Posts in category "Republicans"

Rick Santorum Senses GOP Dissatisfaction - Duh - Really?

Rick Santorum Senses GOP Dissatisfaction - Duh - Really?
Rick Santorum is a man who aspires to sit in the Oval Office one day, but can it be that he is a little slow in evaluating the pulse of things? I mean, come on, why did it take so long for a political contender to realize that there was dissatisfaction amongst his party faithful?... Read more »

Hoffa Statements And A Tea Party Calling The Kettle Black

Hoffa Statements And A Tea Party Calling The Kettle Black
Amy Kremer of the Tea Party Express called on President Barack Obama to “condemn this inappropriate and uncivil rhetoric” after Teamsters Union President James Hoffa said the Tea Party had launched a “war on workers” and “let’s take these son-of-a-bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong.” Well, I certainly understand... Read more »

Adam Kinzinger Office Staff Calls Cops On Peaceful Protesters?

Adam Kinzinger Office Staff Calls Cops On Peaceful Protesters?
U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger is no stranger when it comes to getting HIS message out. However, if his constituents want to get a message out to him via a peaceful protest (in front of his office) – well, then his staffers are instructed to call the cops. And they just didn’t do it once –... Read more »
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Tea Party Ignores History By Supporting Corporate Greed

Tea Party Ignores History By Supporting Corporate Greed
I have always said that the Tea Party was something of a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde kind of thing. After all, when the Tea Party movement began it appealed to what I think was a broad cross-section of everyday Americans all over the country. What was not to like? People finally decided that enough... Read more »

Mitt Romney and Other GOP Candidates Lack The Balls To Be Presidential

Mitt Romney and Other GOP Candidates Lack The Balls To Be Presidential
Americans can breathe a sigh of relief now that this self-induced debt crisis has been resolved. At least until they find out if its too late for interest rates to spike or not. However, those aspiring to become the next Republican Presidential Nominee must now explain their lack of Presidential Balls during this crisis, especially... Read more »

Illinois House Republicans File Remap Suit, Cite "Partisan Gerrymander"

Illinois House Republicans File Remap Suit, Cite "Partisan Gerrymander"
Illinois Republican House incumbents filed federal suit on Wednesday against the Illinois Board of Elections over the Democratic Remap. The lawsuit asserts that the new districts drawn by Democrats not only discriminates against Latinos and Republicans, but it also called the remap a “partisan gerrymander.” In all, 10 Republican Incumbents and 6 others have been... Read more »
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Americans Can End Whore House Politics By Demanding An "Everybody In Open Primary"

Americans Can End Whore House Politics By Demanding An "Everybody In Open Primary"
As the rancor and dysfunction in politics increases, more and more Americans have become less inclined to favor either party. According to a Mickey Edwards article written for the Atlantic, some 40% of voters now describe themselves as “Independents.” Hopefully that number will continues to grow since it would finally offer voters the power to... Read more »

Boehner Puts His Official Stamp On The Party Of NO! Walks Away!

Boehner Puts His Official Stamp On The Party Of NO! Walks Away!
Speaker of the House, John “Weepy” Boehner has finally put his Official Stamp of Approval on the Party of NO. Then again, anyone who has been watching the debt ceiling crisis escalate, until Boehner finally walked away yesterday, knew that the Republicans were not dealing in good faith from the beginning. Even though there are... Read more »

Illinois Remap Showdown: Federal Lawsuit Filed Alleging Voting Rights Act Violation

Illinois Remap Showdown: Federal Lawsuit Filed Alleging Voting Rights Act Violation
As expected the Illinois GOP has filed the first in a series of many Federal Lawsuits challenging the Democratic-drawn remap of the Illinois Senate districts alleging that the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has been violated because it unfairly discriminates against African-Americans and Hispanics. Of course that isn’t the only reason – let’s face these... Read more »
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GOP Imploding: Will 2012 Bring A Reversal of Fortunes For Democrats?

GOP Imploding: Will 2012 Bring A Reversal of Fortunes For Democrats?
The tides of discontent swings like a pendulum. As Democrats found out during the mid-term elections of 2010, if you anger the public – there will be repercussions. The Tea Party seized the moment and the balance of power shifted to the GOP in the House of Representatives. Americans wanted change and more importantly an... Read more »