Category Archives: Politics

NRA Ad Firm Actually Hired A Consultant To Disprove Grindr Ad Claims

By | October 31, 2014

Guilt Free Desserts: Gluten Free Diabetic Safe Desserts The previously reported ad supporting Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton on the gay hook-up app is “100% fake,” the political consulting firm working with the NRA says. [Update: Grindr spokesman says no ad networks ran the ads in question on the app.] WASHINGTON — The political consulting firm that has… Read More »

Cory Booker: Medical Experts, Not Politicians, Should Decide Ebola Policies

By | October 29, 2014

”Sen. Booker is relieved that Kaci Hickox is on her way home.” Mel Evans / AP Photo Sen. Cory Booker believes Ebola policies should set by medical experts, a spokesperson said on Tuesday in a comment that implicitly knocked the mandatory quarantines imposed last week by Govs. Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo. Booker, the junior senator from New… Read More »

Monica Lewinsky Hires PR Muscle

By | October 29, 2014

Lewinsky is “working really hard at what she’s doing,” says her public relations handler. “And she has a lot of things coming down.” Monica Lewinsky speaks at the Forbes “30 Under 30″ summit earlier this month. David Maialetti / AP Photo Monica Lewinsky has hired Dini von Mueffling — a public relations hand, philanthropist, and society figure about… Read More »

Rand Paul Is Already Campaigning Against Hillary Clinton

By | October 29, 2014

“Hillary Clinton says, ‘Well, businesses don’t create jobs.’ Anybody believe that?” Rand Paul Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram / MCT OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — A certain likely Democratic presidential candidate has appeared, rhetorically, on the campaign trail in Kansas. Hillary Clinton has become the target of ire from Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul as he stumps for Republican candidates here… Read More »

Libertarians’ Relationship With Same-Sex Marriage Gets Serious

By | October 25, 2014

In the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Cato Institute makes new arguments for limits on states’ rights in a brief filed in the Louisiana marriage case with the progressive Constitutional Accountability Center. Dr. Jesus Hernandez, left, and Oscar Hull, center, are married by Meredith Sloane outside of Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds office in Charlotte, North Carolina,… Read More »

Democratic Senator Slams NRA, Republicans Over Ebola Response

By | October 25, 2014

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown blamed the NRA for a lack of a U.S. surgeon general, and Congressional Republicans for cuts to public services. View Video › A Democratic senator puts the blame for the Centers for Disease Control's slow response to Ebola directly on the National Rifle Association and Senate and House Republicans. Speaking in a local radio… Read More »

North Carolina Republican Senate Candidate’s Website Hacked

By | October 23, 2014

Thom Tillis and the “Gum Tree Pokie Machine.” The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Sometime Wednesday, hackers appeared to infiltrate the website of State Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, the Republican nominee for Senate in North Carolina. Pages of Tillis' website disappeared and were replaced by ads for the Gum Tree Pokie Machine, an online casino. Other pages… Read More »