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Jeb Bush Tours Wealthy Influence Peddlers

Next week, Jeb Bush begins a fundraising push in the wood-panneled dining room of the posh Hotel Duval in Tallahassee, Florida, pictured below. Then, he flies off to an evening reception at the home of Henry Kravis, of the multinational private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company. […]

Walter Jones Favors Free Speech for Politicking Churches, Opposes Free Speech for Protesters

Yesterday, I noted that North Carolina Republican Representative Walter Jones had introduced legislation (H.R. 153) that would let churches start entering political campaigns without losing their special tax-exempt status. Jones terms it a “free speech” issue.

Today, I learned that Rep. Jones is a sponsor of legislation that would make it possible to toss protesters […]

Rand Paul Is A Phone Case

We’ve been writing about some rather odd small time candidates for President of the United States, from Robert Milnes, who dreams of bringing the Nazi Party into American politics, to Nathan Norman, who harbors the fantasy of bringing Newt Gingrich into the Libertarian Party with an offer of absolutely no money down.

We ought not […]

3 Republicans Break Ranks, Vote Against Repealing Obamacare

Republicans in Congress are no longer unanimous in their opposition to the health care reform law. […]

Senate Republicans Vote To Kick Children Out Of America

Today, Republicans in the United States Senate voted in favor of H.R. 240, a bill that would kick large numbers of children out of the United States – in the name of Homeland Security.

Right wing conspiracy theorists come up with all kinds of crazy ideas about secret plans by FEMA to set up concentration […]

Huckabee And Kids With Guns

It’s a story that we hear over and over again. A tiny child finds a parent’s gun and disaster results. This time, a 3 year-old boy shot both his father and his pregnant mother in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Other recent incidents in the United States include a 2 year-old who shot his mother to death […]

Aaron Schock Says No Jobs Can Be Created Unless America Burns Huge Amounts Of Dirty Coal

It sounds like an exaggeration, but these are the words that actually came out of the mouth of Republican Congressman Aaron Schock yesterday: “No corporation, however globally well-positioned or integral to our state’s economy, can create or save American jobs given the current administration’s anti-fossil fuel agenda.”

Representative Schock was complaining about regulations designed to […]

Mitt Romney Wants Big Government To Engineer American Families

Whatever happened to Republicans opposing big government interference in people’s lives?

In a speech yesterday at Mississippi State University, Mitt Romney told the audience that he wants to end the programs developed as part of Lyndon Johnson’s War On Poverty, and replace them with something new.

The programs from the War On Poverty Mitt Romney […]

Mike Huckabee Is Talking Trash Against Women

The big problem isn’t what women say. The big problem is that Mike Huckabee thinks that he has the legitimate authority to tell women what they can and cannot say. […]

Ben Carson Warns That Christian Bakers Are Likely To Poison LGBT Wedding Cakes

How can a man who has never been elected to public office gain enough political support to be elected President of the United States? Apparently, Ben Carson has decided that his rise to the Oval Office will be achieved using the power of outrageous statements to audiences filled with people who are ready to hate. […]

Rick Santorum vs. Science – Who Wins?

Rick Santorum is running for President again, using old talking points from the last century. Santorum is claiming that climate change is a “hoax”, though he has never been able to point to any specific evidence of the supposed hoax.

Now, Santorum is saying that, even if climate change is real, there’s no point of […]