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GOP Poll Of Women: Party ‘Stuck In Past’

This report was commissioned by two Republican groups, including one backed by Karl Rove. Women are “barely receptive” to Republicans’ policies, and the party does “especially poorly” with women in the Northeast and Midwest, according to an internal Crossroads GPS and American Action Network report obtained by POLITICO. It was presented to a small number [...]

The Tea Party Grifters

Steve LaTourette is a former Republican Congressman from Ohio.  Today he wrote a column about the leaders of the Tea Party movement and described them as grifters. Political grifting is a lucrative business. Groups like the Club for Growth, FreedomWorks and the Tea Party Patriots are run by men and women who have made millions [...]

We Aren’t Polarized

It is an article of faith among pundits that we are a deeply polarized nation.  Matthew Dickinson explains that it simply isn’t true; it just seems that way: …most of the evidence used to support this claim does not show a process of polarization, as commonly understood. Instead, it shows a process of party sorting. [...]

A Republican budget that passed the House in April would slash critical infrastructure investments by $51 billion if enacted. The effect on our crumbling infrastructure would be disastrous. As bad as that is, that’s not the worst of it. If long-overdue improvements to the nation’s electric power grid are not made, life as we know [...]

Hillary Clinton Meets The Republican Squirrel, Responds In The Best Way Ever (via FreakOutNation) A Republican National Committee intern, dressed in a Squirrel costume, has been stalking Hillary Clinton while she’s on her book tour. On Tuesday, the former Secretary of State walked up to the intern and said while handing him a copy of [...]

The two Senators most outraged and openly aghast at every foreign policy decision made by President Obama are Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ).  With Eric Cantor’s stunning loss on June 10th, many suspected Graham would face the same demise, but he actually fared very well.  Perhaps because he’s a very good friend to the [...]

‘Gay Republican’ Group GOProud Shutting Down (via Breitbart Unmasked) GOProud, the gay conservative organization that once boasted Andrew Breitbart on its advisory board, is folding its tent. Continued resistance from other conservative groups, and group founder Jimmy LaSalvia’s very public split with the GOP in January… Now read this:Anti-Gay Bob McDonnell Living With Priest Busted [...]

Via Occupy Democrats Now read this:Minn. GOP Has Own Candidate Removed From State Fair Booth By Security (Aug 22, 2014) GOP State Senator Defends Fracking: ‘Indians’ Loved ‘The Burning Waters’ (Aug 13, 2014) Ex-GOP Candidate For Gov Starts ‘Shooting Indiscriminately,’ Shoots Neighbor, Kills Horse (Aug 9, 2014) Republican Gov: Voters So Mad At Obama They [...]

Try Not To Laugh: ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star To Speak At Republican Leadership Conference (via FreakOutNation) Phil Robertson, the “Duck Dynasty” star will speak at the Republican Leadership Conference on Thursday,  according to the Republican National Committee. I suppose Cliven Bundy wasn’t available since he abandoned the Republican Party today and… Now read this:NRA Tweets ’7 Ways [...]

Republicans don’t like government, and they run on the idea that government is bad.   Those who decry the whole idea of government are hardly suited to take the reins and lead a nation, even when they inherit a budget surplus with a sound and prosperous economy.  After the Supreme Court decided in favor of the Republican candidate in Bush v Gore ,  Americans became tolerant of sub [...]

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