Tag Archives: GOP

Quote Of The Day – Frum Report

“What is happening to the GOP? First our elected officials tire of bashing gays and now our pundits? Perhaps Republicans are beginning to see the writing on the wall. Public opinion is changing rapidly in favor of gay marriage rights. In just 10 years gay marriage has become legal in 10 countries, 5 U.S. States and the District of Columbia. ...

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A Very Special Message From Fox News

Media Matters takes on Rupert Murdoch over News Corp’s $1M donation to the Republican Party. By the way, the voice over is by D.C. Douglas, whom you may recall was fired by Geico after he left a ranting voicemail for Dick Armey’s astroturf outfit.

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New From Target’s BFF

Tom Emmer’s got seven kids and he uses them all to shill for his bid for Minnesota governor.

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Quote Of The Day – Carl Paladino

“Instead of handing out the welfare checks, we’ll teach people how to earn their check. We’ll teach them personal hygiene … the personal things they don’t get when they come from dysfunctional homes. These are beautiful properties with basketball courts, bathroom facilities, toilet facilities. Many young people would love to get the hell out of cities. You have to teach ...

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Meg Whitman: I’ll Defend Prop 8

GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has announced that she will defend Prop 8 in court if elected. “The issue right now is, as I understand is ‘Will Proposition 8 have the appropriate support to actually make an appeal to the circuit court of appeals?’ ” Whitman said. “And I think the governor, the attorney general today has to defend the ...

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Senate Candidate David Malpass: Obama & Gillibrand Are Destroying Your Way Of Life

He’s the alternative, the Reagan alternative!

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The Minnesota GOP Would Like You To Know That Female Democrats Are Dogs

I looked at this yesterday and dismissed it as typical teabaggery. But today HuffPo reports this bit of assholery is actually the work of the Minnesota Republican Party.

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GOP Candidate For CA Attorney General:
I Will Defend Prop 8 In Court

Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley says that if he is elected as state Attorney General in November, he will defend Proposition 8 in court. Current AG Jerry Brown had declined to do so. “The role of the attorney general is to defend the will of the people,” says [Cooley spokesman Kevin] Spillane. “He would defend (Prop. 8) and appeal” ...

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FLORIDA: GOP Candidate For Gov Rips AG Bill McCollum Over Rekers Scandal

With the Florida primary less than a week away, GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott, who is trailing Attorney General Bill McCollum by 12 points, has launched an all-out effort to further saddle McCollum with the George Rekers rentboy scandal, as evidenced by the above mailer Scott sent to voters this week. Readers of this blog temporarily shut down McCollum’s Facebook ...

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Limbaugh Did It First

The RNC uses the escape chute metaphor against Obama. (Via – New York Magazine)

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Florida GOP Candidate Marg Baker Calls For Internment Camps For Immigrants

GOP Florida House of Representatives candidate Marg Baker wants to round up undocumented immigrants and put them in internment camps “like what happened in the 40’s or 50’s.” Only that never happened, except in Baker’s racist-fevered dreams. The Japanese interned in the 1940’s and the Cubans interned in the 1980’s were in the country legally. (Tipped by JMG reader Band)

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Gingrich & Pawlenty: Voters Should Toss Out Any Gay-Friendly Judges

Newt Gingrich and Tim Pawlenty, both of whom may run for president in 2012, are supporting a campaign in Iowa to toss out the state Supreme Court judges that ruled in favor of marriage equality. The effort to oust the judges was launched last week by former GOP candidate for governor of Iowa, Bob Vander Plaats. Gingrich: “Iowans are unique ...

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The Potatoe Doesn’t Fall Far…

(Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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Did Dinner With A Male Porn Star Bring Down Minnesota’s Gay State Senator?

Openly gay Minnesota state Sen. Paul Koering lost his GOP primary reelection bid yesterday in a campaign that got ugly and personal after Koering was seen dining with a young male porn star. The race between Gazelka, a former state representative, and Koering, R-Fort Ripley, was notable for its focus on Koering’s personal life, and for efforts by state Republicans ...

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Serial Adulterer Newt Gingrich Inches Closer To Announcing 2012 Prez Bid

Karl Rove thinks Newt is a “visionary and an idea factory.”

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PhoboQuotable- Bill McCollom

“I really do not think that we should have homosexuals guiding our children. I think that it’s a lifestyle that I don’t agree with. I realize a lot of people do. It’s my personal faith, religious faith, that I don’t believe that the people who do this should be raising our children. It’s not a natural thing. You need a ...

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GOP Rep. Tom Price (GA) To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Lame-Duck House Session

Today Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) plans to introduce a resolution demanding that the House of Representatives suspend all business in between election day and the day in January 2011 when Congress is rightfully returned to the God-fearing hands of the Republican Party. Because the Marxist/Socialist/Communist Democrats plan to go crazy during the lame-duck session. Leftists do not think ObamaCare’s unconstitutional ...

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TENNESSEE: Basil Marceaux Loses

Internet idol Basil Marceaux lost his bid for governor of Tennessee on Thurday when he scored less than 1% of the vote in the state GOP primary (an event overlooked here due to the Prop 8 hubbub). Today the Washington Post analyzes Marceaux’s web popularity. Basil Marceaux was one step further. For a public exhausted by politics-as-usual, he offered not ...

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NY GOP Candidate For Gov: Vote For Me And I’ll Stop The Ground Zero Mosque

RELATED: The New York Times reports today that the GOP has launched anti-mosque campaigns around the country in an attempt to capitalize on the fervor about the Ground Zero mosque. In Murfreesboro, Tenn., Republican candidates have denounced plans for a large Muslim center proposed near a subdivision, and hundreds of protesters have turned out for a march and a county ...

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Will The GOP Turn Prop 8 Into A Midterm Election Wedge Issue?

Probably not, at least according to some GOP flacks speaking to the New York Times. Republicans said that dwelling on the issue could become a distraction in the effort to win back the House or Senate from Democrats this fall. At a meeting of the Republican National Committee in Kansas City, Mo., several party leaders and strategists said it would ...

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