if not the…

10 years ago

Obama Impeachment and the Republican Presidential Shoe Shine Boy Fantasy

The truth behind the calls for impeachment is that Republicans won't be happy until President Barack Obama is reduced to…

10 years ago

Rand Paul Says Hilary Clinton Should Never Hold High Office Again

Paul hopes to bolster his own chances in 2016 while using his political office to pre-emptively destroy his opponent

10 years ago

Republicans Have a Bad Case of The Benghazi Whackadoodle Blues

Republicans are convinced that it makes perfect sense that the wholesale slaughter of 9/11 made Bush a hero but because…

10 years ago

Background Checks Are Back: Reid Says Only 3 More Republicans Needed to Pass

Senate Democrats are bullish on background check legislation, they only need 3 more Republicans. There are 4 Republicans being targeted…

10 years ago

Proving They Have No Values, South Carolina Republicans Are Ready to Elect Mark Sanford

Republican trespasser, court order violator, Appalachian Trail hiker, ethics violator, and post-abandoner Mark Sanford is proving that Republicans are bereft…

10 years ago

Ralph Nader Attacks the Imperial Presidency but Ignores the Do-Nothing Congress

Ralph Nader is railing against the "imperial presidency" but has nothing to say about our runaway, do-nothing Congress. It makes…

10 years ago

The Republican Party and the un-Founding of America

Republicans claim to be the defenders of the Constitution; this while wishing to do away with every amendment save the…

10 years ago

Sarah Palin Hypocritically Accuses Obama of Playing the Politics of Emotion

The queen of the politics of emotion accuses President Obama of playing the politics of emotion

10 years ago

Conservative Logic: Mass Shooters = More Guns, But 3 Immigrant Bombers = No Immigration

Follow the crazy: We shouldn't implement any kind of gun safety legislation even after repeated mass shootings, but immigration reform…

10 years ago

The Tea Party Speaks From The Gutter and Tells the GOP to Forget Hispanic Voters

Tea Party Republicans like Rep. Tim Huelskamp are spewing more hate and intolerance by decrying Republican outreach to "so-called" Hispanic…

10 years ago

New Poll Shows Things Have Gotten So Bad for the GOP that They’ve Lost the Culture War

Forty-seven percent of Americans now disagree with the Republican Party's approach to cultural and social issues, while just 22% agree,…

10 years ago

Bob Dole Tells the Republican Party to ‘close its doors to make repairs’

For the final nail in the GOP's coffin, we have the revered former Republican Senator Bob Dole's deep disappointment and…

10 years ago

New Poll: 85% of Gun Owners Support the Background Checks in Senate Dems Bill

It turns out the"liberal extremists" that Wayne LaPierre warned were pushing background check legislation are 85% of U.S. gun owners.

10 years ago

80 Republicans Sign Supreme Court Brief in Support of Marriage Equality

More than 80 Republicans have signed a brief which will be submitted to the Supreme Court in support of Marriage…

10 years ago

Show Me State Republicans Need Somebody to Show them Reality on Gun Control

If any facet of the GOP's war on America has grown to lunatic proportions, it is gun control. The more…

10 years ago

Republicans Again Go the Palin Route With Marco Rubio’s State of the Union Response

Sen. Rubio has a long way to go with the Hispanic community before he can deliver what the Republican Party…

10 years ago

The Tea Party Deploys Rand Paul to Sabotage the Republican SOTU Makeover

Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) Tea Party State of the Union response will follow Sen. Marco Rubio's Republican SOTU response. This…

10 years ago

Post Benghazi Witch Hunt, Hillary Clinton is the Most Popular Politician in America

After all of the time, money and energy Republicans put into attacking Hillary Clinton over Benghazi, it turns out America…

10 years ago

Hacking Gone Wrong: The Bush Family Emails

Even the Bush family deserves personal privacy, so what purpose is served by hacking into their private emails only to…

10 years ago

The NRA’s American Dream: Another Child Dead, Woman Points a Gun at School Official

The Republican/NRA American dream is coming true. A 3-year-old is killed while playing with a loaded pink handgun and a…

10 years ago

Skeet Birthers Freak Out Over President Obama Shooting Picture

Conservatives freak out over the President's skeet shooting photo, falling right into the President's trap. Again.

10 years ago

Game On GOP: Benghazi Hearings Did Not Deter Hillary Clinton from 2016

The Republican plan to preemptively destroy a 2016 Hillary Clinton is another fail. Clinton returned fire by noting that '…

10 years ago

If Republicans Think Latinos Are Uneducated, They Should Look at Their Own Base

A Republican Representative laments working on immigration reform because there's no point in Republicans trying to woo Latinos when they…

10 years ago

If You Believe These Right Wing Lies, You Shouldn’t Own a Gun

If you believe easily debunked hysteria offered up by right wing cons and grifters, you are a victim of your…

10 years ago

Proposed Missouri Law Would Throw Federal Agents in Prison Over Guns

If you think a person is violating the Constitution, you don't violate the constitution yourself as a remedy and expect…

10 years ago

House Republicans Bet on America Forgetting Their Incompetence in 2014

GOP campaign officials have soothing words for Republicans. Don't worry, they say. The American public will forget a debate that…

10 years ago

GOP: Refusing to do What We Want You to Do is a Violation of the Constitution

The Republican Party seems to think if Obama doesn't do what they want him to do, he is violating the…

10 years ago