Posts tagged "republicans"

Oklahoma GOP Compares Poor People To Wild Animals

How absolutely disgusting. …

By: Robyn Pennacchia / July 14, 2015

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 the whole thing is probably a charade are the folks at The Hollywood Reporter, who found out that his campaign actually paid actor…

By: Katrin Higher / June 18, 2015

US Republicans Tell Pope Francis Not To Quit His Day Job

The far right in our country are gearing up to put Pope Francis in his place before he convinces everyone in the world that climate change is legit.

The Pope is scheduled to cast that climate change as the moral cause of our times. But of course the losers of our country want…

By: Katrin Higher / June 13, 2015

Republican Gal Sad That No One Thinks She’s Cool

Republican lady can’t believe LGBT people don’t like her just because she votes for people who don’t want them to have rights.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 8, 2015

32 Percent Of Republicans Think Obama Is Trying To Invade Texas

No one is planning to invade Texas.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 14, 2015

Anti-Gay Legislator Caught Sending Dick Pics To Men On Grindr

Also, his name is RANDY BOEHNING.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 28, 2015

The US Presbyterian Church Now Recognizes Gay Marriage

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 18, 2015

57 Percent Of GOP Voters Would Make Christianity The National Religion

A survey of Republican Primary voters released this week and conducted by Public Policy Polling provides some interesting results and insight into the minds of GOP voters.

The poll determined that Scott “Scabby” Walker is currently the lead potential 2016 candidate, followed, oddly, by Dr. Ben Carson.
Scott Walker is at 25% to 18%…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 25, 2015

GOP Senator Susan Collins Supports Gay Marriage

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine has come out publicly in support of same-sex marriage, making her the fourth GOP senator to do so. Hooray! [Bangor Daily News]
Five thousand organizers in Raleigh, North Carolina, have cancelled their “Sexy School Girl 5K,” a co-ed run in which participants were asked to wear skirt…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 27, 2014

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 Scott Keyes writes in a must-read piece for The Washington Post, politicians in over a dozen states have introduced bills making it harder for a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 14, 2014

Republican Candidate Says Gay Marriage Makes God Punish Us With AIDS

Gay marriage and abortion are causing autism and AIDS, didn’t you know? That’s according to a Republican candidate in Chicago, everyone! Please keep talking to media outlets, wackadoo conservatives. Just keep on talking. [Jezebel]
On President Obama’s radical speech about sexual violence in America. [MSNBC]
How to listen when a loved one…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 24, 2014

Republican Politicians Being Taught How To Talk About Women

More on how Republicans are training male candidates on how to speak about issues regarding women. This is on top of the rape sensitivity training they’ve already been receiving. (They could also just follow this advice from Rachel Maddow: “Don’t talk about rape. Ever.”) They could also stop selling sexist buttons like this.  [Politico]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 5, 2013

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]
India is looking to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 30, 2013

Republicans Put Out “Game” In Which The Purpose Is To Slap Hillary Clinton

An anti-Hillary Clinton Republican Super PAC called The Hillary Project put out a Flash-animation “game” on their website in which the player slaps Clinton across the face. When did America start turning into a real-life version of “Idiocracy”? [Raw StoryUltraViolet]
The National Institute of Health has finally made good with the family of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 7, 2013

Men With Sisters Are More Likely To Become Republicans, Do Less Housework

My brother grew up with four sisters in the house. I know, right? Come to find out, there’s more to having a bunch of sisters than just growing up to be a ladies’ man. A new study published in the Journal of Politics has found that boys with sisters are more likely to grow u…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 2, 2013

“God’s Law” Cited As The Reason Openly Gay Lawmaker Blocked From Speaking On DOMA Ruling

The striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act is an enormous victory for same-sex marriage. Alas, there are always several assholes out there to remind us that ignorance and homophobia are still alive and well. On Wednesday, openly gay Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat from Philadelphia, was not permitted to speak about DOMA…

By: Mary Odell / June 28, 2013

House Of Representatives Passes Ban On Abortion After 20 Weeks

Yesterday, the Republican-dominated House of Representatives advanced a so-called “fetal pain” bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Fortunately, it is not expected to pass the Democrat-controlled Senate and President Obama would veto the bill. Thus, the bill is largely symbolic.

The Orwellian-worded bill called the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 19, 2013

Not This Crap Again: Men’s Brains Just Understand Finances Better, Says Republican Politician

“From the other side of the aisle I hear the conversation being about ‘free this is free, we need to take it and it’s free and we need to do it now’ and that’s sort of the fundamental message that my brain receives. Now, my brain being a man’s brain sort of thinks differently, because…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 14, 2013

Mitt Romney’s Ex-Intern Adam Savader Arrested For Stalking, Extorting 15 Women With Threats Of Nude Pics

He’s got all the makings of a future star of the Republican Party: criminality, sleaziness, and treating women like shit!

Adam Savader, 21, a former intern for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, has been arrested for sexual extortion. Savader has been accused of stalking 15 women in total over the past year by emailing them…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 24, 2013
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