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Republicans Echoing “War On Women” Rhetoric Prove They Do Not Get It.

Republican insiders are pointing to the recent troubles of Anthony Weiner, and Bob Filner as proof of a Democratic war on women.  They are throwing Eliot Spitzer and the Clinton’s into the mix for good measure.  If Republicans use individual instances of Democratic men behaving badly to prove their case they are only proving they have no clue about what the war on women even is.   – Read the full article

Delusional: Gingrich and Santorum Thought Teaming Up Would Get Them Elected

Why is it that Republican candidates are incapable of seeing themselves as the rest of the country sees them? It’s an amazing thing – no matter how out of touch, or off the rails crazy Conservatives are, they firmly believe voters will embrace them. – Read the full article

Rob Portman Exemplifies Much of What is Wrong With the Republican Party

Rob Portman recently announced that his son is gay, and as a result, he now supports gay marriage, but hold the kudos. Contrary to some of the statements across numerous blogs and news sites, Portman has not had a “change of heart“, he does not “support” gay marriage, and he certainly isn’t “brave”. – Read the full article

Handicapping the Upcoming War of Words

The 9/11 attacks on American embassies abruptly ended the spectacle of Convention season. Now, US voters can look forward to 50 days of being ambushed by advertisements, pelted with a plethora of polls and inundated with other irrelevant information from the news media. – Read the full article

American Exceptionalism – Conservative Style

Conservatives’ claims of “country first” are already circling the bowl with the realization that their party could very well lose the election in November. Over-the-top, anti-Obama sentiments are punctuating the statements of the GOP faithful as they stand prepared to flush bipartisanship right along with their bogus patriotism, yet again, in November. – Read the full article

Who’s Analyzing the Analysts Over at Fox?

How exactly does Fox find their “experts”; work release programs? Weekend furloughs from rehab? Such an array of crackpots is not easy to find. The latest media hound posing as a serious professional would be Lex Luthor Dr. Keith Ablow; by all accounts a successful mental health advocate before he drank the kool-aid. – Read the full article

Late Night Political Jokes for Dems

“Happy birthday to Donald Trump, who turned 66 years old today. He didn’t want a big party so he just invited a few close friends to comb over — I mean, come over.” –Jimmy Fallon “Have you seen this video that’s gone viral of Mitt Romney having trouble trying to recognize a chocolate donut? – Read the full article

Video Clips of the Week

President Obama and the fight for LGBT rights: – Read the full article

The Faces Of Government Sabotage

“Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don’t have brains enough to be honest.” –Ben Franklin On the very day Barak Obama was sworn in in 2009, instead of celebrating the fact that America had reached a point in time where we could resoundingly elect our first black President, a small group of Republicans were meeting to take the new President down, and the country with it.  – Read the full article

Friday Funnies

The week’s political illustrations from the one-and-only Mario Piperni: – Read the full article

4/24/12 GOP Primary: The Numbers Going Into Tuesday

Republican Primaries For April 24, 2012 State                 Delegates       Primary/Caucus Connecticut                    28                       Primary Delaware                         17                       Primary New York                         95                       Primary Pennsylvania                  72                       Primary Rhode Island                   19                       Primary Candidates’ Delegate Counts Going Into Primaries* Romney                          697 Santorum                       269 Gingrich                         137 Paul                                   67 Delegates Needed To Secure the Nomination     1144 * Per the Wall Street Journal – Read the full article

The Idiots and the Oddities: Campaign Notes April 23, 2012

Your Weekly Dose of Conservative Nonsense According to The National Journal: prior to giving a speech to the Republican National Committee on Friday, Mitt Romney held  a private reception, “…for RNC members who have pledged to support his campaign at the convention in Tampa, Fla. – Read the full article