Post Tagged with: "GOP"

Ron Paul Got Caught Bribing And Stealing Michele Bachmann’s Presidential Campaign Co-Chair

Paul's man, Benton, met Bachman’s man in a bathroom of an Iowa restaurant. And Benton handed the turncoat a check for $25,000.
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  Woah. Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) stole Representative Michele Bachmann’s (R-Minn.) co-chair of her presidential campaign six days before the 2012 Iowa Caucus. Paul bought and paid for the guy? Yes. And wasn’t that rude! It is a wonderful story of intrigue and drama. So what how much did Kent […]

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GOP Senate Uses Footage Of James Foley Execution In Campaign Ad, Ignoring Family’s Wishes

GOP Senate Uses Footage Of James Foley Execution In Campaign Ad, Ignoring Family’s Wishes

On Monday, retired U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Colonel and Republican New Mexico nominee Allen Weh released an ad that included imagery from American journalist James Foley’s execution. In the ad, Foley’s executioner appears at the 32-second mark. Less than a week after Foley had been beheaded, a cousin of the […]

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Sarah Palin Gets Her Son A Fantastic Dog, It Is Neither Republican Nor Democrat (VIDEO)

Both political parties can find common ground. It may be around the importance of service dogs or simply a love of dogs. We may agree about supporting wounded veterans and their needs or families who have a child with Down Syndrome. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore

Well it’s official. It seems there is a new member in the Palin household who touches the hearts of Democrats and Republicans alike. Her name is Jill Hadassah, and she is a service dog. This beautiful black girl’s job is to assist Trig, Palin’s youngest child. Palin and her family […]

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Rick Perry Uses Failed Lehmberg Coup To Slingshot Himself Toward White House (VIDEO)

But Perry seems to thrive on political wrong turns. And who knows? Maybe his knack for going bassackward will catapult him into the 2016 presidential election. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore

Rick Perry is not guilty…at least in his own befuddled mind. And the worse it gets, the more he seems to thrive. The court has indicted the guy for trying to coerce Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg out of office. And he has the cojones to defend his actions against […]

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Conservative Actor Kevin Sorbo: Ferguson’s Black Protesters Are Acting Like The ‘Animals’ They ‘Truly Are’

Conservative Actor Kevin Sorbo: Ferguson’s Black Protesters Are Acting Like The ‘Animals’ They ‘Truly Are’

As people voice their reactions about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown and the resulting Ferguson protests, Facebook has become home to many vile, racist posts (like this one – from a Missouri cop). Joining the hateful conversation is conservative actor Kevin Sorbo, who took to Facebook this week to call black […]

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President Obama Asks Residents Of Ferguson To ‘Heal Rather Than Wound’

President Obama Asks Residents Of Ferguson To ‘Heal Rather Than Wound’

Today President Obama said in an announcement regarding the violence and militarization of Ferguson to “seek to heal rather than wounding each other:” “In order to do that,” he said, “we have to make sure we can distinguish between peaceful protesters … and those who are using this tragic death […]

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Woman Journalist In Lethal War Zone Helicopter Crash Then Reports From Her Hospital Bed

Yet here was General Majid, an Iraqi Arab himself, who was taking off from his own job — he was in charge of training for the Iraqi air force — to help these people.“He told me it was the most important thing he had done in his life, the most significant thing he had done in his 35 years of flying.”

As we enter an aircraft, there is always that nagging feeling of defying gravity and a quasi-prayer we will survive just one more time. The feeling comes back as we accelerate, when we hit a rough pocket of air and when we make our descent. As we deplane, we mumble […]

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Black Man Still Locked Up 34 Years After Sentence Commuted In Texas

“There is no evidence that Hartfield has suffered any anxiety relating to his pretrial detention."

Is it alright for a man to languish in jail for 34 years without being convicted? Clearly the answer is “no.” We all have the right to a speedy trial. Correct? Unfortunately that is wrong – at least for Jerry Hartfield. Only in Texas. And only to a black man. […]

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Vice-President Want-To-Be, Gov. Nixon Stunned In National Ferguson Spotlight (IMAGES)

"While we all respect the solemn responsibility of our law enforcement officers to protect the public, we must also safeguard the rights of Missourians to peaceably assemble and the rights of the press to report on matters of public concern.”

  Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon looked like he was trying to ice-skate on both sides of the fence during his Thursday press conference. What happened to the decisive guy who was such a state CEO when a tornado took out a big chunk of Joplin, Mo.? After all he is […]

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Republican Candidate Responsible For 2014’s Most Racist Campaign Mailer

Republican Candidate Responsible For 2014’s Most Racist Campaign Mailer

Anchorage, Alaska residents got quite the surprise when they received their mail this week. What they saw could quite possibly be regarded as the most racist campaign material of the year. The mailer is the work of Republican primary Senate candidate Joe Miller, who approved the use of images depicting heavily tattooed […]

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Minorities Beware: Republican Congressman Candidate Wants To End MLK Day, Equal Pay And LGBT Rights

Minorities Beware: Republican Congressman Candidate Wants To End MLK Day, Equal Pay And LGBT Rights

On Tuesday, State Sen. Glenn Grothman (R) just slid by in Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district Republican party with 215 more votes than his opponent. In November, Grothman will run to succeed Wisconsin’s Tom Petri, going against Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris (D). Is he right for the job? If you’re […]

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The 15 Most Horrible Conservative Comments About Robin Williams’ Death On Social Media

The 15 Most Horrible Conservative Comments About Robin Williams’ Death On Social Media

By now, everyone’s heard the news that actor Robin Williams has died after suffering many years of depression. The news came as a shock to all. While most have been expressing their grief through touching tributes and sympathetic tweets in memory of the comedian, the passing of the famous actor seems […]

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Kansas Republican: Offending Muslims Is Every American’s ‘Duty’ – ‘Especially With A .45′

Kansas Republican: Offending Muslims Is Every American’s ‘Duty’ – ‘Especially With A .45′

Kansas Republican 3rd Congressional District Committee vice chairman Gavin Ellzey recently posted an extremely offensive tweet that proclaimed it was his “duty” to use guns to “offend” Muslims. His exact tweet was: “Offending Muslims is the duty of any civilized person. Especially with a .45.” [source] The tweet has since been deleted, […]

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Ariz Gov Candidate Says She Shoots Guns With Her Eyes Closed In Case She Gets ‘Attacked In The Night’ (VIDEO)

Ariz Gov Candidate Says She Shoots Guns With Her Eyes Closed In Case She Gets ‘Attacked In The Night’ (VIDEO)

Christine Jones, the former counsel for Godaddy.com, has used $2 million of her own money to aid her campaign to become the new governor of Arizona. In an interview with a local FOX10 reporter, Jones revealed that she closes her eyes while she practices shooting guns because “… chances are, if […]

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Surprise! 93 Out of 100 Poorest Counties in America Are In Red States

Surprise! 93 Out of 100 Poorest Counties in America Are In Red States

In their usual non-partisan fact checking, Politifact rated the claim as Mostly True.

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GOP House Set To Work Only 14 Days In The Next Four Months

GOP House Set To Work Only 14 Days In The Next Four Months

Imagine, over the course of almost four month, you worked only 14 days. What would happen? For starters, you’d probably lose your job. Then, because you lost your job, you wouldn’t make any money to pay your bills. You would also lose your health insurance plan and any hopes of […]

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Pennsylvania Capitol Shames Criminal Politicians In Portraits (Images)

Pennsylvania Capitol Shames Criminal Politicians In Portraits (Images)

Finally, shaming is being done to the right people. Instead of slut shaming, gay shaming, or welfare shaming, politicians are getting a taste of their own medicine and are the ones being publicly embarrassed. Republican or Democrat, Pennsylvania has taken the steps to hold all politicians who break the law […]

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Over 100 Elected Republicans Endorse Democrat Governor Against GOP Incumbent

Official portrait for Governor Brownback

Kansas is a red state. In fact, Kansas is a very red state. So why is Republicans for Kansas Values endorsing a Democrat?

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Arizona GOP Candidate Thinks YMCA Kids Are Immigrants (Video)

I was actually able to see some of the children in the buses. The fear on their faces – this is not compassion…

Apparently all children look alike to Adam Kwasman, state legislator (R-Ariz.). The politician had been revving up a crowd of potential voters at an Oracle protest over dozens of immigrant children being bussed to a local shelter there. Suddenly a yellow school bus full of children pulled up. Kwasman interrupted his […]

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John Boehner’s Anti-Obama Lawsuit Has A Major Weak Spot

John Boehner’s Anti-Obama Lawsuit Has A Major Weak Spot

Last January, the two lawyers involved in Speaker John Boehner’s lawsuit declaring that President Obama was not implementing Obamacare quickly enough laid out the legal theory behind this claim in a Politico Magazine article. However, within the article is a glaring misrepresentation of a recent Supreme Court decision that undermines the basis for […]

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