Republican Senator’s Dreadful Comments After Vegas Massacre Show How Useless GOP Has Become

As I’ve said numerous times over the past year or so, the more Republicans are forced to defend the indefensible, the more outlandish their answers are going to become. For example, comments Senator John Thune (R-SD) apparently made to MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson while discussing guns, gun regulations, and the heinous mass shooting that took place […]

I Don’t Want to Buy an Orange Shirt–But I Know I Must

I don’t own an orange shirt.  But I know I need one. I don’t want to buy an orange shirt.  But I know I must. … In late May, I reached out to my good friend, Pastor Thomas Dixon, the Democratic Party-Green Party fusion candidate for U.S. Senate in South Carolina. “Pastor Dixon,” I said.  […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Prepares a Mass Shooting Prayer

Hello, I’m Pastor Pillow! Thank you for responding to the Cubic Zirconium Cathedral Ministries parishioner focus group robo-call. In fact, just for coming down to the megachurch grounds today, I’m prepared to discount this month’s tithe percentage for you and your family from 10% to 9.975%. And with every significant contribution you make today to […]

Ted Cruz Claims Most Violent Felons Are Actually Democrats

On Monday, Senator Ted Cruz told a talk show host that the vast majority of violent criminals are Democrats. In the wake of the recent attack on Planned Parenthood by a man who apparently espoused right-wing conservative ideas, this is obviously an attempt by Ted Cruz to reinforce the idea with his base that this […]

Dallas Mayor Has The Best Response To Republican Paranoia Over Syrian Refugees

Ever since the shootings in Paris which were not directly tied to Syrian refugees, there has been a national wave of paranoia and calls for excluding Syrians from our refugee program. Even though residents of the country which has been in a state of unrest since 2011 comprise a tiny fraction of the people we […]

Bobby Jindal Blames Oregon Shooting On Gunman’s Father

Last night I wrote about Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, who thinks that prescription drugs are to blame for gun violence. This is the same woman who earlier this year claimed that cancer was a fungus which could be flushed out with baking soda. Nothing will probably be more ridiculous than that (other than the “false […]

Trevor Noah Rips Republican Hypocrites: Not Very Pro-Life When it Comes to Gun Violence (Video)

I’ve always found using the term “pro-life” to describe people who oppose abortion fairly ridiculous. First, it’s an absolute misnomer to assume that just because someone supports the right for women to choose what they want to do with their own bodies, they must be “pro-abortion.” I support abortions rights, but I am not what […]

“Baking Soda Cancer Cure” Republican Michele Fiore Knows Exactly What Caused Oregon Massacre

In the wake of the latest mass shooting, many lawmakers and activists are calling for legislation to address the epidemic of incidents like the one that happened in Oregon last Thursday. However, one Las Vegas politician, Michele Fiore, says that psychiatric drugs are likely to blame, a common gun fanatic talking point that isn’t based […]

John Oliver Has The Conversation That Republicans Are Too Cowardly To Have (Video)

It’s become the new go-to line for Republicans whenever some sort of tragedy involving guns takes place: blame mental illness. Often before we even know any actual details about the shooter, Republicans are already plastered on every major news outlet proclaiming their support for our Second Amendment and blaming all gun violence on the mentally […]

A Gun Owner Perfectly Explains How We Can Reduce Gun Violence With Common Sense

In the wake of last week’s shooting in Oregon which left 10 dead, many gun fanatics are screaming about their Second Amendment rights, and how President Obama wants to confiscate their guns. Despite the fact that the United States has a disproportionate amount of gun violence when compared to other countries, they want you to believe […]