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Millions of ordinary Americans support Donald Trump. Here's why | Thomas Frank | Opinion | The Guardian
Interesting point; as well as all the racism, Trump says a lot about how free trade has moved jobs overseas, leaving working class people unemployed and feeling angry at the system
comment  Interesting  politics  USA  Republicans  Trump 
march 2016 by FearMeForIAmPink
Is Donald Trump now unstoppable? - BBC News
Fortunately just talking about the Republican nomination. But still… fuck.
DonaldTrump  A-Game-of-Primaries  Republicans  USA  politics  comment 
january 2016 by FearMeForIAmPink
GOP Candidate Charges Opponent Is Dead, Represented By A Body Double
'[His opponent] told KFOR however, that he has never been to the country where he's being accused of having been executed.'
weird  WTF  what-the-everliving-fuck  politics  Republicans  USA  conspiracy-theories 
june 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Senate leaders strike deal to raise debt ceiling and end government shutdown | World news | theguardian.com
'John Boehner signalled he was ready to accept a Senate-drafted peace deal that contained almost no concessions to conservatives who had driven the country the brink of a new financial crisis.'
politics  USA  economy  money  republicans  interesting  debt-ceiling 
october 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Daily Kos: A political crisis
After all, if you can't win, it's your responsibility to make sure the others lose. Right? Right??
politics  USA  amusing  money  republicans  comment  comics  healthcare  Obamacare 
october 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
US shutdown: an explainer for non-Americans | theguardian
Personally, I think that a big reason they want to shut down Obamacare is how popular it'll become once it actually kicks in properly.
politics  USA  fail  money  republicans  interesting  medicine  healthcare  Obamacare 
september 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Former High-School Teacher Congressman Irks GOP By Marking Their Memos With A Red Pen | Happy Place
He suggests they provide evidence to back up their thesis, and offers to explain the bill for them if they don't understand it.
politics  USA  posttofacebook  Democrats  awesome  amusing  immigration  republicans  interesting  education 
july 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Obama Urged to Resign Over Beyonce Scandal : The New Yorker
It worries me that I've grown so used to the level of anti-Obama retoric that it took me a while to be sure this was a parody. Poes Law is starting to apply to politics more and more.
politics  posttofacebook  parody  USA  amusing  republicans  obama 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
For all the details on Mitt Romney's 5 trillion dollar tax plan visit ROMNEYTAXPLAN.COM
'For a detailed explanation of how the Romney-Ryan tax plan is able to cut taxes by $5 trillion without exploding the deficit or requiring tax hikes on the middle class, simply click the button below.'
silly  via-#maelfroth  image  money  Republicans  USA  politics  posttofacebook  2012-Presidential-Elections  Romney  clever  amusing 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - World of Warcraft hobby sparks US political row
'Ms Lachowicz's liking for back-stabbing and poison in WoW raise questions about her "fitness for office", [Maine Republicans] claim.'
posttofacebook  World-of-Warcraft  geeky  computer-games  culture  elections  democracy  Democrats  Republicans  USA  politics  dude...  wtf  what-the-everliving-fuck 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Rick Perry Blames Satan For Separation Of Church And State | TPMMuckraker
'Rick Perry shared his thoughts on the origins of the constitutionally mandated separation of church and state. Rather than tracing the idea to the nation’s founders, Perry warned of a more nefarious source: Satan.'
USA  Republicans  religion  politics  wtf 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Don’t Tell Anyone, but the Stimulus Worked - NYTimes.com
A very telling comment from within it:

'White House economists had rejected the idea of distributing the tax cuts as flashy rebate checks, because people were more likely to spend the money (and help the economy) if they didn’t notice it. Good economics, perhaps, but terrible politics.'
posttofacebook  2012-Presidential-Elections  Republicans  Democrats  USA  economics  financial-crisis  politics  interesting  via-Andrew-Ducker 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Jeremiah Goulka: Joining the Reality-Based Community
Without using the word, a comprehensive explanation of privilege, and how it feels to have your privilege revealed to you.
Republicans  USA  politics  culture  priviledge  Apologies;I-have-forgotten-who-I-got-this-link-from 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Coal Miners Forced To Attend Romney Event – Without Pay | Addicting Info
“Yes, we were in fact told that the Romney event was mandatory and would be without pay, that the hours spent there would need to be made up my non-salaried employees outside of regular working hours"
coercion  posttofacebook  people-suck  Romney  2012-Presidential-Elections  USA  Republicans  news  interesting 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Romney campaign spent $18.50 per vote - CNN
Romney spent a total of $76.6 million, far more than any other campaign. That total is, for example, more than the combined spending of Ron Paul, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich.
Republicans  democracy  2012-Presidential-Elections  USA  money  interesting 
april 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Richard Hanna, GOP Congressman, Tells Women To Give Their Money To Democrats
They're trying to remake the Equal Rights Amendment, which Congress passed in 1972 but has not yet been ratified by the necessary 38 states, which simply says that equality under the law "shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of sex."
fairness  equality  Republicans  USA  discrimination  sexism  women  politics  feminism 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
How the Candidates Roll - Graphic - NYTimes.com
The modes of travel and the entourages of the Republican potential nominees vary widely.
2012-Presidential-Elections  image  culture  transport  politics  USA  Republicans  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Cheerfully Demented - Problems with anti-Mormons and anti-Adulterers
Given the people that are mostly likely to say "I wouldn't vote for a Mormon" or "I wouldn't vote for an adulterer" are largely part of the Republican voter-base, both Romney and Gingrich may have serious problems if they get the Republican nomination.
interesting  Republicans  USA  politics 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Herman Cain Suspends His Presidential Campaign - NYTimes.com
'An unapologetic and defiant Herman Cain suspended his presidential campaign on Saturday, pledging that he “would not go away” even as he abandoned hope of winning the Republican nomination in the face of escalating accusations of sexual misconduct.'
interesting  politics  Republicans  USA  sex  lies  media  image 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Mitt Romney and Rick Perry accused of blatant untruths about Barack Obama | World news | The Guardian
'The candidates deny their TV commercials are deceitful and dishonest but both ads selectively quote the president to make it appear he is saying one thing when he is saying another.'
interesting  politics  lies  image  USA  Republicans 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Daily Kos: Loudoun County Republican wants voters to stand with Soviet communists
'In  a recent mailer, she calls out [Virginia Democratic State Sen. Mark] Herring for not thanking veterans -using a picture of a SOVIET officer. Look closely and you'll even see the "CCCP" in one of the medals on his chest.'
amusing  fail  Republicans  USA  image  via-theweaselking 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Michele Bachmann 2012: GOP hopeful’s New Hampshire campaign staff quits en masse.
'Campaign staffers claim they were "deceived" and "relegated to second-class citizens."'
politics  interesting  USA  Republicans 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Women Should 'Be a Whore in the Bedroom,' Says GOP Candidate
'New Jersey state senate candidate Phil Mitsch knows just what America needs to get his awful state back on track: tax reductions, something called "mandatory mortgage loan modifications on at risk residential properties," and a more pronounced Madonna-whore complex.'
wtf  people-suck  discrimination  sex  USA  Republicans  news  politics  culture 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Sarah Palin says she will not run for president in 2012
'Mrs Palin said in a statement that the decision came after much thought, and that she and her husband, Todd, "devote ourselves to God, family and country"'
good-news-everyone!  politics  Republicans  USA  interesting 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
South Carolina and the individual mandate: Why aren’t conservatives complaining about the state’s insurance law? - Slate Magazine
'Why aren’t conservatives complaining about this South Carolina insurance law?' (which fines/forces a high registration fee on drivers who lack insurance, just like Obama's healthcare plan does to people who don't get insurance, be it from the central plan or a specific provider)
interesting  comment  USA  republicans  politics  fairness  healthcare 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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