Category Archives: Campaigns

Republican Idiot Brigade Finale

Wrapping up the Idiot Brigade this week we have Rubio, Santorum, Trump and Walker. Marco Rubio: If anything, Marco Rubio is still too “wet behind the ears” to run for President. I don’t think he knows what he stands for, so how could voters? – Read the full article

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

Lead Story ♀ The women of New Horizons’ Pluto flyby Women make up 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. Science team leader Fran Bagenal said, “This isn’t remarkable – it’s just how it is.” Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? – Read the full article

Republican Idiot Brigade 3: The Ps

This week in the Republican Idiot Brigade, we look at George Pataki, Rand Paul, and Rick Perry. A couple of these candidacies are exercises in futility, but they’ll give us great material. George Pataki: I’m not really sure why he’s running; he doesn’t seem to inspire anyone in either party. – Read the full article

Scott Walker Just Kissed His Own Ass Goodbye

Image from PoliticusUSA If you’ve ever wondered how someone who wants to be President could screw it up royally, take a look at Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s playbook. (I’m not sure he knows that the Koch brothers can’t buy enough votes to get him into the White House). – Read the full article

Republican Idiot Brigade 2: F – J

The second installment in our look at the never-ending list of people running for the GOP nomination in 2016. We would have to dedicate our lives to record all of their negative aspects, so these are just some highlights, beginning with candidates who have declared: Carly Fiorina: Ousted as the Chairwoman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard in 2005, she left behind a less than stellar legacy. – Read the full article

Republican Idiot Brigade Update

Here’s the first installment of who’s running, who might run, and who people think should run for the GOP nomination for President: Declared 1. Jeb Bush: Yes, ANOTHER BUSH. We’ll NEVER be rid of them, they just keep spawning. Jeb facts: Five of his business associates have been convicted of crimes; one remains an international fugitive on fraud charges. – Read the full article

Hillary & Health Care

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that will allow millions of Americans who have health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act to remain covered. Health insurance is a necessity for many Americans with pre-existing conditions. But for these same Americans, purchasing health care insurance without assistance is impossible. – Read the full article

Clinton Campaign Trail: Hillary’s Fights

Last weekend marked the first official rally of 2016 presidential hopeful and candidate Hillary Clinton. During the past weeks, she has worked on developing a preliminary platform built around four “fights“. The battles she wants to wage for the American people have to do with strengthening the economy and our families, defending our people and our values, and reinvesting in a democracy that works. – Read the full article

Woo Hoo! Trump Is In!

It’s going to be barrels of fun this run for the Republican nomination. After threatening hinting at a run for President since 2000, Donald Trump has declared his candidacy for the 2016 GOP nomination. At least he claims he’s a Republican now, has anyone checked lately? – Read the full article

Santorum: Another Political Panderer

Rick Santorum is preparing to run again, as both the champion of the Extreme Religious Right, and blue collar America. The truth is, he’s neither; he is another political panderer. In a recent appearance on The Dom Giordano Show, Santorum had this to say about the Pope (You know, God’s head honcho here on earth) and his concerns about the care of God’s planet: “When we get involved with political and controversial scientific theories, I think the church is probably not as forceful and credible. – Read the full article

It’s Gun, I Mean Campaign Season

It seems Republicans are kicking the 2016 Campaign season off in typical style. Talking Points Memo reports that Ted Cruz is offering a chance for one lucky donor to go hunting with him; and here’s the best part: …the winner may have to endure a background check first. – Read the full article

Why Hillary?

This week Hillary for America announced the first official campaign rally for Hillary’s 2016 campaign for president – to be held on New York City’s Roosevelt Island on June 13, 2015. A year and a half before the 2016 presidential election and we are gearing up, and ready to win. – Read the full article