Spending Bill Frees Up Millions of Dollars for Abstinence-Only Sex Ed

There is a lot to dislike about the 1,600-page, $1 trillion spending package up for a vote in Congress today, but one of its most obviously counterproductive provisions may be the new pathway for states to access a new stash of federal funding if they implement criteria for abstinence-only sex ed (a phrase that should… » 12/11/14 2:30pm 12/11/14 2:30pm

Darrell Issa's Dick Joke Only Good Thing Congress Has Done This Year

Today, our lame duck Congress is whittling away its time until the end of its term by interrogating an Obamacare architect who said (correctly) on tape that many Americans are stupid. While #JonathanGruber might be the new #Benghazi, at least one good thing came of it: a solid dick joke from House Oversight Chair… » 12/09/14 12:30pm 12/09/14 12:30pm

Democratic Staffer Won't Serve Jail Time for Drugging, Raping Women

A former Democratic Congressional aide pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual assault charges after raping two unconscious women in 2010, but will serve no jail time. According to prosecutors, Donny Ray Williams, 37, put put Ambien in one woman's drink and raped her while she was unconscious. A month later, he took another… » 12/03/14 2:30pm 12/03/14 2:30pm

Jon Voight: Angelina Jolie Should Play Michele Bachmann In a Movie

As the midterm elections draw nigh, so too does the end of of Michele Bachmann's career in the US House of Representatives, and minds shift to what the Minnesota Loon will do in her post-legislative career. Run for President? Go on Fox and get paid to talk out of her ass about Islam, like, as a job? Be the subject of… » 10/28/14 1:40pm 10/28/14 1:40pm

Hey Sen. Gillibrand, Andrea Mitchell, Who Are the Sketchy Congressmen?

Along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s “porky” abuse from sketchy Congressmen, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell added that there are just some “you’d not get in an elevator with.” Dude, who are these old men with a propensity for antiquated workplace sexual harassment? We don’t want to be in an elevator with them either!… » 8/28/14 3:40pm 8/28/14 3:40pm

Meet the Kim Kardashian-Approved New Age Guru Running for Congress

Kim Kardashian is not exactly a go-to source for opinions on viable political candidates. But with her latest endorsement of Marianne Williamson, she's joined a growing roster of celebrities who want this already famous spiritual leader to become a political one, by winning a spot in the House of Representatives for… » 4/11/14 6:30am 4/11/14 6:30am

Republicans Let a Woman Talk So Obviously They Don't Hate Women

Last night, the GOP's response to the President's State of the Union made history: a woman delivered it. Two women, actually. See? They're not alienating to women at all, unless you count the other stuff they did yesterday, which includes passing a bill that would make it all but impossible for many women to pay for… » 1/29/14 11:40am 1/29/14 11:40am

Poll: GOP Men Don't Think We Need Any More Ladies In Government

Fetch the smelling salts, I'm about to pass out from shock — a new poll reveals that there is a big gap in attitudes between liberals and conservatives when it comes to the role women should play in the government. And— surprise of surprises — the group with the least forward-thinking view of all is conservative men. » 10/29/13 5:15pm 10/29/13 5:15pm

Democrats Make a Push to Grab Female Voters and Make Female Leaders

Late last week, the DNC announced the formation of the Democratic Women's Alliance, a new program they say will work to encourage women to enter and stay in politics. It's been promoted, unsurprisingly, as a big F.U. to the those he-man woman haters in the Republican Party, as if the Democrats are creating a new team… » 10/28/13 12:30pm 10/28/13 12:30pm

Government Will Stay Closed For As Long As It Takes to Eradicate Sluts

Now that the government shutdown is in what feels like it elevendieth week, everything seems too stupid to be real, and here's a perfect example of why: the GOP's continued insistence that the United States government remain in stinky, stale deadlock until liberals agree to allow business owners to bar the sluts who… » 10/15/13 7:20pm 10/15/13 7:20pm