The hapless GOP needs somebody of Hillary's stature for 2016, but all they have is a cast of nobodies with no ideas
Ted Cruz Says Accurately Quoting Him is Yellow Journalism
Ted Cruz, like every other Republican, hates being quoted, and it's never his fault that he said it, but the media's fault for reporting it
Friday Fox Follies – For What Ailes You
As FFF is fond of pointing out, ratings is not truth. It's ironic that Ailes compares Fox "News" to 2 fictional channels and a sports network, the models of which Fox resembles far more than a "News" channel.
Watch Rand Run: Paul Cuts Off And Flees Live Interview When Questions Get Too Hard
Sen. Rand Paul had another disaster interview with a member of the media today. Watch Sen. Paul walk on an interview with The Guardian just as he was being pressed on his flawed campaign strategy.
Bernie Sanders Shreds Rand Paul By Unmasking His Great Libertarian Fraud
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) dropped the hammer on Rand Paul by exposing why the 2016 presidential candidate is no different from his fellow Republicans.
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 millions
Paul Presidential Campaign Crashes and Burns As Rand Melts Down On NBC’s Today
Sen. Rand Paul lasted less than four minutes on NBC's Today before he had a meltdown and crashed and burned his entire presidential campaign.
Rand Paul Launches His 2016 Presidential Campaign With A Big Lie About President Obama
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) launched his 2016 presidential campaign with a big lie about President Obama that is so old that it was first debunked in 2012.
Email Scandal Flops As Hillary Clinton Holds A Double-Digit Lead Over Every Republican
A Washington Post-ABC News Poll shows Hillary Clinton leading each of her likely Republican opponents by double digits.
GOP Descends Into Madness As Ted Cruz Vaults Into Top Tier Of 2016 GOP Candidates
A PPP poll shows Ted Cruz pulling into contention with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
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 think he can get it?
Bryan Fischer Says Only Satan Could Have Made Megyn Kelly Disagree with Bobby Jindal
Megyn Kelly dared question Bobby Jindal on his Islamophobia, and was promptly accused by Bryan Fischer of being blinded by Satan
GOP Senators Who Signed Treasonous Iran Letter Called “Traitors” By New York Daily News
On the cover of its Tuesday edition, the New York Daily News featured a picture of four Republican Senators with the caption "Traitors" in huge bold letters underneath in response to the letter 47 GOP Senators sent to Iran undermining President Obama's negotiations with the country.
While GOP Candidates Pander To The Right At CPAC, Hillary Still Leads All 2016 Matchups
A PPP poll, released on the eve of CPAC, shows Hillary Clinton leading the entire GOP field by margins of 7 to 10 percentage points.
Republicans Say Stomachs Connect to Vaginas and that Cancer is a Fungus
Healthcare has a lot in common with the environment, with Republicans, who know nothing about either, eager to pass legislation regarding both
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 likely 2016 Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to appear on the show.
Rand Paul’s Read the Bills Act Relies on Congress to Tell the Truth
Rand Paul says he wants Congress to read bills before they vote, relying on them to tell us truthfully if they actually read them.
Surprise! Republican Senator Rand Paul Praises Eric Holder On Drug Policy
Speaking in Iowa on Friday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) offered unexpected praise for outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder.
Vaccine Wars: Where The 2016 Candidates Stand On Protecting Our Health
Presidential hopefuls Chris Christie, Rand Paul, Ben Carson, and Hillary Clinton have taken sides on the debate over requiring vaccinations
Poll: Hillary Clinton Way Ahead Of GOP Opponents In Key Swing States
Hillary Clinton has large leads over the field of GOP contenders in three key swing states.
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 Paul and Ted Cruz
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Emerges As The Republican Candidate To Fear Most
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker impressed the crowds at the Iowa Freedom Summit. Democrats cannot afford to underestimate him.
Jon Stewart Scorches Rand Paul And Ted Cruz Over Their State Of The Union Responses
During Wednesday night's broadcast of The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart took aim at the multiple Republican responses to this year's State of the Union address.
Facts Are In A No-Go Zone For GOP Presidential Hopeful Bobby Jindal
Bobby Jindal repeating the European no-go zones myth, reminds us that he has never had a close relationship with the truth.
A Secret Meeting Unmasks Four 2016 Republican Koch Brothers Puppets
Meet the Republican Koch puppets for 2016: Scott Walker, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, and Mike Pence. Four of these 2016 GOP hopefuls were invited to a secret meeting with the Koch brothers.
Please Pass (On) The Popcorn: Democrats Need To Take 2016 General Election Seriously
It is time that the left started taking this election seriously, along with Romney and Jeb Bush and the rest, even those we view as stupid, misogynist, and out of touch wing nuts
A Mitt Romney-Jeb Bush Brawl Will Divide The GOP Establishment And Help The Tea Party
The GOP is poised for an epic clash of plutocrats that is likely to split establishment donors and benefit the Tea Party
GOP On GOP Violence: Marco Rubio Slams Rand Paul For Agreeing With Obama’s Cuba Policy
During an appearance on Fox News' The Kelly File Thursday night, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) criticized Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for agreeing with President Obama's decision to normalize the United States' relationship with Cuba.
Republican Rebranding Fails As Mitt Romney And Jeb Bush Lead GOP Field
A new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that Mitt Romney leads the pack of GOP hopefuls for 2016, with Jeb Bush running in second place.
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, Mike Pence, and Ted Cruz
The Crazy Burns: Rand Paul Compares Obama’s Executive Actions to Internment Camps
Rand Paul thought it would be clever to compare President Obama taking executive action on immigration to FDR putting Japanese-Americans in internment camps.
Two Days Before Midterms, CNN’s State Of The Union Devotes Entire Show To Republicans
As we head into an extremely important midterm election that will decide who controls the Senate, CNN's State of the Union decided that they would give an inordinate amount of airtime to the Republican Party.
Election Day Reality: The Republicans Have Got Nothing, and They Know It
Not a lot of voters will fit in that tiny little GOP tent set up deep in the heart of Dixie, surrounded by Confederate flags and guarded by white supremacist militias
Republicans Convinced ISIL and Ebola Working Together to Kill White Folks
For Republicans it's that siren-call of fear, not only of a government run by a black man, but of a disease that kills only white people
Republicans Caught Between Opposition to Healthcare and Fear of Ebola
Republicans are saying Obama is underestimating threat of Ebola, which might explain why they're refusing to fund a cure and provide healthcare
With Nothing To Run On Republicans Blow Religious Dog Whistles
Republicans are big on dog whistle politics, particularly going into a midterm election where they have no apparent agenda to run on, and as is usually the case with Republicans, they are appealing to a dependable voting bloc that are rabid over socially conservative (read religious) issues.
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 out all stops. That means campaigning with 91-year-old former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole at Dodge City event in what Philip Rucker of the Washington Post styled a “geriatric rescue mission” – and if that doesn’t work, using the dreaded ‘s’ word: socialism.
It is Time Again for the Value[less] Voters to Rail Against Reality
Would-be martyr Ted Cruz will join pretend moderate Rand Paul and Bobby "Rooting for Obama to fail isn't treason" Jindal in vying for the hate vote in 2014
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 has done nothing to fix
Don’t Laugh But Rand Paul Thinks Democrats Are Afraid Of Him
Delusion can be added to the list of issues that plague Rand Paul after the Kentucky senator claimed that Democrats are afraid of him.
Rand Paul Stole The Idea To Demilitarize The Police From Democrats
Noted plagiarist Sen. Rand Paul wrote in an editorial today about the need to demilitarize the police. However, this wasn't Paul's own idea. Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson first wrote about his legislation in March.
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 abusive relationship" is based on a false premise
Paul, Santorum, Perry, Romney: Republicans Offer No Imagination for 2016
As Charlie Brown despairs from time to time, "Good Grief" or if times get truly stressful, "OH, Good Grief." From the perspective of the upcoming presidential race, this will be neither of those times. That doesn't mean there won't be ear-bending yammering from the right.
Rand Paul and Charles Blow Make Strange Partners in Voting Rights Advocacy
Two men from opposing sides of the political spectrum, with different experiences of America, utilizing two divergent forums, arrive at the same conclusion: disenfranchising voters is harmful to our struggling democracy.
Dick Cheney Claims Obama Is ‘Dead Wrong’ On Iraq While Rand Paul Insists Cheney Is To Blame
Former Vice President Dick Cheney was on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos Sunday to discuss the recent violence in Iraq, as well as his infamous op-ed in the Wall Street Journal where he claimed that President Obama is directly responsible for the chaos in Iraq and the Middle East.
Conservative ‘Christians’ Show No Class By Placing Obama Figurines In Urinals At Conference
This week in Washington, DC, the Freedom and Faith Coalition is holding their Road to Majority conference. Basically, this is a chance for conservative Christians to get together and discuss policy ideas as well as electoral strategy for 2014.
GOP Carpetbagger Scott Brown Trails Democratic Incumbent By Double Digits In Senate Race
A new poll released Thursday by Suffolk University and the Boston Herald shows that Republican Scott Brown trails Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) by 10 points in his bid to defeat the incumbent.
Republicans Self Destruct By Moving To the Far Right After Cantor’s Loss
Republicans are convinced that tea partiers are enraged that establishment Republicans did not oppose President Obama over the past five years and that now they demand, and Republicans will deliver, unflinching opposition to the President.
Rand Paul Claims Benghazi Makes Hillary Clinton Unfit To Be President
After his claims that Bill Clinton's history makes Hillary Clinton unfit to be president fell flat, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is now claiming that Benghazi makes Hillary Clinton unfit to be president.
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 the debt ceiling and end the government shutdown is not outside the mindset of the majority of Republicans in Congress and it is down to Brat's economic ideology.
Rand Paul Sabotages Mitch McConnell By Glowing About His Friendly Relations With Harry Reid
Hypocrisy alert: Pallin' around with Harry Reid is reason enough to not deserve a seat in the U.S. Senate, according to Mitch McConnell. Except when it's Rand Paul pallin' around with Harry Reid. Then it's okay.
Rand Paul ‘Jokes’ That We Should Trade Away Hillary Clinton, Not Taliban Prisoners
During an appearance at the Texas GOP convention on Friday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) decided to make a little topical joke about the recent release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
The Unhinged Conservative Reaction to Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech at West Point
Diplomacy may not be as profitable as war (Cheney's Haliburton made $39.5 billion off the Iraq war alone), but our lives should not be seen as playthings of the 1 percent
Republicans Are Laying Our Throats Bare for Their Corporate Masters
This is the GOP of the 21st century - secretive and extreme - a party that pretends to populism but which despises the populace and its rights
Monica Lewinsky Destroys GOP Hopes of Using Bill’s Scandal Against Hillary Clinton
Monica Lewinsky is back, and she has is debunking the talking points that Republicans are hoping to use against Hillary Clinton in 2016.
Rand Paul Hates Mitch McConnell So Much That He Is Refusing to Publicly Support Him
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) hates Sen. Mitch McConnnell so much that when a constituent asked him why he supports McConnell's reelection campaign, Paul refused to answer and told the questioner to talk to him privately.
Hillary Clinton Way Ahead Of Every GOP Candidate In Battleground State Of Ohio
Quinnipiac University released a new poll on Thursday showing that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds double-digit leads on nearly every potential GOP candidate.
Mika Brzezinski: Republicans Attacking Hillary Clinton Are Misogynistic, Sexist Hypocrites
During a segment on Monday morning's edition of Morning Joe, host Mika Brzezinski slammed Republican politicians who are trying to go after Hillary Clinton due to the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
Even Mitt Romney Knows Republicans Are Wrong to Use Monica Against Hillary Clinton
Mitt Romney schooled David Gregory after the host asked him if we should judge Hillary on her husband's record - personal and otherwise.
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
Bill Maher Slams Ted Cruz and Rand Paul By Labeling Them The Insane Clown Posse
Bill Maher was on CNN today, and when asked who he would like to see run for president in 2016, he slammed Ted Cruz and Rand Paul by labeling them the insane clown posse.
Sarah Palin Gets Dose Of Reality As Hillary Clinton Leads By 27 Points In 2016 Matchup
A poll released by McClatchy-Marist on Wednesday shows that former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds a commanding lead over pretty much every GOP candidate for the 2016 Presidential election.
Serial Plagiarist Rand Paul Accused of Stealing the Lawsuit He Filed Against the NSA
The lawsuit Rand Paul filed against the NSA was allegedly stolen. The actual language in the lawsuit is said to have been written by someone else, and that person is not very happy.
CNN Sucks Up To Rand Paul by Pushing a Conservative Website’s Hillary Clinton Hit Piece
CNN.com posted a story in their political section on Monday detailing a story that ran on a very conservative website on Sunday evening.
Rand Paul Says Earrings and Tattoos Will Save Texas for GOP
Rand Paul believes that if the Republican Party gets hip by embracing tattoos and earrings, they can appeal to more voters. He thinks that the Republican Party can save a state like Texas from marching towards turning blue with cosmetic changes.
New Jersey Newspaper Apologizes For Endorsing Chris Christie For Governor In 2013
In its Sunday edition, the New Jersey Star-Ledger published an op-ed declaring that the paper is sorry for endorsing Chris Christie for New Jersey Governor in 2013.
Rand Paul Desperately Doubles Down On His Criticism Of The Clintons Over Lewinsky Affair
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) apparently can’t help himself. He sat down with C-SPAN recently for an interview that they will air on Sunday. During the interview, he went back to criticizing former President Bill Clinton over the Monica Lewinsky affair, just as he had done last month on Meet the Press. For some reason, Paul really thinks this is a good tactic to use to hammer both the extremely popular ex-President and his wife, presumptive 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton.
Republicans Propose New Privatization Scheme That Would Destroy Public Schools
Many Americans missed a Republican proposal to destroy the public school system because they were awaiting President Obama's State of the Union address
In 120 Years Republicans Only Cry Tyranny When the Black President Uses Executive Orders
Although President's have been issuing executive orders for over 120 years, Republicans consider it the height of tyranny and dictatorial power because this President happens to be African American.
Real Republican Response to SOTU: President Obama is a ‘Socialist Dictator’
Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX) disrespectfully tweeted from the House floor that Obama was a Socialist Dictator shortly before the President's State of the Union Address.
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 Republicans do not
A Desperate Rand Paul Uses Monica Lewinsky To Attack Hillary Clinton
In a despicable act of political desperation, Rand Paul used the Monica Lewinsky scandal to attack Hillary Clinton on Meet The Press today.
Rand Paul Disgraces Himself On CNN By Mocking Obama’s NSA Speech That He Didn’t Watch
Sen. Rand Paul disgraced himself on CNN today by mocking President Obama's NSA speech in a way that proved that he never bothered to actually watch the speech itself.
Ted Cruz Would Get Absolutely Destroyed By Hillary Clinton in 2016 Per PPP Poll
In a poll released by Public Policy Polling on Thursday, New Hampshire voters favored Hillary Clinton overwhelmingly to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in the Presidential election in 2016.
Bridgegate’s Sinking Christie as NBC Poll Shows Hillary Clinton With a 13-Point Lead
Just last month, before the entire Bridgegate scandal unraveled, Christie trailed Hillary Clinton by only three points, 48-45. In this latest poll, Clinton has widened the gap to thirteen points, 50-37.
North Carolina GOP Senate Candidate: Food Stamp ‘Goodies’ Enslave Recipients
Republican US Senate candidate Greg Brannon wants to abolish the Department of Agriculture because he thinks food stamps are slavery.
Chris Christie’s God Complex Makes Him More Deserving of Prison Than the Presidency
The real issue is not just whether Christie had a hand in closing lanes on the GWB, but his character, or lack thereof, that drives his sense of entitlement, bullying, and willingness to use any means to impose his will.
NSA Fraud Rand Paul Sells Out Edward Snowden
It appears that Rand Paul realized that since he has presidential ambitions, he needs to temper his uber-libertarian ways a bit. He started this process today by selling out Edward Snowden.
Lack of Diversity on Display as White Male Republicans Dominated the Sunday Shows in 2013
Well, when looking at the most frequent guests on these shows in 2013, it is apparent that the opinions that were most valued by these shows were from older, white, male Republicans.
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 his constitutional powers."
Harry Reid Forces Senate Republicans to Flinch and Will Get Nominees Confirmed Friday
Late on Thursday evening the Senate reached a deal regarding the remaining Presidential nominees waiting to be confirmed. The Senate will now confirm Alejandro Mayorkas, Brian Davis and John Koskinen on Friday and then recess for the Christmas break.
Poll: Who is the biggest Republican tool in the box?
It’s been a year of epic toolery in the GOP. From Ted Cruz’s government shutdown to the GOP’s endless ObamaCare concern trolling and from Darrell Issa’s witch hunts to John Boehner’s inability to lead his House into anything other than record breaking failure, the choices for biggest tool are almost endless.
The Real Tragedy After Newtown Is That There Has Been Nothing Done
The real tragedy of the Newtown massacre was that despite scores of legislators saying it was finally time to move to address mass gun violence, there has been absolutely nothing done.
House of Representatives Actually Pass a Budget Deal; Will Senate Follow Suit?
Lo and behold, in this least productive year ever in Congressional history, the House was able to get a two-year budget deal passed.
John Boehner and Eric Cantor Respond to Economic Good News By Planning to Kill More Jobs
It was a certainty that Republicans would use the recent good news on the economy, both GDP growth and job numbers, as a reason to find new ways to thwart the recovering economy and kill more jobs.
Harry Reid Has Dealt a Major Blow to The Senate Republican Agenda
After allowing Republican dictators-by-committee to hold sway over a crucial portion of government for nearly five years, Majority Leader Harry Reid did what he should have done three 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.
Rand Paul Throws a Tantrum on CNN and Calls Harry Reid A Big Bully
Sen. Rand Paul reacted to the news that he won't be able to endlessly obstruct the president anymore by throwing a tantrum on CNN and calling Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid a big bully.
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 and justice for ALL"
Joe Biden, Rand Paul and Plagiarism – False Equivalence Run Amok
With the outing of Rand Paul's alleged serial plagiarism gathering steam his supporters are weighing in on social media. To paraphrase the common post, "And I suppose you were this outraged about Joe Biden too."
As His Plagiarism Scandal Explodes a Desperate Rand Paul Blames The Help
Sen. Rand Paul is running of out of excuses. More instances of his plagiarism are being discovered everyday, so the Kentucky senator is now blaming the help.
Don’t Forget to Respect Your Elders; Unless Their Names are Charles and David Koch
The two most destructive influences on this country are the filthy rich Koch brothers, Charles and David. They have nothing to offer; period
Rand Paul is Dishonest and Lacks Integrity
It would have been bad enough if he'd pulled a Bachmann and claimed "urban legend!" but shooting people for telling the truth?
Serial Plagiarist Rand Paul Melts Down and Incoherently Babbles About Footnotes on ABC
The plagiarism scandal is starting to get to Sen. Rand Paul. When asked about it on ABC's This Week, Paul went on a rambling and incoherent discussion about footnotes.
Delicious Irony: How Gattaca is Actually Rand Paul’s Ideal Society
What Rand Paul doesn't realize is that the plot of Gattaca perfectly represents his own governing philosophy. And that isn't a good thing.
Republicans Are Trying To Delegitimize President Obama By Attacking the ACA
The health law is cover for the real enemy that Republicans will go to any lengths to defeat; President Barack Obama.
The Threat of the Religious Right is as Old as Christianity
Pagan Romans feared not a violent revolution but something far more sinister, a political coup exactly like we are seeing today
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 the next election."
During the Obama Presidency Republicans Have Not Made a Single Concession to Help People
It can hardly be disputed that throughout Barack Obama's tenure as President, Republicans have not made one concession or presented one piece of legislation to benefit the people.
Rand Paul Makes A Fool Of Himself Trying to Blame Obama For the Government Shutdown
On CNN State of the Union, Sen. Rand Paul made a fool of himself by repeating the same blame Obama talking points that he admitted on video were his strategy for winning the shutdown.