GOP’s New Strategy to Attract Voters? More Abortion Restrictions, Duh!

Okay, so let’s say you’ve slipped momentarily into the lizard-skin of a GOP politician. How are you going to attract young, non-white voters to your party in the ashes of a Mitt Romney campaign that burned faster than a pile of autumn leaves soaked in butane? Well, if you’re listening to the advice of Jason… » 7/28/13 5:30pm 7/28/13 5:30pm

Is Wearing a Toupee Worse for America than Terrorism? (Maybe!)

As Wendy Davismania spirals up, up, up, and into its second week, the anti-Davis backlash is in full swing. Her latest crime? Dyeing her hair at some point between age 27 and 50. In that spirit, here are some men currently serving in Congress who also may or may not have worn toupees or had hair plugs installed,… » 7/02/13 5:30pm 7/02/13 5:30pm

This Gay Couple Just Got the First Post-DOMA Greencard

Two days after the Supreme Court stuck down DOMA, a Bulgarian immigrant married to an American man learned that he was approved for a permanent resident visa, a service he was barred from just 48 hours prior based on his sexual preference. DOMA banned the federal government from recognizing marriages of same-sex… » 7/01/13 12:00pm 7/01/13 12:00pm

The Lady's Guide to the Big, Throbbing Immigration Reform Bill

Slip into something more comfortable and let your mind wander to its darkest, dirtiest corners, because it's about to get really fucking sexy in here: who wants to talk immigration reform? Thick, rock hard immigration reform? The immigration reform bill the US Senate just passed might not be the sexiest, or even,… » 7/01/13 11:40am 7/01/13 11:40am

Senator Wants to Force New Immigrants to Speak English USA! USA! USA!

Florida Senator and varsity-level combover artist Marco Rubio has taken a break from his busy schedule of practicing "I'm Very Concerned" facial expressions in a mirror to introduce proposed changes to immigration reform legislation that would strengthen the requirement that aspirant US citizens demonstrate… » 6/11/13 12:30pm 6/11/13 12:30pm

Surprisingly, GOP Young Gun Marco Rubio Is Not a Big Fan of the Lilly…

Most reasonable American humans not somehow involved in real, non-envelope-stuffing way (stuffing envelopes is the bullshittiest campaign volunteering anyone can do) with the current political proceedings would probably agree that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is at the very least a step in the right direction when… » 10/21/12 5:00pm 10/21/12 5:00pm

Michele Bachmann Told She Can No Longer Sit at Cool Republicans' Lunch…

Michele Bachmann and America have had some pretty sexy times together. Remember when Michele Bachmann was running for President and she won the Iowa Straw Poll and everyone freaked out for a haysecond before they realized that she's about 8 players short of a baseball lineup, brain-wise? Remember how she gave that… » 7/19/12 7:00pm 7/19/12 7:00pm

Crafty Republicans Want Mitt Romney to Pick Condi Rice as His Running…

All the Vice Presidential nominee speculation has caused presumed GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney to nearly short circuit with information overload. Which potential running mate will complement him, fill out the ticket, and give voters something to be excited about? Marco Rubio? Rick Santorum? Some other,… » 4/19/12 11:40am 4/19/12 11:40am

How 'Conscience Clauses' Reinforce the Glass Ceiling

Floridian Senator Marco Rubio has introduced a bill that would allow all employers to pass on paying for birth control for their employees on the grounds that having to pay for woman-sex-problems is against many people's moral beliefs. Sounds like someone's pretty darn nostalgic for the good old days of the… » 2/14/12 3:30pm 2/14/12 3:30pm