Rep. Trent Franks got the $5 million with which to try buy a Margaret Atwoodian Handmaid's tale womb by deregulating the oil industry in which he's heavily invested.
GOP Congressman Resigns After Asking Two Female Staffers To Have His Baby
Franks didn't apologize for telling his female subordinates to carry his child. Instead, the Congressman said he's only sorry that it caused "distress" in the workplace.
Given a Chance to be Patriots, Too Many Republicans Bow to Putin Instead
Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) did one better than Trump, claiming that Russia's attack on our democratic institutions was somehow a public service
Republican Civil War Is The 8-Year Price Of Extremist Embrace
Embracing extremism delivered what the base wants and GOP attempts to distance themselves from their creation is inciting a rebellion against party defectors.
Kim Davis To Get an Award From Family Research Council for Excellence in Bigotry
Based on a fantasy version of the US Constitution, the Religious Right hails Kim Davis as a Savior and Gives her a Medal for Bigotry
New Report Reveals GOP-Aligned Extremists Are The Greatest Threat To Americans
There is hardly a bigger motivator than fear, and it is a fact not lost on Republicans who prey on Americans’ fear of all things not conservative, but especially those foreign “extremists.” Of course, some Americans are acutely aware that the biggest threat to their safety, and the nation, is from American extremists in the white supremacist, anti-government, and fanatical Christian movements. Whether it was the white supremacist who massacred nine African Americans in church, several predominately Black churches set on fire across the South, or armed militias seeking to start a war against the United States government, most people comprehend that homegrown extremists pose the greatest threat to America.
Republicans Fooled Americans Again To Eliminate Women’s Reproductive Rights
Instead of introducing legislation to create jobs, or help Americans struggling in an economy created for the benefit of the rich, on the first day of the 114th Congress Republicans introduced five separate bills restricting women's reproductive rights; something they did not pledge would be at the top of their legislative agenda.
Extremists Launch Treasonous Plot to Overthrow President Obama A Week Before Thanksgiving
Right wing extremists have proclaimed a date a week before Thanksgiving to demand the surrender of President Obama to face charges set out by a citizens' grand jury.
Taking Back the House, Vol. 10: Trent Franks and Arizona’s 8th District
This is the tenth edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go 'Blue.'
The GOP’s Screw the Economy and Let’s Screw Women Policies
Republicans complain about government interference in our lives, all the while trying to turn America into one of the most repressive countries on earth.
House Republicans Do Their Part to Elect Hillary Clinton in 2016 By Passing Abortion Ban
House Republicans continued to blaze a path for their party to lose the 2016 election to Hillary Clinton by passing a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks.
Abortion: Religion-Based Bigotry Versus the World of Facts
The GOP stance on abortion hinges on religious dogma, not on science and even when science does enter the picture it is 18th century science