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This Fundie Leader Thinks It’s Time To Investigate Trump (TWEETS)

This Fundie Leader Thinks It’s Time To Investigate Trump (TWEETS)

One of the most nauseating moments of the 2016 campaign cycle came when the religious right almost unanimously stood behind Donald Trump when the “Access Hollywood” tape came out. By all rights, hearing Trump caught on tape boasting that he could treat women any way he pleased–even “grab ’em by the pussy”–should have been a […]

Chuck Grassley Says He Has ‘Responsibility’ To Vote For Cruel Trumpcare Bill (TWEETS)

Chuck Grassley Says He Has ‘Responsibility’ To Vote For Cruel Trumpcare Bill (TWEETS)

In recent years, those of us who cut our political teeth during the Clinton years have come to believe that there is a certain element in the Republican base who will not accept a Democratic president as legitimate–whether he or she is white, black, or polka-dotted. The Obama years served as confirmation of this several […]

Potty Mouth Mooch Too Much For Evangelical Trump Supporters (TWEETS)

Potty Mouth Mooch Too Much For Evangelical Trump Supporters (TWEETS)

For most of the last 24 hours, the Internet has been abuzz about White House communications boss Anthony Scaramucci’s bizarre, curse-filled rant to The New Yorker. Well, it looks like that rant may have knocked the scales off the eyes of the man who may very well be the most prominent social conservative in a swing […]

Iowa Gutted Planned Parenthood And The Results Are Horrible (VIDEO)

Iowa Gutted Planned Parenthood And The Results Are Horrible (VIDEO)

Planned Parenthood has helped thousands of women over the years. This year, Vice President Mike Pence made sure that the organization was defunded. He and his anti-choice cohorts have been trying to defund Planned Parenthood since those faked tapes came out in 2015. They tried to say that the organization sells baby parts. Iowa has […]

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Republicans love to tout “local control,” “states’ rights,” and “smaller government.” You’ve heard the talking points: “Let the states decide their own gun control laws.” “The federal government is not in the education business.” “It’s not the government’s job to provide for the poor. Let the churches do it.” The list goes on. But when […]

MSNBC Fact Checked Trump’s Iowa Rally Speech, And It’s Freaking BRILLIANT! (VIDEO)

MSNBC Fact Checked Trump’s Iowa Rally Speech, And It’s Freaking BRILLIANT! (VIDEO)

Wednesday evening, as scandal swirled all around him and his lies increased with every tweet, President Trump went to Iowa for one of his patented victory rallies, even though the election was over seven months ago. Apparently Trump needs to bask in the adoration of his brain dead acolytes whenever visions of impeachment and incarceration become […]

Trump’s Pick For Top Agriculture Scientist Is Definitely Not A Scientist (VIDEO)

Trump’s Pick For Top Agriculture Scientist Is Definitely Not A Scientist (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump is no stranger to naming bizarre picks to serve in his administration. Betsy DeVos, his Secretary of Education, made a name for herself trying to destroy Michigan’s public education system. Scott Pruitt, his head of the Environmental Protection Agency, does not believe that human beings are the leading cause of climate change. […]

POS Lawmaker Wants Women To Carry Dead Babies To Term (VIDEO)

POS Lawmaker Wants Women To Carry Dead Babies To Term (VIDEO)

We knew that anti-abortion activists were heartless, but not to this extent. ‘Good Medicine’ Despite the fact that most abortions occur within the first trimester, lawmakers continue to try and impose 20-week bans. Rep. Shannon Lundgren (R-Iowa) recently made a startling statement while discussing Senate File 471. The law would criminalize any abortions after 20 weeks, […]

We’d Definitely Pay $65 For A Chance To Hit Trump With A Juicy Tomato (VIDEO)

We’d Definitely Pay $65 For A Chance To Hit Trump With A Juicy Tomato (VIDEO)

It happened back in January 2016. We were still in the early days of the presidential campaign, before the first caucus had even taken place. Candidate Donald Trump was holding a rally at the University of Iowa. Police were expecting protestors, because Trump had already alienated and offended huge numbers of Americans. His rallies were […]

Great Job, Rep. Steve King! You Just Killed Iowa’s Tourism Industry (VIDEO)

Great Job, Rep. Steve King! You Just Killed Iowa’s Tourism Industry (VIDEO)

You might not think that one member of the House of Representatives could single handedly demolish an entire state’s industry, but the famously vile Steve King (R-IA) has managed it. Congressman King has gained national notoriety for being a huge jerk. His history of spewing ugly comments speaks for itself. He supports a state bill […]

NEW: GOP Rep. Calls For All White Western Civilization (TWEETS)

NEW: GOP Rep. Calls For All White Western Civilization (TWEETS)

Welcome to the new Nazi era. Well known xenophobe and white nationalist Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) is taking his hate speech to a whole new level. Last night the far right American bigot tweeted his belief that in order to defend Western Civilization, we have to stop immigrants from coming in and watering down the […]

RWNJ Iowa Congressman: We Can’t Build A Culture ‘With Somebody Else’s Babies’ (TWEETS)

RWNJ Iowa Congressman: We Can’t Build A Culture ‘With Somebody Else’s Babies’ (TWEETS)

There are a lot of loathsome characters in the House Republican caucus. But ever since coming to Washington in 2003, Steve King has been one of the most loathsome characters in that bunch. The bomb-thrower from western Iowa is best known for trying to derail the effort to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, and […]

IRONY ALERT: First Person Arrested For Voter Fraud Is A Trump Supporter

IRONY ALERT: First Person Arrested For Voter Fraud Is A Trump Supporter

Ever since the public opinion polls began showing him behind in the 2016 race for the White House, GOP nominee Donald Trump has alleged that the political system and election is “rigged.” He has even recommended that his supporters show up at polling places to observe what is taking place and assure the election isn’t […]

There Are A Lot Of Born-Again Women Who Are Closet Hillary Supporters (TWEETS)

There Are A Lot Of Born-Again Women Who Are Closet Hillary Supporters (TWEETS)

For much of the campaign, there was talk that Donald Trump’s support was a lot greater than it seemed because of a large number of closet Trump supporters–a bloc of support for the Donald that isn’t showing up in most polls. That seems hard to believe. After all, you would have thought that those secret Trump […]

Iowa Principal Forced To Delete Message That ‘Real Men’ Don’t Act Like Donald Trump

Iowa Principal Forced To Delete Message That ‘Real Men’ Don’t Act Like Donald Trump

Anyone who wonders why we’re making such a big deal about Donald Trump’s 2005 tape should consider that by dismissing it as mere “locker room talk,” Trump was effectively telling every man and boy in this country that it is perfectly acceptable to treat women in this way. Well, a high school principal in Cedar […]

Trump SAVAGELY Ridicules Non-Christians After Calling Them Out At Rallies (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Trump SAVAGELY Ridicules Non-Christians After Calling Them Out At Rallies (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is absolutely unfit to be president. He has alienated every group imaginable. He has tried to appeal to the religious right, though. Most recently, he cited a non-existent law to say that Christians are being “persecuted.” He wants to bring Christianity into the government. Now, he is persecuting non-Christians. Pot? […]

RWNJs Are Misleading Public Schools To Preach Christian Message To Students (VIDEO)

RWNJs Are Misleading Public Schools To Preach Christian Message To Students (VIDEO)

The Todd Becker Foundation (TBF)  gave a lecture about drinking and driving to a public school last spring. They charged the school $1,500 for it. Here’s the kicker: the topic may have been secular, but the organization is Christian. They made the secular speech during the school assembly, then they invited students to a second […]

Caught On Camera: Woman Goes On Racist Tirade Against Black TV Reporter (Video)

Caught On Camera: Woman Goes On Racist Tirade Against Black TV Reporter (Video)

A woman who went on a racist rant directed at a local TV news reporter in Boone, Iowa, was caught on camera and is now being exposed to the world as the total asshat she truly is. KCCI-TV reporter Emmy Victor and her cameraman, Zachary Hayes, were at the scene to report on the unidentified woman’s […]

Republican Iowa Senator Has Left Party: Compared Trump To Hitler (VIDEO)

Republican Iowa Senator Has Left Party: Compared Trump To Hitler (VIDEO)

Iowa State Sen. David Johnson became the first elected official to leave the party over Donald Trump. He changed his affiliation to “no party.” Johnson said: “I will not stand silent if the party of Lincoln and the end of slavery buckles under the racial bias of a bigot.” Johnson has been in the state […]