Oklahoma’s New Divorce Law Is Wrong, And Dangerous

Oklahoma is a key state of interest for me for though I have several awesome progressive friends in the state and though my own family has roots there, yet it’s proudly one of the most conservative states in the union. Hobby Lobby and James Linkford help to highlight the point that it’s also one of the most dangerous to […]

Erick Erickson: Lack of Chivalry Made Rodger a Mass Murderer

Conservative douchebag/pundit Erick Erickson says that Rape Culture is not to blame for Elliot Rodger’s killing spree. What we need is more Chivalry (ie, Rape Culture: let this be your Trigger Warning). Where to start with Erick Erickson’s, er, writings? There is no thorough line of reasoning, no through line, no logic or science, sweetness or […]

Maybe Fox News’ Todd Starnes Has a Creepy Thing for Michelle Obama

Todd Starnes is a radio host for Fox News Radio, a frequent guest for Fox News shows, and a columnist for – you’ll never guess – FoxNews.Com. He’s also a prolific Twitter user and Facebook updater. Like his colleagues, he’s an unapologetic liar, an open misogynist and a barely hidden racist. Oh, and while some […]

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Frozen in Carbonite

As most of us were told in school, fifty years ago a great man made a great speech in front of a bunch of people. And then Black people everywhere were saved and racism ended (or this is the impression we got). Many of us received some variation of that abbreviated lesson early on in […]