5 Reasons Why Poor People Vote For Republicans

Have you ever wondered why so many poor people vote for Republicans, even though Republicans do very little to help them? Here in Louisiana, Republicans have taken every state-wide seat in government, and they couldn’t have done it without convincing the poorest people in the state to vote against their self interests. Over last few […]

The Indiana Memories Pizza Fundraiser Is A Conservative Media Scam

By now, most of you have heard about the Indiana pizza shop that announced it would refuse to cater same-sex wedding ceremonies. I’m pretty sure most self-respecting gay couples wouldn’t serve pizza at their wedding receptions or rehearsals, but Memories Pizza went ahead and put their bigotry out there for everyone to know about it […]

Alabama City Declares Itself To Be Owned By God

Whenever I see a story like this, I usually think to myself, “this has to be either Alabama, Mississippi or Louisiana. Please, please, please don’t let it be Louisiana.” While I am originally from Virginia which is a bastion of progressive politics in comparison to these three states, it still bothers me whenever these stories […]

God, Guns And No Guts: The Right-Wing Culture Of Fear And Guns

The reports of the death of the Tea Party are greatly exaggerated and the far-right movement in the United States is still very much alive. Despite predictions here and there that they’re going away, nothing could be further from the truth. While devotees of Pat Robertson, Duck Dynasty and Fox News may be outnumbered, their […]

Federal Court Rules Against Religious Company On Contraception Coverage

While everyone has been talking about the Hobby Lobby case pending before the Supreme Court, there has been very little, if any, attention being given to another case involving religion and contraception. On Tuesday, a US District Court in Alabama decided that providing contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act is not a violation of […]

Republicans Walking Out on the GOP – Should Anyone Be Surprised?

As discontent with the GOP builds, a whole group from Maine just announced they were leaving the Republican Party. Effective immediately, we the undersigned are unenrolling from the Maine Republican Party. Furthermore, those of us who hold official Party positions, be they at the Republican National, State, County or even Town Committees, hereby resign. (Bangor […]