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AZ Governor: Republicans losing Latino vote because Obama is ‘race-baiting’

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) angrily accused the Obama administration Monday of “race-baiting” in an effort to wrest Latino voters from the Republican party. In an interview with Politico, Brewer said there was “no doubt” in her mind that Obama, through his campaign, was accusing her party of being “bigots.”…

Bachmann: GOP is ‘a party of women’ because I won straw poll

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) dismissed the idea of a Republican war on women Tuesday morning because she won the Iowa straw poll during her failed presidential campaign. Bachmann appeared on Fox & Friends to fire back at the accusations against her party’s policies regarding reproductive rights, saying they have come…

Rove counting on ‘white Democrats’ to vote for Romney

Republican strategist Karl Rove says that part of Mitt Romney’s plan to win the White House has to include getting “white Democrats” not to vote for President Barack Obama. During a discussion with Politico’s Mike Allen on Monday, Rove made it clear that politics had actually become more racialized since…

Maddow: Tea Party group will use whites to question black voters

On Monday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow talked about the group True the Vote, and how that group is planning on posting white operatives in black voting precincts on election day to challenge those voters’ authenticity. The fact that the Republican Party is using suppression of…

Coal miners say they were forced to attend Romney event and donate

A group of coal miners in Ohio feel they would have been fired if they did not attend an Aug. 14 event with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and contribute to his campaign — and to make matters worse, they lost of day of pay for their trouble. In…

Granholm: GOP only pro-life on one side of the cervical wall

Current TV host Jennifer Granholm on Monday said that while the Republican Party considered itself “pro-life,” they were more concerned with the unborn than the recently born. “Republicans are definitely pro-birth,” she said. “They will do everything they can to make sure the baby comes out, regardless of how it…

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien confronts director of Citizens United’s anti-Obama film

CNN host Soledad O’Brien on Monday questioned Steve Bannon of Breitbart.com over falsehoods in his new movie The Hope and The Change. The film, a project of the conservative group Citizens United, highlights 40 Democrats and Independents who voted for President Barack Obama in 2008 but no longer support him.…

Anti-LGBT Catholic bishop who created Prop 8 busted for DUI

A Catholic bishop who was instrumental in creating California’s Proposition 8 same sex marriage ban was arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend — just one after the church insulted LGBT activists by naming him the Archbishop of San Francisco. According to KGO, Bishop Salvatore Cordileone was arrested…

Pat Robertson’s CBN suggests God moved hurricane to protect Republicans

The religious lifestyle show hosted by televangelist Pat Robertson on Monday suggested that Christians in Florida had convinced God to move soon-to-be Hurricane Isaac away from Tampa, Florida to protect Republicans. During a segment about how Isaac forced the first day of Republican National Convention to be cancelled, Christian Broadcasting…

Conservative ‘historian’ claims amendment guaranteeing right to trial criminalizes abortion

Self-styled conservative “historian” David Barton has never had an easy ride with things like facts, but his latest theory might strike even his supporters as a bit more than odd. In short, Barton believes that America’s founders banned abortion when they guaranteed the right to trial by jury in the…

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