Stephen Colbert really pins down Ted Cruz on what Ronald Reagan did in terms of the economy: And, frankly, kudos to Colbert at 3:59. Cruz was getting boo’d and Colbert asked them not to boo his guest. Yeah, Cruz is wrong, and sure there are times when we need to denounce wicked people, but there [Read More…]
Florida Republican recorded planning to beat her opponent by redrawing her district to include mostly prisoners ineligible to vote.
In Florida Republican Janet Adkins is facing a challenge from Democrat Corrine Brown for state House. Adkins has the solution for defeating Brown: get her district redrawn so that most of its population is people in prison who are ineligible to vote: In a private gathering during last month’s Republican Party of Florida quarterly meeting, [Read More…]
Two months ago Scott Walker was hyped: god himself had called Scott Walker (and several others, but mostly Scott Walker) to run for President: “My relationship with God drives every major decision in my life. Each day I pray and then take time to read from the Bible and from a devotional named Jesus Calling. [Read More…]
Mayoral candidate in North Carolina running on a platform of eradicating gay people (views Kim Davis as role model).
A man by the name of Eugene Holmes has had enough in North Carolina! He’s running for mayor of his town to throw all the gays in jail – assuming eradicating them doesn’t work out: A mayoral candidate in a small Charlotte suburb wants to “eradicate” homosexuality and throw LGBT people in jail, the Kings [Read More…]
A state representative from North Carolina, Michael Speciale, recently took to facebook to call Obama an Islamic son of a bitch: Outspoken Republican state Rep. Michael Speciale of New Bern took to Facebook this month to share an obscenity-filled comment about President Barack Obama. “Look you Islamic son of a bitch” begins the quote Speciale shared [Read More…]
The clown car just got a little lighter: Rick Perry, his campaign effectively out of money, has decided to drop out of the presidential race, becoming the first Republican to quit the 2016 contest. “It takes patience, performance and money and we had two out of the three,” said Henry Barbour, a Republican strategist and [Read More…]
BREAKING: OK Supreme Court rejects the state’s plea. State has a month to remove ten commandments monument from the capitol.
Well, things are really picking up now! Ok, so back at the end of June the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the ten commandments monument on the capitol grounds was unconstitutional and had to be removed. Oh, the Republicans were pissed. They insisted they were about to impeach the 7 out of the 9 justices that [Read More…]
Fayetteville holds another vote for ordinance that protects LGBT citizens. This time the good guys won.
Fayetteville, Arkansas, where my brother attends the university of Arkansas, has been the site of an ongoing battle between LGBT rights advocates and the anti-gay crowd. Let’s start with a little history. In August of last year the city council passed a non-discrimination resolution that will ensure protections based on sexual orientation/identity. However, by December it [Read More…]
BREAKING: Kim Davis refuses to permit other clerks to do her job, stays in jail. Mike Huckabee headed to Kentucky.
Saw this coming: Davis wouldn’t allow deputy clerks to issue marriage licenses if released, even tho they are ordered to start tomorrow, so she stays in jail — Dominic Holden (@dominicholden) September 3, 2015 Tomorrow the other clerks start doing Kim Davis’ job for her. I wonder if she’s still getting paid while sitting in [Read More…]
No morning happiness today. Kim Davis’ contempt hearing is in less than an hour and already I can tell it’s going to be another Kim Davis day on the blog. Ah well. I find it interesting and it pays the bills. Mike Huckabee is getting on the Kim Davis train for predictably asinine reasons: “Kim [Read More…]