Category Archives: Campaigns

Trump VP Pence’s Legislative History

In his usual hissy-fit style, Donald Trump announced Mike Pence as his running mate on Twitter as opposed to a press conference. It seems Trump was mad because his choice was leaked before he could get in front of the fawning media. – Read the full article

Bernie Can Take His Demands and…

In a New Yorker report on Bernie Sanders’ “demands” of the Democratic Party, John Cassidy writes (my emphasis): The Sanders campaign is … pushing to reform the primary process. Sanders wants to get rid of superdelegates, end closed primaries, and allow same-day voter registration. – Read the full article

John McCain: From “Maverick” to Milquetoast

Washington “insider” Sally Quinn once said of Arizona Senator John McCain: Most people really like John McCain. I mean, he’s an extremely likable person, and he’s very admirable in many ways. One is that he says what he believes and he will cross the party line whenever he thinks that the Republicans are not on the right track. – Read the full article

RW Tries to Blame Liberals For Trump

We’re all used to the Right Wing alternate universe where up is down, black is white and lies are truth; but recently, some guy at The Federalist finally snapped his frayed tether to reality. In a post titled “How the Left Created Donald Trump“, Paul David Miller attempts to deflect the blame for his party’s detestable front runner. – Read the full article

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