Archive for February 18th, 2013

Alaska GOP Apologizes For Laughing At The Idea Of Same-Sex Unions (VIDEO)

Alaska GOP Apologizes For Laughing At The Idea Of Same-Sex Unions (VIDEO)

After publicly laughing at the mere notion of gay rights on Friday, Alaska’s Republican leadership was forced to issue an apology Monday morning.

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Fox News: Obstructionism Is Bad When Dems Do It, Good When It’s The GOP

Fox News: Obstructionism Is Bad When Dems Do It, Good When It’s The GOP

Fox News once again shows its hypocrisy in praising Senate Republicans for refusing to vote on Chuck Hagel’s confirmation.

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Marco Rubio Raises $100,000 Selling Water, Gives 100% To His PAC (VIDEO)

Marco Rubio Raises $100,000 Selling Water, Gives 100% To His PAC (VIDEO)

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) could have coined the phrase ‘when life gives you lemons, make lemonade,’ or rather ‘When life gives you water…sell water for $25 per bottle and make a killing.’

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Fox And Friends Mocks University For Accepting Wicca As A Religion (VIDEO)

Fox And Friends Mocks University For Accepting Wicca As A Religion (VIDEO)

Claims that the downside to Wicca is that it is ‘witchcraft’ while ruthlessly making fun of those who practice the faith. So much for religious tolerance.

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Paul Krugman Debunks Conservative Columnist On Reaganomics

Paul Krugman Debunks Conservative Columnist On Reaganomics

He answered with the blog post ‘The Myth of Reagan’s Miracle.’ Krugman presents graphs that cannot be refuted.

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Nate Silver: Karl Rove’s War On Tea Party Extremists ‘Could Backfire’

Nate Silver: Karl Rove’s War On Tea Party Extremists ‘Could Backfire’

Rove wants candidates that are smart enough to keep their mouths shut about rape. At first blush, it’s not a bad strategy and it worked for decades. Nate Silver suggests otherwise, though.

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Colorado House Passes Gun Control Legislation

Colorado House Passes Gun Control Legislation

All bills are expected to pass the 20:15 Democratic majority in the Senate and the Governor is expected to sign them.

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For President’s Day, 10 Quotes That Show How Great Our Leadership Can Be

For President’s Day, 10 Quotes That Show How Great Our Leadership Can Be

It would be a mistake, in this time of political intransigence and turmoil, for President’s Day to slip by unnoticed or for us to forget the greatness with which our country has been led.

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Possible Pro-Choice Victory: NY Governor To Relax Abortion Laws

Possible Pro-Choice Victory: NY Governor To Relax Abortion Laws

The bill would update New York State’s current abortion law to allow it to withstand challenges to the Roe V. Wade decision.

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Richard – Rape Babies Are A Gift From God – Mourdock Hints At Return To Politics (VIDEOS)

Richard – Rape Babies Are A Gift From God – Mourdock Hints At Return To Politics (VIDEOS)

He would have most assuredly won had we not gotten our ‘gift from God’ in the form of Mourdock carelessly revealing his private thoughts about rape.

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Just As We Suspected: Benedict Stays In Vatican, Retains Immunity

Just As We Suspected: Benedict Stays In Vatican, Retains Immunity

Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens commissioned lawyers to figure out ways to legally prosecute the Pope. Unfortunately, their efforts were fruitless.

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Disabled Maryland Man Allegedly Murdered By Police For Wanting To See A Movie (VIDEO)

Disabled Maryland Man Allegedly Murdered By Police For Wanting To See A Movie (VIDEO)

Robert Saylor was a 26-year-old man with Down Syndrome. He apparently loved the movie Zero Dark Thirty so much that he wanted to stay for a second showing. For that, he was asphyxiated and killed.

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THIS JUST IN – Mississippi Has FINALLY Abolished Slavery

First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln by Francis Bicknell Carpenter;  @Wikipedia

Mississippi came up with an asterisk next to its name, with the notation that because ‘the state never officially notified the US Archivist, the ratification is not official.’

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Federal Pay Frozen While Defense Contractors Make Twice As Much As POTUS

Federal Pay Frozen While Defense Contractors Make Twice As Much As POTUS

Congress votes to freeze federal wages yet again while ignoring the obscene salaries of defense contractors operating all over the world.

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Arkansas Republicans Attempt To Publicly Fund Religious Preschools

Arkansas Republicans Attempt To Publicly Fund Religious Preschools

Arkansas Republicans have a new idea for making the funding of religious institutions by the government constitutional, claiming that if you say it doesn’t violate the Constitution, it magically doesn’t.

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NRA President Confident Of ‘Win’ In Gun Control Debate Because ‘Guns Are Cool’

David Keene, NRA President; @CNN

Mr. Keene, I think I speak for quite a few people when I tell you that no matter how ‘cool’ a weapon is, it ceases to be acceptable when it causes the deaths of children.

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Hillary Clinton Hits The Public Speaking Circuit, Writes Memoir, Plans Presidential Run (VIDEO)

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

After what may be the shortest retirement ever, Clinton signs on for public speaking gigs, begins her second memoir, and … plans her 2016 presidential run?

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Ted Nugent Made New Friends At SOTU – A Black Woman And A Gay Rights Activist (VIDEO)

Ted Nugent Made New Friends At SOTU – A Black Woman And A Gay Rights Activist (VIDEO)

The singer and NRA board member, recently disgraced and booted out by The Discovery Channel, is doing everything he can to stay relevant, apparently.

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Obama Snubs Fox News Sunday Talk Show, Prefers To Talk Nukes With Iran

Obama Snubs Fox News Sunday Talk Show, Prefers To Talk Nukes With Iran

This is not the first time the White House has boycotted Fox News’ ‘fair and balanced’ coverage.

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