Category Archives: Politics
Last time on Anybody But Jeb!, we saw Donald Trump cement his standing as the Randle McMurphy of the stage while Scott Walker’s performance pushed his numbers from “legitimate candidate” to “one of several people we’re just waiting to drop out.” Did episode 2 change anything for these candidates? And did Jeb do well enough to get his numbers to start swinging toward the two front-runners? Keep in mind that the series finale episode of Anybody But Mitt! was called, “Meh, Let’s Just Go With Mitt.” Read the rest of this entry
The Republican Party’s Southern Strategy or How the GOP Spent 50 Years Paving the Way for Donald Trump
Waaaaaaaaaaaaaay back when, it was the Democrats who were all White Supremacy and “Down with Lincoln!” and so on. (President Lincoln was a Republican if you’re keeping score at home.) After World War II, southern Democrats said, “That’s enough of that” and began supporting civil rights. Well, except sweethearts like George Wallace (LEFT IN ABOVE PHOTO – he’s the guy that famously tried to block school segregation as seen in Forrest Gump, the only history lesson most people ever paid attention to) who went on to run for President as an independent in 1968. And this, my friend, is when the stage began to be set for Donald Trump’s rise in the polls. Read the rest of this entry
If you watched the Fox News/Facebook GOP Presidential Debate, you heard more of the same: the GOP believes that the Federal Government has no place in determining the public school curriculum but does want to regulate women’s reproductive health issues. That sort of thing. Then there’s the Donald Trump/Megyn Kelly stuff… not surprising. (Clearly, FOX had an agenda in the debate and boy did Trump take the bait!) But none of this stuff is surprising. Neither is the Facebook question above – but it is a big problem for the GOP. I shall explain! Read the rest of this entry
I really thought Donald Trump was just wandering around (pre announcement) to make sure we hadn’t forgotten about him in an effort to drum up promotion for the next season of The Apprentice, but no – he’s actually trying to win the Republican nomination for president. Read the rest of this entry
Today’s review of Primary Colors is a special guest blog written by Contemporary Teenager. Enjoy! ~jamie
So hi. Uhm, I watched this movie on the TV in the living room (instead of on my phone like a normal person) with my stupid parents and it was called Primary Colors and I think it was supposed to be educational or something. Read the rest of this entry
America is great because it’s always permissible to talk out of one’s butthole. But the thing is, the internet has turned a shout into an ear rattling ROAR that everyone can hear, even elected officials. Yeah, Jade Helm 15 – it’s a thing. A real thing. It’s a devious plan orchestrated buggy the White House to impose Marshall Law on American Citizens by the armed forces sworn to protect them, and just because they’re Republicans! It’s TRUE! So true! The truest thing that’s ever been true!
With all this in mind, I bring you Jade Helm 16 – Marshall Law in New York City! The facts don’t lie!
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See what I did there in the title? Folks usually make the argument in reference to legalizing gay marriage being a slippery slope to bedlam, but I’m taking it the other way! Come at me, bro!
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There’s no subject I love more than U.S. Presidents… except for maybe Star Wars… Star Wars is awesome. But anyway, the American Presidents were (and still are) fascinating men. Here are three facts I betcha didn’t know about George Washington, Lyndon Johnson and John Quincy Adams from “Oh, interesting,” to “Holy Potato Balls!” And just FYI, that reference to “balls” is foreshadowing. Read the rest of this entry