Alabama Anti-Immigration Bill Stalls (For Now)

Alabama governor Robert Bentley has called for further discussion on a controversial anti-immigration bill widely regarded to be the country’s toughest. Yesterday, lawmakers in the state House of Representatives passed a revised version of the bill 68-37 just hours after it had passed the Senate. Needless to say, both the chambers are controlled by Republicans. [Read More...]

Is Obama’s Support of Gay Marriage an ‘Imposition’ of His Religion?

Same-sex marriage opponent Matthew J. Franck in Washington Post‘s On Faith section talks about Obama using his faith to justify his support of marriage equality, and almost — almost! — has a point: The mere fact that the president claims to have religious reasons — specifically Christian reasons — for supporting same-sex marriage has occasioned [Read More...]

Rush Limbaugh Inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians

Great news, Missourians! Rush Limbaugh has been inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians. The best part about the news story is that Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley selected Limbaugh himself for this honor and actually kept the time of the ceremony under wraps so that he could try to avoid public backlash. Gee, it’s almost [Read More...]

Pentagon Suspends Anti-Islamic Course

Last week, news broke that in late April the Pentagon had suspended a course called “Perspectives on Islam and Islamic Radicalism,” offered as an elective at Joint Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Virginia. The suspension came about as a result of a complaint by a student. The course itself is offered five times a year, [Read More...]

Jeff Flake Will Decide What Is and Isn’t Science, Thank You Very Much

Nearly missed by the Beltway media, a tiny little amendment was brought to the House floor on May 9th by Rep. Jeff Flake of Arizona. Here’s what the gentleman suggested should be law: None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to carry out the functions of the Political Science Program [Read More...]


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