Tag Archives: Republican Outreach

Check Out All the African-Americans at Rand Paul’s African-American Outreach Meeting

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Republicans To Get ‘More Aggressive’ With Women

As Republican party leaders struggle to overcome news that a recent poll shows them all but being placed in a jar for scientific study among 63% of women, they’re looking to fill up their lady-binders with a sleeker, more sensitive-to-the-touch … Continue reading
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Racism Ended Today, But Was Quickly Reinstated By The RNC

The RNC reminds us today that it’s all over and Rosa Parks ended racism: Today we remember Rosa Parks’ bold stand and her role in ending racism. pic.twitter.com/uxIj1QmtkU 8:58 AM – 1 Dec 13 This sparked a Twitter laughfest to which … Continue reading
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Reince Preibus Taking Credit For Leading On Immigration Reform

Reince Priebus talking about the GOP’s attempts at Hispanic outreach and the Republican party’s “leadership” on immigration reform, said of the bill yet-to-pass The Crazy House: “We need a solution that strengthens families. We need a solution that expands economic opportunity. … Continue reading
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Sen. Rand Paul Is… The Conduit!

On FOX News Sunday, Sen. Rand Paul said his position as Senate Imbecile is an all-powerful position that allows him to bridge the gap between overt racists and the Latino community, saying: “I am the conduit between conservatives in the … Continue reading
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Super Stupid

Holy crap. Another Republican didn’t get the outreach memo. Rep. Don Young (R-AK) used an ethnic slur to describe Mexican farm workers in an interview with a local station KRBD on Thursday. “My father had a ranch; we used to … Continue reading
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So Much For ‘Engaging’ with Minority Voters

The day after the RNC released its report detailing how the party ought to engage with minority voters, this happened: Yesterday, the Arkansas Senate passed — on an entirely party-line vote — a so-called voter ID law requiring voters to … Continue reading
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Republican Outreach

New Hampshire legislators are debating a bill that would “reduce simple assault from a misdemeanor crime to a violation-level offense in any case of “unprivileged physical contact” that “does not result in harm or injury.” Why? You ask. Because, according … Continue reading
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Marco Rubio: The Republican Outreach Trojan Horse

My Wednesday column covers Marco Rubio’s Republican response: Four years ago, Bobby Jindal delivered the Republican response to President Obama’s first State of the Union address. The weirdness of Jindal’s address (we must stop magnetic levitation trains and volcano monitoring!) … Continue reading
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Quote of the Morning

“I hear you loud and clear, Barack Obama. You don’t represent the country that I grew up with. And your values is [sic] not going to save us. We’re going to take this country back for the Lord. We’re going … Continue reading

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No White Hoods Required

House Republicans could have picked a better place to hold their weekend retreat to discuss, among other things, how to communicate successfully with women and minorities. They could have gone on a booze cruise, or retreated to a nice bed … Continue reading

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The Republican Outreach Effort is Going Great!

The first several paragraphs of my Tuesday column: For several weeks following Election Day, the Republican Party decided it was time to evolve (irony intended) and to reach out to various demographic groups as a means of reinvigorating the future … Continue reading

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Yep, the Far-Right is as Crazy as Ever

Remember when George W. Bush crashed his bike into a tree, or fell off the Segway, or choked on a pretzel? Yeah, we all do. But do you remember any of the top-shelf liberals in the news media claiming that … Continue reading

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Michigan Senate Passes Insane Anti-Choice Law

It sounds like Michigan is trying to join South Carolina and Arizona as totally effing insane. It looks like they’re about to pass one of the most heinous anti-choice laws since transvaginal ultrasounds: HB 5711 would impose a host of … Continue reading

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Fox News is Back on the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Thing

Their priorities are totally in order. GRETCHEN CARLSON: It’s all pray and no play. The controversial Ground Zero Mosque was supposed to be a cultural center, but it turns out it’s now an empty space with no community programs. Dozens … Continue reading

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Quote of the Morning

“There is something like an emerging consensus. Quite literally, the opposition to gay marriage is dying. It’s old people.” George Will on This Week with George Stephanopoulos But you know what? It’s not just marriage equality. It’s nearly every issue: … Continue reading

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Quote of the Morning

“I see that the way we will get the Hispanics and the other groups, the Asians, as part of the Republican Coalition is to get them first part of the great American Coalition. Make them think of themselves, not make … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach: The He-Man Woman Haters Club

Check out this collage of House Republicans and take note of what they all have in common: Yes, of course they’re all white men. They’re also the chairmen of every committee in the House of Representatives as of next year. … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach: Another Round of Abortion Legislation

It appears that the next wave in the War on Women is about to come ashore in Wisconsin. The state’s largest anti-abortion group sees opportunities to place further regulations on abortion, including requiring women seeking the procedure to view an … Continue reading

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Bush 45

The Republicans would be just insane enough to try for a third Bush presidency. This time with Jeb: Mr. Bush is said by friends to be weighing financial and family considerations — between so many years in office and the … Continue reading

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