politics

Biden Leads The G7 In Taking Steps To Improve The World Economy

At the top of the docket for the president was a “Building Back Better” plan for the world. This is…

2 years ago

Kushner on Kayne Meetings: We Just Talked About General Politics

With all the crazy things that have occured in 2020, Kanye West's attempt at politics is among the craziest. While…

2 years ago

Mitch McConnell Warns Democrats Not To Harass Trump By Investigating Him

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that any effort by a Democratic House majority to investigate Trump would be presidential…

4 years ago

Trump Is Dooming Republicans By Feeding Red Wave Delusions

Any campaign strategist will say that the last thing they want to do is feed their supporters' complacency with false…

4 years ago

Trump Has An Epic Meltdown Over Newspapers Defending The First Amendment

Trump responded to 350 newspapers publishing editorials denouncing his war on the press by having a total Twitter meltdown.

4 years ago

Sen. Joni Ernest Is Reeling As She Gets Called Out For Getting Millions Of Dollars In Help From The NRA

Sen. Joni Ernest had to lie to an Iowa crowd about getting millions of dollars in support from the NRA…

4 years ago

Trump’s Trade War To Kill 20,000 Jobs In The US Beer Industry

Trump's tariff on aluminum is projected to cost 20,000 Americans their jobs in beer-related industries and impose a beer tax…

5 years ago

Weak Trump Flip-Flops For The 4th Time In 3 Days On Russian Election Meddling

Trump has flipped-flopped again and now told CBS News that he thinks that the Russians interfered in the 2016 election.

5 years ago

The White House Doesn’t Deny Possible Deal For Anthony Kennedy To Retire

Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shaw wouldn't deny that Trump cut a deal with Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire…

5 years ago

Rachel Maddow Is Crushing Fox News With Viewers That Democrats Need To Get Out To The Polls

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is beating Fox News with the exact kind of viewers that Democrats need to get to the…

5 years ago

Ivanka Trump Got A China Bribe The Same Day That Trump Dropped Sanctions

It is not a coincidence that President Trump got a $500 million kickback from China, and his daughter got trademarks…

5 years ago

Trump Demands That All Democrats Stop Resisting Him

As Democratic resistance grows, Donald Trump is getting desperate and demanding that Democrats stop resisting him and support his policies.

5 years ago

Fox News Is Nightmarishly Defending Trump’s Child Concentration Camps

Fox News is offering a full-throated defense of Trump putting children in cages, as the kids having it good.

5 years ago

Sen. Jeff Flake Offers More Empty Words, But No Action On Stopping Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) told Republicans that they need to speak up more against Trump's lies, but the Arizona Senator…

5 years ago

Trump Privately Can’t Stop Obsessing Over Who The Democrats Will Nominate In 2020

The report confirms what we already knew about Trump: He is constantly obsessing over campaign-style politics instead of actually doing…

5 years ago

‘Women’s Protest’ Sent Trump Republicans A Powerful Frightening Message

The diverse protesters said that what is about to happen to any American at the hands of Trump Republicans “should…

6 years ago

Donald Trump Proposes East German Stasi Tactic That Abolishes the Fourth Amendment

Trump thinks the right of the people to be secure and free of "unreasonable searches" shall not be violated unless…

6 years ago

New York Times Endorses Hillary Clinton For All the Right Reasons

A lifetime’s commitment to solving problems in the real world qualifies Hillary Clinton for this job, and the country should…

6 years ago

Desperate GOP Uses Bullet-Ridden Wanted Poster to Save John McCain’s Senate Seat

In a state and country that knows the toll of gun violence too well, there is no room for invoking…

6 years ago

Why No GOP Response to Clinton’s Speech on Trump’s Racism Is a Weapon for Dems

Democrats have to tie every national, state, and local Republican candidate to Donald Trump’s seeming extremism as typically Republican.

6 years ago

Discussing Morality and Politics: How to Have Constructive Conversation

I do believe that constructive conversation on the morality of public policy can happen in a variety of forums from…

6 years ago

Faith in the Public Square: Reviving the Heart of Our Democracy

By going to the heart of our deepest moral values, people of all faiths and those with no faith can…

7 years ago

A Note to Speaker Ryan: Prayer Won’t Turn Flint’s Poisoned Water into Wine

Ryan says prayer comes first, when disaster strikes their home districts, it's money that comes first. Prayer is what they…

7 years ago

The Religiously Unaffiliated are Now the Largest Single Group Among Democrats

Pew has announced that the religiously unaffiliated (or "nones") are "now the largest single religious group among Democrats."

7 years ago

Hypocritical Chris Christie Questions President Obama’s Faith

Chris Christie, who has repeatedly told others its none of their business what he believes, demands to know what Obama…

7 years ago

Rand Paul Fears Sanders’ European-Style Socialism Leads to Genocide

Paul compared Sanders' European-style socialism to the communist regimes of Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot as though they are identical

7 years ago

“Rapture Ready” Ben Carson Blames Islam for Impending End of Days

Ben Carson said Sunday that Muslims with nukes tip the world toward the biblical "end of days," not religious fanatics…

7 years ago

The GOP is Our Self-Made Punishment for Tolerating the Intolerable

The Republican Party has taken America for a nightmare ride, but this did not just happen overnight. We - Americans…

7 years ago

The Right Attacks Bernie Sanders As Michael Savage Calls Candidate a “Liberal Weasel Jew”

According to Michael Savage, Sanders is not only a "liberal weasel Jew" but secretly a front man for Clinton to…

7 years ago

Gallup: Americans’ Trust in Media Remains at Historical Low

Americans' trust in mass media has been falling since 2004 and this year "ties the historical lows on this measure…

7 years ago

Christian Democrats of America Say Republican Dominance of Christianity Ending

We have been hearing for a long time that the Religious Right is dead; demographics or not, I'll believe it…

7 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…

8 years ago

Right Wing Media Loses it Over Idea of Obama as Jewish President

A bunch of white gentiles are maybe not the best people to be talking about who is and who isn't…

8 years ago

According To Polls Most Americans Are Socialists Like Bernie Sanders

It is glaringly obvious that for regardless the reason Senator Sanders self-labels himself as a "democratic socialist," or whatever negative…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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.

8 years ago

Democrats Go On Offense, Tell Millennials Republicans Are Not On Your Side

Democrats are on the offense and will be holding Republicans accountable for their votes on the GOP budget with an…

8 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…

8 years ago

Chief Justice Roberts Admits Conservatives Believe Politicians Should Serve The Rich

It is very seldom, if ever, that any Republican purposely admits in public that their raison d'etre is solely to…

8 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

8 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…

8 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…

8 years ago

Obamacare Is Working As Uninsured Rate Drops Below 12 Percent

Despite persistent Republican efforts to undermine the ACA, Obamacare is, in fact, working, as uninsured rates continue to plummet.

8 years ago

Religious Right: GOP Will Never Win Presidency if They Soften Gay Rights Stance

The Religious Right thinks, despite all the evidence, that doubling down on anti-gay bigotry will have better results than Indiana

8 years ago

Ohio Republicans Sneak A Vote Suppression Rider Into State’s Transportation Budget

Every time a Republican sneaks an unrelated rider into a law, it's a guarantee that someone will get screwed.

8 years ago

Right-wing Congressman Steve King Bashes Jews Who Are “Democrats First And Jewish Second”

During a radio interview, Iowa GOP Congressman Steve King blasted liberal American Jews for being Democrats first, and Jewish second.

8 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…

8 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…

8 years ago

CPAC: Icky Brown People Are Destroying our Country

Republicans have sold their souls, assuming they have any, to white nationalists who believe mixing races is rebellion against God

8 years ago

David Barton Lies That Lawsuit Which Did Not Take Place Proves He Doesn’t Lie

David Barton tried to refute his long history of lying by falsely claiming a lawsuit which never took place proves…

8 years ago

The Truth, “No president in history has done more for Israel’s security than Obama”

Republicans hope to paint Democrats as "anti-American" "Nazis" if they don't attend Netanyahu's speech, but President Obama has done more…

8 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…

8 years ago

The Enemies of Democracy Are Not Threats from Without But from Within

We see demagogues, unregulated capitalism, and might-makes-right. These, as populism, ultraliberalism, and political messianism, are the enemy

8 years ago

Bryan Fischer Fired, but Jews Still Lack First Amendment Rights, Says AFA

The GOP has tied itself to a hate group - the AFA - which insists America is for Chrisitans only…

8 years ago

Not Only The Great War But Our Perceptions of it Have Created Our Modern World

The Great War has cast a long shadow and we are living with its effects today, as much from the…

8 years ago

Sen. Chuck Grassley Absurdly Claims Bill of Rights Dependent on Citizens United

The only thing keeping Republicans in power right now is money, and they'll tell any lies to hold onto that…

8 years ago

Can Obama Fix the Troubled Export of American Democracy to Latin America?

All too often, the export of democracy has looked a lot like the export of imperialism, and America's defense of…

8 years ago

Tea Baggers Go Coo Coo for Louie Gohmert

Tea Baggers love Louie Gohmert, which may explain why the man sounds barely sane to the rest of us. McCain…

8 years ago

Some New Year Musings (and Wishes)

Our future could do with a lot less volleying and thundering. It is not appeasement to stop and think a…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 years ago

A Cuban Victim of the Cold War is Free Today Thanks to President Obama

Though there has seemed no reason for the two nations to remain at odds over the past 20+ years, old…

8 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…

8 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

8 years ago

The Religious Right Wants to Choose the Republican Candidate for President

Bryan Fischer wants an Evangelical conclave to choose candidates for president. Tough luck, Catholics, Jews, Muslims, Atheists, and others

8 years ago

Latest Obamacare Scandal is Just More Republican Hypocrisy and Lies

Media Matters went to the trouble of exposing the GOP's latest Obamacare scandal on Thursday, three days before CNN made…

8 years ago

Stephen Colbert Warns Republicans Not to Fall Into the Trap of Governing

"The point is, anything, anything the Republicans accomplish at all, no matter how insignificant, could lead to President Hillary Clinton."

8 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…

8 years ago

Unlike Much Of The Country, California Still Solidly Blue After Midterm Elections

After a not-so-really-heated contest between the Republicans and Democrats, California still remains blue, and our State elected leaders are all…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell and Joni Ernst Are Desperate To Conceal Their Koch Connections

Apparently Republican corruption has reached such a level that blatant lying and obvious violation of campaign disclosure laws is part…

8 years ago

Bryan Fischer Says Government is Meant to be a Minister of God

"When government defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman...It's doing its job. It's fulfilling its role…

8 years ago

Nondisparagement Clauses and the Path to GOP Corporatist Tyranny

If our elected government is replaced by a board of directors, is it far-fetched to think corporate nondisparagement clauses might…

8 years ago

Right Wing Columnist Wants to Hang Women Who Have Abortions

For Williamson, facts are a "metaphysical dodge" and zygotes are people simply because he says so

8 years ago

The Values Voter Summit’s Promotion of Religious Tyranny is Un-American

These speakers want to fundamentally alter our way of life. In the ideal fake-Christian world, our freedom of religion would…

8 years ago

Republicans Are Fixated On Using Extortion To Rule America

The truth is that since teabaggers became de facto leaders of the Republican Party, they have contemplated various schemes to…

8 years ago

Democrats Are Squandering an Opportunity to Expose The Republican Agenda

One of the primary reasons the GOP is so successful selling a bill-of-goods to voters is that Democrats, while campaigning…

8 years ago

Progressive Hatred of the Democratic Party is Misguided

The idea that progressives need to break up with the Democratic Party, that it's "Time to get out of this…

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

Voters Needed. Poll Workers Even More So

Have you ever been curious about the inner workings of a polling place? That's where you go to vote for…

9 years ago

The Truth is, Religious Bigots, if Islam is Not a Religion, Neither is Christianity

David Barton presents a geo-political Christianity Rev. Jody Hice says Muslims can't have, meaning Barton's Christianity is not a religion

9 years ago

While Clamoring For War, Republicans Ignore Positive Obamacare News

As Republicans once again try to besmirch Obama's foreign policy, they willfully ignored a week full of positive Obamacare news.…

9 years ago

Extremist On the Horizon: Dave Brat Fits In With Government Destroying House Republicans

Even though Brat appears to be an extremist outlier in the conservative movement, his outrage that Cantor voted to raise…

9 years ago

Gun Fanatics Express Their Support For a Mass Murderer’s Second Amendment Rights

It is a common occurrence after a mass shooting for gun zealots to rise up and defend the shooter's 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

Operation American Spring Rallies a Few Hundred Lunatics at Most

Protesters has no problem finding places to sit on the capital mall while they try to wish Obama away

9 years ago

A Plurality of Kentuckians Like Obamacare, As Long as It’s Called Something Else

A plurality of registered voters in Kentucky have a favorable impression of Kynect. Kynect is Obamacare, by a different name.

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

Virginia Marriage Equality Decision Exposes Religious Right’s Hatred of America

Religious Right leaders don't understand the spirit or the exact words of the Constitution, which they continually confuse with the…

9 years ago

Another Conservative Plan to Take Their States and Go Home

Loathe what the liberals stand for, meet their agenda with animosity, cultivate a visceral desire to wipe it from the…

9 years ago

Bryan Fischer Rejects Constitution – Says Evolutionists Disqualified from Political Office

Fischer says that an evolutionist "does not share the political worldview that established the United States of America" - except…

9 years ago

Let’s Reflect – Because They Won’t – on 2013’s Conservative Hategasm

They want to put Bibles in schools but not actually read the damn things, and they want us to recite…

9 years ago

Yet Another Republican Says Obama Must Do What Congress Tells Him to Do

Justin Amash whined that Congress must "step up and take charge and point out when the President is going beyond…

9 years ago

Approval Ratings for ACA and President Obama Climb In Latest ABC News Poll

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll was released on Tuesday. Overall, the poll had good and bad news for the…

9 years ago

Get Ready to Tread on Some Tea Party Snakes

Isaac Asimov wrote that, "Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent." The tea party is bending over backward to…

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