Governor of Oklahoma denounces the Supreme Court for failing to review same-sex marriage cases.

Wow.  Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma doesn’t like the situation with same-sex marriage, which will be a part of Oklahoma oh-so-soon.  Let’s get into her statement: The people of Oklahoma have the right to determine how marriage is defined. The people do not get that right if it infringes on the equality of American citizens. [Read More...]

A constitutional law student’s take on Scalia’s recent comments on secularism

So while I’m running for office, I’m also a student at the University of North Texas, earning my BA in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Law. This means my focus of study has been on the judicial system and constitutional law. I consider myself very knowledgeable of the Supreme Court and the rulings [Read More...]

Jon Stewart exposes the GOP’s hypocrisy about saving American lives.

The man is a genius: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive [Read more...]

Lindsey Graham: Rubio not ready to be President, but I am.

Perpetual fear-monger Lindsey Graham, the Republican Senator from South Carolina, doesn’t think Marco Rubio is ready to run for President.  However, Graham offers up an alternative: himself. Graham told the magazine he began questioning Rubio’s ability as a candidate after working with him on a Senate immigration bill. “He’s a good guy, but after doing [Read More...]

5th Circuit issues ruling that will close all but eight abortion clinics in Texas.

The law in question would “require all abortions to take place in ambulatory surgical centers, or expensive mini-hospitals that cost over $1 million to construct.”  Because conservative lawmakers in Texas just want abortions to be safe.  Next they’ll pass a law requiring all gun ranges/gun stores to have admitting privileges to a hospital on the [Read More...]

Official storms out of pagan invocation. The price of dishonesty.

Ed Brayton reported recently on a County Commissioner who stormed out of an invocation delivered by a local pagain: A Florida pagan, who has been thwarted in his attempts to deliver the invocation before the Escambia County School Board, was given the opportunity to appear before the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners only to [Read More...]

On his first day new state senator in Texas compares Christians to Jews in Nazi Germany.

After state Sen. Robert Duncan (R) left office to become the chancellor at Texas Tech a special election was held for his replacement.  The winner of that election was Charles Perry who, by all accounts, is order of magnitude more theocratic and inane than the other Perry in Texas politics. Need proof?  In his first [Read More...]

Colbert loves O’Reilly’s plan for ISIS. O’Reilly fires back.

My father always used to say “Son, don’t get into arguments with people who buy ink by the barrel.”  Stephen Colbert is that guy.  First Colbert pointed out that O’Reilly’s plan to stop ISIS is a bit…dumb. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video Archive O’Reilly took umbrage to [Read More...]

Founder of Domino’s Pizza has created a town in Florida without democracy.

I knew that Tom Monaghan, the founder of Domino’s Pizza, was a bit a religious loon, but I had no idea to the extent.  This man built an entire town just so he could, among other things, deny birth control of any sort within its borders: One aspect the Town of Ave Maria, Florida and [Read More...]

Huckabee: elect people who will fire non-Christians.

Secular Progressive has a great post up about comments potential presidential candidate Mike Huckabee made at the Value Voters Summit.  Seriously, go read the whole thing.  But here’s the money quote: Speaking at the 2014 Values Voter Summit this weekend Huckabee said: Some of you are frustrated and even upset and angry about America, and I get it. [Read More...]