Category Archives: Republican Leaders

Boehner’s Resignation is Bad News For Everyone

Stay tuned for a year of teabagger bullshit. I’m expecting continuous investigations of Hillary Clinton until the 2016 election, government shutdowns based on social issues, capped off with President Obama’s impeachment hearings. ThinkProgress: John Boehner May Have Been The Only Thing Standing Between America And Madness When Boehner’s successor is selected, the GOP’s hardliners will have the fresh taste of blood in their mouths. – Read the full article

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

Lead Story ♀ Speaker John Boehner to resign from Congress – And Vox has a thorough review of why. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Illegal Abortion Is Dangerous, Birth Control Works, and Other Inconvenient Truths for Pro-Lifers  ♀ 15 Years On, Conservatives Are Still Trying to Kill the Abortion Pill ♀ When “Pro-Life” Means “Anti-Birth Control” ♀ Anti-Abortion Group Loses Last Ditch Attempt to Avoid Legal Process ♀ Senate Democrats Block Restrictive 20-Week Abortion Ban ♀ PPFA President Agrees to Testify Before House Committee; House Dems Demand CMP Testify, Too ♀ Stat check: No, women couldn’t just “go somewhere else” if Planned Parenthood closed ♀ Senate halts Planned Parenthood defund bid – And thereby averts another government shutdown. – Read the full article

Video Clips of the Week

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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

Bush Institute Economics: The Working Class Needs To Work Longer

Jeb Bush’s recent gaffe claiming hard-working Americans need to “work longer hours” for our country to achieve stronger economic growth comes from someone who makes his money from money, not from sweat. He’s a gold-plated member of the 1% of the 1%. – 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

Who Created ISIS?

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Scott Walker – Corporate Lap Dog

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Walker’s War on Education

Parents and students everywhere should fear. While the job market remains shaky at best and the prospect of a future remains intimidating, the idea of paying thousands of dollars a year is far from a pleasant one. With the average American college student raking up around $29,000 in debt, it seems that the logical approach would be to attempt to bolster these more affordable public universities, making them lower cost educational havens for America’s youth. – Read the full article

Christie Loses Two Key Groups In Two Days

Yesterday, we learned that Chris Christie supports major reforms to Social Security – cutting benefits for incomes above $80k, eliminating benefits for incomes above $200k, and raising the retirement age to 69. Problem is, the first two ideas are from our party’s wish list. – Read the full article

Time Magazine: Conservative, Sexist, Typical

In March, Time magazine proved just how typically conservative and sexist big business can be. Here’s the March 16th, 2015 cover of Jeb and the Bushies – youthful, carefree, a sweet picture of a younger father and his boys. For a second, I almost forgot about the fact that the Bushies are the worst family of criminals this nation, and the world, has ever seen, personally responsible for the deaths of thousands Americans and the torture and deaths of 100s of thousands of foreigners. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ, Racism

Lead Story Sen. Lindsey Graham, or, as he may soon be known, El Dictador. ♀ Lindsey Graham: as president I would deploy the military against Congress – Graham is proposing that his first act as president would be to use the military to force the legislative branch to pass his agenda.   – Read the full article