House of Pain

In the 2012 election, President Obama won the female vote by 11 points over his GOP challenger, Mitt Romney.  That is a major deal, especially when you consider women comprised 53% of the voting population.

How does the Republican Party plan to gain those votes back?  Legislation against the female body, of course!

GOP Elephant

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Gohmert Pyle

We have all witnessed someone posting memes on social media claiming President Obama is a Muslim, isn’t a United States citizen or whatever the latest conspiracy theory is that week against his administration. Have you ever wondered what it would be like if that same individual were a United States lawmaker? Meet Republican Representative Louie Gohmert.

Chucklehead Gohmert

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Armageddon

There is a giant meteor heading straight for Earth, only this time there is no deep oil drill team led by Bruce Willis that can stop it.  At least that is what you would think is happening judging from the reaction of the conservative right to the news of President Obama’s re-election.

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Night of the Creeps

We currently live in a world where the President receives accolades for making such an obvious statement as “Rape is rape.” Let that sink in for a moment. This is not an insult toward POTUS, but a testament to how clearly off the fucking rails the modern-day Republican Party has gone.

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Return of the Jedi

Night two of the Democratic National Convention wrapped yesterday with an incredible speech by former President Bill Clinton that will likely have people talking for some time to come. Think of it as the Democratic equivalent to the Eastwood speech… but informative, intelligent and really fucking great. But first, let’s take a look back at night one!

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Akin Skywalker

Last Sunday, Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin said during an interview while discussing the issue of abortion “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.”

Besides the fact that this is scientifically false, one of the most shocking aspects of this outlandish quote is that it’s far from the first time a Republican representative has said such a thing.

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