All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Politics’

Scott Walker’s Twitter Team Needs to Get Its Sh*t Together

Though he hasn’t made a formal declaration, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is going to throw his hat in the ring for the 2016 Presidential race eventually. But before he does that, his social media team really needs to get its shit together. Here’s a recent tweet from Scott Walker’s account: Note that it’s signed “TW”, which means “Team Walker”. Any …

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Rand Paul Spent $100,000 to Gain Control of RandPaul.com

Before Rand Paul first announced that he was seeking the Republican nomination for President, his official campaign site was RandPaul2016.com. RandPaul.com was a barebones supporter site. Rand Paul’s campaign team has since acquired the RandPaul.com domain – and it apparently cost him over $100,000. National Journal reports that federal campaign records show that on March 27, Paul’s Senate reelection committee …

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What Does the New Online Poker Bill Mean for US Poker Players?

This post is brought to you by James Moore To outsiders, the long and slow progress of online gambling regulation in the USA must seem difficult to understand. After all, America has one of the world’s largest gambling industries as the casinos of Vegas and Atlantic City rake in billions each year. But conservative attitudes towards gambling remain prevalent among …

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Marco Rubio Wants You to Add Him on Snapchat

Marco Rubio wants your snaps. Florida Senator Marco Rubio is going to announce he’s running for President at around 5:30 pm ET today, if his Twitter feed is to be believed (we already know he’s running, this is just a formality). He’s been counting down to the announcement since last week, with things intensifying on Monday. He’s using the hashtag …

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Hillary Clinton Is Now on Facebook

On Sunday, former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton announced she’s running for president, a move that likely wasn’t all the surprising to most. Of course, you can’t run for President without a strong social media presence these days. So Hillary Clinton in now on Facebook. And in fewer than 24 hours, Clinton has already amassed more than …

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Rand Paul’s Presidential Campaign Lets You Donate in Bitcoin

Rand Paul is running for President. The junior Senator from Kentucky has announced his run on his personal website, saying, “I am running for president to return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government.” He is expected to make a formal announcement Tuesday afternoon in Louisville. And the Paul campaign is allowing supporters to donate in Bitcoin. …

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Ted Cruz Didn’t Lock Up TedCruz.com, and Now He’s Getting Trolled

Someone is trolling Ted Cruz. Fundraising likely began a while ago but begins in earnest today, as Senator Ted Cruz has announced he’s officially entering the 2016 Presidential race. It might behoove the Senator to use some of that money to gain control of TedCruz.com. Check out TedCruz.com. Here’s all that’s there: It’s unlikely this is the from the official …

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‘Too Many Cooks’ Gets an American Politics Parody

CNN just put out a six-minute parody of Too Many Cooks, the incredible, surreal video that captivated the internet last November – and it accomplishes a couple of things. First, it’s a pretty good backdrop to lampoon the absurdity of American politics. Second, it reminds people of the greatness that is Too Many Cooks. I’d usually have some disparaging remarks …

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House Candidate Promises He’ll Never Embarrass You with Dick Pics

If you’re sick and tired of your New York congressmen showing off a little too much skin because they’re pretty bad at the internet, Daniel Donovan says he’s your man because he doesn’t even know how to get naked on the internet. Donovan is the Staten Island District Attorney, and he’s also the Republican candidate in the special election to …

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Lindsey Graham Says He’s Never Sent an Email. Ever.

Thanks to Hillary Clinton’s private email controversy and the continuous discussion surrounding it, we now know something incredibly strange about Senator Lindsey Graham. According to the three-term Republican Senator from South Carolina, you won’t see him caught up in his own email controversy. That’s because he doesn’t email. At all. Speaking about Clinton on NBC’s Meet the Press, here was …

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CPAC Asks Twitter for Questions and Things Go Predictably Awry

The Conservative Political Action Conference is in full swing, and conservatives all over the country are looking to see what the conservative political agenda will be for the next year. One of the early items on the agenda must have been better engaging the voting population via social media, because CPAC asked Twitter to formulate questions for today’s featured speakers: …

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Rand Paul Will Shoot Your Drone Out of the Sky

In what CNN has dubbed a “historic” interview, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul spent a little over a minute answering questions via Snapchat. I’m guessing that’s the historic part, as CNN says this is the first-ever Snapchat interview with a U.S. lawmaker. Paul was asked about a handful of topics, including the 2016 race, Hillary Clinton, and drones. Considering the fact …

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