Man, I try to stay away from Gawker, but they were the first people on this story and all their sourcing checks out. So credit where it’s due. After the shooting in Oregon the other day Jeb Bush wanted to explain why he still opposes stricter gun laws. He used the comparison of a child [Read More…]
The Board of Commissioners in Blount County Tennessee are considering a measure that will beseech god to spare Bumblefuck Blount County his wrath over legalized same-sex marriage. I guess prayer (which can accomplish anything) just wasn’t cutting it: Monday, the Blount County Board of Commissioners will consider a resolution asking God to spare their region [Read More…]
Meet Indiana Republican Jud McMillin: McMillin played a key role in a recent overhaul of the state’s criminal code and led an unsuccessful effort to drug test welfare recipients. He was also one of more than two dozen co-sponsors of the state’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. McMillin really doesn’t like gay people. He’s big on [Read More…]
Now you guys know that I’ve been pushing #Trump2016 pretty hard for some time now. However, early this morning when I was not sleeping because my throat was committing mutiny and my sinuses were bailing out for all they were worth (“intelligent design”…sure) I learned of another candidate that caused me to switch. Meet Gil [Read More…]
Under pressure from lawmakers, University of Missouri has stripped a Planned Parenthood doctor of hospital privileges.
The University of Missouri has stripped hospital privileges from the only doctor providing abortion services in that part of the state. Was it because Dr. Colleen McNicholas did anything wrong? Nope. She just works with Planned Parenthood which caused Republican lawmakers to lean on the school. And the school folded like origami: Facing increasing pressure [Read More…]
A documentary team filming a piece on global warming was in DC for the Pope’s visit doing their documentary thing. One of the people they spoke to was Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn who is party of the House energy committee, a committee reliant heavily on science: Republican Marsha Blackburn, the second-highest ranking member on the [Read More…]
Well this is interesting. John Boehner, the current Speaker of the House, is going to resign: House Speaker John Boehner is resigning his position as the top House Republican and his seat in Congress at the end of October, a senior leadership aide said Friday. Boehner announced his decision to colleagues Friday morning, sharing the news [Read More…]
In February the FCC classified internet as a utility under Title II. Net neutrality won, but surprise: Jeb Bush wants to unmake that victory: GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday unveiled policy proposals that call for rolling back major Obama administration rules, including net neutrality. Bush’s proposal laments the rules for subjecting Internet service providers [Read More…]
Stephen Colbert really pins down Ted Cruz on what Ronald Reagan did in terms of the economy: And, frankly, kudos to Colbert at 3:59. Cruz was getting boo’d and Colbert asked them not to boo his guest. Yeah, Cruz is wrong, and sure there are times when we need to denounce wicked people, but there [Read More…]
Florida Republican recorded planning to beat her opponent by redrawing her district to include mostly prisoners ineligible to vote.
In Florida Republican Janet Adkins is facing a challenge from Democrat Corrine Brown for state House. Adkins has the solution for defeating Brown: get her district redrawn so that most of its population is people in prison who are ineligible to vote: In a private gathering during last month’s Republican Party of Florida quarterly meeting, [Read More…]