Donald Trump promises power to Christianity in Iowa speech over the weekend.

Donald Trump continues to pander extremely hard to the religious right: During his speech in Sioux Center, Iowa on Saturday, the Republican presidential frontrunner said he would not be having much trouble if he had proposed to ban Christians rather than Muslims from entering the United States. The billionaire also embraced his identity as a [Read More...]

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Indiana councilman elected after being arrested for murder, swears oath of office from jail cell.

Well this one’s weird as hell.  Robert Battle was reelected to the East Chicago city council a month after being arrested for…murder.  If that isn’t weird enough, he swore his oath of office from his jail cell: Battle was reelected to his council seat in November, one month after murder and drug charges were filed [Read More...]

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Tina Fey returns to SNL for a skit about Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Trump.

Enjoy, everybody.  I’m off to teach voice lessons. [Read more...]

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Ted Cruz says John Kennedy would be a Republican today. Kennedy’s grandson puts Cruz squarely in his place.

The other day Ted Cruz tried to claim that John F. Kennedy, one of America’s most beloved past Presidents, would be a Republican today: “JFK campaigned on tax cuts, limiting government and standing up and defeating Soviet communists,” he said in a packed room at a restaurant here, his first stop on a swing through [Read More...]

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Tennessee’s “Natural Marriage Defense Act” dies in subcommittee.

Republican lawmakers in Tennessee are looking for ways to ignore the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell.  The best idea they’ve come up with so far is to say the ruling doesn’t count in Tennessee: After failing to win enough votes for a bill they believed would overrule the Supreme Court on marriage equality — an [Read More...]

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GOP strategist Rick Wilson: many Trump supporters are childless, single men who masturbate to anime.

Rick Wilson, a Republican strategist, was recently interviewed on Fox News where he had some interesting words for Trump supporters: I think that there is definitely still a very significant portion of the party that is a limited government conservatism based faction of the overall coalition. Now the screamers and the crazy people on the [Read More...]

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Sarah Palin blames Obama for her son’s arrest for domestic violence.

So Sarah Palin’s oldest son, Track Palin, has been arrested for domestic violence.  You can imagine who Sarah Palin is going to blame. Not herself as a parent (which would be the likeliest candidate since all her kids are kinda maladjusted). Not her son for getting drunk and waggling a gun around contrary to all [Read More...]

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Donald Trump: “Certainly there’d be a role for Sarah Palin somewhere in [my] administration.”

Donald Trump was on the NBC’s Today Show the other day when Savannah Guthrie tried to pin him down on whether or not he’d consider Sarah Palin as a running mate.  Donald juked around the question with the deft grace of an unmanned chainsaw, but in the process said there’s be a role for her [Read More...]

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Washington state Republican asks group of teens visiting her office if they’re virgins.

A group of Washington State high school students were visiting the state capitol for Teen Lobbying Day.  In the office of Republican Mary Dye they were asked, by Dye herself, if they were virgins: Washington state Rep. Mary Dye (R) asked a group of teenagers visiting her office in Olympia for a Teen Lobbying Day [Read More...]

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Sarah Palin endorses Trump…oh, and her oldest son is arrested for domestic violence.

Sarah Palin has given her endorsement to Donald Trump: Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice-presidential nominee who became a Tea Party sensation and a favorite of grass-roots conservatives, endorsed Donald J. Trump in Iowa on Tuesday, providing Mr. Trump with a potentially significant boost just 13 days before the state’s caucuses. “Are [Read More...]

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