Houston's Lesbian Mayor Is Getting Flooded With Protest Bibles

Houston mayor Annise Parker has been sent between 500 and 1,000 Bibles at her home, part of a bizarre protest effort orchestrated by Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz, and with enthusiastic support from Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity. That quartet of geniuses claims that Parker, Houston's first openly gay mayor, is spearheading… » 10/29/14 12:50pm 10/29/14 12:50pm

The Incredibly Pointless Government Shutdown Is About to End

Despite the best efforts of Ted Cruz and Tea Party fun bunch, the government shutdown will likely end this evening. Leaders in the Senate will soon vote on a deal that, if passed and put on the desk of President Obama by midnight tonight, will both end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling by its October 17th… » 10/16/13 5:40pm 10/16/13 5:40pm

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

People Still Donating Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Sarah Palin,…

Sarah Palin's creatively named "Sarah PAC" has spent $774,000 in the third quarter of this year and taken in more than $800,000, ostensibly from an invisible class people that have tons of disposable income and somehow lack any goddamn sense. So what's the former Governor of Alaska cum professional shouting machine… » 10/15/12 4:35pm 10/15/12 4:35pm