Posts tagged "republicans"

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]

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2014 - 6:00 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

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.

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2014 - 6:30 pm

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.

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2013 - 7:30 pm

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 —…

Jessica Wakeman | September 30, 2013 - 7:30 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 7, 2013 - 7:30 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2013 - 2:30 pm

“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…

Mary Odell | June 28, 2013 - 1:20 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2013 - 12:20 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2013 - 9:20 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | April 24, 2013 - 2:20 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

Rachel Maddow Has Some Advice For Republicans On How To Talk About Rape

Did you know that House Republicans go on a retreat every year? (I imagine Democrats do the same, by the way.) Do they serve tea sandwiches and practice trust falls?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2013 - 2:20 pm

“Girls” Spoiler: Donald Glover’s Role Explained

We were simultaneously madly jealous/intrigued when paparazzi snaps showed Lena Dunham filming scenes of “Girls” with Donald Glover. Season two isn’t back until next week but a lil’ spoiler (after…

Jessica Wakeman | January 7, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Calls For Birth Control Over-The-Counter

Republican Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal wrote a piece in the Wall Street Journal yesterday, calling for birth control to be made available over-the-counter for women over age 18. He argues that…

Jessica Wakeman | December 15, 2012 - 3:00 pm

10 Ways To Get Through Election Day When Your Mate Is Also Your Political Enemy

Election tension is boiling over; it seems like everyone from the office blowhard to the person in front of you at the post office is spouting off opinions that make…

Andrea Bonior, Ph.D | November 5, 2012 - 1:00 pm

7 Things I Am Qualified To Explain To Middle-Aged Republican Men

It seems like every day another Republican politician is bloviating about the definition of rape as if he, a middle-aged man, is the true authority on the subject. As Tina Fey…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 30, 2012 - 10:00 am

“Clueless” Star Stacey Dash Endorses Mitt Romney

Stacey Dash from “Clueless” has endorsed Mitt Romney for president with “a patriotic swimsuit picture” … cueing umpteen number of “clueless” headlines. [Zap2It]
Nicki Minaj might get fired…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2012 - 10:40 am

G.O.B. Tampons: Because The Republican Party Knows Your Body

G.O.B. tampons: they’re feminine hygiene products by the people who know a woman’s body best — old Republican men! With flaps and wings and widgets and hooziwhatsits for all your…

Jessica Wakeman | September 24, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Clint Eastwood Defends His Support For Gay Marriage On “Ellen”

Throwing his feet up on the coffee table isn’t the only thing Clint Eastwood is totally relaxed about. During his interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Eastwood shared his views on gay…

Daley Quinn | September 18, 2012 - 3:20 pm