GOP Combats War On Women By Talking About Women’s Libidos

By: Friday January 24, 2014 8:20 am

In what would prove to be a tragic effort to regroup after losing elections due to the inability to talk about women’s issues intelligently, Republican Party leaders met to discuss ways they could appeal to women voters. Unfortunately, their keynote speaker was Fmr. Governor Mike Huckabee who decided to riff on women’s libidos and birth [...]

Every Registered Republican Planning to Jump in Presidential Race Late

By: Friday September 30, 2011 12:18 pm

The Republican Presidential nomination has been wide open for months. Mitt Romney has a smallish base of primary election support that cannot crack the low-20s. Extremist Texas politician Rick Perry has become the liberal in the race, aided along by a kneecapping from Wall Street. The Republican establishment believes that economic circumstances dictate a real [...]

Some Republicans Know When to Say When on the Budget

By: Friday April 8, 2011 2:17 pm

As we near the 11th hour before a government shutdown, the wavering on the GOP side is intense. I mentioned some of it this morning: Pat Toomey and Michele Bachman balked at shutting down the government over riders. Bachmann has expanded on that in a post at RedState with the title “Not a Big Enough [...]

Reid to Introduce Clean CR at Current Levels as Government Shutdown Looms

By: Tuesday February 22, 2011 9:45 am

We know what Republicans want out of a continuing resolution – deep cuts and policy changes that would block just about the entire Obama agenda of the first two years. Now we know precisely what Democrats want, at least in the short term. Harry Reid will introduce a “clean” continuing resolution next week that will [...]

Turkey’s Erdogan Calls on Mubarak to “Welcome the Will of the Nation for Change”

By: Tuesday February 1, 2011 11:01 am

We are seeing US policymakers moving ever closer to suggesting that Hosni Mubarak must relinquish power in Egypt. John Kerry, chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, made that case today in the New York Times, calling on Mubarak to “accept that the stability of his country hinges on his willingness to step aside gracefully [...]

Israelis Trying to Tamp Down Criticism of Mubarak

By: Monday January 31, 2011 10:25 am

I noticed over the weekend that Thaddeus McCotter put himself in the vanguard of conservatives backing the dictator Hosni Mubarak in Egypt and fearmongering over the Muslim Brotherhood and the possibility of an Islamist takeover in the country. He may not have been taking his cues from Israel, but certainly their opinions are in sync: [...]

Huckabee Front Group Terminates Relationship with Foreclosure Scam Artist

By: Thursday December 30, 2010 11:42 am

The other day, I noted that Mike Huckabee was working with a man named Derek Oberholtzer, who has a long history of mortgage fraud and scamming troubled homeowners. Via Think Progress, it turns out that the group that Huckabee pitched for will, in response to their investigation, disassociate themselves from Derek Oberholtzer: Ken Hoagland, chairman [...]

Mike Huckabee Working with Foreclosure Fraud Scam Artist

By: Tuesday December 28, 2010 6:27 am

Like most every crisis, the foreclosure crisis has brought out its share of scam artists. In this case, the biggest scam artists are the banks themselves. But you have a number of penny-ante thieves working below the surface. Some people identify themselves as “foreclosure specialists” and promise to help borrowers secure a loan modification for [...]

Jon Stewart Leads Lonely Charge on 9-11 Health Care Bill

By: Friday December 17, 2010 11:04 am

We basically know the status of every piece of legislation that Harry Reid mentioned yesterday at his caucus meeting except for one: the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which would provide needed funds to victims of the environmental and health hazards at Ground Zero. Rescue workers have waited nine years for compensation of [...]

Arizona Immigration Law Spurring Backlash

By: Saturday April 24, 2010 8:25 am

Both Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid released statements on the new immigration law signed yesterday by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, and both of them use it as a tool to spur action on comprehensive reform in Congress. Reid said that the law “provides another important example of why we need to fix our broken system.” [...]

Kids Do The Darndest Things

By: Tuesday April 13, 2010 2:37 pm

Just a couple great stories where students show themselves to be far slicker and more clever than politicians, and better reporters than the traditional media. Mike Huckabee gave an interview to The Perspective, a magazine out of the College of New Jersey, where the former Arkansas governor compared gay marriage to polygamy, incest and drug [...]

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