Posts tagged "john boehner"

John Boehner Goes Full Buzzfeed, With Taylor Swift GIFs And Everything

There are a lot of things to find disconcerting about John Boehner, and about Republican politicians in general. Their weird hang-ups about gay people and birth control, their whole creepy Scrooge McDuck “screw the poor” vibe, the way they want to pretend racism doesn’t exist anymore so that they don’t have to hear anyone complaining…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 16, 2015

Congressional Republicans Willing To Let Government Shutdown Over Birth Control In Obamacare

What’s more important: letting your boss refuse to cover your birth control pills in your health care plan or the jobs of 800,000 federal workers? You guessed right — it’s your boss’s input on your family planning decisions! Oh, Lord, I just can’t anymore with Republicans. [CNN, Washington Post]
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By: Jessica Wakeman / September 30, 2013

Anti-Drug Speaker Of The House John Boehner’s Daughter To Marry A Pot Head Rasta

h the irony! Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner has fought against drugs throughout his political career, but that fight has made it a little too close to home. Boehner’s daughter, Lindsay is about to tie the knot with her Jamaican fiance, Dominic Lakhan and his drug-infested past should be a big issue for the Speaker.

By: Hello Beautiful / April 24, 2013

Limp Boehner Jokes About Foreplay

“Slow down. Slow down. How about a little foreplay? There’s a bipartisan conversation going on in the Senate. There’s a bipartisan conversation going in the House. Let these things work their way along. It is too early to talk about legislation going on in one house or the other.”
— This was Speaker John Boehner’s cringeworthy response…

By: Sarah Gray / February 13, 2013

7 Things To Know About The Government Shutdown Over Planned Parenthood

“The moving target is focused on women in America.”

That was Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to reporters this morning as he addressed the threat of a government shutdown over an inability by Republicans and Democrats to reach a deal on the budget. The main piece of contention? Funding for Title…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 8, 2011

John Boehner Accused Of Cheating, National Enquirer Reports

Cue the “boner” jokes: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) may have cheated with two young women, according to an alleged New York Times investigation reported by The National Enquirer. Gossips in D.C. are apparently abuzz with the news that Boehner boned Lisbeth Lyons, a lobbyist, and Leigh LaMora, a former press secretary to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 21, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Sarah Palin Says There’s A Double Standard For Crying

Sometimes there’s just so much lady news that I have to do a weekend post in addition to my regular daily post. So for your enjoyment, here is “Today’s Lady News: The Weekend Edition.” Damn, I feel all fancy, like NPR!

Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin addressed soon-to-be Speaker of the House Joh…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 19, 2010