Posts tagged "republicans"

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 the Right. Because of course.
Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin decided to echo her daughter, Bristol’s sentiments with further hatred and stupidity o…

Katrin Higher / September 20, 2015

Donald Trump Defends His Latest Islamophobic Remarks

At an event on Thursday evening, an attendee asked Trump: “we have problem in this country. It’s called Muslims,” and then proceeded to allege that President Obama was one. The crazy dude then went on to say that the US has “training camps growing where they want to kill us. When can we get rid…

Katrin Higher / September 20, 2015

Kim Davis’ Husband Gives Speech, Remains Committed To This Whole Overalls Bit

Do you think his closet is just, like, all overalls?

Robyn Pennacchia / September 17, 2015

A Group Of Brooklyn Witches Are Hexing Donald Trump

Brooklyn-based bruja and activist Yeni Sleidi threw together this video of some of her witch friends doing their best to halt Donald Trump’s lockstep towards the Republican nomination — by hexing him with a variety of spells. In an interview with Jezebel, she said that Trump’s idiotic statements about Mexican immigrants hit close to home as a…

Megan Reynolds / September 11, 2015

Jeb Bush Campaign Mailer Has An Unfortunate Photoshop Error

2016 Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush’s ‘Super PAC Right to Rise’ campaign sort of jumped the gun on sending a mailer to 85,000 Iowans, without checking the damn image first.
Some graphics person may very well lose their job because uh, there is definitely something up with Jeb’s left hand here:

Yeah. Maybe Rachel…

Katrin Higher / August 22, 2015

Michigan State Rep. Tried To Fake Gay Prostitute Scandal To Hide Actual Affair

Tea Party State Rep Todd Courser attempted to cover his affair with a fellow Tea Partier up by faking a bunch of scandals about himself. …

Robyn Pennacchia / August 7, 2015

Oklahoma GOP Compares Poor People To Wild Animals

How absolutely disgusting. …

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 actors to come…

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 to…

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.

Robyn Pennacchia / June 8, 2015

The US Presbyterian Church Now Recognizes Gay Marriage

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights!

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% for Ben Carson,…

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…

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…

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…

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]…

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…

Jessica Wakeman / September 30, 2013
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