Marco Rubio’s Prostitution Comments Could Come Back to Haunt Him

Marco Rubio has fought hard to frame himself as a steward of conservative Christian values. He cares so much about the subject that his passion has overwhelmed his circuit board and caused him to glitch out. But a recent comment in Nevada may strike a blow to that image.


Rubio was asked if he would make prostitution a federal crime, and his answer may not sit well with the Religious Right.

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Texas School District Continues to Promote Christianity in Classrooms Despite Multiple Warnings

The staff members at China Elementary in Texas’ Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District love children and Jesus and not necessarily in that order.

If you look at their website and social media, it seems like they promote Jesus every chance they get, mostly with the school’s illegal teacher-led “Hawks for Christ” group which they promote nonstop on their Facebook page (some of which have since been deleted). There’s also the Duck Dynasty dress-up day they had last year, and the school song which includes the words “God bless,” and the book fairs that include Christian books not sanctioned by Scholastic.

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Political Turmoil: Brokered Conventions, Third Party Threats, and the Future of American Politics

As we head into tonight’s Republican caucus in Nevada, the race has dwindled to five candidates. Donald Trump continues to dominate the field with his chest-beating and bravado, leading in the state by 20 points. Ted Cruz, despite coming in third in both New Hampshire and South Carolina, continues to push forward with a traditional ground game based on traditional values. John Kasich is still positioning himself as the reasonable candidate, but with single-digit polling numbers, it looks like the electorate isn’t buying it. Dr. Ben Carson, with his painfully dull persona and woefully shallow policy perspectives, refuses to bow out. And Marco Rubio, the establishment heir apparent in the wake of Jeb Bush‘s departure, seems strapped in for the long haul.

But Trump still holds a commanding lead in national polls and is positioned not only to win Nevada, but the bulk of the Super Tuesday states. So why do the remaining candidates seem so resolute?


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Actor Johnny Depp Will Speak at Reason Rally 2016

The Reason Rally just got a major boost of star power.

Actor Johnny Depp, known for his roles in Pirates of the Caribbean, Edward Scissorhands, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, will be on stage at the Lincoln Memorial on June 4.


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Proposed Illinois Law Would Deny Support from Mothers Who Don’t List Father on Birth Certificate

Two Illinois Republicans, Rep. Keith Wheeler and Rep. John Caveletto, have introduced a bill (since referred to the Rules Committee) to amend state birth certificate rules by denying financial support from single mothers who don’t name the child’s father on the birth certificate.

Furthermore, they would deny the child a birth certificate altogether unless a father’s name was listed:


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