Donald Trump has made bashing Mexico and immigrants the centerpiece of his campaign, something other Republican candidates for president aren’t too thrilled about. On the other hand, there are candidates like Ted Cruz who are supporting his horribly bigoted remarks, quite possibly doing so in hopes of gaining his endorsement when Donald Trump inevitably drops […]
The pendulum is slowly but surely beginning to swing back against the anti-vaccine movement. Last Thursday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill which removes the philosophical exemptions loophole in the state’s vaccination laws. In California, a law (SB 277) is working its way through the State Assembly that would also remove the ability for […]
The anti-vaccine movement is turning out to be one of the more intriguing debates I’ve run across. Not because I buy into any of the ridiculous “anti-vaxxer” nonsense, but because it’s an issue that some politicians seem unable to definitively answer – especially Republicans. Unfortunately, many liberals are driving this readily debunked information behind the myth that […]
GOP Congressman Falsely Accuses Immigrants of Carrying Diseases – Opposed Mandatory Vaccinations in U.S.
Haven’t you heard the latest? Apparently these immigrant children from Central America are a threat to spread Ebola to the United States. A remarkable feat considering there’s never been a single case of the virus in the Western Hemisphere. I guess someone needs to tell that to Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.). He recently wrote a […]
I will often see comments from readers who say things such as “you call yourself a progressive but all you do is bash the right,” or other similar statements. The fact of the matter is I will call out people who are being ignorant, regardless of where they identify themselves politically. I have previously called […]