Edwina Rogers vs. Michael J. Fox

Most of us at Freethought Blogs are wary that the Secular Coalition for America has hired as their executive director Edwina Rogers, a career long Republican aid, lobbyist, and lawyer. The SCA was formed as the lobby which would specifically focus on advocating for secular lawmaking against the influence of theocratically minded legislators who want [Read More...]

A Republican to Head the Secular Coalition for America?

Edwina Rogers has just been announced as the executive director of the Secular Coalition for America, the national lobby on behalf of secularism in politics. She has a long career of service to the Republican party: [Read more...]

With Santorum Out of the Race

News reports are saying: With Rick Santorum out of the race, RoboRomney’s programmers start reinstalling the “ModerRomney2002″ software and start uninstalling some, but not all, aspects of the “ConservaRomney2012″ software. It should be interesting to see the differences it makes to RoboRomney’s hilarious “trying to sound human like you, people of place x with concerns [Read More...]

My Political Compass Score

I’m almost done with my article. Should be done later today and then I should be blogging by Friday while traveling to DC (assuming the wi-fi works and I don’t need a nap). In the meantime, something fun to chew on, at a reader’s suggestion I retook the “Political Compass” test and thought I’d share [Read More...]

The Vagina Status Updates

Recently women have begun leaving updates on their vaginas on the Facebook page of Virginia State Senator Ryan McDougle, since he has shown such an interest in their vaginas that he has supported the proposed Virginia bill calling for invasive transvaginal ultrasounds: “You know, Senator, I’ve wished all my life that a man would know [Read More...]

A Little Friday Afternoon Harmony

Covering the Jason Mraz song “Lucky”, sisters Camille and Haley Harris come off as a really sweet and charming pair of young women with gorgeous, well harmonized voices: Wasn’t that beautiful? Okay, the ugly complications of politics are below the fold. Skip that stuff if you’d like to end your experience of these talented and [Read More...]

Davis Guggenheim, Sycophant

Look, I personally love Barack Obama and all, but there are numerous failures and dark sides to his presidency. Anyone who hasn’t been troubled by the ways he has continued and expanded Bush’s authoritarian policies of unchecked executive powers and limited civil liberteis, or by the ways he failed to fight for a single payer health care [Read More...]

Republican Bluster Decoded

Chris Matthews is spot on here: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Nicole Wallace's Desperate Spinning in 2008

Tonight HBO is airing the movie Game Change, which is based on the book with the same name and tells the story of Sarah Palin’s selection as John McCain’s 2008 running mate in his campaign for president. Spoiler alert, at the film’s conclusion,  [Read more...]


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