state of the union

Paul Ryan’s Spiteful Mug Was The Highlight Of The State Of The Union Address

I don’t know about you, but for me, last night’s State of the Union address was all about Paul Ryan’s spiteful mug glaring over the President’s left shoulder for a full hour.

Obama’s talking about how unemployment has been cut in half?

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Here’s The White House’s Action Movie Trailer For Obama’s Final SOTU Address

Get after it, Obama. More »


Kim Davis Will Attend President Obama’s State Of The Union Tonight, Because Anything Is Possible

When Kim Davis made her way out of jail after denying marriage licenses to same sex couples, many of us hoped  she’d find her way into immediate obscurity. But she continued to pop up, messing with licensing forms and meeting with Pope Francis. Now, thanks to Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, Davis will be attending the State Of The… More »


Obama To Make First Oval Office Address Since 2010

President Barack Obama will make a televised address to the nation this evening at 8:00PM EST.

Topics are reported to include ISIS terrorist attacks and terror threats, as well as possible mention of the need for stricter gun control for citizens of the U.S. following mass shootings and the latest terrorist attack in… More »


Watch: Sarah Palin Says ‘If You Want To Be In America, Speak American’

Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin thinks it’s great if you are bilingual, but that really, if you live here, you should “speak American.” Um, sorry, but the language is actually called English.

In an interview with CNN Sunday morning, Palin demonstrated yet another example of her complete idiocy with this gem.
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Trump Probably Has No Real Policy Ideas About Women’s Health (Or Anything Else)

“I am going to be very much up on the whole issue of women’s health.” What does that even mean. More »


America’s Bubbe Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pre-Gamed Too Hard Before The State Of The Union

Professional badass, semi-pro glove-wearer Ruth Bader Ginsburg caught a few Zs at last month’s State of the Union, ostensibly because the overwhelming amounts of UV rays emanating from John Boehner’s orange face would make anyone drowsy. And now our favorite Supreme Court justice has given us the real reason she was nodding off: Notorious RBG was… More »


Republicans Come Out Swinging For The 1% In State Of The Union Responses

In last night’s State of The Union speech, President Barack Obama finally got it together to start proposing some of the things the American people thought they voted him in to do in the first place. He detailed his plan to offer free community college, to raise taxes on the rich to pay for childcare,… More »


Emma Sulkowicz Will Attend The State Of The Union Address

Columbia University artist Emma Sulkowicz, who has been carrying her dorm mattress in protest of campus rape, will be attending the State of the Union Address. [ArtNet]
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has published a new short story! Go read it! [Medium]
Here’s a roundup of all the ridiculous abortion bills on the docket… More »


Michelle Obama Wears Azzedine Alaia To State Of The Union Address

Michelle Obama wore an A-line, emerald green Azzedine Alaia dress with a matching jacket last night for the State Of The Union Address. Already she’s getting shit for wearing a Tunisian designer instead of an American one. [Fashionista, People]
Kanye West has reportedly settled with the 18-year-old who called Kim a “n****r lover,”More »


Recap: President Obama’s State Of The Union Address

Missed the State Of The Union address last night?  Well, here’s a guide of some major points for those of you who still want to know where we’re at.  The economy continues to dominate President Obama’s agenda, given how the first 20 minutes were a mixture of economic policies from spending cuts to boosting the… More »


What Obama’s “State Of The Union” Address Said, And Didn’t Say, About Women

You may have watched President Obama’s “State of the Union” address in person. Me? I watched the first episode of season one of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.” (It had been a long day.) Reading the “State of the Union” address online this morning, I’m once again proud of my president and the country I… More »


Celebs Weigh In On Obama’s State Of The Union

Last night, while I was watching President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, I went on Twitter so I could publish my opinion about it. Now, I love politics and not many things can tear me away from the news when something important is happening. But John Mayer managed to do just that with… More »