Pence Says He Avoids Meeting With Women Alone Because “Feminists Are Trying To Seduce Me On A Daily Basis”

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In a recent, in-depth Washington Post profile of Karen Pence, Vice President Mike Pence’s wife, a small detail is drawing most of the attention: “In 2002, Mike Pence told The Hill that he never eats alone with a woman other than his wife and that he won’t attend events featuring alcohol without her by his side, either.” In context, this choice is…

Pence: “I Hope Women Start Bringing Their Husbands To Private Meetings With Other Men Voluntarily So We Don’t Have To Enforce It By Law”

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A Washington Post profile of Mike Pence published Tuesday revealed that the vice president “never eats alone with a woman other than his wife and that he won’t attend events featuring alcohol without her by his side, either.” The vice president’s refusal to dine with women without the supervising eye of his spouse set off a firestorm on social media, garnering both…

Lindsey Graham: “Obama Wasn’t Entitled To Fill Scalia’s Seat Because He Had Low Approval Rating”

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Speaking at a town hall in his home state, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) faced down boos and complaints from attendees unhappy with how Republicans failed to hold hearings on Judge Merrick Garland to fill Antonin Scalia’s seat on the Supreme Court. Making a pitch for Judge Neil Gorsuch, nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the seat left vacant by recalcitrant Republicans,…

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney: “Don’t Like Trumpcare? Nobody Is Forcing You To Be Poor”

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Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney went on CBS on Friday morning to sell Americans on the Republicans’ health care plan, where he said that Americans who were unhappy with the choice of plans being offered by Trumpcare should “figure out a way to change the state” they live in. “If you live in a state that wants to mandate…

Sessions: “Pot Leads To Condoms And Then To Abortions; We’ll Never Be Great Again Unless We Defeat All Three Of These Satanic Things”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week declared that marijuana – a drug on which no person has ever overdosed – was nearly as dangerous as heroin, a drug that killed 12,989 Americans in a single year. “I reject the idea that America will be a better place if marijuana is sold in every corner store. And I am astonished to hear people…

Mike Pence To Receive A ‘Working For Women Award’: It Proves That Modern Women Prefer Men Will Take Decisions For Their Bodies”

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Vice President Mike Pence is dangerous to women’s rights. On March 22, however, he will be given the first-ever Working for Women Award at the Independent Women’s Forum’s (IWF) Women Making History Reception in Washington. The news came in a press release. “The award recognizes an individual who values free markets, works to create a more dynamic and innovative work world, and…

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Allowing Immigration From Netherlands Because “We Can’t Restore Our Civilization With Somebody Else’s Black Babies”

On Sunday, U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) retweeted a link to a post by the far-right newspaper Voice of Europe featuring an image of Dutch white supremacist Geert Wilders, who is running for his country’s parliament. “Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny. We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies,” wrote King. Wilders is known for his violent…

Republican Bill To Allow Companies To Force Employees To Do Genetic Test “In Order To Prove They Are God-fearing”

A little-noticed bill moving through Congress would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing or risk paying a penalty of thousands of dollars, and would let employers see that genetic and other health information. Giving employers such power is now prohibited by legislation including the 2008 genetic privacy and nondiscrimination law known as GINA. The new bill gets around that…

AG Sessions To Go After Pot “Because It Messed With People’s Minds Enough To Make Them Vote For Democrats”

On Hugh Hewitt’s show Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions doubled down on his anti-marijuana stance and suggested his department might go after pot businesses with laws designed to take down the mafia. “I think it’s a more dangerous drug than a lot of people realize. I don’t think we’re going to be a better community if marijuana is sold in every corner…

Paul Ryan: “International Women’s Day Is Just A Conspiracy To Take Away Men’s Right To Decide On The Fate Of Their Fetus”

The reviews of Paul Ryan’s healthcare reform bill are rolling in, and they are not good. In fact, Ryan’s callous, disingenuous proposal doesn’t just take healthcare away from millions of poor people. TrumpCare also quietly eviscerates abortion rights in the United States – not by making the procedure illegal, but by making it functionally impossible to pay for. The GOP has long…

Spicer: “Anyone Attacking Don Jr. Should Be ‘Ashamed’; The Russians He Spoke With Were On U.S. Soil, Which Makes Them Americans”

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has come out swinging against anyone – including members of the Republican Party – who believes that Attorney General Jeff Sessions needs to recuse himself from investigations into the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russian officials. In an excerpt released from a Fox News interview that will be aired in full on Friday, Spicer lashed out at…

EPA Head Pruitt: “Eliminating This Agency Would Be Completely Justified After All Of Its Fake News That The Climate Is Changing”

Repeatedly stating, “The future ain’t what it used to be,” newly confirmed Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Saturday told attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference that they are “justified” in wanting to see the agency eliminated. “I think people across this county look at the EPA much as they do look at the IRS,” the former GOP congressman from…

Limbaugh: “In The Last Few Decades, Only Colored People Managed To Succeed In This Country; That’s Why Obama Highlighted His Black Side”

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Rush Limbaugh, the ultraconservative radio host, said on Sunday that Donald Trump’s presidency is “not going to be easy at all” because of his skin color. Limbaugh urged the president to get to work on the policies he talked about because it’s not going to be easy for him since he’s not African-American. “[Obama was] the first African-American president,” Limbaugh opined. “You…

Republican Official: “Modern, Western Women Are All Mentally Ill, With A Dash of Equal-Rights Disease”

After calling a woman mentally ill for disagreeing with a Facebook post, an Ohio township official claims he has no reason to apologize. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Bruce Jones, the fiscal officer for West Chester Township, shared a blog from right-wing conservative Matt Walsh about the Women’s March, in which he tells women to name one right that men have and…

Stephen Miller: “CNN Spreads Fake News By Quoting POTUS Tweets”

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President Donald Trump on Sunday declared that his top adviser, Stephen Miller, had done a “great job” representing him on Sunday shows even though the interviews were widely panned. In interviews on CBS, NBC, ABC and Fox, Miller repeated the same talking points about the president’s travel ban, asserting that judiciary was not the “supreme” branch of government for deciding on the…

Kellyanne Conway: “Racism Is A Small Price To Pay For Being Great Again”

Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway on Sunday said that mayhem caused by an executive order barring travelers from select Muslim countries was a “small price to pay” for the safety of Americans. During an interview on Fox News, host Chris Wallace asked Conway if the administration had made a mistake by failing to think through the chaos that would be caused by…