State Senator Grothman Suffering From Raging Myopia

In an article about the egregious Supreme Court ruling in favor of ‘freedom of religion’ for Hobby Lobby in the second front on the war against woman, State Senator Glenn Grothman celebrated his deep sense of provincialism:

“The Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby is a big win for Christians in [...]

I Am Not Surprised: Justices Rule in Favor of Hobby Lobby

“Supreme Court Rejects Contraceptives Mandate for Some Corporations“:

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act violated a federal law protecting religious freedom. It was, the dissent said, “a decision of startling breadth.”

The 5-to-4 ruling, which applied to [...]

Republican Congressional candidate Karen Mueller: Wisconsin marriage ruling may lead to incestuous marriage

Yet another example of the wingnuttery of Wisconsin Republicans comes to us courtesy of Karen Mueller, an Eau Claire attorney vying to unseat incumbent Democratic Rep. Ron Kind in Wisconsin’s third Congressional district. Karen Mueller, an Eau Claire attorney whose practice has focused on opposing abortion and defending those “discriminated against and harassed in the [...]

Dan Sebring’s “viral interview” not really that viral

From the Facebook page of perennial Republican Congressional candidate Dan Sebring comes this gem:

Now I don’t know about you all, but 941 views of a video on YouTube doesn’t really constitute “viral” in my book, but I suppose if you’re Dan Sebring and you know you’re gonna lose in November by at least [...]

Today’s NRA: standing up for stalkers and domestic abusers

Today’s National Rifle Association: standing up for stalkers and perpetrators of domestic violence.

The National Rifle Association is fighting proposed federal legislation that would prohibit those convicted of stalking and of domestic violence against dating partners from buying guns, according to a letter obtained by The Huffington Post.

Federal law already bars persons convicted of [...]

The lamest defense yet of possible illegal coordination between Scott Walker & third party groups

What are they, a bunch of fourth graders?!? A group at the center of a campaign finance investigation ensnaring Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has an emphatic retort to prosecutors examining whether its coordination with politicians was illegal: Everybody does it.

H/T to James Rowen of The Political Environment.

Why is Scott Walker still running against Jim Doyle?

As part of a nearly $250,000 ad buy, Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign released on Friday a television ad linking Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke to former Gov. Jim Doyle, under whom she served as Commerce secretary from 2005 to 2007. With Doyle and Burke represented in a deck of playing cards, a narrator reads: “When [...]

Conservative Joe Walsh booted off air for racist slurs

Stay classy, conservatives.

Found out if I said Redskins or Cracker or Redneck Bible Thumper, I could stay on. But if I said Nigger or Spick, they cut me off.

— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) June 20, 2014

Here’s more on former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh’s racist rants.

Prosecutors allege Gov. Scott Walker part of “criminal scheme” to subvert campaign finance/coordination laws

In newly released documents relating to the second John Doe investigation of Gov. Scott Walker and some of his closest associates, prosecutors alleged Gov. Walker was at the heart of a scheme to violate Wisconsin’s campaign laws by improperly coordinating campaign activities with outside groups.

The documents, released Thursday and part of an ongoing suit, focus on one [...]

National GOP attacks Hillary Clinton using a giant squirrel

This is almost as bizarre as Brett Hulsey’s chicken suit…

Forget about political attack dogs. The Republican National Committee has a giant squirrel.

As former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criss-crosses the country to promote her new memoir “Hard Choices,” the RNC is deploying a person in a massive, orange squirrel costume to attend the [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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