Paul Ryan Distorts History, Blatantly Lies While Trying to Defend GOP Supreme Court Obstruction

It’s only been a few short days and already I’m sick and tired of Republicans trying to make up ridiculous excuses as to why they’re going to prevent President Obama from nominating a Supreme Court Justice. We all know why they’re doing it (it’s Obama’s last year and they think they can delay just enough […]

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 […]

The Conservative Assault On Gay Marriage And LGBT Rights Isn’t Over

Earlier this year, the United States Supreme Court handed down a ruling that made gay marriage the law of the land. Despite the protests of conservative across the country, same-sex couples were finally given the same rights as everyone else to marry the consenting adult of their choice. The rights of same-sex couples became a […]

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Says Black Students Should Attend ‘Less Advanced’ Schools

While the media has been transfixed by the latest insane comments from Donald Trump, an important case is being heard by the Supreme Court on the issue of affirmative action. The case centers on a young woman who has sued the University of Texas, claiming that their admissions policy prevented her from being accepted to […]

Texas Republican Proposes Putting Secession On State’s Presidential Primary Ballot

Many residents of Texas have flirted with the idea of secession, probably since the state initially joined the Union all the way back in 1845. In recent years, conservatives have been pushing the concept again and are arguing that secession is legal. Obviously, secession is out of the question as the short-lived Confederacy found out […]

43% Of Republicans Say They Could Support A Military Overthrow Of The United States Government

Remember the freakout earlier this summer over the Jade Helm military training operation? Remember how a number of politicians, all Republicans, pandered to the paranoid fringe that believed President Obama was finally going to unleash the United Nations forces on the Christian gun owners of America and send them to FEMA concentration camps? Right-wing conspiracy […]

Kentucky Court Clerk Says He Is Willing To Die Rather Than Issue Marriage Licenses To Gay Couples

Earlier this year, Glenn Beck warned his listeners that there were at least 10,000 American pastors who were willing to die opposing marriage equality. Now a Kentucky court clerk has claimed that he’s willing to die defying the judicial system which has ordered him and other county clerks to comply with the Supreme Court’s ruling, […]

Glenn Beck Warns His Followers That America Is Almost ‘Out Of Time’

In March 1997, 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate cult committed mass suicide believing that they were going to meet a UFO which was hidden behind the Hale-Bopp comet. A total of 21 women and 18 men between the ages of 26 and 72 neatly packed their bags and took lethal cocktails of sedatives and […]

Two Married Anti-Gay Tea Party Lawmakers Caught In Affair Blame Gays And The GOP

Earlier this year in anticipation of the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality, two Michigan GOP state representatives introduced a bill to keep government officials from performing same-sex weddings. Michigan Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat were among a number of conservative lawmakers around the country who intended to throw up as many roadblocks to […]

Chris Matthews Hammers Ted Cruz: Republicans ‘Loved’ the Supreme Court in 2000 (Video)

Though the rhetoric is winding down just a bit, there’s still barking going on from some within the Republican party over the “5 unelected lawyers” who ultimately ruled that bans on same-sex marriage violated the Fourteenth Amendment. Funny, these same people seem perfectly happy when the very conservative members of the Court (Scalia/Thomas/Alito) almost always […]