Archive for the ‘Repugnants’ Category

November 20th, 2018 - 4:27 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Cindy Hyde-Smith is a relic of the Jim Crow era

A Democratic win in Tuesday’s runoff election in Mississippi could limit the party’s 2018 Senate losses to 1 seat, and controversies swirling around the GOP candidate have changed the odds of that happening from highly improbable to conceivable. The current Senate has a 51-49 GOP majorit[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 10:59 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Alternative GOP explanation for California fires

As “not enough logging” and “environmental radicals” don’t seem to be catching on, a GOP congressman is trying out another theory: (Read story here.)[...]

November 19th, 2018 - 5:20 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics, Repugnants

Ivanka emails evoke Hillary comparisons

“Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants using a personal account, many of them in violation of federal records rules,” the Washington Post reported Monday. “The discovery alarmed some advisers to President Trump, wh[...]

November 13th, 2018 - 1:57 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

How to get dropped as a voting site

“A Florida church will no longer serve as a polling location after its pastor put up a sign on Election Day that suggested Christians shouldn’t vote for Democrats. … Supervisor of Elections Brian Corley told HuffPost he received hundreds of complaints …. Corley said the church[...]

November 12th, 2018 - 8:49 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP Senate candidate won’t retract lynching remark

There are still two undecided Senate races, and one of them is in Mississippi, where a Nov. 27 runoff election pits Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith against Democrat Mike Espy, a black man. On Nov. 2 — the Friday before the election — Hyde-Smith said at a campaign stop if her host, a local ca[...]

November 12th, 2018 - 5:18 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Democrat wins Arizona Senate race

Breaking News — NBC News has called the Arizona Senate race for Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, and Republican Martha McSally has conceded. There are still two undecided Senate races — in Florida, where a recount is underway, and in Mississippi, where a runoff election will be held Nov. 27. If [...]

November 7th, 2018 - 12:26 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants


Move undoubtedly presages effort to shut down Mueller probe and suppress its findings. President Trump sacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions Wednesday afternoon. He will be replaced by Mathew G. Whitaker, the attorney general’s chief of staff and a vocal opponent of the Mueller investigation, [...]

November 6th, 2018 - 11:54 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP voting hitman Kobach loses in Kansas

Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state handpicked by Trump to implement his aggressive vote suppression tactics nationwide, was defeated by a Democrat in his effort to become Kansas governor last night after ousting the state’s incumbent Republican governor in the August primary. Kobach wa[...]

November 6th, 2018 - 6:27 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Kentucky bigot Kim Davis defeated

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who defied a Supreme Court decision by refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, has decisively lost her re-election bid. Davis, originally a Democrat who switched to the Republican Party, was defeated 54% – 46% by her Democratic challenger, Elwood Caud[...]

November 4th, 2018 - 9:43 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

How Republicans run elections