Chairman of Lincoln County BoC won’t let non-Christians pray, wonders what the big deal is with minorities.

The chairman of the Lincoln County board of commissioners in North Carolina recently found out that a federal judge had ruled against the county.  It turns out they were using government time to issue sectarian prayers, inviting people to know Jesus, and blocking out any other religion that wanted to be represented.  Carrol Mitchem, the [Read More...]

Jeb Bush hints he would let his Christianity influence how he governs as President.

When giving the commencement speech at Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University Jeb Bush strongly hinted he would not be religiously neutral as President: “I am asked sometimes whether I would ever allow my decisions in government to be influenced by my Christian faith,” Bush told the group of 34,000. “Whenever I hear this, I know what [Read More...]

Republican lawmaker in Vermont arrested, charged with sexual assault and sex trafficking.

State Sen. Norman McAllister has been a naughty boy: A Vermont state senator was behind bars Thursday night. WCAX has learned that Norman McAllister is facing a slew of charges including sexual assault and human trafficking. Sen. Norman McAllister, R-Franklin County, was at work inside the Statehouse Thursday afternoon. By Thursday night, he was being [Read More...]

Federal court rules government spying/data collecting programs are illegal.

It turns out that spying on Americans violates their right to privacy.  Who could’ve possibly figured that out? A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that the telephone metadata collection program, under which the National Security Agency gathers up millions of phone records on an ongoing daily basis, is illegal under the Patriot Act. The [Read More...]

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...]