Posts Tagged: republican

Republicans political posturing over Fast and Furious “issue”

I’ll be honest, until a few days ago, I didn’t know anything about this so-called “Fast and Furious” government program. Here’s what I know now that Republicans are apparently trying to destroy the career of Attorney General Eric Holder over this gun-smuggling, or “gunwalking,” program run by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. In… Read more »

Dems Lose Big

Democrats took it on the chin last night. Republicans and Tea Party Republicans landed one body blow after another before delivering the knockout punch. Republicans took 60 House seats and at least 6 Senate positions away from the Democrats. That means that Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) will become the next Speaker of the United States… Read more »

Cops Called to Arrest Democratic Voter at Eric Cantor Meet-and-Greet

In Kentucky, campaign workers do the beat-downs, but in Virginia, the police do it. Virginia’s Congressman Eric Cantor represents the 7th district. He running against Democrat Rick Waugh. Cantor refuses to debate his opponent, but he publicized on his Web site a meet-and-great to allows voters the opportunity to ask him questions. Well, Democrat John… Read more »

Maddow: The Southern Strategy Is Not Dead

The Republican party’s “southern strategy” began after the parties flipped over civil rights legislation in the 1960s. The modern GOP wants you to think that the southern strategy is a throwback to decades past – they don’t do that any more. Oh but they do do that, it’s just now no longer limited to the… Read more »

Kentucky’s Rand Paul Supports a $2,000 Medicare Deductible

Kentucky’s Tea Party Republican senatorial nominee Rand Paul said that he supports instituting a $2,000 deductible for Medicare recipients, and his opponent Democrat Jack Conway is slapping him around for that position. Paul responded by calling Conway a liar with a counter-attack ad. Then Paul pulled that ad, and replaced it with an ad that… Read more »

Sharron Angle’s ‘Willie Horton’ Ad

Tea Party Republican Sharron Angle is slipping in the polls against Democrat Harry Reid for the US Senate in Nevada and so naturally she’s playing the race card. Angle has released two 30-second ads depicting sneaky “Mexicans” infiltrating our country to steal our jobs and go to college, and Reid supports them. “They took our… Read more »

Polls Show O’Donnell Down by 19 Points Against Coons

Christine O’Donnell won the Senatorial Republican nomination on September 14, 2010. She beat out Republican Mike Castle and Republicans were shocked while the Tea Partiers jumped for joy – they were going to “take America back.” But for the Republican Tea Partiers, that doesn’t look like it’s going to happen. A new poll by the… Read more »

Modern Tea Party Republican: White Middle-aged Angry and Religious

Gallop released some updated poll numbers on the Republican party. Only 29 percent of the 78,000 Republicans polled said they were “Moderate/Liberal.” Seventy-one percent labeled themselves “Conservative” or “Very conservative.” The vast majority of self-identified conservatives are white, 55 or older and go to church regularly. Only 34 percent of moderate Republicans were 55 or… Read more »

Next Senate Could be Loaded With Conservative Ideologues

If the polls are right – you have every reason to believe that they aren’t – but if they’re right, as many as 12 never-before-seen ultra-conservative Republicans will be in the Senate next year. Ron Brownstein wrote today that if it happens, this will be the biggest class of extremely conservative freshmen Senators we’ve seen… Read more »

Christine O’Donnell Says Evolution is a Myth

In 1998, Delaware’s current Republican senatorial nominee, Christine O’Donnell was on Bill Maher’s Politically Incorrect when she said that evolution is a myth. A bewildered O’Donnell said that if it were real, “why aren’t monkeys still evolving into human beings?” O’Donnell is so sure that evolution is a myth, yet, she doesn’t even have a… Read more »

Voters Hate the Republican Party

There’s a lot of talk about how the Democrats are going to get wiped out in November like they were in 1994, but this isn’t 1994. The big difference between now and 16 years ago is that back then the Republicans had been out of power for like 40 years and people had forgotten what… Read more »

Christine O’Donnell Claimed Scientists are Creating Mice With Human Brains

On November 16, 2007, Delaware’s GOP Senatorial Nominee Christine O’Donnell was on Bill O’Reilly’s The O’Reilly Factor, when she said that scientists are right now cloning humans with animals to create mice with fully-functioning human brains. The show was about cloning monkeys and O’Donnell is totally against cloning human beings – totally against it, particularly… Read more »

Phil Davison: ‘I Have a Master’s Degree in Communication’

Phil Davison of Minerva, Ohio might have a master’s degree in communication, but he sucks at communicating. This speech he gave last night at the Stark County Republican Party’s executive committee seeking the party’s nomination for treasurer is the worst speech I’ve ever seen in my life. He didn’t get the nomination.

Political Scientists Predict Huge Democrat Losses in the House

This isn’t really news, but some political scientists got together this weekend in Washington, DC to predict the outcome of this November’s election and guess what, they think the Democrats are going to get their asses handed to them. I know that the political wisdom is that the energy is with the Republicans and that… Read more »

Krugman: It’s Witch-Hunt Season

If you are old enough to remember the 1990s when the Republican party did everything in their power to destroy President Bill Clinton and his wife, you know what’s going to happen if the Democrats lose control of Congress in this year’s election. It’s going to be all-out war against President Obama. The government will… Read more »

Republicans Wage War on the Unemployed

At least one Republican is campaigning on the promise that if you elect him, he will lay you off. Another Republican, Rep. John Boehner of Ohio, called police, teachers and firefighters “special interests” just looking for another handout from the government. Oh those stinking public servants putting out fires, educating children and fighting crime, they… Read more »