I Am A White Gun Owner, And I Hate The NRA

For those of you who have followed my writing for a while, it’s no secret that I am a white liberal gun owner who lives in the South. I owned my first gun at a very early age, as did many other people in the rural part of Virginia where I grew up. This may […]

Ted Cruz Urges States To Ignore Supreme Court’s Ruling On Marriage

Like many other Republican presidential hopefuls, Senator Ted Cruz has made opposition to marriage equality a central theme of his campaign. After Friday’s 5-4 ruling by the Supreme Court, conservatives are still trying to come to grips with the shocking reality that same-sex couples have the same rights as they do. Even Bobby Jindal finally […]

No, Jon Stewart Wasn’t Bad for the Liberals Who Loved Him

Jamelle Bouie¬†over at Slate.com wrote an article yesterday titled “Why Jon Stewart Was Bad for the Liberals Who Loved Him,” in which he states that Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show was actually a good thing for politics. Bouie claims that “his chief influence has been to make outrage, cynicism, and condescension the language of […]

GOP Gov. Mike Pence Announces State-Run Media With Pre-Written Stories

From the “you can’t make this shit up” files, Gov. Mike Pence (R-Indiana) is starting a state-run news service. You heard that right, I’m not making this up – Gov. Mike Pence (R-Indiana) is starting a state-run news service. For all of the crazy news stories I see on a daily basis, including all of […]

4 Common Myths Liberals Still Believe In

We’re taking a week off from my series titled “The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week” while I rework the concept a little bit going forward. Instead, I’d like to substitute that list today with another one that sorely needs attention, since I see far too many people who call themselves progressives or liberals […]

When Media Tragedy Overtakes the Man in the Mirror

I know a man whose job exposed him so constantly to the abominations and dark recesses of the human heart that one day he looked in the mirror and could no longer recognize himself… There are thoughts inside me that I have wanted to open up for public consideration for some time.¬† However, each time […]

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