Inspired by Bernie: Let Those Who Can, Run in November ’16

November 2012. There before me, an empty space on the election ballot. Not one progressive had dared oppose the incumbent.  His tenure in office was marred by admitted “inappropriate and regrettable” behavior, yet he ran unchallenged. The blinking cursor thumbed its nose at me, keenly aware that whatever name I wrote in—be it “Johnny Appleseed” […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Erects ‘The Dennis Hastert Wing & A Prayer Center’

Hello, I’m Pastor Pillow! First, I would like to thank all members of the media for attending, as well as the entire Cubic Zirconium Cathedral Ministries congregation flock—along with our corporate sponsors, Hobby Lobby, Chick-fil-A and Lockheed Martin. Because so many dedicated CZC Ministries sheep showed up for this ribbon-cutting ceremony, I am pleased to […]

Coffins, Coiled Snakes & Progressives: A South Carolina “Truthful Tuesday” Obamacare Showdown

When the Confederate Flag stands front and center upon your State House grounds, a defiant geopolitical hood ornament for all the world “to remember,” it puts a little edge on your average everyday progressive political rally. My first memory of the South Carolina State House is hard to forget.  I moved to the Palmetto State […]

Gerrymandering: The Real Story Behind How Mark Sanford Won SC-1

If you are like me, you were shocked, disgusted, and horrified by the outcome of the special election in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District last week. To be honest, when I first heard that Mark Sanford had beaten Elizabeth Colbert Busch, I wanted to throw up a little bit in my mouth. I found it […]

Conservatives Supporting Adulterer Mark Sanford Prove Their Hypocrisy

There are a lot of ridiculous things I encounter while dealing with political events in our country.  There’s seemingly an endless supply of “What the hell did ______ say?” moments. And then there’s the story of Mark Sanford, the man who’s running against Elizabeth Colbert Busch in the special election for the seat in South Carolina’s […]