Elections

Hillary Clinton Raised $45 Million in First Quarter of Presidential Campaign (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Hillary Clinton Raised $45 Million in First Quarter of Presidential Campaign

While the Republican Party is in shambles and carnival barker Donald Trump is surging in the polls, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign “raised at least $45 million during its first quarter, Bloomberg reports. This haul is from mid-April when she launched her campaign to June 30. That’s a “record for a […]

by · July 1, 2015 · Elections
Baltimore Spox Delivers Epic Smackdown of Mike Huckabee Over Confederate Flag (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Baltimore Spox Delivers Epic Smackdown of Mike Huckabee Over Confederate Flag

Baltimore city leaders clapped back at Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee slamming the mayor and others about the riots that erupted in the aftermath of Freddy Gray’s death. A city spokesperson blasted Huckabee, telling the Baltimore Sun, “Any person who can’t give a straight answer on whether or not the Confederate […]

by · June 30, 2015 · Elections
NJ Gov. Chris Christie Launches Hail Mary Presidential Bid to Little Fanfare

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Launches Hail Mary Presidential Bid to Little Fanfare

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his Hail Mary 2016 presidential bid on Tuesday. He calls it his “Telling it like it is” campaign. One has to ask, will he be another John McCain and eke out a narrow victory as the Republican Party’s presidential nominee? Christie’s success all all depends on how […]

by · June 30, 2015 · Elections
NBC Dumps Donald Trump Over Racist Anti-Mexican Comments

NBC Dumps Donald Trump Over Racist Anti-Mexican Comments

It’s about time! NBC said it is ending its business relationship with Donald Trump following the recent remarks about Mexican immigrants bringing crime, drugs and rapists across the U.S. border. The network will no longer air “Miss USA” and “Miss Universe” pageants. At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Elections
Donald Trump on Black Youths: "There's No Spirit, There's Killings on Hourly Basis" (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Donald Trump on Black Youths: “There’s No Spirit, There’s Killings on Hourly Basis”

Donald Trump said black youths are at “a point where they’ve just about never done more poorly,” The Independent reports. During a Maryland GOP fundraiser, Trump said, “There’s no spirit, there’s killings on an hourly basis, virtually, in places like Baltimore and Chicago and many other places.” He went after Obama […]

by · June 25, 2015 · Elections
Louisiana’s Failed Gov. Bobby Jindal Launches Presidential Campaign

Louisiana’s Failed Gov. Bobby Jindal Launches Presidential Campaign

Louisiana’s failed governor, Bobby Jindal, has announced he is running for president of the United States of America. I am sure Hillary Clinton doubled over in laughter. Um, I did. I wonder which journalist will be first to ask him about exorcism? It’s not enough for Jindal to completely wreck […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Elections
Black Twitter Freaks Out After Hillary Clinton Says "All Lives Matter" in Black Church

Black Twitter Freaks Out After Hillary Clinton Says “All Lives Matter” in Black Church

Black Twitter freaked out after Hillary Clinton said “All Lives Matter” during a speech at a black church near Ferguson, Mo. Many felt that she should have simply said “Black Lives Matter.” Huh? I get it, black lives matter, in the context of the police-involved shooting and the racist attack […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Elections
Hillary Clinton Talks About Racial Issues While GOP Candidates Run (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Hillary Clinton Talks About Race While GOP Candidates Run

While the Republican presidential candidates are running like Usain Bolt from dealing with race, Hillary Clinton is the only candidate with the guts to confront it head-on. Washington Post:  “The massacre last week at a church in Charleston, S.C., opened a leadership opportunity for the nearly two dozen politicians running […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Elections, Race in America
White Supremacist Earl Holt III, Linked to Charleston Shooter, Donated to Ted Cruz, Rand Paul

White Supremacist Earl Holt III, Linked to Charleston Shooter, Donated to Ted Cruz, Rand Paul

What do you know? Earl Holt III, the leader of white supremacist group Council of Conservative Citizen, that has been linked to Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof, contributed to three Republican presidential candidates’ campaigns. New York Times: “The leader of a white supremacist group that has been linked to Dylann Roof, […]

by · June 22, 2015 · Elections
Mike Huckabee: Confederate Flag Not an Issue in 2016 Presidential Election (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Mike Huckabee: Confederate Flag Not an Issue in 2016 Presidential Election

GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, who embraced the Duggar family as allegations of child molestation swirled, says the Confederate flag will not be an issue in the 2016 presidential election. Um, I would also add, he WILL not be an issue in the 2016 presidential election either. #IJS. “I still […]

by · June 21, 2015 · Elections