More Ashe Schow Articles

  • Brett Favre endorses Sen. Thad Cochran in beautifully metaphorical ad

    Former NFL quarterback and three-time retiree Brett Favre has endorsed Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., in a new ad created by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Cochran faces a tough re-election against radio host Chris McDaniel, who has forced the incumbent into a run-off election next Tuesday....

  • 'Feisty,' 'complain' and other words you can't use to talk about Hillary Clinton

    Oh dear, someone called former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "feisty" and now ThinkProgress is out crying sexism. CNN host Christiane Amanpour – a woman, if you didn’t know – said that Clinton "got quite feisty" during her interview Tuesday with Diane Sawyer – another woman (just...

  • Win a pair of pink sneakers signed by Wendy Davis, just like the ones she wore for her pro-abortion filibuster!

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis doesn't want Texans to think of her as an abortion candidate -- the issues page of her campaign website doesn't even mention health care of any kind. So it's a curious choice then for the campaign to be raffling off a pair of signed pink tennis...

  • President Obama announces capture of Benghazi suspect who was never very hard to find

    From one scandal to another. The Obama administration is now shifting focus to Benghazi - which President Obama said was “phony” - announcing that one of the ringleaders of the attack, Ahmed Abu Khattala, had been captured on Sunday in Libya by U.S. forces. "I recently authorized an...

  • Suddenly, Mark Pryor won't say whether he would vote for Obamacare again

    Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., wouldn't tell Politico whether he would vote for Obamacare again, sending an e-mail dodging the question and saying the law “isn't perfect” and he would “work to make it better.” It seems the Democrat — facing a tough re-election — is trying to gain favor...

  • Did the EPA Administrator admit to waging a 'war on coal'?

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy appeared to agree Friday night that the agency is indeed fighting a “war on coal.” McCarthy, speaking with comedian Bill Maher on his HBO program, “Real Time,” was answering a direct question about whether the EPA’s “clean...

  • Troll level: Planned Parenthood?

    Planned Parenthood now claims it lied to an undercover investigator looking to determine if an employee had been fired. Last week, the pro-life group Live Action revealed undercover footage of a Planned Parenthood staffer at an Indianapolis clinic giving fetish sex advice to a 15-year-old...

  • Monday meme: Par for the course

  • Amid scandal, Veterans Affairs Department tweets about oceans

    Forget about the growing scandal involving substandard health care for our nation's veterans, the Veterans Affairs Department knows where the real threat is -- on the oceans.

  • Media Matters' Eric Boehlert bemoans media focus on politician gaffes

    Focusing on politician gaffes is really wrong, you guys. Eric Boehlert of Media Matters — the left-wing media website that spent 2012 pointing out every Mitt Romney misstep — says so. In an article about the media's focus on Hillary Clinton's gaffes last week, Boehlert bemoans the coverage.

  • What is going on in the Iowa Senate race?

    Something is amiss in the race to represent Iowa in the U.S. Senate. First, Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, used a "chick" in a campaign ad against his female opponent, Republican Joni Ernst.

  • #EndFathersDay, the latest ridiculous hashtag from the feminist outrage machine

    I’m hesitant to give credence to this drivel, but some things are just so ridiculous they need to be mocked. Apparently, Father’s Day is just another way of perpetuating the patriarchal dominance that is so rampant in American society. Forget that Mother’s Day is also a thing, that’s...

  • 'Ron Swanson' roasts Eric Cantor and Washington; is of course a fan of Teddy Roosevelt

    Nick Offerman, best known for his role as staunch Libertarian Ron Swanson on “Parks and Recreation,” had some interesting observations about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., and the rest of Washington. Offerman, speaking at the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association...

  • Planned Parenthood didn't actually fire the sex-counseling employee it claims to have fired

    Planned Parenthood claimed Wednesday that it had fired an employee who gave sexual experimentation advice to a 15-year-old girl, but new evidence suggests the employee was not actually fired. During an undercover investigation in March by the pro-life group Live Action, a Planned Parenthood...

  • Jill Abramson will now teach at Harvard, because of course

    Fired New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson will start teaching journalism at Harvard University this fall, according to a press release from the Ivy League college.



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