2016 Election

REPORT: Hillary Clinton Ditches HRC For SNL
UPDATE: HRC Disputes Cancellation Claim

UPDATE: I’ve reached out to the Human Rights Campaign and they dispute the below-linked New York Times story. According to HRC spokesman Brandon Lorenz, Hillary Clinton “remains the morning speaker” on Saturday. Hillary Clinton was scheduled to address Human Rights Campaign staffers and supporters on Saturday in advance of their annual gala in Washington DC, but the HRC gig has ...

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Alabama To Shut Out Black Voters With DMV Closures

From an opinion piece on AL.com: Depending on which counties you count as being in Alabama’s Black Belt, either twelve or fifteen Black Belt counties soon won’t have a place to get a driver’s license. Counties where some of the state’s poorest live. Counties that are majority African-American. Combine that with the federally mandated Star ID taking effect next year, ...

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Joe Biden To Skip First Democratic Debate

Vice President Joe Biden has put off making his decision about jumping into the 2016 presidential race and will not take part in next week’s first Democratic debate.  CNN reports: He is not preparing for the first Democratic debate on October 13 in Las Vegas and is not expected to participate, people close to him say, because he feels no ...

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Don Lemon To Trump: Are You A Homophobe? [VIDEO]

Last night CNN host Don Lemon asked Donald Trump point-blank if he is a homophobe. Trump, in standard fashion, dodged the question, saying “I’m a very nice person” before launching into litany of all the people who love him – the Tea Party, evangelicals, etc.  In recent weeks Trump has pandered to the religious right as more fundamentalists question his ...

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2011 Email Reveal: Hillary Clinton Was Angry About Changing Passports For Same-Sex Parents

According to a just-revealed 2011 email, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was furious that her department had proposed replacing “mother” and “father” with gender-neutral terms on US passports. Via the Huffington Post: “Who made the decision that State will not use the terms ‘mother and father’ and instead substitute ‘parent one and two’?” Clinton wrote in an email to staff ...

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Mike Huckabee: The Pope/Davis Meeting Might Finally Make People Stand Up To Judicial Tyranny

“While the media elites were slobbering all over themselves because Pope Francis commented on climate change, the Pope was having a quiet and powerful meeting with a humble Apostolic county clerk from Kentucky. The Pope recognized something that the chattering class in Washington and Wall Street will never understand—that Kim Davis followed her conscience and convictions. The Pope thanked Kim ...

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Trump Maintains Big Lead In New USA Today Poll

Nothing seems to ruffle the polling numbers for the Teflon Don. USA Today reports: Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has strengthened his lead at the top of the USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll while two other outsider candidates, Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, have gained ground over rivals with electoral experience. Jeb Bush, who two months ago was second to Trump in ...

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Santorum Concedes Gays Can Be Good Parents [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps yesterday’s appearance on The View by Rick Santorum: The View co-host Raven-Symoné, who considers herself a “part of the gay and transgender community,” was eager on Tuesday to challenge GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum on why he remains against equal marriage rights for same-sex couples even after the issue was settled by the Supreme Court. After pausing for ...

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Ben Carson: Gay Marriage Killed The Roman Empire

“I believe God loves homosexuals as much as he loves everyone, but if we can redefine marriage as between two men or two women or any other way based on social pressures as opposed to between a man and a woman, we will continue to redefine it in any way that we wish, which is a slippery slope with a ...

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Loony Preachers Lay Hands On Donald Trump, Guaranteeing That Jesus Will Vote For Him [VIDEO]

A caravan of cuckoo Christian crackpots careened into Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan today where notorious mascara addict Jan Crouch and other Bellevue escapees laid hands upon His Holy Donaldness, totally guaranteeing that Christ Himself and every other white person will vote for him. Christian Broadcast News has the cast list: Among the attendees were televangelists Kenneth and Gloria Copeland, ...

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Fiorina: I Never Said Gay Marriage Is The Law Of The Land (Except That Time She Totally Did) [AUDIO]

Carly Fiorina, much like the Liberty Counsel, doesn’t understand how the internet works. Via The Hill: A liberal watchdog group is accusing Carly Fiorina of falsely asserting that she never called the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage the “law of the land.” The issue came up in an interview Fiorina gave to Iowa conservative radio host Jan Mickelson last ...

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TEXAS: Backdrop Collapses During Fiorina Speech, She Jokingly Blames “Trump Or Hillary” [VIDEO]

Via the Dallas NBC affiliate: A curtain backdrop appeared to collapse behind Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina as she spoke in a San Antonio campaign event. Several women were seen rushing to shield Fiorina after the bunting and curtain frame crippled, sending frame piping and cloth falling to the ground. After Fiorina returned to the front of the stage, she ...

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Clinton On Meet The Press: I Did Evolve On Gay Marriage But Now I’m “Thrilled” It’s The Law [VIDEO]

Yesterday on Meet The Press, NBC’s Chuck Todd grilled Hillary Clinton on several policy flip-flops including same-sex marriage, prompting the Democratic front-runner to say, “On same-sex marriage, like a lot of people, including our president, I did evolve. And I was not raised to even imagine this. And I’m thrilled now that it is the law of the land. And ...

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Loony Pastor Who Prayed For God To Murder Obama Says He Is Running For President As An Independent

Nutjob Pastor Wiley Drake says he is running for president as an independent. Via press release: “It’s time for the Judeo-Christian voice to be heard by our policy makers. They can try to kick the word of God out of politics, but they will never stop the voice of God through ‘We the People of the United States.’ We are ...

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Trump & Carson Deadlock In New WSJ/NBC Poll

TIME Magazine reports: Neurosurgeon Ben Carson is deadlocked with billionaire Donald Trump in the race for GOP presidential nomination, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. Carson attracted support from 20% of Republican primary voters, just behind Trump’s 21%. Businesswoman Carly Fiorina and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio have both made inroads in the race for their party’s nomination. ...

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Ted Cruz Wins Duggar Fest Straw Poll

Ted Cruz has won the Values Voter Summit presidential straw poll for the third year in a row. The Hill reports: The firebrand Texas Senator won a whopping 35 percent of the poll of summit-goers, ahead of runner-up Ben Carson’s 18 percent. That margin is significantly wider than last year, where he edged out Carson by just 5 percentage points. ...

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Huckabee At Duggar Fest: People Like Kim Davis Will Never Go To Jail When I’m President [VIDEO]

Hate group leader Austin Ruse writes at Breitbart: Huckabee showed a bit of frustration with the issue of defunding Planned Parenthood because he wants much more. He invoked the 42 years since Roe V. Wade and said he intended to raise the personhood of the unborn child in the Constitution. He also made a pitch to overturn judicial supremacy. “I ...

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Wingnut Radio Host Steve Deace On Lindsey Graham: America Isn’t Ready For A Transgender Candidate

Douchebag radio host Steve Deace today posted a recapping of each GOP candidate’s odds on winning the Iowa caucus. On Lindsey Graham: “1001-1. Iowa Caucus voters apparently aren’t ready for a transgendered candidate yet.”

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Trump To Duggar Fest: I’m Really One Of You [VIDEO]

Waving his alleged family bible, Donald Trump reassured suspicious attendees of the Values Voter Summit that he is indeed one of them. They weren’t buying it. From the Washington Post: Donald Trump, whose candidacy has become defined by thick crowds of cheering fans, heard something unfamiliar at the annual Values Voter Summit: boos, directed at him, for what he’d just ...

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Ted Cruz At Duggar Fest 2015: Barack Obama Is The “World’s Most Powerful Communist” [VIDEO]

Ted Cruz opened his Values Voter Summit speak today with some lame jokes about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton before launching into a predictable rant about all the things he’ll do as president, including repealing Obamacare, stopping Common Core, and putting the fear of Christ Himself back into the judiciary. The audience went wild at all of his talking points, ...

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