Posts tagged "conservatives"

Conservatives React To Planned Parenthood Shooting With All The Class You’d Expect

Yesterday afternoon, a terrorist named Robert Lewis Dear killed three people and injured nine others at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs. Reasonable people across the land were horrified and saddened.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 28, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Dear Conservatives: Why Doesn’t This Little Girl’s Life Matter As Much As The Life Of A Fetus?

Eight-year-old McKayla Dyer was shot this weekend by an 11-year-old boy whose dad left his 12-gauge out.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Sarah Palin Hates On Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock, Still Thinks It’s A Bomb

9th grader Ahmed Mohamed, who got arrested for building a clock and bringing it to school, may have been invited to the White House, but he’s still receiving slack from…

Katrin Higher | September 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: Chicago Needs A Hurricane Katrina, Says Completely Tone Deaf Trib Op-Ed

What kind of person would say they were envious of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina?

Robyn Pennacchia | August 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Trump Banned From RedState Gathering Over Menstruation Remarks At Megyn Kelly

Can you even believe Donald Trump said another blaring sexist remark towards a woman?!
When interviewed by CNN regarding Thursday night’s Republican Debate, Donald Trump who is (shudder) a current Republican…

Katrin Higher | August 8, 2015 - 10:30 am

Bill O’Reilly Furious Over Progressive Whippersnappers Controlling The Internet

O’Reilly argues that “Traditional Americans” need to sieze control of the internet.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Donald Trump’s Campaign Hired Actors To Cheer Him On

Ever since the news broke that The Donald is running for president, sane men and women across America have been walking around with mouths agape in disbelief.
Now proving that…

Katrin Higher | June 18, 2015 - 11:00 am

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…

Katrin Higher | March 15, 2015 - 11:30 am

Hillary Clinton Has Some Choice Words About Silicon Valley’s Glass Ceiling

Today in Lady News, Hillary Clinton talks about tech’s glass celiing, HBO is offering a fellowship for diverse writers, and there are two lesbians in the upcoming “Jem and the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 25, 2015 - 6:05 pm

Ted Nugent Mocks The Developmentally Disabled In Advance Of Sarah Palin TV Special

Draft-dodging ephebophile Ted Nugent sure has some strong “words” for those in the media with whom he disagrees! On Tuesday, Nugent posted an “openletter” to his Facebook page in which…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 14, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Not This Crap Again: Phyllis Schlafly Says Women Should Be Paid Less So We Find Husbands

It’s about time human mothball Phyllis Schlafly got tucked away in the attic of history. But somehow, someway, the anti-feminist and founder of the uber-conservative Eagle Forum is still sharing…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Conservatives Are Trying To Make It Harder To Divorce

We knew that some conservatives have a boner for (heterosexual, of course) marriage. But did you know they get equally hard for stopping couples from being able to divorce?  As…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2014 - 3:34 pm

Pro-Tip: Trashing Fellow Women Like A Schoolyard Bully Is Not How You Create Change

Another day, another conservative group trashing the feminist movement that helped them into their educated, privileged positions in the first place. Sigh. [LA Times]
President Obama signed those

Claire Hannum | April 8, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Want To “Save Marriage”? Stop Telling Women What To Do

Conservatives’ stance on marriage hasn’t ever much suited me. The so-called value they profess the loudest is “Preserving And Protecting Traditional Marriage” — it sat at number one atop the

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2014 - 1:00 pm

WTF Is “Freedom Feminism”?

Conservatives have decided they don’t like feminism for being, you know, feminism, so they created their own brand — it’s called (duh) “Freedom Feminism.” You, a lady, are free to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 25, 2013 - 5:00 pm

CPAC Is Wack: 9 Things That Made Us Go “Huh”?

This weekend was the Conservative Political Action Conference, an uber-conservative political event where all kinds of crazy shit goes down each year. It was sad because some of these people…

Jessica Wakeman | March 18, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Meghan McCain Saw A Therapist Because Everyone Was Trashing Her Body

“I don’t even feel like it was a mistake anymore. I don’t really believe in the concept of mistakes. Now I’m very sensitive to any pictures taken of myself at…

Jessica Wakeman | March 13, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Lefties, Righties Split On Food As Well

If you like deep-dish pizza, you’re a lot likelier than fans of thin crust to have conservative politics, according to Hunch, a taste-tracking website that cross-referenced millions of responses to…

Newser | September 24, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Sarah Palin On The Double Standard For Women

“Women are held to a different standard in all areas. Let’s work harder, produce more and better and get over it. I’m through whining about a liberal press that holds…

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Monogamous Sex Is Best For Society, Says Conservative Dude

With so many points of clarifications that we could use from social conservatives — Single motherhood is bad! But so is abortion! — one would think The New York Times’…

Jessica Wakeman | March 7, 2011 - 6:00 pm