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Republican Congressman Who Owns Blow-Me.Org Sued For Hostile Work Environment

Shocker! Rep. Blake Farenthold, a Republican Congressman from Texas who was recently outed as the owner of the dirty domain name www.blow-me.org, is facing a lawsuit from a former employee who claims he created a hostile workplace filled with gender discrimination and inappropriate sexual comments. Lauren Greene, who worked for Farenthold from February 2013 through […]

Add Alabama State Senator Tom Whatley to the list of “family values” Republicans arrested and charged with domestic violence. Officers of the Auburn Police Department arrested the Senator on Tuesday night after officers responding to another call in the neighborhood heard what Whatley describes as “a discussion” with his fiance, Lindsay Waits, coming from the […]

BEIJING — China’s Communist Party, a regime with a long-documented history of using torture, seized upon the U.S. Senate report Wednesday to accuse the United States of hypocrisy for presenting itself as a bastion of human rights. A correspondent for China Central Television, Wang Guan, called the Senate Intelligence Committee report documenting CIA torture of […]

Oh, the irony! It was those praising Chuck Hagel the loudest today who were most opposed to him becoming Secretary of Defense. They are holding him up now as exemplary and blaming President Obama for it not working out. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon once called Hagel “unfit” to lead the Pentagon, but […]

President Obama is offering temporary reprieve from prosecution to families of undocumented immigrants. But while conservative heads are exploding now, they were silent when Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush took even bolder action. For, what these Republicans offered was permanent amnesty, not just a temporary reprieve that could be turned back by Congress or […]

Rand Paul: Having It Both Ways

2016 Schröedinger’s Candidate, Sen. Rand Paul, has taken another one of his principled stands both before and against a pet issue (again), and has voted against a bill that would curb some of the NSA abuses of US Citizens: Some of its opponents, like Senator Saxby Chambliss, Republican of Georgia, believe it went too far in […]

LZ Granderson got into a spat with his conservative colleagues on CNN when he pointed out the lack of transparency when the Bush administration passed Medicare Part D. During a heated CNN Sunday panel discussion on how to reform health care, liberal commentator Granderson asked his conservative co-panelists S.E. Cupp and Mercedes Schlapp: “Where was […]

North Carolina State Senator Wesley Meredith is accused of taking welfare payments while making $100,000 a year in his landscaping business. The allegations stem from a binder full of documents that were passed on to his challenger Democrat Billy Richardson’s campaign. The documents allege Meredith, a Fayetteville business owner, committed welfare fraud in the late […]

Former liberal and Democratic doves are now sounding like war hawks, thinking this will get them reelected. Democrat Kay Hagan didn’t mince words about the Iraq War during her 2008 Senate campaign against Republican Elizabeth Dole. “We need to get out of Iraq in a responsible way,” Hagan declared in May of that year. “We […]

Dan Rather says television pundits calling for war should send their own kids or “don’t even talk to me.” “All of these people on television, some of whom I have enormous respect for, it unsettles me to hear them say, listen, we the United States have to ‘do something’ in Ukraine, we have to ‘do […]

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