Posts tagged "2016 election"

President Chris Christie Will Recriminalize Pot In States That Have Legalized It

That should go over well with the majority of Americans who support legalization. …

By: Robyn Pennacchia / July 29, 2015

Donald Trump Disses “War Hero” John McCain: “I Like People Who Weren’t Captured”

Last night, I saw a CNN poll that indicated that Donald Trump is currently in the lead with Republican voters for the nomination for President. It’s really easy to laugh at Trump — dude is a an ass clown, the personification of a fart joke with toupee. This week, Huffington Post even declared that they…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 18, 2015

Ted Cruz Doesn’t Hate Gay People Enough For Rick Santorum

Ted Cruz does not meet Rick Santorum’s standards for opposing gay rights. …

By: Robyn Pennacchia / July 13, 2015

True Story: Life After A Famous Political Sex Scandal

It hasn’t been easy for Monica and me.

By: Sydney Leathers / July 13, 2015

Macy’s Dumps Donald Trump For Racist Remarks

Donald Trump’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad couple of weeks just got worse: Macy’s is pulling all Trump-branded merch from its stores due to derogatory remarks the mogul made about Latinos during his June 16 presidential campaign kickoff, reports CNN. Per a Macy’s statement this morning: “We are disappointed and distressed by recent remark…

By: Newser / July 1, 2015

NBC Dumps Trump Over Derogatory Statement About Mexican Immigrants

Insert your own “YOU’RE FIRED” joke here. …

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 29, 2015

President Santorum Would Promote Hetero Marriage, Not Silly Climate Change Science

Because whining at people to get married is totally a job for the president. …

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 29, 2015

The Soapbox: Why Won’t Hillary Clinton Say “Black Lives Matter”?

Considering the large body of work that explains why the phrase “all lives matter” is contextually racist and wholly inappropriate, it seriously gives me pause that Hillary Clinton let the words slip out of her mouth.

By: Tiffanie Drayton / June 24, 2015

White Supremacist Who Inspired Church Shooter Donated To GOP Candidates

Just saying, if white nationalists are not repulsed by you, you’re almost definitely doing something wrong. 

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 22, 2015

Lindsey Graham Declares Undying Love For The Confederate Flag

“It’s part of who we are,” he says. …

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

Jeb Bush Just Not Sure Charleston Shooting Was Racially Motivated

Dylann Storm Roof would beg to differ.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

Bernie Sanders Has The Most Fantastic 404 Error Message Ever

Bernie Sanders is the actual best.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 26, 2015

Carly Fiorina Launches Presidential Campaign, Forgets To Register

Carly Fiorina is probably not too happy about what the website looks like.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 4, 2015

Rand Paul Gets Mansplain-y, Tells Female Anchor How To Interview Him

If you needed any more proof that Rand Paul is definitely the guy in your Philosophy 101 class who wore shirts and ties every day and would just not shut up and let the professor continue the goddamned lesson because he had some qualms with Kant’s categorical imperative and felt like it would be a good time…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 8, 2015

Jeb Bush Hires Anti-Gay Evangelical Christian As Campaign Advisor

Whoops! Well, there goes the Republican attempt to gain a more moderate and progressive following. They just threw that completely out of the window, if Jeb Bush really is the frontrunner that is.

Bush’s new senior campaign advisor Jordan Sekulow said, “I am excited to begin a conversation with conservatives about Governor Bush’…

By: Katrin Higher / March 15, 2015

Hillary Clinton Is Having Brainstorming Sessions With Elizabeth Warren

Hillary Clinton met with Elizabeth Warren to brainstorm policy in December. [New York Times]
A new strain of HIV has been identified in Cuba. [MSN]
Women scientists in Nigeria are killing it. [NPR]
Sexual harassment at work has only become more complicated with the advent of social media. [Cosmopolitan]

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 17, 2015

Sarah Palin Is Now A Co-Chair Of The Ready For Hillary PAC

Last weekend, Her Royal Mooseness Sarah Palin blessed us all with what will surely go down in history as the greatest drunk maid-of-honor speech in all of history. At one point during said speech, she ripped a “Ready For Hillary” magnet out of her bra and flailed it around while yelling  “I’m ready for Hillary,…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 30, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s Detractors Are Staying Away From Gender-Based Attacks

Hillary Clinton’s critics are focusing less on gender-based attacks as the election season gears up. [New York Times]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for transgender protections in the state’s civil rights laws. [Human Rights Campaign]
Apple’s only female executive, Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores, has a…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 23, 2015
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