Ben Carson: Planned Parenthood Was Designed To Exterminate Black People

The anti-Planned Parenthood army is having a field day with the discredited video that alleges the group sells fetal tissues left over from abortion procedures. Conservative lawmakers have quickly pounced on this James O’Keefe-style hit piece as an opportunity to score points with the far right by calling for investigations, and restating their promises to anti-Planned […]

Ted Cruz’s South Carolina Co-Chair Lee Bright Has A Meltdown During Confederate Flag Debate

Last year, state Senator Lee Bright was the main challenger from the Tea Party against U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham for his seat representing South Carolina. Lee Bright gathered nearly twice the number of votes his nearest competitor Richard Cash did, and still lost to Lindsey Graham by 41 percentage points during the Republican primary. That’s […]

Glenn Beck Warns That Gay Rights Are Leading Us To Sodom And Gomorrah

Glenn Beck and the rest of the right-wing media are urging their followers to freak out ahead of the Supreme Court’s expected ruling on marriage equality which could come any day now. Just recently, he announced that at least 10,000 members of his “Black Robe Regiment” were willing to die opposing gay marriage and the […]

Glenn Beck Warns That 10,000 Pastors Are Willing To Die Opposing Marriage Equality

To hear them tell it, you’d think that folks likes Glenn Beck or Mike Huckabee or others who cry wolf on a daily basis are going to be rounded up and tossed into prison any moment now. With the impending Supreme Court decision that is expected to make marriage equality the law of the land […]

The Texas Shooting Is Not The Same As The Charlie Hebdo Massacre

Have you ever noticed that conservatives love to talk about their rights under the Constitution being infringed? Just go to any of their websites and they will talk about how liberals and President Obama are trying to take away their First and Second Amendment rights until they’re blue in the face from typing out caps-locked […]

Sen. Tom Cotton Thinks A War With Iran Would Be No Big Deal

To Senator Tom Cotton, Iran is like Benghazi; no matter what the subject is, he’ll inevitably bring it back to his undying lust for a war with them. Last week he managed to tie it into the “religious freedom” laws passed in Indiana and Arkansas by saying that you can be executed for being gay […]

If You Thought Indiana’s Law Was Bad, Louisiana’s “Religious Freedom” Legislation Is Far Worse (UPDATE)

Here in Louisiana, anti-gay bigots are likely chomping at the bit and wetting their white robes in excitement over new pro-discrimination, “religious freedom” legislation which a Shreveport Republican will be introducing to the state legislature soon. Louisiana’s proposed legislation is not like the law in Indiana which could be used to discriminate against LGBT persons […]

Arkansas Passes Their Own Version Of Indiana’s Discrimination Bill

Apparently Arkansas lawmakers don’t follow the news, or perhaps they just don’t care that they’re about to face the same withering shit-storm that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is dealing with. After all, when even NASCAR says that Indiana’s discrimination bill is a really bad move, you know you’ve goofed up big time. Now, even as […]

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Receives Instant Backlash After Signing Anti-Gay Bill Into Law

Indiana Governor Mike Pence, unmoved by the petitions, phone calls, emails, and convention organizers, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law Thursday morning. The backlash was immediate, with a number of organizations including the NCAA expressing their concern over the bill and how it may affect their future decisions on whether or not to […]

Why It May Be Time To Cut Our Support For Israel

Before the crowds grab their torches and pitchforks, I should make the statement that I am a Jew (not practicing) and that I fully support the right of Israel to exist as a nation. My father, three of my siblings, and many other members of my extended family live there. In other words, I’m about […]