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Which Republican Presidential Candidates Support Water Torture?

Who supports U.S. government water torture?

Herman Cain, Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum. That’s who. (Source: May 5, 2011 Republican Presidential debate)

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Republicans who Voted Against Patriot Act Reauthorization February 8 2011

Expect the following individuals to be the subject of a number of interviews and the target of a lot of recriminations from Republican Party leadership. These members of the House of Representatives, all Republicans, defied their party leadership to vote NO, AGAINST H.R. 514, the bill to reauthorize crucial provisions of the Patriot Act:

Justin [...]

Teavangelicalism, Brought to you by the GOP

The fundamentalist Christian American Family Association reports on its burgeoning “Rise of the Teavangelicals”…

… brought to you with funding from the Republican National Committee:

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Can You Complete this GOP Global Warming Cartoon?

I’m almost done with this political cartoon on the Republican attitude toward global warming, but I can’t decide how I’d like to finish it:

The possibilities I’m bandying about in my mind for the “Eventually” balloon include:

“Where’s My Bailout?” “See? ANOTHER problem that government didn’t fix!” “This isn’t going to go on my [...]

Is the NRA Partisan in its Campaign Finance Activities? Looking for answers in AL, AK, AZ, AR, and CA

Ask the National Rifle Association whether it is a partisan organization, and it will issue strenuous denials.

NRA Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris Cox:

The political reality is that we have President Obama, who had at one point 60 Democratic votes in the Senate and a 39-vote margin in the House. If [...]

GOP Joe Miller Sez Turn America Into East Germany, Goes Stasi on Reporter

“If East Germany can do it, we can do it!” — Joe Miller

Yes, Republican candidate for Senate Joe Miller actually spoke those words yesterday, asking his audience in Alaska why America can’t build its own Berlin Wall.

There are two aspects to Joe Miller’s admiration of East Germany and its very special border fence [...]

Paul LePage Ad Advantage in Maine Comes from Big money

I read with interest today Kevin Miller’s report in the Bangor Daily News on financing in the campaigns for Governor of Maine. Miller noted that Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage has received more campaign money from the Republican Governors Association than Democratic candidate Libby Mitchell has received from the Democratic Governors Association.

Kevin Miller interprets [...]

Maine Republicans Spout B.S. In Quest for Victory

B.S. stands for Bull Semen.

What news could help Republican candidate for Governor of Maine Paul LePage get it back up? His poll numbers have been falling after he was exposed:

* threatening to punch a reporter, * declaring, then retracting, then declaring all over again his support for Creationism in public schools, * [...]

National Movement Emerges to deny Americans the Right to Worship

Laurie Goodstein of the New York Times does good service this morning, informing us that a movement against religious freedom is spreading far and wide across America.

We’ve heard before of a push by Sarah Palin, Mark Williams and other prominent figures in the GOP-controlled wing of the “Tea Party” to ban the building of [...]

Charles Dent’s Plan: Let the Obama Administration Revoke Americans’ Citizenship

Republican Representative Charles Dent of Pennsylvania has a radical plan to strip Americans of their citizenship.

I’m not exaggerating. H.R. 5166 is rather dramatically titled the Revoking Citizenship for Terrorists Act. That’s an indication right there you should be concerned. Any time a bill before the Congress talks about loving America or getting the terrorists, [...]

Papiere Bitte! Police State Policy in Arizona Comes Exclusively from Republicans

Over the past few days, I’ve been looking at “Tea Party” organizations across America and finding (link | link | link | link) two components of the movement sitting so oddly side by side. On the one hand, Tea Party leaders cry loudly about their commitment to the Constitution. On the other hand, Tea Party [...]