Category Archives: Campaigns

GOP Imploding Before Our Eyes

I don’t know if the GOP’s “professional” campaign managers decided to sit the 2016 election season out or what, but it sure seems like a bunch of amateurs running things this time around. Let’s start with Jeb!’s campaign. Maybe he thinks it’s his due, like he’s next in line or something, but he seemed dumbfounded when he didn’t skyrocket to the top of the heap. – Read the full article

GOP Debate Rules

crossposted at Cindy Rose dot com – Read the full article

Two Clowns Walk Into a Primary…

Reince Priebus is probably losing a lot of sleep these days; his party has been taken over by the fringe and his two front runners for 2016 are more like running jokes. For instance: Ben Carson, surgeon extraordinaire thanks to “socialism“, is just about as bat shit crazy as they come. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Lead Story ♀ So who really won the first debate, Hillary or Bernie? Corporate media says Hillary, but the internet says Bernie. Then there’s the  big guys– are they playing fair? Does it really just depend on aesthetics? Chaffee, Webb  and O’Malley don’t seem to have much of a chance, but at least everyone came off as acting like adults, unlike the Gop debates. – Read the full article

Trump’s Big Policy Statement

People say Donald Trump has no concrete policies; they just never asked the right question. Until a Trump town hall in Rochester, New Hampshire, that is: And there you have it. – Read the full article

How Democrats Can Jumpstart Their Campaigns for 2016

By Margo Scott Dunn, Senior Account and Marketing Manager, The Campaign Workshop The presidential races in 2016 are already heating up, but there are a number of exciting opportunities for Democrats up and down the ticket in 2016. Here are some tips to jumpstart your 2016 Democratic campaign: Do a thorough self-assessment. – Read the full article

Jeffress Sells His Soul For Trump

Pastor Robert Jeffress, Faux News religionist extroadinaire, Republican God operative, and professional Christianity mangler, has decided Trump is the man. Yes, you read that right; even with the likes of über “Christians” Santorum and Huckabee in the race, Jeffress is backing thrice married, win at any cost, reserved palace in hell candidate, Donald Trump. – Read the full article

Cruz, Huckabee Embarrass Themselves

Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz were hoping to ride Kim Davis’ religious coattails to better polling results, and what a disgusting spectacle they made of it. As TPM reports: … in the race to see which GOP candidate could make the most of the legal battle over a Kentucky clerk’s refusal to grant same-sex marriage licenses, former Arkansas Gov. – Read the full article

When I’m Wrong, I’m Wrong

I have been wrong in gauging the absurdity of The Right many times, but NEVER THIS WRONG. I thought a Trump candidacy would just be something we’d all laugh about in the years to come. Surely there is something about the man for every Conservative to hate: Screws around on his wives, married 3 times, should have lost the Evangelical vote. – Read the full article

The Issues of 2016: Student Debt

Nothing says “fun!” like getting an email detailing your student loan balance. (Well… maybe not.) How do I, like millions of other graduate students in the country, plan to deal with student loans once I’m finished with school? Honestly, I’m not sure what I’ll have to do to be able to repay them. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Special Labor Day Lead Story ♀ Women in mostly male workplaces exhibit psychological stress response  They encounter social isolation, performance pressures, sexual harassment, obstacles to mobility, moments of both high visibility and invisibility, co-workers’ doubts about their competence, and low levels of workplace social support. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and LGBTQ

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ I thought I saw all the Planned Parenthood sting footage. Turns out the tapes were edited. ♀ Even If You Haven’t Had an Abortion, You Owe Planned Parenthood ♀ Abortion foes find new ways to get details about patients, doctors ♀ Ben Carson employs Cylon logic against women ♀ Ohio Bill Would Ban Abortion Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis ♀ Conservatives target bust of Planned Parenthood founder – I was surprised that conservatives could be this petty and mean-spirited. – Read the full article