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Jesus is not “your homeboy.”

Jesus is not “your homeboy.”

“I struggled with it myself for a long time, but I came to realize life is that gift from God. And I think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen. -Richard Mourdock, Indiana Senate Candidate (R) (Let me […]

 
 

47 Percent and Out of Touch Politicians: A Conservative Perspective

47 Percent and Out of Touch Politicians: A Conservative Perspective

Mitt Romney’s recent “47 percent” comment has dominated the newsreel since Mother Jones published it September 17. The video, the release of which was facilitated by the grandson of former president of Jimmy Carter, depicts Romney speaking to a room of millionaire donors. The mainstream media and Obama campaign alike […]

 
 

Someone’s in Trouble

Someone’s in Trouble

A better VP choice than Palin – but only just In 2008, John McCain took a calculated risk. Knowing that his campaign was struggling to gain ground against Obama, McCain chose a largely unknown governor from Alaska to shake up the race. Unfortunately for McCain, his gamble backfired, and Palin […]

 
 

Gingrich, the Bombastic Bomb-Thrower

Gingrich, the Bombastic Bomb-Thrower

Newt Gingrich, the volatile new frontrunner of an equally volatile Republican presidential primary, stepped into controversy again last week. In a speech before the Republican Jewish Coalition, Gingrich argued that Palestinians are an “invented” people. His Republican opponents chastised him for meddling in Middle East issues best left to the […]

 
 

The Future of the Republican Party

Okay boys, I'll humor you two for a little while longer.

The current direction of the Republican Party is set to doom it as legitimate, competitive political party. Instead of modernizing its political platform to fit the changing social views of society, it is regressing and becoming even more right-wing. In order to appeal to a wider range of citizens, the […]

 
 

Barack Obama: Rick Perry’s #1 Fan

Illustration by Elizabeth Beier

On Wednesday, November 9th, Rick Perry made a campaign gaffe for the ages. During a CNBC Republican Debate, Perry — looking to communicate his predilection for small-government — produced this masterpiece: “And, I will tell you (addressing his libertarian fellow candidate Ron Paul)… It’s three agencies of government when I […]

 
 

Another One Bites the Dust

I am sure many of you have seen this, yet another GOP memory lapse, but if you haven’t, please do so. Then proceed to assume the fetal position in the face of such terrifying ineptitude in the potential President of the United States. Herman Cain appeals to many Republican voters […]