Bobby Jindal: people are ready for a hostile takeover of D.C.

In a recent speech Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal favorably referenced people who wish to violently overthrow the government. Jindal spoke at the annual conference hosted by the Faith and Freedom Coalition, a group led by longtime Christian activist Ralph Reed. Organizers said more than 1,000 evangelical leaders attended the three-day gathering. Republican officials across the [Read More...]

South Dakota GOP calls for Obama to be impeached.

The South Dakota GOP has resorted to throwing a tantrum because they didn’t get their way passed a resolution calling for the President to be impeached. The South Dakota Republican Party passed a resolution on Saturday calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama. Delegates at the party’s annual convention in Rapid City voted 191-176 [Read More...]

Virgina Governor expands Medicaid in opposition to his legislature.

In Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has decided to expand Medicaid, going against his GOP-controlled legislature. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) plans to move forward with Medicaid expansion even without lawmakers’ support, the governor announced on Friday. The battle over Medicaid expansion has been particularly contentious in Virginia over the past several months, as McAuliffe been [Read More...]

Arkansas legislators adopt statement condemning judge who struck down gay marriage ban.

State senator Jason Rapert is a real piece of…work. A resolution asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to uphold a voter-approved constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages, which a circuit judge recently overturned, won support from state lawmakers Friday. The non-binding measure, approved by the panel that represents the full Legislature between sessions, also condemns Pulaski County [Read More...]

New York about to get medical marijuana.

Hooray!  Religious people have failed to keep another outlet to enjoying life illegal in another state! The expected signature of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is all that is needed for the state to permit the use of medical marijuana. The “Compassionate Care Act” was passed by the State Assembly early Friday, according to Jason [Read More...]

County Commissioner in rural Tennessee opposing “In God We Trust” on Local Courthouse.

A County Commissioner is opposing the addition of “In God We Trust” to the Roane County Courthouse in Tennessee: Roane County Commissioner Steve Keller [sic] says he’s been an atheist since he was a teen. “It means I don’t believe in God,” explained Keller. “I don’t have any problem with religion, religion is fine, it [Read More...]

Town in GOP-haven Kentucky definitely doesn’t turn to socialism to deal with high gas prices.

Kentucky, a land where Bill Clinton managed to carry the state, but a state that has been otherwise red since 1980.  Romney carried the state by 22.7% points in the last election.  You can bet their citizenry don’t want none of that Obama socialism. Which makes one Kentucky town’s solution to high gas prices…ironic: Officials [Read More...]

The most religious states aren’t doing so well.

As someone who grew up in the South and who gets to tour the country (so I have a basis for comparison) which includes other parts of the South (where much of my fan base resides), I can assure you that you don’t have to spend too much time in the rural South to see [Read More...]

Jon Stewart: Obama’s Iraq critics are dead wrong about everything.

Yesterday I made a facebook status: “Who do we have on talk shows criticizing Obama for his handling of Iraq? The people who fucking put us there. Just…fuck.”  I also wrote a post with some of the details. Then this morning I see this.  Great minds think alike, right? The Daily Show Get More: Daily [Read More...]

Romney and McCain disingenuously criticize Obama for withdrawing troops from Iraq.

On Friday Mitt Romney said, of Obama withdrawing our troops from Iraq, “Tragically, all we’ve fought for in Iraq, all that 4,500 American lives were shed to gain, is on the cusp, potentially, of vanishing.”  I could write about the obscenity of that statement, but an actual veteran of the war has written a viral [Read More...]