Tag Archives: GOP

Sarah Palin Sets Up PAC (For 2012?)

Sarah Palin is denying that she intends to run for president in 2012, but she’s just set up a political action committee…you know, just in case. Via US News’ Robert Schlesinger: Asked if her new political action committee was an early signal that she is running for president in 2012, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin replied: “No, not at all, not ...

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Zero GOP Support For Stimulus Plan

Not a single House Republican voted for Barack Obama’s stimulus plan yesterday, but it passed anyway. A nearly $820 billion stimulus package passed the House of Representatives Wednesday without a single Republican vote. The bill now moves to the Senate, where it stands a better chance of picking up at least a modicum of bipartisan support. Approval of the bill ...

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GOP: Things Are GREAT!

Pam Spaulding points us to the homepage of the National Republican Congressional Committee. The Democrats tear in: “It’s stunning that the Republicans believe that ‘Thanks to Republican economic policies, the U.S. economy is robust and job creation is strong,'” said Jennifer Crider, the Communications Director at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. “Republicans’ stunning claim flies in the face of all ...

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Donors Rescue Log Cabin

A couple of weeks ago we learned that the Log Cabin Republicans were going into 2009 with a substantial debt. Today the Washington Blade reports that things are looking up for the LCR. A number of donors have come to the rescue of the Log Cabin Republicans in an attempt to alleviate the group’s debt of at least $100,000, according ...

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The Maine Marriage Fight Is On

An anti-gay Republican group (are there any others?) is organizing opposition in Maine to last week’s announcement of a coming bill to approve marriage equality in the legislature. A Republican political action committee said it’s organizing a grassroots effort to defeat a gay marriage bill that was introduced last week. The Maine Republican Project is opposing a bill to repeal ...

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Fuck You And Goodbye, Dubya

Turn it up and sing along. (Unless you’re at work; there be dirty words here.)

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Ken Blackwell: Gays Suffer From Compulsion

Now that he’s up for chairman of the Republican National Committee, an interview Ken Blackwell did with Michelangelo Signorile during last summer’s convention is getting wide condemnation from progressives. According to Blackwell, even if he were gay, he would have been able to suppress that “compulsion.” Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell, a leading candidate for the chairmanship of ...

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Money Woes For The LCR

Get out your hankies….the Log Cabin Republicans are in debt. The Log Cabin Republicans, hampered by lackluster 2008 fundraising, is facing financial difficulties and ended the year at least $100,000 in debt, according to Patrick Sammon, the organization’s president, who spoke to the Blade Friday. Sammon said he expects the organization to have around $100,000 in debt or “maybe a ...

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But Will He Still Get The Job?

Here’s the audio of Barack, The Magic Negro, the song that RNC chair hopeful Chip Saltsman sent out to his friends as a Christmas gift. The GOP leadership is reportedly horrified and embarrassed by Saltsman’s action. A leading contender to become chairman of the Republican Party has left senior officials horrified after he distributed a CD featuring a parody song ...

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Bringing Saxby Back

Saxby Chambliss has been called as the winner of his Senate runoff race in Georgia, ending the possibility of a Democratic super-majority. On the heels of a concession by Democrat Jim Martin, Republican Saxby Chambliss took the stage to claim his second term in the U.S. Senate. But Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan, who faces a tough slog to ...

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NY GOP Tries To Bribe Renegade Dems, Offers $6M To Stop Marriage Equality

The Republican leadership in the New York Senate is trying to bribe the three renegade Democratic senators to support their choice for majority leader with promises of committee leadership positions and access to a multimillion dollar budget. In a move that could help woo three Democrats whose votes will determine which party will control the New York State Senate next ...

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Sammon To Leave Log Cabin

Patrick Sammon, executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans, has announced his resignation. Sammon said in a statement released Thursday that he would step down at the end of January. Sammon, a former television news reporter, became president of Log Cabin in December 2006. “After five years at this organization and more than two years heading Log Cabin, I am ...

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Gay-Baiting Rep. David Dreier (R-CA)

Another gay-baiting ad from the Democrats, this one from Blue America PAC, a group headed by Howie Klein. The Courage Campaign and others have called for Dreier to come out or at least oppose Prop 8. Nothing but silence.

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Dems Gay-Bait Sen. Mitch McConnell

In an uncharacteristic turn, this time it’s the Democrats that are gay-baiting a candidate, accusing famously anti-gay Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) of being a closet case via this Village People ad. Conservative queer James Kirchick writes in the National Review: With prominent exceptions (the inquisition over Mark Foley and the anti-gay witch hunt that followed, Bill Clinton’s touting his support ...

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More Lies From Elizabeth Dole

From Huffington Post: Falling behind in her reelection race, Sen. Elizabeth Dole has uncorked one hell of a charge: The Democrat running against me is godless. Dole’s 30-second ad, which is running on television in North Carolina but has not (understandably) been promoted by the GOP, uses a September fundraiser co-hosted by 40 people, including a representative of the Godless ...

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GOP Senate Candidate Scares Voters With Robocalls From Fake Gay Group

The GOP has reached a new low in South Carolina. Check this shit out: Sources say Republican Senate candidate and current state Rep. Mick Mulvaney is reportedly behind the most underhanded phone call in South Carolina since John McCain didn’t father a black child out of wedlock in 2000. The call purportedly comes from “The Alliance for the Advancement of ...

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McCain & Palin Call For Stevens To Quit

Today John McCain and Sarah Palin issued separate calls for convicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens to resign. Sarah Palin has told CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo that she believes Stevens “needs to step aside and allow our state to elect someone who will be supportive of those ideals of America.” On Tuesday morning, John McCain called for Sen. Ted Stevens to step ...

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Log Cabin Republicans Ask For Donations To Fight The Evil Gay Left

Oh, no you didn’t, you Quisling bitches. It’s broughten. Check out this screencap from a Log Cabin Republicans fundraising letter. (Sorry it won’t embiggen here. For a larger version hit up Good As You.) Wah, wah, wah. The iddle piddle Cabinettes got their feewings hurt because the REST of the LGBT world rightly called them the fuck out on their ...

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