In the eye of the Newt-icane

So Newt Gingrich ran away with the South Carolina Republican primary on Saturday and now he’s on everyone’s lips — including those of his ex-wives. Just two days after Newt’s second ex-wife Marianne Gingrich dropped the bombshell that her husband asked for an open marriage to carry on his affair with (now-wife) Callista. And per…

Feminist Files: Republicans and the women they hate, with a Girl Scout cookie kicker

If you ever needed a good reason to buy Girl Scout cookies, here it is: Following an incident in which a transgender child was rebuked and turned away from a Denver troop last fall, Girl Scouts released a statement saying they were inclusive to any youth who present themselves as girls. Now, anti-LGBT forces are…

The Santorum Ultimatum: Nobody wants Ass Juice for president

I’m not sure if my recovery from stomach flu was hampered or hastened by saga and pageantry of Tuesday night’s Iowa caucus. While all the pundits and political junkies swoon that it’s finally presidential caucus/primary season, almost everyone else in the country was still wondering (perhaps secretly), “What the hell is a caucus, anyway. And…

What the hell is a caucus, anyway?

With all this talk about Iowa, maybe you’ve thought (secretly) to yourself, “What the hell is a caucus, anyway?” And how’s it different than a primary? Well, luckily Planned Parenthood is here to help with this handy training session on Tuesday! And while I’m at it, mark your calendars for the Roe v Wade anniversary…

Dear GOP: I know what you do every summer

Is it just me or is this whole debt-ceiling/credit-rating crisis just another in a long history of GOP antics during the hot summer months. Is this the GOP’s version of summer camp? Hi Kids! Welcome to Camp GOPWannaFuckUs! And the “talent” at the end-of-summer show is who was the most convincing boogey man? Who got…