South Texas Senate hopeful slammed for racial slur

Some Republicans refuse to hide their prejudices and hatred for “the other”.  Chris Mapp, a Texas hopeful for a seat in the U.S. Senate is just one of them.  We’ll be keeping an eye on this guy during the run-up to the March 4th primary… My San Antonio A Republican hopeful for the U.S. Senate who used… More South Texas Senate hopeful slammed for racial slur

Republicans Unite Behind Putin the Dictator In Order to Diss Obama

So much for American “patriotism”… PoliticusUSA With Republicans falling over themselves to hug Putin while aiding Assad in his messaging, and Putin following Republicans lead to take digs at “American exceptionalism” when Obama says it, it’s hard to know who the “bad guys” are these days. So we get this from the New York Times: “Obama: Weak or the… More Republicans Unite Behind Putin the Dictator In Order to Diss Obama

Why immigration reform won’t be enough for the GOP to win Latino voters

The GOP remind me of the silent movie comedy group called The Keystone Kops. The term has since come to be used to criticize any group for its mistakes, particularly if the mistakes happened after a great deal of energy and activity, or if there was a lack of coordination among the members of the group.… More Why immigration reform won’t be enough for the GOP to win Latino voters

[Has] Fascism Taken Up Residence In the Republican Party?

fas·cism Noun An authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization. (in general use) Extreme right-wing, authoritarian, or intolerant views or practice. The original title of this article makes a declarative statement.  I’m not sure I want to place the “fascist” label on the GOP just yet, but it looks pretty close. Here’s an opinion… More [Has] Fascism Taken Up Residence In the Republican Party?

Jay Townsend, GOP Spokesman: ‘Let’s Hurl Some Acid At Those Female Democratic Senators’

These people are nuts! The Huffington Post A spokesman for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.) is facing criticism after advocating violence against female Democratic senators in a Facebook post. Jay Townsend, the official campaign spokesman for the freshman representative, went on a vicious online rant on Saturday, which he began by taunting a constituent who voiced… More Jay Townsend, GOP Spokesman: ‘Let’s Hurl Some Acid At Those Female Democratic Senators’

Fox analyst: Obama’s appearance on Fallon damaged the image of the presidency

I’ve heard some variation of the above statement since the POTUS appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s show.   What I don’t understand is this: Doesn’t it damage the office of the Presidency to insist that the President’s birth certificate is not authentic; to hurl personal attacks at President Obama on a daily basis, especially on Fox News.  Fox… More Fox analyst: Obama’s appearance on Fallon damaged the image of the presidency

Lauren Pierce, President Of College Republicans At Texas University: Obama Assassination ‘Tempting’

This is scary and absurd, all at once… The Huffington Post Lauren Pierce, the president of the College Republicans at UT Austin, said on Twitter Wednesday that the idea of assassinating President Barack Obama was “tempting.” At approximately 2:30 p.m., Pierce posted, “Y’all as tempting as it may be, don’t shoot Obama. We need him… More Lauren Pierce, President Of College Republicans At Texas University: Obama Assassination ‘Tempting’

Attack Watch: Latest Made Up Thing For Conservatives To Whine About

As usual, Oliver Willis makes a great point here… Oliver Willis Conservatives seem pathologically incapable of attacking President Obama on real issues, even when they have legitimate gripes about him or his policies. Today’s example is the GOP bitchfest over the AttackWatch website. The site is designed for Obama supporters to send in various pieces of misinformation, lies,… More Attack Watch: Latest Made Up Thing For Conservatives To Whine About

GOP Rep. Steve King wants hearings on Obama’s ‘drunken uncle’

This is a bit confusing.  The GOP says we spend too much money on frivolities.  Wouldn’t a hearing on the POTUS’  half or one-quarter uncle’s drunk driving arrest fall in that category? A better use of federal dollars would be to investigate the real reason Bush and Cheney lied to the American people about the… More GOP Rep. Steve King wants hearings on Obama’s ‘drunken uncle’