Category Archives: Campaigns

The Not-So-“Evangelical” Embrace Trump

Surprise! “Evangelicals” are just plain old Republicans masquerading as Christians, and my friends, it seems the, ahem,  “Godly” are embracing Donald Trump’s candidacy. Pastor Jeremiah Johnson had this to say: “The Holy Spirit spoke to me and said, ‘Trump shall become My trumpet to the American people, for he possesses qualities that are even hard to find in My people these days. – Read the full article

The Issues of 2016: Hillary & the First GOP Debate

Since I’ve been focusing on the Clinton 2016 campaign, I’d like to write about a couple of the comments that were made in the Republican debate last Thursday which mention her. First, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida discounted her qualifications with this statement: “I would add to that that this election cannot be a resume competition. – Read the full article

Trump’s Fantasy Cabinet

image via Down With Tyranny! Due to a large swath of imbeciles in the Conservative Movement, Donald Trump is currently leading the polls for the GOP’s 2016 Presidential nomination. So Mr. Trump, clown extraordinaire, is considering his tentative cabinet, should hell freeze over, pigs fly, it snows in summer, and he gets elected. – Read the full article

Hillary on TV

The first of Hillary’s 2016 TV ads are here! Check out this tribute to her mom, Dorothy: We still have over a year to go until Election Day 2016 – let’s win this!   – Read the full article

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