This time last year, the Republicans were expected to seize control of the Senate and pose a real threat to President Barack Obama’s re-election efforts even with a band of misfit candidates. Unfortunately for the Grand Old Party, numerous gaffes and one too many kooks on the ballot soiled those plans. The Republican Party doesn’t […]

Mitt Romney lies about as well as Cher Horowitz drives. And speaking of clueless matters, the Republican presidential nominee must take the general public for a giant pool of suckers if he believes we don’t see how much Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin’s controversial comments about rape and abortion mirror the collective sentiment of the GOP […]

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Never did I imagine that we would one day have a discussion over what constituted rape and what didn’t.  In fairness, we did not start or create this conversation, but maybe it’s a good thing that it’s happening.  Most people my age and younger sometimes take things like abortion and women’s rights for granted because […]

Besides engaging in what is arguably considered a vicious war on women, the GOP is shaping up not to be the brightest box of crayons on the shelf. In a spectacularly ignorant move, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), co-signed the extraordinarily idiotic and insensitive statements of Missouri GOP Congressman Todd Akin, who derailed his senate campaign yesterday […]