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The GOP's Listening Problem |

The GOP's Listening Problem | | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

 I know it's early, but I have a sinking feeling the Republican Party is taking all the wrong lessons from last week's election. Short-term, that's a boon for Democrats. Long-term, it's a problem for the country.

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Cheap Natural Gas Doesn’t Mean We Should Stop Investing in Alternative Energy

Cheap Natural Gas Doesn’t Mean We Should Stop Investing in Alternative Energy | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
There’s a pernicious argument being made against energy efficiency, and it goes like this. Last winter was one of the warmest on record, so people had to spend less to heat their homes and businesses.
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Law enforcement union sues over collective bargaining law

Law enforcement union sues over collective bargaining law | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A Wisconsin law enforcement union sued the state Tuesday over the state's collective bargaining law, alleging that the portions of the law pertaining to teachers and municipal workers that were found unconstitutional by a Dane County judge are also...
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Applebee's, Papa John’s & Darden Restaurants threaten staff cuts under Obamacare

Applebee's, Papa John’s & Darden Restaurants threaten staff cuts under Obamacare | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

We've all heard the old adage, “All publicity is good publicity.” However, recent events have taken bad public relations to a whole other level. Applebee's and Papa John’s restaurants threatened to freeze and reduce worker's hours in response to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). These are not the only two restaurants coming out publicly, Darden Restaurants is now joining the mix.

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Condi Rice: GOP Sent ‘Mixed Messages’ to Women, Voters Of Color

Condi Rice: GOP Sent ‘Mixed Messages’ to Women, Voters Of Color | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice told CBS News that the Romney campaign sent  ‘Mixed Messages’ to Women, Voters Of Color: Former Secretary of State Cond...)...

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Montana Passes Referendum Declaring Corporations are not People

Montana Passes Referendum Declaring Corporations are not People | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
An overlooked development from Montana on election night, a referendum to state that corporations don’t have constitutional rights has unofficially passed by a 75 percent to 25 percent margin.
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US election: Women are the new majority

US election: Women are the new majority | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Women showed up at the polls in much larger numbers than men, and women candidates won an unprecedented number of Congressional seats. Welcome to the new normal.
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Virginia voter fraud probe into GOP firm may include up to 40 voter registration employees

Virginia voter fraud probe into GOP firm may include up to 40 voter registration employees | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Virginia state officials are expanding an investigation to probe the Republican consulting firm Strategic Allied Consulting after canceling a grand jury hearing scheduled for Tuesday for Colin Small, who faces 13 counts of voter fraud for throwing...
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Right-Wing Fliers Claim Obama Is Anti-Christian

Right-Wing Fliers Claim Obama Is Anti-Christian | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
An evangelical group that claims to stand up for religious liberty is circulating fliers that attack President Obama for doing just that.
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GOP Tool Spreads False Rumors and Panic About Hurricane Sandy Just to be a Jerk

GOP Tool Spreads False Rumors and Panic About Hurricane Sandy Just to be a Jerk | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
As widespread worries over Hurricane Sandy spread among New York City residents, one obnoxious right-wing Twitter user took the opportunity to spread unsubstantiated rumours about the impact of the storm.
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Someone Spread False Info on Hurricane Sandy Last Night. Guess Who?

Someone Spread False Info on Hurricane Sandy Last Night. Guess Who? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it


If you were like me last night, you went to Twitter to see live, up to moment reporting of damage on the East Coast due to Hurricane Sandy.

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Mitt Romney pushes bipartisan credentials in Ohio - James Hohmann

Mitt Romney pushes bipartisan credentials in Ohio - James Hohmann | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
FINDLAY, Ohio — Mitt Romney spent Sunday in red and rural portions of Ohio, trying to run up his margins with the Republican base by emphasizing his ability to work with Democrats.
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What Happens if there is a Tie in the Electoral College?

What Happens if there is a Tie in the Electoral College? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
View the results of recent 2012 election polls. See how President Obama is faring against the leading Republican challengers.
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Where Are Women Voices in Talk Radio? -

Where Are Women Voices in Talk Radio? - | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Where Are Women Voices in Talk Radio? Having been a fan of talk radio for a number of years, what worries me is a lack of women voices - not as presenters, but as contributors to programmes.

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GOP-led states start warming up to health care law | Health Information Network

Associated Press – 22 minutes ago  WASHINGTON (AP) — From the South to the heartland, cracks are appearing in the (GOP-led states start warming up to health care law - http://t.co/rXGr1tmU...)...

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Ohio to let federal government run insurance exchange required by health care law

Ohio to let federal government run insurance exchange required by health care law | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor said state officials will send a letter Friday telling the federal government that it can run the exchange, but the state wants to retain its traditional regulatory authority.
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Delusions of Reason

Delusions of Reason | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Brad DeLong sends me where I would normally never go — to an article on RedState, discussing what appears to have been a major case of death by consultant in the Romney campaign. It’s an interesting story — apparently they were drinking their own Kool-Aid, “unskewing” not just public polling but their own internal polls. But what struck me

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The Power of Truth

The Power of Truth | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Every four years, the race for the White House ends in accusations of deceit. Each side says the other spent millions of dollars to lie and skew the outcome.
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The Obama Campaign Turned Out Voters Republicans Didn't Know Existed

The Obama Campaign Turned Out Voters Republicans Didn't Know Existed | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Ground game matters.(RT @Politics_PR: The Obama Campaign Turned Out Voters Republicans Didn't Know Existed http://t.co/FC8ly9cj #tcot #tlot #GOP #election2012...)...
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Bush’s FEMA Director Insists Obama Could Have Benefited Politically By Delaying Hurricane Response

Bush’s FEMA Director Insists Obama Could Have Benefited Politically By Delaying Hurricane Response | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A day after criticizing President Obama’s handling of Hurricane Sandy in a Denver Westword interview, former FEMA Director Michael Brown clarified his comments Tuesday on a radio show he co-hosts with David Sirota.
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GM: Mitt ads are 'parallel universe'

GM: Mitt ads are 'parallel universe' | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney's auto bailout Ohio radio ad is prompting some pushback from General Motors.
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Romney's Disastrous 'Relief' Event: The Opposite of Helpful

Romney's Disastrous 'Relief' Event: The Opposite of Helpful | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it


Mitt Romney claimed he was suspending his campaign today. Sorta. Kinda. Not really.

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Black ministers say evangelical group ‘cherry-picked Christianity’ for political ads

Black ministers say evangelical group ‘cherry-picked Christianity’ for political ads | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The head of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP criticized the son of famed evangelist Rev. Billy Graham for using Graham’s image to promote a narrow vision of Christianity in an advertising campaign allegedly attacking President Barack Obama.
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Union members campaign for Obama in battleground state Ohio

Union members campaign for Obama in battleground state Ohio | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
There are few places in America where the dividing line in the 2012 election is as clear-cut as the desolate stretch that is Harrison Avenue on the outskirts of Canton, Ohio.
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