Post Tagged with: "U.S. politics"

GOPer Bart Hester Wants Springdale Police Chief Fired for Releasing Josh Duggar Offense Report

GOPer Bart Hester Wants Springdale Police Chief Fired for Releasing Josh Duggar Offense Report

Right wing hypocrisy: Arkansas state Sen. Bart Hester (R) wants the police chief, who released the 2006 offense report alleging that Josh Duggar molested five underage girls when he was a teenager, fired. Duggar, of TLC’s “19 and Counting,” confessed last week to the allegations. Hester told TV station KFSM that […]

by · May 25, 2015 · Politics
Star-Ledger: Gov. Chris Christie Should Ask Himself "Why Don't People Love Me?" (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey via Flickr)

Star-Ledger: Gov. Chris Christie Should Ask Himself “Why Don’t People Love Me?”

When the newspaper in your own state can’t stand you, then you know you have a heckuva problem on your hands. GOP presidential wannabe New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was dissed in a major way by the Star-Ledger editorial board. Newark Star Ledger Editorial Board: “For months, we have wondered […]

by · May 20, 2015 · Elections
Barack and Michelle Obama Almost 1 Percenters, Net Worth Up to $6.9 Million

Barack and Michelle Obama Almost 1 Percenters, Net Worth Up to $6.9 Million

Barack and Michelle Obama are almost 1 percenters. According to financial disclosures released on Friday, the first family has assets worth between $1.9 million and $6.9 million. The Obamas, employing a cautious investment strategy while in the White House, hold much of their wealth—at least $1.25 million—in Treasury notes and […]

by · May 15, 2015 · Politics
Fox News Host: Food Stamps Are Designed to "Buy Votes" for Democrats (Photo Credit: Fox News Video Screengrab)

Fox News Host: Food Stamps Are Designed to “Buy Votes” for Democrats

Fox News host Stuart Varney: Food stamps designed to “buy votes” for Democrats Fox News host Stuart Varney claims food stamps are designed to “buy votes” for Democrats. Um, I guess he didn’t get the memo that more whites are on food stamps than any other demographic. Therefore, his argument […]

by · May 13, 2015 · Politics
Michelle Obama Says Caricature of Angry Black Woman ‘Knocked Me Back’

Michelle Obama Says Caricature of Angry Black Woman ‘Knocked Me Back’

Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address a Tuskegee University saying, says some of the attacks against her as the first black First Lady were racially motivated. She said the caricature of her on a magazine cover as an angry black woman with a machine gun and a huge afro, “knocked me back […]

by · May 10, 2015 · Michelle Obama
Thanks to White Privilege, Rand Paul’s “Belligerent” Son Gets Pass for 3rd DUI

Thanks to White Privilege, Rand Paul’s “Belligerent” Son Gets Pass for 3rd DUI

Rand Paul’s son, William Paul, cited for DUI Thanks to affluenza, William Paul, the oldest son of GOP presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul, gets a pass for another drunk driving incident. William Hilton Paul, 22, was given a citation (slap on the wrist) after being pulled over on Sunday after […]

by · April 23, 2015 · Politics
Michele Bachmann: President Obama Bringing World to “End Times”

Michele Bachmann: President Obama Bringing World to “End Times”

Former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) said President Obama is intent on bringing the world to “end times,” TPM reports. Michele Bachmann: “We need to cry out to a Holy God. This is coming faster than anyone can see. Barack Obama is intent, it is his number one goal, to ensure that Iran […]

by · April 22, 2015 · Politics
Senate Finally Ready to Set Up Vote to Confirm Loretta Lynch as AG

Senate Finally Ready to Set Up Vote to Confirm Loretta Lynch as AG

U.S. Senate leaders have announced a deal has been reached on a long-stalled human trafficking bill. This sets up a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general later this week, The Hill reports. Pressure has been building on Republicans for weeks to move Lynch, who has been waiting for […]

by · April 21, 2015 · Politics
Martin O’Malley Slams GOP Economic Theories as “Patently Bullsh*t”

Martin O’Malley Slams GOP Economic Theories as “Patently Bullsh*t”

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley dissed the Republicans during an interview with NPR on Monday, basically calling their trickle-down economic policies “bullsh*t.” O’Malley also went after Hillary Clinton over her progressive evolution. Even though he’s trailing her in the polls right now, he will bring it during the primary season, […]

by · April 20, 2015 · Elections
Jeb Bush Urges Republicans to Confirm Loretta Lynch and Stop Being Partisan

Jeb Bush Urges Republicans to Confirm Loretta Lynch and Stop Being Partisan

Jeb Bush backs Loretta Lynch for next attorney general GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is urging Senate Republicans to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general, Politico reports. Bush endorsed Lynch on Thursday. “I think presidents have the right to pick their team,” Bush said during a “Politics and Pie” […]

by · April 17, 2015 · Politics