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People ‘Freaking Hate The Repubican Party’ But Still Vote For Them

Poll after poll shows how much people hate the Republican Party, but when they go to the polls, voters still pull their levers. Poll after poll shows President Obama is unpopular and the Democratic Party is a little more unpopular. Neither, though, can touch the GOP, whose congressional contingent has a whopping 72 percent disapproval [...]

Neither Jenna Bush Hager nor Barbara Bush want to be known as Republicans.  Hager mistakenly signed up for the Independence Party in New York when she meant to register as independent.  Her sister, Barbara, registered to vote in Texas with no party affiliation. “Jenna registered to vote in New York soon after her daughter was [...]

Political Scientist Christopher Parker has a theory as to why Republicans don’t back immigration reform. He surmises that House Republicans are balking because they “represent constituencies haunted by anxiety associated with the perception that they’re ‘losing their country’ to immigrants from south of the border.” Recent polling backs this up. Significant numbers of conservatives, and [...]

  During a comprehensive interview with The New York Times, President Obama attacked modern conservatism and the GOP for being too ideological and extremist. He continued by describing the Democratic Party like so: And by the way, it generally is fact-based and reason-based. You know, we’re not denying science, we’re not denying climate change, we’re [...]

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Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks believes Democrats are hurting themselves with white voters by its stance on immigration. “This is a part of the war on whites that’s being launched by the Democratic Party. And the way in which they’re launching this war is by claiming that whites hate everybody else,” he said during an interview [...]

There are (at least) two stories that ought to be percolating up to Republican Marketing Genius Reince Priebus’ short attention span today, both of which might have an impact on his attempt to rebrand the Republican Party as new! and with lemon-scented freshness! The first is of, course, the Hobby Lobby case, of which the theocratic [...]

Ignoring that a growing number of voters, and especially younger ones, aren’t opposed to gay marriage, Ralph Reed sees opposition to marriage equality as a winning position for the Republican Party. During an interview with Bloomberg TV over the weekend, host Al Hunt asked Reed if evangelical Christians would reject any candidate who supported same-sex [...]

Ronald Reagan Weeps

Ronald Reagan is by no means my hero. His presidency marked the beginning of the era when republicans began thinking of government not as a solution to anything but the problem with everything. Reagan spawned Grover Norquist, who wanted to shrink government down to a size where he could drown in the bathtub. Norquist the [...]

Last week Texas Governor Rick Perry compared homosexuality to alcoholism.  This week he said he didn’t know whether gay people could be “converted.” Earlier this month, the Texas Republican Party adopted at its convention a policy endorsing “reparative therapy” for gays and lesbians who seek to change sexual orientation through counseling. Asked if he believes [...]

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