Trump Finally Repulses Conservatives – His Vulgar Language Shocks S.C. Focus Group
These Republicans physically recoiled when they were shown a video of Trump dropping an F-bomb from a campaign-event podium

Donald Trump’s rise during the 2016 presidential campaign has confounded experts from the start. No one could have predicted that a buffoonish billionaire from the Outer Boroughs would have broad appeal to conservative voters nationwide. But now, for the first time, something the GOP frontrunner said appears to have shocked Republican voters. He said the […]

Praying Doesn’t Help

At 355 in 2015, we’re up to almost one mass shooting per day,
And our benumbed and benighted nation has little enough to say.
Democrats seek a solution,
Proposing gun legislation,
That Republicans vote down even while for the victims they pray.

Millionaire Fiorina Stiffed Dozen Campaign Workers for Four Years

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Of about 30 people who worked on Carly Fiorina’s failed 2010 California Senate campaign told Reuters they would not work for her again. “Fiorina, once one of America’s most powerful businesswomen, is now campaigning for the Republican nomination in 2016. The reason: for more than four years, Fiorina – who has an estimated net worth of up to $120 million – didn’t pay them, a review of Federal Election Commission records shows.”

Cruz Skips Vote on Lynch Nomination to Attend Fundraiser

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Number of U.S. senators who missed the vote on the confirmation of Loretta Lynch. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) “went on the Senate floor early Thursday afternoon to voice his strenuous objection to the nomination of Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general … A few hours later, however, Cruz missed the final vote on Lynch’s confirmation, making him the only senator recorded as not present,” the Huffington Post reports. “The senator’s office explained that he had to catch a flight to a fundraiser in Texas.”

GOP Governors Take Obamacare Dollars While Publicly Condemning the Program

$352 million

Amount that governors Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Chris Christie of New Jersey, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Texas Governor Rick Perry — all staunch opponents of President Barack Obama’s 2010 Affordable Care Act — have collectively applied for and won through grant programs set up by the law, federal records show, Reuters reports.“The action is at odds with the public stance of all four potential candidates, who have blasted the law as an unprecedented expansion of government and called for its repeal.”

Kasich Questions Conservative Republicans’ Christian Faith

I was saying how amusing it is to me that the conservative movement — a big chunk of which is faith-based — seems to have never read Matthew 25.

— Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R), quoted by National Journal, on the New Testament passage where Jesus admonishes his followers to aid the less fortunate.

GOP Flip Flops from ‘Freedom Fries’ to Francophiles

It’s well-established by now that, with the possible exception of agreeing to being lynched on the White House lawn, there is virtually nothing Pres. Obama could do that Republicans would support. No matter what he does, or does not do, they and their lapdogs in the “liberal media” will reflexively carp and complain. Their current […]

Seventh GOP Benghazi Investigation Finds No Criminality Or Malfeasance – Eighth Inquiry Is Underway
An overview and links to findings from the previous congressional investigations

It was a classic Friday night news dump, and then some. Last Friday, which happened to be the Friday before the Thanksgiving holiday week, the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee released the findings of its investigation into the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. This was the seventh congressional investigation into the Benghazi attacks, […]

Republicans Warn That Immigration Order Will Foment Anarchy and Violence among Their Base – Obama Tells Them, ‘Pass a Bill’

Last night Pres. Obama unveiled his executive order to defer the deportations of 4.4 million undocumented residents, allow spouses of green-card holders to apply for legal status, make it easier for foreign entrepreneurs to get visas and more. Today, predictably, Republicans are in full lather trying to shift public attention away from the fact that […]

Impeachable? Here Are 18 Immigration Executive Orders Issued by Recent Republican Presidents
Presidents Eisenhower, Ford, Reagan, Bush and Bush all altered immigration law by executive action, yet none were impeached

Republicans claim that that Pres. Obama’s plan to establish temporary legal status for undocumented immigrants by executive order is illegal. Read the full report from the American Immigration Council: Executive Grants of Temporary Immigration Relief, 1956-Present They have issued a series of threats against the president if he signs the order to stand up the […]