Tag: Republican

Conservatives Push Gay Bashing vs. Corporate America

Apparently, bullying doesn’t stop after grade school. At least that’s how the Christian conservatives see it. Evangelicals believe big businesses are bullying them into supporting what republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz refers to as “an aggressive gay marriage agenda.” He also called it “unfortunate that large companies today are…

Mark Halperin: Racism Now Extended to Political Interviews

Political candidates for the 2016 presidential election are no longer the only ones making headlines now, they are joined by the ones interviewing them. An interview that occurred on April 30 has only now received media attention after an opinion piece, written by Hispanic journalist Ruben Navarrette, was featured in…

Republican Aide (and First Daughters Critic) Resigns

By Julissa Catalan On Monday, Elizabeth Lauten, the Communications Director for U.S. Representative Steven Fincher (RTenn.), announced to NBC News that her resignation is currently “in the works,” following the major backlash she received for criticizing Malia and Sasha Obama’s appearance during the annual White House turkey pardon ceremony. The…

Lawmaker: Pedophilia, Bestiality Equal to Homosexuality

By Chris Hoenig The second-most powerful Republican in North Carolina’s legislature is comparing members of the LGBT community to pedophiles, voyeurs and people who are sexually aroused by feces. House Speaker Pro Tem Paul “Skip” Stam handed out flyers during a debate on the floor over discrimination based on sexual…

Candidate Compares People Receiving Food Stamps to Wild Animals

By Julissa Catalan A Republican Senate candidate compared poor people receiving food stamps to animals in a post on her Facebook profile page Monday. Dr. Annette Bosworthwho promotes herself as the “tested trusted conservative” with “conservative values”is running in the Republican primary to succeed Senator Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) for a…

Candidate Takes Gay Marriage Comparisons to New Level

By Chris Hoenig We’ve seen politicians compare gay marriage to incest and blame the LGBT community for things like autism, dementia and natural disasters, including tornadoes. Now, an Oregon gubernatorial candidate is comparing same-gender marriage to murder. “I would have to say, I definitely believe that that is wrong,” Lorraine…