Elections

Mitch McConnell Attacks Opponent Matt Bevin In Vicious TV Ad

Mitch McConnell Attacks Opponent Matt Bevin In Vicious TV Ad

In a move that should surprise no one, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had his negative ad machine loaded and ready for attack even before Louisville businessman and Tea Party favorite Matt Bevin’s (R) announcement this morning that he is declaring a primary challenge to the veteran senator’s seat.

Carpetbagger Liz Cheney Betrays Family Friend By Running For His Senate Seat

Carpetbagger Liz Cheney Betrays Family Friend By Running For His Senate Seat

It doesn’t pay to make friends with the Cheney family. Just ask Texas attorney Harry Whittington, the man who was shot in the face by Dick Cheney in a 2006 hunting accident. Whittington sustained long-term injuries, including having to carry approximately 30 pieces of lead in his body. Dick has never apologized to Whittington, in […]

The One Place In The World That Still Celebrates Mitt Romney

The One Place In The World That Still Celebrates Mitt Romney

What do you do with T-shirts from a failed presidential campaign? Did you ever wonder where they go? Well, in the case of the ill-fated 2012 Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan ticket, the best place to donate your unwanted and unneeded Mitt Romney campaign t-shirts?is to the ancestral country of your rival. In this case, […]

Texas GOP, Hispanic Voters, And The Voting Rights Act = A Hot Mess

Texas GOP, Hispanic Voters, And The Voting Rights Act = A Hot Mess

Last month I wrote an article about how Texas labor laws adversely impact employee rights. I attempted to identify the ?right-to-work? moniker as an example of the irresponsible use of rhetoric by the Republican Party. I ended the article on an ominous note ? warning that conservative factions had identified The Voting Rights Act of […]

SCOTUS Voting Rights Decision May Cause History To Repeat Itself…In Reverse (OP-ED)

SCOTUS Voting Rights Decision May Cause History To Repeat Itself…In Reverse (OP-ED)

Almost?50 years ago, the then Democratic President, Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ), took a risk?he knew?could cost?his party?the loyalty of a region?it had dominated electorally?since the end of Reconstruction.??Although slavery?as an institution had been destroyed some hundred years before,?African-Americans?had long suffered?under a?different kind of slavery, one of?social and economic inequality, but also when it came to […]

Rick Perry’s 2016 Presidential Bid: 10 Reasons Why He Will Fail…Again

Rick Perry’s 2016 Presidential Bid: 10 Reasons Why He Will Fail…Again

Yesterday Texas Gov. Rick Perry surprisingly announced that he will not seek a fourth term as Texas governor, prompting frenzied speculation that he will again run for president in the next election in 2016. As desirable as a Perry administration might be for anarchists, radical Tea Party groups, and billionaire CEOs, it would spell unrecoverable […]

Fight Against Citizens United Has Officially Begun – It’s Not Going To Be Pretty

Fight Against Citizens United Has Officially Begun – It’s Not Going To Be Pretty

Last Tuesday, Senators Tom Udall (D-NM)??John Tester (D-MT), Chris Murphy (D-CT),? and others proposed a constitutional amendment to overturn a 2010 Citizens United decision?that determined that corporations ?are people, too. Senator Udall made no secret of his contempt for the 2010 decision in a recent quote from a press conference on the same day.

12 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Is Likely To Fizzle, Not Sizzle, in 2016

12 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Is Likely To Fizzle, Not Sizzle, in 2016

In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a huge push to crown Hillary Clinton as President Obama’s successor. Loads of liberals, especially women, have rallied to the cause in the hope of sweeping her into office. While it’s important for a woman to gain the highest office in the land, it can’t be just any woman […]

Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Shoot Themselves In The Foot OP-ED

  Collecting data on innocent citizens for no actual reason is one thing, but collecting data on concealed carry owners because you want them to vote Republican and probably volunteer for someone’s campaign? Apparently that’s an unconstitutional violation or privacy, too, at least according to some Virginia Republicans.

Bachmann’s Leaving, But No End in Sight For Tea Bagging

So what if Michele Bachmann is leaving her seat in the U.S. House after four terms? It doesn’t mean she’s going away any time soon. The blogosphere is abuzz with ruminations about which road the Tea Party princess will fumble down next.?Though she might spend the coming weeks catching up on some needed R & […]

Max Boot And The Imperial Mindset

Max Boot, one of the nation’s leading chickenhawks, and someone who wrote in 2011, rather straightforwardly, that the United States should maintain its presence in Iraq because “it would allow us to project power and influence in the region,” has written an op-ed for The Los Angeles Times, unapologetically titled “Choosing Sides in Afghanistan.” Boot […]

Pennsylvania’s Governer Corbett: ‘State’s Job Applicants Are High’ (VIDEO)

Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Corbett received some serious backlash following a remark he made during a radio interview. He said that companies are having to leave job openings unfilled due to every job applicant testing positive for drugs. Yes, it seems as if Pennsylvania’s unemployed are flying high. While the Governor may believe what he’s saying, […]

Barbara Bush On Jeb Bush Presidential Run: ‘We’ve Had Enough Bushes’ (VIDEO)

I have long said that I adore Barbara Bush and I am so happy today to be validated! When I saw a news alert flash across my iPhone a few minutes ago, I guffawed and I’m still laughing. The Bushes, and indeed all of American political “royalty,” are in Dallas today for the grand opening […]

Lautenberg (D-NJ) Won’t Seek Re-Election, Opens Field For Cory Booker (VIDEO)

Lautenberg (D-NJ) Won’t Seek Re-Election, Opens Field For Cory Booker (VIDEO)

Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) has announced that he will not seek re-election for his Senate seat in 2014. The 89-year-old Senator has represented New Jersey as a strong liberal voice in the U.S. Senate for three decades; first winning his Senate seat in 1982, retiring in 2000, and returning ?in 2008.

WATCH: Pre Weight Loss Surgery, Chris Christie Told Former White House Doc To ‘Shut Up’

WATCH: Pre Weight Loss Surgery, Chris Christie Told Former White House Doc To ‘Shut Up’

Throwback Thursday! Once upon a time — before Gov. Christ Christie (R-NJ) had weight loss surgery — a former Republican White House Doc DARED to say that the governor?needed to lose weight. He reacted much as you’d expect. Note: I wrote this article before he became such an a**hole, or at least before I knew […]

1 171 172 173