Don’t Fall for Sen. Rubio’s Fake Cry for “Tolerance” in Marriage Equality Debate

By: Saturday July 26, 2014 1:05 pm

One of the most transparent tactics opponents of marriage equality will attempt is to claim that supporters of marriage equality are intolerant of their opinion.

It’s not only a transparent tactic but highly cynical. And apparently it’s the tactic that Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is using.

 

Somebody should do…uh, nevermind

By: Monday May 19, 2014 1:30 am

One story that sums up how modern ‘Murica solves its problems (I mean “doesn’t”).

At least there is a metaphor

By: Tuesday May 13, 2014 1:30 am

I fully expect Presidential aspirant and “base” Uriah Heep impersonator Marco Rubio to appear in Key Biscayne to hold back the sea…

Rubio’s “Obama Gives Me No Choice” Defense of Immigration Reform

By: Tuesday August 13, 2013 12:50 pm

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has seen his standing with conservatives drop significantly after he became one of the primary sponsors of comprehensive immigration reform. To try to get back in the Republicans’ good graces, Rubio has come up a with a novel defense to use with the Republican base.

Rubio Drops Significantly in New Hampshire During Immigration Push

By: Friday August 9, 2013 4:45 am

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has seen a huge drop in support among New Hampshire Republicans since last April, according to a newly released WMUR Granite State poll. Back in April Rubio was tied for first place with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) with 15 percent each. Now Rubio stands in fifth place with just 6 percent. A major drop.

Nationally Support for Abortion Rights Remains Stable but Regional Divide Grows

By: Monday July 29, 2013 2:12 pm

This dynamic is why Republicans have been so focused on abortion restriction in recent years. Unlike many other social conservative agenda items -same sex marriage, censorship of rap lyrics, and the drug war- this is the one big social conservative issue that hasn’t really lost support. It has even gained support in some regions.

More Bad Polling for Rubio and What It Could Mean for Immigration Reform

By: Thursday July 25, 2013 2:00 pm

Recent polling has all been bad news for Marco Rubio (R-FL). A new PPP poll found Rubio has dropped substantially in their national Republican primary poll. He went from first place to sixth over the past several months. From PPP:

How Rubio’s Bad Polling Is Creating Problems for Immigration Reform

By: Monday July 22, 2013 7:30 am

The Republican base is not excited about comprehensive immigration reform but the important question is, is it considered a big enough issue to have any effect on a possible primary. Because of gerrymandering the vast majority of House Republicans’ only real electoral concern is a primary challenge.

Late Night: Lemonade (With Gin)

By: Thursday July 18, 2013 8:00 pm

Each week when I sit down to write a post, I wrack my brain to think of something positive, or at least relatively so, to write about, and each week events prevent this from happening. It’s hard not to feel typecast when even the most complimentary commenters nonetheless refer to one’s work as a “rant” or admit that I’ve made them more depressed, angry, hopeless, or whatever.

For that reason, I am happy to announce that for the first time in recent memory the week’s news, taken together, makes me feel uncharacteristically optimistic.

Marco Rubio’s Bigotry is the Worst Kind

By: Tuesday June 18, 2013 6:40 am

Remember the above sound byte from Florida Senator Marco Rubio from a while back? He was whining about being called “bigoted” because he is allegedly “pro- traditional marriage.”

Of course this is how he feels about the ability to fire someone for being gay (hint – he supports it):

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