How very “civil” of Senator Cruz… Politico – Dylan Byers Disparaging the New York Times is fast becoming a rite of passage for Republican presidential candidates. In an interview with St. Louis’s FM News Talk 97.1 on Tuesday, Ted Cruz argued that Republicans shouldn’t listen to “The New York Times and other leftist rags” when picking… More Ted Cruz: New York Times a ‘leftist rag’
Think Progress As the Republican party struggles to rebrand itself to win back women voters, HP executive and rumored presidential candidate Carly Fiorina told attendees this week that the concept of a Republican “war on women” is “a lie.” “Women are not single issue voters, and we’re not a special interest group,” she said at… More The Most Anti-Women Assertions At This Year’s Conservative Political Gathering
Those selfish idiots in congress haven’t got a clue about how government works. How did they ever get elected? By even more clueless voters, no doubt. The guy in question is not a politician but he is very influential. He heads up the conservative CPAC convention. Think Progress The Chairman of the one of… More Top Conservative: There Will Be No Major Economic Consequences To Shutdown Or Default
Good question… Alternet There has been an outcry from some GOP members concerning GOP bigotry. But the sea change may be much less than meets the eye. In a week’s time the wide range of what was once considered routine GOP bigotry was on full display. Dave Agema, a former West Michigan state representative, and… More Is the GOP Sincere in Denouncing its Bigots?
Alternet Fear walks the land, and the Tea Party Patriots are here to package and sell it. Attendees at last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) were reportedly thrilled by a short sci-fi video depicting a dictatorial near-future government and the underground “Movement on Fire” that springs up to resist it. The video, a thinly… More Slick, Paranoid Tea Party Video Aims for Violent Insurrection
Think Progress White Student Union founder Matthew “Commander” Heimbach A racist hate group at Towson University has announced plans to conduct its own nighttime police patrols on campus. Founded last year, the White Student Union has stirred significant controversy already. The organization has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. In addition, its… More Racist Hate Group To Conduct Nighttime Patrols On College Campus
I’ll be busy with some appointments today and tomorrow, so I’ll be posting the Blog Roundup today and Friday… This is Pretty Epic Rand Paul seems to have engineered the unconditional surrender of the Tea Party anti.. Stimulus Derangement Syndrome An economists’ affliction. An Introduction to American Politics Just published: American Politics: A Very Short… More Thursday Blog Roundup – 3-21-2013
What color is the sky on Michele Bachmann’s planet? She is trying so hard to be relevant but fails at every attempt. In the following clip she talks about the Obamas’ excessive spending (to the tune of $1.8 billion a year) overlooking the fact that each president is allowed a personal budget for himself and… More Bachmann Accuses Obama Of Living A Life Of Excess
CPAC has begun its annual parade of Tea Party fanatics bashing President Obama and his policies… TPM LiveWire Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference outside of Washington on Thursday, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry decried immigration authorities for releasing several hundred detainees in response to sequester cuts. President Obama’s handling of the sequester “would be… More Rick Perry: Immigrant Release Is A ‘Federally Sponsored Jailbreak’
If one defines the Tea Party as the GOP, then there’s a sure bet that Chris Christie is in fact toast. However, if the less severe conservative members of Congress and the Senate were to embrace Governor Christie and his policies, then the Governor doesn’t have a problem. The Week The popular New Jersey governor angers… More Is Chris Christie finished in the GOP?