Tag Archives: GOP

GOP Liars At The Podium

The debate has just ended and the vote is about to commence, but check out Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) calling the murder of Matthew Shepard “a hoax.” Rep. Foxx: “The bill was named after a very unfortunate incident that happened, where a young man was killed, but we know that that young man was killed in the commitment of robbery. ...

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Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) Switching Parties, Democrats Rejoicing

Moderate Republican Sen. Arlen Specter is switching to the Democratic Party, offering renewed hope of a filibuster-proof voting block for Senate Democrats. In a statement issued about noon as the Capitol was digesting the stunning turn of events, Mr. Specter said he had concluded that his party had moved too far to the right, a fact demonstrated by the migration ...

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McCain’s Campaign Manager: “The GOP Is Nearly Extinct”

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Blame It On Satan

At the Utah County Republican Convention: Don Larsen, a Springville delegate, offered the resolution, titled “Resolution opposing the Hate America anti-Christian Open Borders cabal,” warning delegates that an “invisible government” comprised of left-wing foundations was pumping money into the Democratic Party to push for looser immigration laws and anti-family legislation. Larsen said Democrats get most of the votes cast by ...

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Rising Hope: NY GOP Legislators To “Vote Conscience” On Marriage Bill

The Advocate is reporting that the Log Cabin Republicans have engineered an agreement with New York’s GOP that will allow legislators to “vote their conscience” on Gov. Paterson’s marriage equality bill rather than be pressured by their party to vote against it. The development could be particularly important in the Senate, where Democrats hold a slim 32-30 majority, four Democrats ...

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Quote Of The Day – Michael Steele

GOP head Michael Steele is denying the widening perception that the Republican party has hopelessly splintered into ineffective factions. Steele feels that the party is regrouping and has seen the worst of its internal divisiveness. But check out his words. He says the GOP has “bottomed and we hope that’s the case. But whether or not you’ve bottomed or not, ...

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Former NJ Gov. Whitman Calls For GOP To Stop Opposing Marriage Equality

Christine Todd Whitman, the former Republican governor of New Jersey, is calling for the GOP to remove the traditional marriage plank from its national platform. Speaking at the Log Cabin convention, she also came out against DADT and DOMA. The government should have no say about marriage, and the plank in the Republican Party platform that calls for preserving marriage ...

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Meghan McCain Speaks To Log Cabins

The Daily Beast has the full text of McCain’s remarks. The best bit: “Most of our nation wants our nation to succeed. Most people are ready to move on the future, no live in the past. Most old school Republicans are scared shitless of that future.” The Freepers are being especially nasty about Meghan, even for them. Sample comment: “WE’RE ...

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Cindy McCain Tweets

(Via – Shakesville)

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Bloomberg Goes Back To GOP

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg will run for his third term as a Republican. Mayor Bloomberg will run for reelection as a Republican this fall, the Daily News has learned, after successfully courting the party to let him back on its ballot line two years after he left it. “Mayor Bloomberg and I have had healthy disagreements over issues at times, ...

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Serial Adulterer Newt Gingrich Converts To Catholicism, Now Completely “Sin Free”

Yesterday thrice-married Newt Gingrich converted to Catholicism in a move some see as part of his plan to run for president in 2012. According to Catholic theocon Deal Hudson, Gingrich has now been absolved of those pesky extra-marital affairs. “From a Catholic point of view, Newt’s sins no longer exist—they’ve been absolved. He’s made a fresh start in life. So ...

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Michelangelo Signorile Debates FL GOP Chair About RNC Head Michael Steele

On Saturday, Sirius XM host Michelangelo Signorile debated FL GOP head Jim Greer about the role of minorities in the Republican party and the leadership of RNC chair Michael Steele. Fascinating stuff.

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Maddow: GOP=D’OH

Rachel Maddow tears into the GOP’s proposed budget.

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This Is A Republican Congressman?

TMZ is calling 27 year-old freshman Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) “Congressman Studly.”

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The Defeatocrats Cheer

(Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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The GOP Has Hope For America

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Michael Steele Is SO Gonna Be Fired

As if he wasn’t in enough trouble with the all the back and forth with defacto GOP head Rush Limbaugh, nominal GOP head Michael Steele has now totally signed his own death warrant. From an interview with GQ, as reported by Political Wire: On if women have the right to choose an abortion: “Yeah. I mean, again, I think that’s ...

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Rachel Maddow On Bobby Jindal

I thought President Obama’s speech last night was fantastic. Almost as good is Rachel Maddow’s take on Bobby Jindal’s response and the rudderless GOP. I think Jindal was trying to channel a genial used car salesman or something. Fail.

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Colorado State Sen. Scott Renfroe:
Gays Are Like Murderers

The asshats are coming out of the woodwork every day lately. During the Colorado state senate debate on extending health benefits to the same-sex partners of state employees, Sen. Scott Renfroe (R) compared gays to murderers and quoted Bible verses calling for homosexuals to be put to death. Via ProgressNow Colorado: On the floor of the State Senate, right-wing Senator ...

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GOP Head Michael Steele: Olbermann’s Worst Person In The World

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