Montana Republican Uses the Story of Noah’s Ark to Justify Why Americans Don’t Need Social Security

Most of us – even those who aren’t Christians – know the biblical story of Noah’s ark. The one about the centuries old man who somehow built a giant ark that housed two of every animal on Earth, despite having no prior training to do so, survived a global flood and lived to be around […]

Montana’s Horrific Rape Culture

In 2013, Montana judge G. Todd Baugh sentenced Stacey Dean Rambold to thirty days in jail for rape. Rambold had been convicted of raping a 14-year-old student, after pleading guilty in 2008. In 2010, Rambold entered a deferred prosecution agreement with the state, which called for prosecutors to put the case on hold for three […]

Republican Lawmaker Charged With Felony Assault After Throwing 4-Year-Old Daughter

This past Wednesday, Montana State Senator Jason Priest was hit with a plethora of charges including felony assault on a minor and misdemeanor counts of partner or family member assault and resisting arrest. You might be asking yourself what led to these charges.  Well, let’s see – he allegedly: Threw his 4-year-old daughter. Shoved his estranged […]

Driving Miss Dixie & the Consequences of Duck-Headedness

Once upon a time, I thought Haitians were the worst drivers in the world.  Then, on January 1, 2003, I moved to Columbia, South Carolina, and immediately came to respect the controlled chaos of Tap-Tap drivers careening about Port-au-Prince like a flash mob of alkali metals with electrons to burn. I had never seen anything […]