At the National Prayer Breakfast the other day Paul Ryan said about the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard (so at least he picked the right venue for it): I’ve noticed a growing impatience, though, with prayer in our culture these days. You see it in the papers, or you see it on Twitter. When people [Read More...]
The President visited a mosque recently and he said something I completely agree with. Even though I think Islam is a horrific religion, bad for humanity, etc., that doesn’t change the fact that people who believe it deserve the same rights and privileges as the rest of us. The President reaffirmed that: “Let me say [Read More...]
Here’s something before I head out to teach kids to sing. Enjoy. :) [Read more...]
Virginia committee approves “Kim Davis bill” which would allow clerks to turn away same-sex couples.
The Senate Courts of Justice Committee has approved what is being called the Kim Davis bill. This is apropos since it would allow clerks not to do the same part of their job that Davis didn’t do: A Virginia Senate committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow officials to refuse to issue marriage [Read More...]
This last weekend Ted Cruz let Phil Robertson warm up a crowd for him in Iowa. The event confirmed that Robertson needs a little more awareness: Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson warmed up a crowd Sunday in Iowa for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) by vowing to “rid the earth” of same-sex marriage supporters. “It is [Read More...]
Strangely, even though god told Mike Huckabee to run, god left Huckabee high and dry as one of the Republican bottom-feeders (in nomination race, that is — Huck was a bottom-feeder long before that). That god — what a joker! I am officially suspending my campaign. Thank you for all your loyal support. #ImWithHucK — [Read More...]
My friend, William, posted something to facebook last night which I thought deserved to be shared. They say brevity is the soul of wit and William successfully makes a really strong point in not a lot of space: Life in Norway was rated the best in the world for the 12th straight year in a [Read More...]
At a talk at the University of Iowa last week Ben Carson assured the audience that Islam wasn’t a religion, but rather a “life organization system” (because a religion can’t also be that, I guess). He also warned people away from this *ahem* life organization system because it has an apocalyptic vision and was spread [Read More...]
Donald Trump claims he’d stack the Supreme Court with Justices who would overturn same-sex marriage.
Donald Trump recently told Fox News Sunday that the Justices he’d appoint to the Supreme Court would be those who’d overturn Obergefell: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Sunday that he disagrees with the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage and hopes that it could be changed in the future. “It has been ruled [Read More...]
A Utah Republican is going to introduce a bill that would give straight couples the edge in adopting children: A Republican representative wants to make clear in Utah law that the state favors couples in traditional marriages when it comes to placing children for adoption and foster care. The effort by Rep. Kraig Powell, R-Heber [Read More...]