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Jeb Bush #RightToRise Twitter Campaign Goes Flaccid

On January 7, Jeb Bush issued a challenge to all of his “followers” on Twitter: Show your support for the Jeb Bush for President campaign by posting a message with the #RightToRise hashtag. “Is something holding you back from achieving your #AmericanDream? Tell us! #RightToRise”.

The tone of the responses has not been quite what […]

Crowds Protest Outside Steve Scalise Fundraiser, Demanding The Racist Congressman Resign

This afternoon, large crowds of protesters are gathering outside a fundraiser for Congressman Steve Scalise – one of the top three Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Why? Steve Scalise is a raging racist. We already knew this:

– Steve Scalise attended a conference of white supremacists and gave a speech seeking political […]

Congressman Steve King Proposes Repeal Of Sixteenth Amendment

Yesterday, Congressman Steve King, Republican from Iowa, introduced H. J. Res 16, legislation to the U.S. House of Representatives with a short and simple active clause: “The sixteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed”.

The sixteenth amendment to the Constitution reads: “The Congress shall have power to lay […]

Ben Carson Worked For Pyramid Scheme To Sell Bad Medicine

There is absolutely no reliable scientific evidence showing that Nutriverus does anything at all to improve anybody’s health in any way. That didn’t stop Ben Carson from endorsing Nutriverus, and from celebrating Mannatech’s questionable products in general. […]

How Republicans Feel About The Common Core And What They Know About The Common Core

Republican rants against the Common Core tend to take on the tone of opposition to “standardized testing” and “computers”, as if the best way to educate children is to give them non-standardized tests and to deprive them of all new technology. […]

Congressional Global Warming Denier Falls Under the Weather

Here at Irregular Times, we’re assembling a database to closely following the actions of the members of the new 114th Congress; look for it to come out early next week. As we’ve been working on the database, one name has been noticeably missing from all roll call votes in Congress so far this year: that […]

Have We All Attended NeoNazi Conferences, Like Steve Scalise?

“We’ve all made mistakes.”

That’s what Speaker of the House John Boehner has to say in justification of his decision to give a high leadership position in Congress to Steve Scalise.

Yes, we have all made mistakes, but simply making a mistake isn’t the issue, because not all mistakes are equal.

Maybe you made a […]

Terrorist Attacks African-Americans, Republicans Say Racist Extremism Is No Big Deal

A terrorist attack in Colorado has narrowly missed its intended target: African-American civil rights activists with the NAACP. An unidentified middle-aged man in a pickup truck left an explosive device next to a can of gasoline outside of NAACP offices in the city of Colorado Springs yesterday. The civil rights activists survived because the explosive […]

Is Jeb Bush Right To Rise?

Before he has even formally announced his presidential campaign, we know Jeb Bush’s running mate. It’s Bush-Euphemism 2016!

Jeb Bush has announced the formation of a new Super PAC where rich people with engorged assets can donate money to the cause of… well, making Jeb Bush look like a stand-up guy. The name of […]

Here and There, Them Versus Us

If a vulnerable family in need appeared at your door, would you help? Our would you turn them into the cold?

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee would turn them away. As J. Clifford points out, Mike Huckabee promised in 2008 that he’d take away citizenship from American-born babies if they had non-citizen parents. Wrong blood […]

Jeb Bush Says State Governments Should Be Able To Discriminate Against Americans

Most Americans understand that we live in a single nation, united under a single Constitution, which is the highest law of all the land. We understand that every other law in the USA must comply with the Constitution. We recognize the authority of the 14th amendment to the Constitution, which reads: “All persons born or […]