Tag Archives: Virginia

Bottom of the Barrel: Ed Gillespie (R) Campaigns for the Washington Racial Slurs

Why won’t Ed Gillespie’s Democratic opponent fight to protect a racial slur? That is the question posed in this new campaign ad from the Gillespie campaign attacking his opponent Senator Mark Warner (D). Because if Warner won’t stand up for … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Madness

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Virginia Republicans have successfully blocked a full expansion of Medicaid that would have provided healthcare to 375,000 people. It’s a victory for Republicans if you define victory as more dead poor people. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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It’s Always Someone Else’s Fault

Eric Cantor’s hilariously wrong and bad pollster, which apparently told the campaign that Cantor was ahead by as much as 30 points and had no reason to worry, says ‘Democrats and the liberal media’ are responsible for Cantor’s loss. The … Continue reading
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Virginia GOPer Rants About “Sodomy Marriage”

Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall (R) apparently thinks he has a tighter grasp of the law than the attorney general of Virginia, the United States Supreme Court, and numerous federal judges across the country. Marshall wants to impeach Virginia Attorney General … Continue reading
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War Powers

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, The Virginia state legislature has finally voted to repeal the state’s ban on oral sex. I’m sure Ken Cuccinelli is very disappointed. Meanwhile, Donald Trump is still an idiot. Continue reading
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Outreach: “some refer to them as mothers”

Responding to a critical Valentine’s Day card he received from pro-choice advocates, Virginia state Senator Steve Martin (R) referred to expecting mothers as simply “hosts.” A pregnant woman is just a “host” that should not have the right to end … Continue reading
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Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones…

…but guns will never hurt me. This is your American gun culture. In Virginia, visitors to the state legislature can not bring American flags and signs affixed to sticks, because capitol security considers sticks a public threat. Firearms, however, are … Continue reading
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It Works Just Fine

Artist – Chris Weyant If you’re going to brag about your Grade A seal of approval from the NRA, you may not want to do so in a location where 32 people were gunned down. Alternate headline: Cuccinelli Pisses on … Continue reading
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More Embarrassment in Virginia

This is actually happening. The staff fired by the Associated Press this week for essentially serving as stenographers for the Cuccinelli campaign are being honored by a group of four prominent politicians. A save-the-date invitation, a copy of which was … Continue reading
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Something Stinks in Virginia

You may have heard that Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D) lied to federal investigators probing a fraud scheme. At least that was what the Associated Press reported last week before quickly retracting the story. Several of those involved in … Continue reading
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Supreme Court Says No to Cuccinelli’s Big Bedroom Government

Bad news for Ken Cuccinelli. Good news for people who would like to keep Big Government out of their bedrooms. via ThinkProgress The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it would not hear Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II’s (R) … Continue reading
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A Winning Platform

In the world of modern conservatism, there’s calling for the reinstatement of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, there’s calling for the reinstatement of the Defense of Marriage Act, and then there’s this. In an unusual move, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli … Continue reading
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Republican Outreach

Virginia Republicans have selected Rev. Joe Ellison to be the party’s Director of African-American Engagement, and his mission will be to share the party’s values with black voters. via RightWingWatch Republican Party of Virginia chairman Pat Mullins hailed Ellison for … Continue reading
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Batshit in Virginia

The Virginia Republican Party has managed to nominate someone for the position of Lieutenant Governor that makes Ken Cuccinelli seem reasonable in comparison. Fasten your seat-belt before reading E. W. Jackson’s resume of hate courtesy of RightWingWatch. Referred to gays … Continue reading
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It’s All About Jobs

Ken Cuccinelli, the current Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate for Virgina, is very, very concerned about sodomy and he intends to use taxpayer funds to challenge your right to engage in it in the privacy of your homes. Virginia Attorney … Continue reading
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What’s Wrong With Virginia?

Virginia has a Bob McDonnell problem. Last night Governor McDonnell introduced an amendment to the state’s health insurance exchange bill that would ban insurance plans that cover abortion even if they are private plans. “No qualified health insurance plan that … Continue reading
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March Madness

Artist – Chris Weyant In other news, the GOP candidate for governor in the state of Virginia believes the current governor’s intention to expand Medicaid under Obamacare is unconstitutional even though, you know, it isn’t. Virginia voters have a choice … Continue reading
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Don’t Forget Your Decoder Ring

If you can prove that you’re one of us — and by us I mean the cult of gun fetishists — you will receive a discount on bad pizza. Virginia Beach, Va. – Slice by slice, one Virginia Beach pizza … Continue reading
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Today in the War on Women

The War on Women widened significantly today. Virginia Governor Bob McVaginal Probe has accepted the idea of operating a health insurance exchange under Obamacare, but if he has his way, it may not include insurance plans that cover abortion even … Continue reading
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Virginia GOP Dabbles in Nullification

This isn’t straight-up nullification per say, but it is skating awfully close to it and may also be unconstitutional. A Virginia House of Delegates committee endorsed a controversial bill Friday that would prevent any state or local government entity from … Continue reading

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