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Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, Desperate For Another War, Wants To Bomb Iran

Two Navy vessels experienced mechanical difficulties yesterday and drifted into Iranian waters in the Persian Gulf. The crews of the two vessels were briefly detained by the Iranian military before being released, along with both ships. Iran determined the act was not intentional, the United States apologized for accidental incursion, and what looked like a […]

GOP Nutcase Louie Gohmert Just Perfectly Displayed The Insanity Driving Today’s Republican Party

When it comes to running for political office, practically anyone can do it. As long as you meet whatever requirements the office has and follow the necessary steps, you can be a legitimate candidate for public office. This explains how a crazy person like Rep. Louie Gohmert manages to become a member of Congress. Often […]

Turning Away Syrian Refugees Is Exactly What ISIS Wants Us To Do

In 1939, a ship full of Jewish refugees set sail from Hamburg, Germany headed for Havana, Cuba. These men, women and children, like Syrian refugees today, sought to escape persecution in their homeland. The S.S. St. Louis made it to Cuba, only to be turned away by authorities – the same thing happened when they […]

New PPP Poll Shows How Wildly Unpopular The Republican Party Has Become

In 2010, voter apathy and conservative anger allowed Republicans to retake the House of Representatives. In the nearly 5 years since then, the GOP has shut down the government, launched one politically-motivated investigation after another, and has done everything except for actually govern. Last year, voters unconscionably gave them the Senate as well, and things […]

There Is One Man Who Would Perfectly Represent Today’s GOP As Speaker, but It’s Not Paul Ryan

Republicans in the House are in the middle of an ideological war, and it looks like nobody who is qualified for the position really wants to be the next Speaker of the House. Newt Gingrich, who previously served before resigning in disgrace, has offered his services just in case Republicans can’t find someone who can […]

TX GOP Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Suggests Nuking Entire Muslim World

When you think of an agriculture commissioner, partisan politics and religious zealotry are probably not the first things that come to mind. In Texas, Ag Commissioner Sid Miller isn’t just content to involve himself in all matters farming; it turns out that he also has a streak of xenophobia and bigotry a country mile long. […]

Michele Bachmann Says Jesus Is Coming Soon, Thanks To Iran Nuclear Deal

Republicans have been pitching a fit about the recent deal with Iran regarding their nuclear program. While some Democrats have decided to oppose it for various reasons, Republicans are almost unanimous in their condemnation of the deal and have vowed to do everything possible to kill it. I think that many Republicans are against the […]

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert’s Weird Fantasy About An Island Of Gay People Has Me Puzzled

Texas congressman Louie Gohmert is one of the greatest – and most under-appreciated – accidental contributors to political comedy. While The Daily Show and others focus on the countless ridiculous comments made by Republican presidential candidates and other high-ranking conservatives, Louie Gohmert tends to slip under the radar with some of the weird things he […]

The GOP Has A Meltdown After President Obama Gets A Nuclear Deal With Iran

I woke up this morning to see that the United States had finally reached a nuclear deal with Iran, and I instantly knew that Republicans were going to have a meltdown (no pun intended) over the agreement. Sure enough, I looked over the wretched hive of scum and villainy known as the comments section on […]

Ted Cruz’s South Carolina Co-Chair Lee Bright Has A Meltdown During Confederate Flag Debate

Last year, state Senator Lee Bright was the main challenger from the Tea Party against U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham for his seat representing South Carolina. Lee Bright gathered nearly twice the number of votes his nearest competitor Richard Cash did, and still lost to Lindsey Graham by 41 percentage points during the Republican primary. That’s […]