GOP Senator Ralph Shortey Hit With Child Prostitution Charges

Conservative Christian and Oklahoma lawmaker Ralph Shortey is charged with engaging in child prostitution and other felonies after being caught in a hotel room with an underage boy. Shortey turned himself in at the Cleveland County Jail late Thursday, local NBC affiliate KFOR reports. Shortey is charged with engaging in child prostitution, engaging in prostitution [Read More…]


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Alabama Senate Committee OKs Christian Church Police Force

Theocracy alert: A large Christian church in Alabama is set to have its very own police force. Say “Hello” to the American Taliban. The Associated Press reports: The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would authorize Briarwood Presbyterian Church to employ its own police force. The bill now moves to the Alabama [Read More…]


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GOP Senator Claims EPA Is ‘Brainwashing Our Kids’

Christian conservative and Oklahoma Senator James Inhofe accuses the EPA of creating “propaganda” and “brainwashing” American children. Appearing on CNN earlier today Inhofe defended budget cuts for the the Environmental Protection Agency by claiming the agency is creating “propaganda” and “brainwashing” American children. About pending budget cuts to the EPA, the GOP senator and conservative [Read More…]


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Trump Budget Gives $250 Million For Private (Mostly Religious) Schools

Trump’s new budget will slash funding for public education while giving $250 million to fund private, mostly religious schools. The Washington Post reports the Trump administration is seeking to cut $9.2 billion — or 13.5 percent — from the Education Department’s budget. However, while the Trump administration plans on decimating the the Education Department’s budget, the administration [Read More…]


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Jeff Sessions: Marijuana ‘Only Slightly Less Awful’ Than Heroin

Reefer Madness: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is dazed and confused when it comes to marijuana. In an appearance before local, state, and federal law enforcement officials in Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday, Sessions claimed that “dependency” on marijuana is “only slightly less awful” than heroin. Sessions said: I realize this may be an unfashionable belief in [Read More…]


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Oklahoma Senator Caught In Hotel Room With Underage Boy

Family Values: Christian conservative and Republican state Senator Ralph Shortey is busted with an underage boy in his hotel room; police recommend 3 prostitution-related charges. Senator Shortey, a member of Donald Trump’s leadership team in Oklahoma, will be charged with soliciting prostitution of a minor, prostitution within 1000 feet of a church, and transporting for [Read More…]


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Bill Nye Tells Trump: Let’s Go To Mars

Bill Nye the Science Guy says let’s go to Mars in an open letter to President Donald Trump. Nye issued an open letter to President Donald Trump on Tuesday, stating his recommendations for the government’s investments in NASA. The scientist offered the president five recommendations for the U.S. space program in a letter and video, [Read More…]


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Saudi Arabia Launches Girls Council Without Any Girls

Fail: Saudi Arabia launches Girls Council without women. Photos of the first meeting of “The Qassim Girls Council” in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia, show only men in attendance. The Internet mocked the repressive regime after pictures of the Qassim Girls’ Council emerged online. The publicity photos promoting the event that was supposed to promote women’s [Read More…]


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Texas Law Would Fine Men For Masturbating, Require Rectal Exam For Viagra

Proposed new law in Texas would require men who want Viagra to be subject to a rectal exam and would punish male masturbation with a $100 fine. House Bill 4260, called the “Man’s Right to Know Act,” was filed late last week by a Democratic Texas legislator Rep. Jessica Farrar. The Statesman reports the details [Read More…]


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White Nationalism: GOP Congressman Calls For Racial Purity

White Nationalism: For Iowa Congressman Steve King, if you are not white and Christian, you are not really an American. Rep. King raised eyebrows Sunday when he retweeted a message endorsing white supremacist Geert Wilders, a far-right candidate for Dutch prime minister. In his tweet King declared: Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our [Read More…]


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