Tag Archives: GOP

GOProud To Co-Sponsor CPAC 2010

Log Cabin Republicans splinter group GOProud has announced that they will be a cosponsor of the 2010 CPAC. The Conservative Political Action Conference is the annual wingnut confab in Washington DC perhaps best known for its 2007 event, during which Ann Coulter declared that Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards was a “faggot.” Via GOProud press release: Today, GOProud, the only …

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You Should Have Said Green Balloons

Former Missouri GOP House Speaker Rod Jetton has been arrested for felony assault for the Nov.15th beating and choking of his girlfriend. According to Jetton, the beating was part of consensual rough sex. The affidavit attached to the probable cause statement alleges Jetton went to the home of the victim Nov. 15, where he and the victim drank wine and …

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Uganda Set To Pass Anti-Gay Bill, But May Remove Death Penalty

Uganda’s infamous “kill gays” bill is about to pass in the country’s parliament, but it is expected that the “gay death sentence” portion will be changed to life imprisonment. The draft Anti-Homosexuality Bill is part of a growing campaign against homosexuals in Uganda, rights groups say. Critics say the aim is to divert attention from corruption and other political issues …

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Rachel Maddow On Uganda’s Proposed “Kill Gays” Legislation

Last night Rachel Maddow tore into Uganda’s proposed “kill gays” legislation and its ties to American evangelicals, Rick Warren, and major GOP politicians. WATCH THIS.

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Beck/Palin Or Palin/Beck?

In the clip on the left, Glenn Beck says about a Palin/Beck ticket: “Beck-Palin, I’ll consider. But Palin-Beck — can you imagine, can you imagine what an administration with the two of us would be like? What? Come on! She’d be yapping or something, and I’d say, ‘I’m sorry, why am I hearing your voice? I’m not in the kitchen.'”

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Glenn Beck In 1986

The so-called future of the GOP came from a “morning zoo” format radio show with a chimpanzee as a co-host. This is not surprising.

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Clueless Palin Fans

Sarah Palin’s fans have no idea what Palin actually stands for. As a YouTube commenter says, “This is equal parts hilarious and sad.”

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GOP: Agree With Us On 8 Out Of 10 Positions Or Lose Your Funding

The GOP is considering addressing internal dissent on important issues by creating a list of ten position points. Oppose the party line on more than two of those items and you’re totally no longer BFFs with the RNC and will lose funding and endorsements. On that list of ten is same sex marriage. Republican leaders are circulating a resolution listing …

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Massachusetts: Openly Gay GOP State Sen. Richard Tisei To Run For Lt. Governor

Moderate GOP candidate for governor of Massachusetts Charlie Baker has named openly gay state Sen. Richard Tisei as his running mate. “Richard has years of experience fighting for the taxpayer on Beacon Hill and I’m thrilled to have him on the team,” Baker said in a statement posted on his campaign Web site. The Web page contained on CharlieBaker2010.com included …

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“I Deserve Health Care”

The Democratic National Committee has just posted this health care reform clip on President Obama’s official YouTube channel. I like that it spins the GOP’s own “think of the children!” meme right back at them.

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Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC): The GOP Passed The Civil Rights Act

Somebody really really doesn’t know her history. Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) gets up to set her straight. Good stuff.

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At Sarah Palin’s Book Signing

And these people all have the right to vote.

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Liz Cheney: Dick Cheney/Sarah Palin 2012

Or would it be Palin/Cheney?

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GOP NY Sen. George Mariarz To Lesbian Constituent: I’ll Vote No On Marriage

JMG reader Bess in Rochester sends us this clip of her wife Anne Tischer pleading for GOP NY state Sen. George Maziarz to support tomorrow’s possible vote on marriage equality. After Tischer lays out her case calmly and logically, Mariarz is unmoved, does not address any of her points, and flatly announces his plan to vote against the bill. Applause …

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Fox On Rep. Joseph Cao

Rep. Joseph Cao (R-LA) defends his lone GOP vote on the health care bill as critical to the residents of his district, many of whom remain impoverished years after Hurricane Katrina. Cao says he has no plans to switch parties and that his vote was not a “backroom deal” with Obama to maintain FEMA funds to his district, as right-wingers …

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About That Renegade Republican….

After his lone GOP “yes” vote on the U.S. House’s health care reform bill helped its approval by only a two vote margin yesterday, right wing sites such as Free Republic and others have already launched a campaign against Rep. Joseph Cao (R-LA), branding him a “traitor” and calling for his deportation back to Vietnam, among other unrepeatable things. Cao …

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Outrageous GOP Health Care Grandstanding Includes A Baby As A prop

“Mattie believes in freedom! She says, ‘If you want health care, pay for it yourself!'” Sickening grandstanding from the GOP.

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Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC): Health Care Reform Is Worse Than Terrorism

Think Progress reports: Few Republican congressional members have served as a greater fount for hyperbolic and uninformed ranting about health care reform as has Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC). As ThinkProgress previously documented, Foxx has claimed Democratic reforms would mean seniors are “put to death by their government,” that health reform is a “distraction,” and that “there are no Americans who …

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Sen. Orrin Hatch: Health Care Reform Will Destroy The Two-Party System

Today Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said that health care reform could mean the end of America’s two-party system, because everybody will come to depend on Democrats to stay alive. Or something. Hatch asserted that the health bills, which he believes represent a “step-by-step approach to socialized medicine,” will lead to Americans’ dependence on Democrats for their health and other issues. …

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Another South Carolina GOP Pol Busted

If you’re the South Carolina Assistant Attorney General, naturally you flee from the police when they find you in a cemetery with an 18-year old stripper, a bag of sex toys, and a pocketful of Viagra. Filed under: You Can’t Make This Up.

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