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Verizon, Time Warner, Anheuser-Busch Sponsored Anti-Gay Texas GOP Convention

by David Badash ● 3:10 PM June 9, 2014
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Being a corporate sponsor of the Texas GOP does mean that entity is choosing to enable radical politics — in this case, the politics of an anti-gay tea party fueled machine.

Discrimination

Texas GOP Platform Embraces ‘Reparative Therapy’ to ‘Escape Homosexual Lifestyle’

by David Badash ● 5:02 PM June 4, 2014
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The Republican Party of Texas has drafted a new platform for 2014 which embraces so-called ex-gay or “reparative therapy,” which has been deemed harmful or even dangerous by every major medical organization.

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Crist: I Left The GOP Because They’re ‘Anti-Women, Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Minority, Anti-Gay’

by David Badash ● 9:19 AM May 7, 2014
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Former Florida governor Charlie Crist says that he left the Republican Party because it is “anti-women, anti-immigrant, anti-minority, anti-gay.”

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Republican Party Announces It Is Officially The Party Of God

by David Badash ● 11:47 AM May 5, 2014
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Over the weekend, the Republican Party (RNC) announced it is officially the party of God. In an embarrassing tweet that links to an even more embarrassing petition, the RNC announced “Religious freedom is our God-given right.”

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Long-Time Republican Leaves The Party Over Gay Rights

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 10:47 AM April 29, 2014
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“I support the constitutional right of our gay family members to enjoy the same rights as our heterosexual family members.” – MI State Rep. Lorence Wenke

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Clark County Republicans Remove Objection To Same-Sex Marriage From Party Platform

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:03 AM April 3, 2014
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The Republican Party of Clark County, Nevada, has removed from its platform all objections to abortion and same-sex marriage.

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Watch: Obama Mocks GOP Worldview With Some Good Old-Fashioned Honest Talk

by David Badash ● 5:18 PM April 2, 2014
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President Barack Obama, fresh on the heels of yesterday’s historic 7.1 million enrollees win for Obamacare, took to what felt like the campaign trail today to push for a hike to the minimum wage.

Immigration

‘I Can’t Help You’: Eric Cantor Blows Off 9 Year Old Girl (Video)

by David Badash ● 7:27 PM December 4, 2013
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Today, nine-year old Liz Maquez, a U.S. citizen whose father is in danger of being deported, approached Cantor in the halls of Congress. “I can’t help you,” was Rep. Cantor’s response.

ENDA

John McCain: ENDA Could Lead To ‘Busing’ And ‘Reverse Discrimination’

by David Badash ● 9:02 AM October 31, 2013
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Getting John McCain to support ENDA would go a long way to ensuring its passage. His support would open the door for other Republican Senators to vote for it. How’s that going?

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Watch: Local GOP Chair Calls Blacks ‘Lazy’ And ‘Stupid’ — Stands By Comments

by David Badash ● 11:04 PM October 24, 2013
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North Carolina’s GOP chairman of Buncombe County says black people are “lazy” and “stupid,” and admits the GOP voter ID restrictions are designed to stop Democrats from voting.

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Poll: Americans Don’t Want Republicans In Control Of Congress

by Allison Brito At The National Memo ● 11:24 AM October 24, 2013
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As a result of the government shutdown and debt ceiling debacles, the GOP has put itself in a rather vulnerable position as midterm elections approach.

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Texas Judge Says He Can No Longer Be A Member Of The Republican Party

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 12:20 AM October 22, 2013
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“I cannot tolerate a political party that demeans Texans based on their sexual orientation, the color of their skin or their economic status.” – Judge Carlo Key

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Anti-Obamacare Senator Gets Emergency Heart Surgery After ‘Routine’ Test ‘That Everyone Gets’

by David Badash ● 12:13 PM October 8, 2013
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Anti-Obamacare Republican US Senator James Inhofe feels “great” after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery after getting “a routine colonoscopy that everyone gets.”

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Three New Polls Prove Shutdown Devastating To GOP’s Approval Ratings

by David Badash ● 6:00 PM October 7, 2013
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Three new polls prove that the one-week old Republican-led federal government shutdown has been devastating to the GOP’s public approval rating.