Republicans Archives

Here’s Jam-Rock with the topline: Together with one of the most hard-nosed campaigns in recent memory, Obama managed to bounce back from the nadir of 2011 to one of the broadest re-election victories in recent memory. At this point, news networks have called New Hampshire, Iowa, Wisconsin, Colorado, Nevada, Virginia, and Ohio for President Obama. Read More

I’m not going to venture an opinion on The Help other than to say Mary J. is at it again: I’m also not going to mention that this is (at least) the second time she’s been on a soundtrack with a song that is possibly better than the movie.  On to the leftovers: Black women bike Read More

This week, Jamelle, Joel, Monica and me chop it over the implosion of Anthony Weiner’s Congressional career, and try to make sense of the early Republican field. Listen to the podcast here on the blog (and subscribe on iTunes). Click once to play, click again to download. (Some salty language.) PostBourgie: The Podcast – #17: Read More

Liberals have always had a hard time dealing with fatherhood and family programs designed for low-income families. On the one hand, some of the arguments behind the creation of programs for low-income families that demonstrate healthy relationships and encourage fathers to be emotionally involved in their children’s lives is a good thing on its face: Read More

Since delivering a thorough mollywhopping to Trey Grayson in the Republican primary for Kentucky’s Senate seat, Rand Paul has become something of a media favorite, an easy avatar for the supposed electoral might of the Tea Party movement. Though the Tea Party has strenuously argued that it is a populist movement that eschews top-down direction, Read More