Those Calling 2013 “Obama’s Worst Year Yet” Prove They Don’t Know What They’re Talking About

I have to laugh at this wave toward the end of the year of people saying 2013 was Obama’s worst year since he became president.  I’m sorry, but I just don’t get that. Why was this his worst year?  Because of an IRS “scandal” Republicans pushed relentlessly until it the facts came out that showed […]

Elizabeth Warren Delivers Dire Warning About the Future of the Supreme Court

Speaking at the AFL-CIO’s convention yesterday, Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered a sobering speech in which she pointed out exactly how far right and pro-corporate the Roberts Supreme Court has become — and how much worse it will get following their current path. Warren said: “You follow this pro-corporate trend to its logical conclusion, and sooner […]

Bachmann, Rand Paul and Others: Ridiculous Reactions to Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA

Well, you knew this was coming. After the Supreme Court announced its ruling which struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, the “religious right” was out in full force making asinine statements. First, let me repeat my stance on these kinds of Republicans—they’re not Christians.  These people follow Republicanity.  A handful of Bible excerpts mixed […]

DOMA is Dead, Prop 8 is No More but the Fight for Marriage Equality Continues

On a day that will echo throughout our nation’s history, in a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act putting an end to a giant hurdle members of the LGBT community faced in their fight for marriage equality. While this doesn’t legalize same-sex marriage in states which currently don’t allow […]

It’s Been a Pretty Great Day for Progressives, but Don’t Get Complacent

It’s a pretty wonderful day when Justices Scalia and Roberts vote on the correct side of a Supreme Court decision and strike down Prop 8. Granted it was a technicality on which they decided that Hollingsworth v. Perry was unconstitutional, but even a broken Supreme Court gets it right once in awhile. I would have […]