Here’s one for the WTF file: The Republican National Committee is holding its spring meeting in Hollywood, of all places, next week. It is a mystery why Chairman Reince Priebus would choose Hollywood, one of the GOP’s favorite punching bags, as the site of their meeting, especially since it is situated in a state where [...]
A new ABC News/Washington Post poll shows that American attitudes toward marriage equality have turned upside down in the past 10 years — and then some. Where a decade ago 55 percent of registered voters said gay adults should be excluded from marriage to the fellow adult they love, today 58 percent say they should [...]
Even as his party at CPAC confirms its commitment to denying one set of taxpayers the right to marry the adult they love and somehow concluding this is not discrimination, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) is speaking out in defense of marriage equality. Portman’s position on the subject has “evolved,” as the saying goes, for a [...]
The popular media narrative is that this country has shifted away from conservative ideals as evidenced by the last two presidential elections. That’s what they think. That’s what they say. That might be true if Republicans had actually nominated conservative candidates in 2008 and 2012. Might be true.
– Gov. Rick Perry (R-Tx), speaking at the 2013 CPAC conference. Perry lost his 2012 presidential primary bid to former Gov. Mitt Romney, who will speak at the event tomorrow. No word on whether Perry will be present when he does.
Carroll, in a public service announcement for the sham Allied Veterans group. The ground is shifting under the feet of Florida Republicans, as Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll resigns after being questioned in a federal racketeering investigation. The surprise isn’t that Carroll is resigning, it’s that she’s resigning over this The Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) [...]
Number of concealed weapons permits Florida has handed out, as of Dec. 12, 2012, making it the number one gun-toting state — by far. The nearest contenders are Georgia, with 600,000 permits, Texas with 524,000, and Indiana with 420,000. Gun lobbyist Marion Hammer says the NRA and others will pressure the Florida legislature this session to pass “open carry” laws that will officially convert the state to the wild west by allowing the paranoid to walk around brandishing guns.
PR’s own Buck nominated Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (GOP/Tea) for the “Really Trying Way Too Hard” Hall of Fame after Rubio told the gossip site TMZ that his favorite songs of all-time are NWA’s “Straight Outta Compton,” Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” and Tupac’s “Killuminati.” The likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate, recently dubbed by Time Magazine the [...]
“Send the liberal detractors a message that not only does Marco Rubio inspire you…he hydrates you too.” — Nonsensical call to action from the Reclaim America PAC, Sen. Marco Rubio’s political action committee that raises money to elect conservatives to the Senate. For a minimum donation of $25, Rubio’s supporters can buy a water bottle [...]