Ted Cruz Ally Larry Pratt Says The Second Amendment ‘Was Designed For People Just Like The President’

I wrote last week about a claim by¬†Larry Pratt¬†(the executive director of Gun Owners of America) that President Obama is like Hitler, and that he’s coming to take our guns. The threat of a gun grab is a long-standing conspiracy story that’s always been on the fringes of the far right for at least a […]

Rick Santorum’s Plan To Save America: A Christian Theocracy

Saturday, Rick “Don’t Google Me” Santorum spoke to an audience of far-right pastors and activists at the Awakening conference. The conference was organized and sponsored by Liberty University, a “Christian academic community” founded by the late Jerry Falwell in 1971. For those of you too young to remember Falwell, he’s the pastor who blamed the […]

GOP Hypocrisy Hits A New Low Denying President Obama’s Christian Faith

My editor here at Forward Progressives has encouraged me to limit articles on punditry and focus more on the issues, especially given we are coming into a presidential election, and highlight things that matter. When presented with the theme for this article, he gave it a green light. Why? Because conservative politicians, politicians who are […]

Senator David Vitter Claims A Petition Will Stop Ebola In Louisiana

It’s not a big secret how I – and many other Louisiana residents – feel about David Vitter, our junior two-term U.S. Senator. In fact, this scumbag who managed to survive a prostitution scandal that involved a dead madam and an alleged adult diaper fetish, has been referred to by The Daily Beast as “America’s […]

Bill Clinton Absolutely Crushes Republican Anti-Obama Fearmongering (Video)

I’m a fan of President Obama, but I’m not sure if there’s a president I’ll ever like more than Bill Clinton. While I know he (just like every other politician in United States history) is far from perfect, I’m not sure if there’s anyone better at getting their message across to the American voter. Well, […]