Elections

The Most Important Article You’ll Read Today About The Republican Party

The Most Important Article You’ll Read Today About The Republican Party

You ever wonder why so many Republicans vote against self-interest? Ever wonder why all those folks in rural, “red” America still vote in droves for the same Republicans who brag about gutting the very social programs keeping them alive?  How someone like Matt Bevin can run a winning campaign in Kentucky based on cutting people’s […]

Who Owns Your Candidate?

Who Owns Your Candidate?

It’s a new era of American politics. With regard to campaign finance, the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling — and the arguably worse McCutcheon v. FEC ruling — opened the doors to unrestricted corporate funding of our national elections. The primary mechanism in place facilitating this flood of private money is the super PAC. You’ve […]

Clinton Holds Her Own With #BlackLivesMatter

Clinton Holds Her Own With #BlackLivesMatter

Clinton holds her own with Black Lives Matter | Editorial It was an impressive moment for Hillary Clinton: Not only did she have a refreshingly un-phony exchange with an activist from Black Lives Matter, she actually offered him some good advice. When the young man, Julius Jones, politely but firmly took Clinton to task for […]

#TBT Christine O’Donnell: ‘I’m Not A Witch – I’m YOU’ – VIDEO

#TBT Christine O’Donnell: ‘I’m Not A Witch – I’m YOU’  – VIDEO

Ahhh, the good’ol days. The days before the Tea Party had legislative power. Seems like another lifetime, but it was only 2010. We had all the clues, red flags and glaring proof that the loons wanted power. Thankfully, we were smart enough not to elect Mrs.“I’m not a witch” O’Donnell, an evangelical who believes masturbation can be […]

Political Fundraising Emails Like ‘A Prince Selling a Groupon Deal for Boner Pills’ (VIDEO)

Political Fundraising Emails Like ‘A Prince Selling a Groupon Deal for Boner Pills’ (VIDEO)

With the midterm elections around the corner, Jon Stewart slammed the Democrats frantic fundraising efforts via a “near endless” stream of emails on Monday’s episode of The Daily Show. Pointing out that Democrats are supposedly the party wanting to curb the influence of money in politics, Stewart pointed out that “recently, the Democrats’ reticence for […]