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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: Same GOP Suit, Bigger Ass

Appearing on Fox “News” Sunday, Laura Ingraham was asked about Donald Trump’s lead in the polls. Her theory is: “20-30%” of Republicans  are “so livid” at the GOP they’re backing Donald Trump because, “…he’s saying things… that pretty much no one else is saying.” Is she claiming Trump’s bombastic, racist, denigration of  Mexicans is something new for Republicans? – 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

Hillary on a Heartbreaking Epidemic

Two weeks ago, I lost my 25 year old cousin because of a heroin overdose. I watched my grandfather break down at his funeral – at 86, my grandfather is one of the strongest, bravest men I’ve ever met. He has absolutely the best, most positive attitude of any person I have ever had contact with. – Read the full article

Hillary for Women – More on the Economy

Despite progress, women in the U.S. are still undervalued as a whole. Its pretty well known that women are paid less for equal work: on average, women earn 78 cents per dollar that a man earns. Unbelievably, there is not one state where women earn the same pay as men. – 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

Clinton’s First Interview For 2016

Yesterday, Hillary Clinton’s first national TV interview for the 2016 presidential race aired on CNN. Watch the full interview here: One thing that Clinton said during the interview was “I’m not running my campaign for the press, I’m running it for voters.” That’s how it should be done. – 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