GOP Summit—The Good, The Bad And The Absolutely Crazy

 The Daily Beast GOP presidential contenders flocked to Iowa on Saturday to try out their pitches on the unofficial beginning of the Iowa Caucus. Hint: Sarah Palin has lost her mind. You’re going to read a lot of analysis of this weekend’s Freedom Summit as the unofficial beginning of the Iowa caucus.Whether that’s true depends… More GOP Summit—The Good, The Bad And The Absolutely Crazy

Republican Senator Calls Progressive Americans ‘Straight Old Dumb-Ass Liberals’

The audacity…the absurdity…the irony. Pot meet Kettle… Addicting Info Many conservatives are “outraged” over Jonathan Gruber’s “stupidity of the American voter” comment regarding the Affordable Care Act. However, I bet not one conservative even winced when Republican Senator Orin Hatch called progressive Americans “Just straight old dumb-ass liberals.” But why should they care? He’s one… More Republican Senator Calls Progressive Americans ‘Straight Old Dumb-Ass Liberals’

Fox News’ Ed Henry walks out after snub at White House press conference

What’s with those childish temper tantrums from Republicans lately? The Raw Story Call it a shot across the bow, perhaps. But White House press secretary Jay Carney pointedly left Fox News Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry out of the queue at a Friday press conference, leaving Henry sputtering. Henry left before the end of… More Fox News’ Ed Henry walks out after snub at White House press conference

Wonkbook: The shutdown is a total disaster for the GOP

The Washington Post – Ezra Klein Thursday’s Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll hit the Republican Party like a bomb. It found, as Gallup had, the Republican Party (and, separately, the Tea Party) at “all-time lows in the history of the poll.” It found Republicans taking more blame for the shutdown than they had in 1995. It found more… More Wonkbook: The shutdown is a total disaster for the GOP

Secrets of the right: Selling garbage to your fans

I found the timing of  this article interesting.  This phenomena was reported  here…two years ago.  In fact, then Rep. Anthony Weiner targeted Goldline  back in 2010. Salon If the late social critic Eric Hoffer is correct in his often quoted (inaccurately, it turns out) adage that “every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business,… More Secrets of the right: Selling garbage to your fans

Republicans still conflicted on who to blame for election failures

In my opinion it was a combination of Tea Party hatriots, Mitt Romney’s cluelessness and the GOP’s stupidity, combined… Daily Kos The Republican Party is still hard at work figuring out why people seem to hate them, or at least why they’re not voting for them. Unfortunately, they can’t agree on what the problem is,which… More Republicans still conflicted on who to blame for election failures

Republican New Mexico Bill Would Make Criminals Of Rape Victims Who Have Abortions

Uh…that GOP moratorium on the word rape seems to have dissipated… Alan Colmes’ Liberaland The bill by Rep. Cathrynn Brown would require victims of rape to carry fetuses to term or be accused of tampering with evidence. “Tampering with evidence shall include procuring or facilitating an abortion, or compelling or coercing another to obtain an abortion, of a… More Republican New Mexico Bill Would Make Criminals Of Rape Victims Who Have Abortions

The 5 Biggest Lies In Mitt Romney’s Acceptance Speech

I honestly couldn’t stomach looking at the GOP Convention at all. I listened to some of the pundit shows on MSNBC, but with a couple of exceptions, mainstream media is also overlooking the truth. When did we get such myopic media and dumb as hell constituents? PoliticusUSA Mitt Romney delivered an acceptance speech that stretched,… More The 5 Biggest Lies In Mitt Romney’s Acceptance Speech