The Sad Reality: Donald Trump is Probably the Most Moderate Republican Presidential Candidate

While Donald Trump generates a lot of (mostly negative) attention from the press, I’ve said repeatedly that I don’t find him exceptionally offensive. Not because many of the things he’s said haven’t been offensive, but because what he’s saying is basically what I’ve heard much of my life living in Texas. If I want to […]

Republican Official: Gays Should be Purged from the GOP, Homosexuality is Created by Satan

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I have to ask yet again – why the hell do people care so much about what two consenting adults are doing in their own bedroom, or who they love? I. Just. Don’t. Get. It. Let’s just say for the sake of argument that everything written […]

Republican Candidate Says Autism, Tornadoes, AIDS are God’s Vengeance Against LGBT Rights

There’s ignorance, there’s stupidity and then there’s just out of your mind insanity.  Which is exactly what Susanne Atanus seems to be suffering from.  She’s a Republican from Illinois who’s trying to unseat Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky in Illinois 9th District. And she’s one of the reasons why I love primary season.  Some of the […]

Bachmann Gone Wild: Insane Congresswoman says Obama Close to “Dictatorship” and is “Impeachable”

In the  world of the Republican party, November 6, 2012 must have never happened.  For the rest of us, we know that to be the night that President Obama was overwhelmingly re-elected President of the United States. Also, Democrats gained back some seats in both the House and the Senate. Despite those facts, people like […]

GOP Senator Ridiculously Claims Government Overcharged Student Loans to Pay for Obamacare

In an effort to prove that Republicans will blame the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) on virtually everything, Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander claimed that the government is overcharging student loans in order to help pay for “Obamacare.” First, let’s look at his exact words and the numbers he used to make his asinine claim: “The Democrats, […]

Attacking Obama Because of an Umbrella, Republicans Reach New Lows

I thought I had seen every possible kind of ridiculousness when it came to the desperation of Republicans attacking President Obama—but then just yesterday I logged onto Facebook.  There, I saw a picture posted by some of my Republican friends of Obama giving a speech with an umbrella being held over his head by a […]