Blog Profile / Political Mojo


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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Bernie Sanders: Donald Trump Is a National Embarrassment

In an interview with the Times published on Monday, Bernie Sanders offered his views on the always entertaining presidential campaign of Donald Trump. And he didn't mince words. When asked what he thought of the Republican frontrunner's...Show More Summary

This Pro-Gun Researcher Wrote a Viral Op-Ed As a Young Woman Who Really Wants a Gun

Last fall, a first-person narrative by Taylor Woolrich, a student at Dartmouth and a stalking victim, went viral. In the article, which appeared on FoxNews.com, Woolrich wrote that her stalker of several years would soon be let out of jail, yet the college wouldn't let her carry a gun. Show More Summary

A Judge Just Handed Abortion Supporters a Huge Win in the Deep South

At last, some good news in abortion rights. Last week, a federal judge in Alabama blocked a regulation that might have closed the state's largest abortion clinic for good. The West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa closed back in January after the clinic's previous physician retired. Show More Summary

The Push to Unionize College Football Players Just Suffered a Huge Blow

The National Labor Relations Board on Monday dismissed a bid from Northwestern University football players to form the first-ever college athletes' union, overturning an earlier regional board ruling and ending a year-and-a-half-long...Show More Summary

One Angry Man: Trump (Finally) Reports for Jury Duty

Celebrity tycoon and GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump arrived at a courthouse in Manhattan Monday morning to report for jury duty. He pulled up in a limo and fist-bumped bystanders on his way into the State Supreme Court. Last...Show More Summary

Conservatives Attack Carly Fiorina for Being Pro-Islam

Carly Fiorina has had the wind at her back after the first Republican presidential debate. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO earned high marks for her appearance at the "kids table" forum for the least-popular GOP candidates, and she has been rising in the polls ever since. Show More Summary

Arkansas Is the Latest State to Defund Planned Parenthood

Following in the footsteps of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has directed his state's Department of Human Services to terminate its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood....Show More Summary

Here Are 3 Gun Control Proposals That Republicans Actually Support

It turns out there are some gun control proposals that Republicans and Democrats actually agree on. According to new findings from the Pew Research Center, fully 85 percent of Americans—including 88 percent of Democrats and 79 percent...Show More Summary

Ben Carson: Abortion Is the No. 1 Killer of Black People

On Thursday, Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate, double downed on his recent assertion that Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger used abortions as a population control tool in order to try and destroy...Show More Summary

This California Farmers Market Sells Marijuana

In the fruit and veggie cornucopia that is California, local farmers markets sell everything from brandywine tomatoes and lemon cucumbers to hedgehog mushrooms and fresh medjool dates. But no farmers market can match the selection of...Show More Summary

More Police Killed in States With Higher Levels of Gun Ownership

Police officers working in states with higher rates of private gun ownership are significantly more likely to be killed on the job than officers working in states with low levels of gun ownership, according to a new study on occupational...Show More Summary

13 Things Donald Trump Was Right About

Donald Trump spent most of the weekend saying awful things about Megyn Kelly, after the Fox News host had the temerity to question him at last Thursday's debate about his history of saying awful things about other women. That shouldn't...Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Reveals He Has Cancer

In a statement posted on the Carter Center website on Wednesday, 90-year-old former President Jimmy Carter revealed he has cancer that has spread throughout parts of his body: Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body. Show More Summary

This Silicon Valley Giant Is Actually Hiring Women and Minorities

In January, Intel raised the bar in Silicon Valley by setting concrete targets for hiring women and minorities. While other major tech firms had cut big checks to groups that promote workplace diversity, Intel was the only one to commit to measurable change, pledging to make its workforce reflect the diversity of the tech talent pool by 2020. Show More Summary

The Pentagon Just Realized It Gave Too Much Military Equipment To The Ferguson Police

As new clashes between police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri revive concerns about the growing use of military-type gear by local cops, the Pentagon has ordered Ferguson to return two Humvees that came straight off the battlefields...Show More Summary

Massive Explosion Hits Tianjin

A large series of explosions erupted in the city of Tianjin, China, one of the country's largest industrial and shipping centers, around 11:30 p.m. local time on Wednesday. Initial reports from state-run media indicate the blast wasShow More Summary

Donald Trump Calls Bernie Sanders "Weak" For Sharing Stage With Black Activists

At a press conference in Birch Run, Michigan on Tuesday, Donald Trump weighed in on the widely discussed interruption of an appearance by Sen. Bernie Sanders by two black activists last Saturday. "That showed such weakness," Trump said. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Is Now Leading in New Hampshire

Mark it down. August 11, 2015: the day Bernie Sanders led Hillary Clinton in an early primary state for the first time. Franklin Pierce Univ/Boston Herald NH Dem primary poll: Sanders 44, Clinton 37, Biden 9, Webb 1, O'Malley & Chaffee...Show More Summary

Are Your Food Ads Racist?

Junk food companies are spending a disproportionately high percentage of their marketing budgets on ads for black-targeted television channels, according to a new study from the University of Connecticut's Rudd Center for Food Policy...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush Just Helped This Dude Make the Worst Mistake of His Life

A Pennsylvania man with a strong devotion to Jeb Bush and bizarre viral videos just got the Republican presidential candidate's name tattooed on his neck. ATTENTION! @JebBush! The Vine hit 1mil, so I had to do what we agreed on. Last night, I got a #Jeb4Prez neck tattoo. Show More Summary

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