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 […]

Instead Of Accepting Climate Change, The GOP Has Declared War On Scientists

97% of climate scientists not only agree that climate change is happening, but also that humans are making it worse. Global temperatures are rising, as well as sea levels, which is likely causing larger and more intense hurricanes like Katrina and Sandy. President Obama and other world leaders are currently meeting in Paris at the […]

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 […]

Dallas Mayor Has The Best Response To Republican Paranoia Over Syrian Refugees

Ever since the shootings in Paris which were not directly tied to Syrian refugees, there has been a national wave of paranoia and calls for excluding Syrians from our refugee program. Even though residents of the country which has been in a state of unrest since 2011 comprise a tiny fraction of the people we […]

Texas Republican Tony Dale Warns Terrorists Could Exploit State’s Gun Laws

Texas is notorious for its gun culture. Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen an expansion of laws allowing the open carry of guns, as well as allowing students to carry firearms on college campuses. Let’s also not forget the lunacy of Open Carry Texas which threatened groups like Moms Demand Action for opposing […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Hands Out Tricks

Hello, I’m Pastor Pillow! Welcome to the confectionary-free confines of Cubic Zirconium Cathedral Ministries on this great and terrible day that worshipers of Satan, that False Light & Fallen One, that Lascivious Leader of Political Progressives, call Halloween! Here, purchase one of our Fall (But Not as Far as Adam!) Creationism Celebration and Creative Witnessing […]

Congressional Republicans Move From Benghazi – Back To Obamacare

On Thursday, we watched the Benghazi hearings go from a thinly-veiled political witch hunt to a partisan dumpster fire. After this debacle that ironically made Hillary Clinton look presidential, Republicans should have learned their lesson and focused on another political issue that might not make them look like desperate partisan hacks. Then again, that would […]

Islamophobes Protest Language Education At Houston Arabic Immersion Magnet School

Immersion schools are a great way for kids to learn a second, or even third language, that they might not have had the chance to learn otherwise. Here in southern Louisiana, French immersion schools are big thing, allowing local kids to learn both the French language and culture. These children get to interact with people […]

TX GOP Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Suggests Nuking Entire Muslim World

When you think of an agriculture commissioner, partisan politics and religious zealotry are probably not the first things that come to mind. In Texas, Ag Commissioner Sid Miller isn’t just content to involve himself in all matters farming; it turns out that he also has a streak of xenophobia and bigotry a country mile long. […]

Watch As Ted Cruz Stars In One of The Most Desperate (and Bizarre) Campaign Videos I’ve Ever Seen

I’m sure we’ve all been there; you watch something so outrageous that it literally makes your jaw drop. Well, that’s exactly what happened after I watched one of the most bizarre quasi-campaign videos I’ve ever come across – at least from someone who’s supposed to be considered a “mainstream politician.” Typically campaign-related videos that are […]