Colorado Republican Proposes Welfare Solution: Give Everyone Guns

If you remember Tom Tancredo from the 2008 GOP primaries, congratulations, you pay attention to America’s political process more than most other people – political pundits included. If you don’t know who Tom Tancredo is, he was the less-funded, but virulently racist and anti-immigrant candidate from 2008 who┬árivals Donald Trump, but who barely made a […]

Here We Go Again: Another Republican Wants You To Know How Rape Can Turn Out To Be “Beautiful”

I really never thought I would see the day where rape was suddenly “up for debate.” Rape has been seen as one of the most horrific things that could happen to someone. But somewhere in the last few years, suddenly all forms of sexual assault have suddenly become big topics for discussion amongst Republicans. Though, […]

Need An Abortion In Missouri? Rep. Rick Brattin Wants You To Get Permission First

Hey y’all, remember Todd Akin, the creepy guy who sunk his own campaign a couple of years back by making remarks about “legitimate rape“? Remember how we thought “well, certainly no Republican in his right mind would say something that stupid on the subject anytime soon”? Well, he’s not back just yet, but he seems […]

The Resurrection Of Todd Akin And The End Of The GOP

Guess who’s back, just in time to be the political equivalent of the crazy uncle at Thanksgiving dinner you want to pretend doesn’t exist? Remember Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin who helped make the GOP really unappealing to women in 2012 and handed the Missouri race for US Senate to a Democrat? Yeah, he’s back like […]

The GOP’s Horrific Problem With Women And Rape

In 2012, Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal told the GOP to stop being the “stupid party.” Since that moment of clarity, we have waited. And waited. And waited. And…you get the idea. That cry for help did not seem to register with Republicans, especially when it came to us womenfolk. Late last year, GOP candidates were […]