In the wake of majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s decision to drop out of the running for the position of Speaker of the House, Marvin the Martian has declared that he is mulling a campaign for the post.
“It is true that I am not a registered Republican, not an elected member of Congress, not […]
There are hardly any restrictions to big money flows in political campaigns left, but one of the few remaining is this: the unlimited cash sources called “Super PACs” cannot coordinate with presidential campaigns. They must operate independently.
The non-profit Center for Public Integrity has released a report uncovering a direct connection between the Presidential campaign […]
As we’re getting closer to the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primaries, Donald Trump is having to hurry to assemble the practical political apparatus that his opponents in the Republican nomination contest already have a great deal of experience with. Trump is getting some special help with this task, however.
Last month, Scott B. […]
There are many right-wing Christian thinkers in America who support the Republican congressional bills S. 1598 and H.R. 2802, which would allow a government worker to use the power of his or her office to withhold services and legal rights from people, so long as the government worker proclaims that s/he “believes or acts in […]
Ted Cruz isn’t just a United States senator. He’s also a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. As such, he’s asking to be trusted with the power of executive leadership over the entire U.S. federal government.
Today, Ted Cruz let America know what he wants to do with that power: Shut the whole […]
60% of the Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 69% of the Republican members of the U.S. Senate are acting to narrowly protect people who use hold religious beliefs and use a combination of those religious beliefs and their government positions to persecute others.
I’m not making this up. Go read the […]
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina says that she “believes in unlocking human potential”. That sounds great, but it’s a little vague. Unlocking human potential isn’t one of the explicit powers of the President of the United States. So, if we’re going to understand explicitly what Fiorina means when she talks about unlocking human potential, we […]
… and the share of references to racism on Donald Trump’s website that insist Donald Trump is not actually a racist: 100%
Number of mentions of “racism” by Republican candidates in the September 16, 2015 presidential debate: 0
Number of mentions of “hunger” or “hungry”: 0
Number of mentions of “global warming”: 0
Number of mentions of “pollution”: 0
Number of mentions of “homelessness” or “homeless”: 0
Number of mentions of “surveillance”: 0
Number of mentions of […]
In last night’s debate between Republican presidential candidates, Senator Marco Rubio declared that, “America is a lot of things – the greatest country in the world, absolutely. But America is not a planet.”
America is not a planet?
What does that mean? What was Senator Rubio trying to say?