Jon Stewart: Let’s get rid of Ted Cruz.

This was god damn epic: [Read more...]

American Republicans can’t hold a candle to this British politician.

The UK is home to a politician named Susan Anne White who wants to criminalize homosexuality and outlaw rock and roll music. The devout Christian says her campaign will focus on moral issues including society’s “dangerous” homosexual agenda. She says it’s dangerous, yet in the places that have let LGBT people get married not a [Read More...]

Huckabee has announced he’s running for President!

He’s gonna do it.  Here’s the live feed: He just complained about the country being polarized, as if the GOP weren’t responsible for that.  Mike Huckabee, who is in the habit of keeping down gay people and trying to elevate Christian privilege complaining about a polarized America is like a used car salesman lamenting how [Read More...]

Carly Fiorina learns the hard way to register your domain name.

Carly Fiorina is the most recent unelectable candidate to run for the GOP nomination for President.  For those unfamiliar with her, Wikipedia has a primer: Carly Fiorina is a former American business executive and is actively running for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States. Fiorina had been an executive at AT&T [Read More...]

Texas bill would require fetuses with birth defects to be carried to term.

Say die in a fire hello to HB 2510 in Texas, which would… …make it illegal to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks, even if a fetus “has a severe and irreversible abnormality,” effectively forcing families with wanted, but unsustainable pregnancies to carry to term at the behest of the state and against the advice [Read More...]

Colorado Republicans vote to discontinue a program that dropped the abortion rate by 42%

The Long Acting Reversible Contraception program in Colorado has been a success.  Relatively low in cost, it’s achieved some spectacular results: “The program was effective, helping the teen birth rate in Colorado drop 40 percent from 2009 through 2013,” according to the statement. “The abortion rate also dropped 42 percent in that same time period.” [Read More...]

Republican lawmaker argues same-sex marriage is the root cause of Baltimore riots.

A person who has a hand in making US laws has argued that allowing same-sex marriage is the reason people are rioting in Baltimore: A Republican U.S. House Representative Bill Flores of Texas argued this week that violence in Baltimore could be linked to the legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States. I…what? On [Read More...]

Reason station finally set up in the Warren, MI City Hall.

Remember Jim Fouts, the mayor of Warren, who allowed a prayer station in city hall but forbid a reason station?  He wound up settling a lawsuit that the town’s legal counsel likely told him he had literally no chance at winning.  Part of the settlement meant the town got to fork over $100,000 to the ACLU (the [Read More...]

Bachmann says Obama will bring about the end of the world, is offended when he doesn’t take her seriously.

Oh, Michele Bachmann.  Now that she’s out of Congress she can just say whatever she wants (and given what she said when she was restrained, you can imagine the gold we’re getting now).  Recently she said that Obama was going to usher in the end times: Michele Bachmann and other conservative Christians were outraged after [Read More...]

I think the ACLU has it wrong opposing California bill that would remove religious exemption for vaccinating kids.

I’ve been writing about the California vaccination bill that’s looking more and more like it’s going to become law.  You see, in California if a child is not vaccinated they cannot attend public school.  That makes sense: you wouldn’t be allowed to send a child to school carrying a container of serious, highly infectious diseases, [Read More...]