Category Archives: Campaigns

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

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