All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Republicans’

Mitt Romney Crushes New Hampshire Poll; 2016 Bid?

If someone was to grab you on the street and ask you who you thought the leading candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination for President would be, a plethora of names could tumble from your mouth – Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, etc. etc. The last name many would expect to hear on that list would be …

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Sarah Palin Spared by Hillary Clinton in ’08 Campaign

Hillary Clinton celebrated the release of her new book, Hard Choices, at a Barnes & Noble in Manhattan Tuesday morning. The memoir seeks to expose the thought processes behind some of the tougher decisions Clinton had to make during her term as Secretary of State under Barack Obama during his first term as president. While the book contains subjects one …

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Sarah Palin Uses Dr. Suess to Knock Obama

Sarah Palin knocked President Obama and his healthcare plan during her appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday. She channeled the children’s author, taking a heft dose of literary liberty with his famous rhyming words. “I do not like this Uncle Sam. I do not like his healthcare scam,” Palin said. “I do not like these dirty crooks …

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Chris Christie Supporters “Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop”

Chris Christie’s involvement–or lack of–in what is being called “Bridgegate” has yet to be determined, but the public scandal and investigation by federal authorities is reportedly causing panic with his Republican supporters. After documents were released earlier this month that showed that the shutdown of several lanes of traffic between the George Washington Bridge and the town of Fort Lee …

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Fewer Republicans Now Accept Evolution Than Did in 2009

The U.S. has always had an interesting relationship with the science of evolution. As a foundational part of modern biology, the fact that species change over time is rarely debated in scientific circles (though exactly how change occurs is the subject of a lively, ongoing debate). The religious culture in the U.S., however, has traditionally seen evolution and other sciences …

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Ted Cruz is Subject of No.1 Coloring Book

As soon as Barack Obama was reelected in 2012, Republicans (and most likely other political groups) began implementing their strategies to elect the next president of their own ilk. Over those two years, many names have come from the Republican camp as their front-runner for president in 2016. Perhaps the fastest climber in those talks has been Senator Ted Cruz …

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Megyn Kelly Claims Santa Claus and Jesus are White

On Tuesday, Slate columnist Aisha Harris published an article discussing the race of Santa Claus. From Harris’s perspective, there is an issue these days with Santa being portrayed as white, namely the fact that the United States is a multicultural society in which the caucasian race is declining proportionally. For a solution, Harris proposed that we potentially switch the image …

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Scott Walker Fires Aide for Posting Racist Tweets

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker has caught a lot of flak lately. First, an email sent out by his campaign team last week encouraged people to donate their Christmas funds to his campaign. Second, one of his aides made a post on Twitter that was demeaning to Hispanics. Considering that Walker is trying to get his Republican counterparts to do a …

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The GOP’s Rosa Parks Racism Tweet Draws Criticism

On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama for a white person. As most people know, this refusal led to Parks being arrested, and she later became known as “The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.” Many people celebrated Parks’ contributions yesterday, and one group has received a lot of …

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Racism Is Over According To GOP Tweet

Is Racism Over? Republicans thinks so. On Sunday, The Republican National Committee (RNC) seemed to suggest that racism was ended with Rosa Parks’ arrest when it tweeted through its official @GOP Twitter account that, “Today we remember Rosa Parks’ bold stand and her role in ending racism.” The tweet was made in remembrance of the 58th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ fight against …

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“Catch an Illegal Immigrant” Game is Canceled for Texas Students

It didn’t take long for the University of Texas to put a stop to the “Catch an Illegal Immigrant” event planned for their campus after the event made national headlines. The “Catch an Illegal Immigrant” event, which was planned by the Young Conservatives of Texas at the University of Texas at Austin, was canceled after UT officials said it violated …

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Cory Booker Survives Lonegan’s Attacks to Win Solidly Blue New Jersey Senate Seat

Mayor of Newark Cory Booker won a special election Wednesday to become the new junior Senator from the reliably blue state of New Jersey. The Senator elect is considered a rising star in the Democratic Party, and has been touted as a future Presidential contender. The Senate seat will allow Booker to expand his national profile with powerful media backing. …

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