Articles by: T. Steelman
A lifelong Liberal, I have been writing about politics for over 20 years, half of that time online. While I'm a policy wonk and interested in all aspects of politics, my focus is on religion, especially issues of religious freedom since I am a Wiccan. Though I do try to keep it in check, my sarcasm gets off of its leash -- more and more often nowadays. I enjoy reading, making jewelry, Prog Rock and etymology. I share my home with my husband, daughter, 2 cats and a small herd of alpacas. "If the future's looking dark, we're the ones who have to shine..."

Crazy Right-Wing Preacher Says Confederates Will March On The North And Win This Time (VIDEO)

Crazy Right-Wing Preacher Says Confederates Will March On The North And Win This Time (VIDEO)

You won’t believe what Pastor James David Manning has to say this time. It’s wrong on so many levels.

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Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christians Said This Week

Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christians Said This Week

What idiocy did Pseudo-Christians spout this past week?

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The Koch Brothers Have Declared War On America’s National Parks

The Koch Brothers Have Declared War On America’s National Parks

The Koch brothers tentacles are creeping towards our national parks. What are we going to do about it?

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Words Matter: Fox Pundit Calls De Blasio Fascist For Reconsidering Trump Business With NYC (VIDEO)

Words Matter: Fox Pundit Calls De Blasio Fascist For Reconsidering Trump Business With NYC (VIDEO)

Another Fox News talking head, another stupid remark. Please learn what words mean before you use them!

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Huckabee Has Managed To Insult Both Black And LGBT Americans In One Ugly Screed (AUDIO)

Huckabee Has Managed To Insult Both Black And LGBT Americans In One Ugly Screed (AUDIO)

Mike Huckabee displays appalling ignorance of both the struggle of black Americans and that of LGBT Americans. In one fell swoop, he gravely insulted both.

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Suck It, Jumpers: White House Fence Goes Medieval With Iron Spikes (VIDEO)

Suck It, Jumpers: White House Fence Goes Medieval With Iron Spikes (VIDEO)

The fence surrounding the White House is having 7-inch spikes added to the top. They are a temporary deterrent against nutjobs jumping over.

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Muslim Hotel Staff, Locals Saved Lives In Tunisian Attack: ‘We Are Against Terrorism’ (IMAGES, VIDEO)

Muslim Hotel Staff, Locals Saved Lives In Tunisian Attack: ‘We Are Against Terrorism’ (IMAGES, VIDEO)

When a gunman opened fire on a popular Tunisian tourist resort, Muslim hotel staff and locals put their lives in danger to stop him.

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Fagedabouddit: Here’s Why Chris Christie Should Never Be President

Fagedabouddit: Here’s Why Chris Christie Should Never Be President

Chris Christie has declared that he is running for President. Here’s why he should never sit in the White House.

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Hot-Headed Cop Pepper Sprays Wife, Boyfriend And Baby: It’s Complicated (VIDEO)

Hot-Headed Cop Pepper Sprays Wife, Boyfriend And Baby: It’s Complicated (VIDEO)

A firefighter and reserve cop decided that pepper spray was an appropriate way to force his wife to obey him. That her child was nearby was not a concern.

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Possible Irony Alert: Is Rebel Flag Held In Place at South Carolina Capitol With A Chain? (IMAGES)

Possible Irony Alert: Is Rebel Flag Held In Place at South Carolina Capitol With A Chain? (IMAGES)

Bill Parent thinks that the Confederate flag — which was replaced after Bree Newsome took it down — is now chained in place. What do you think?

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Phoenix Cop Kidnaps, Rapes Woman- Police Arrest Their Own For A Change (VIDEO)

Phoenix Cop Kidnaps, Rapes Woman- Police Arrest Their Own For A Change (VIDEO)

A Phoenix police officer has been arrested for kidnapping and sexual assault. Another rotten apple removed.

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Detroit Cops’ Chase Kills Two Children, They Keep Going And Injure Three More

Detroit Cops’ Chase Kills Two Children, They Keep Going And Injure Three More

Why the hell would police chase a car into a residential neighborhood and then keep going after two children were run down? What were they thinking?!

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Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christians Said This Week

Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christians Said This Week

What kind of stupidity came out of the mouths of the pseudo-Christians this week?

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Look At How All Of These Companies Celebrated Marriage Equality! (IMAGES)

Look At How All Of These Companies Celebrated Marriage Equality! (IMAGES)

Seems like everyone has gone rainbow crazy!

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Maine Gov. Escalates Hissy Fit Over Rival’s New Job, Blackmails School: House Talks Impeachment

Maine Gov. Escalates Hissy Fit Over Rival’s New Job, Blackmails School: House Talks Impeachment

Maine Governor Paul LePage sure can hold a grudge. This time it might get him into real trouble. Can you say, “impeachment?”

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Lowest Water Levels EVER In Lake Mead May Trigger Rationing: Still Think Climate Change Is A Hoax? (IMAGES)

Lowest Water Levels EVER In Lake Mead May Trigger Rationing: Still Think Climate Change Is A Hoax? (IMAGES)

Lake Mead, the reservoir behind Hoover Dam, is at its lowest level ever. People in Las Vegas may be looking at rationing if this continues.

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Fox News Sees Obvious, Dumps Sarah Palin Because She’s ‘Less Relevant’

Fox News Sees Obvious, Dumps Sarah Palin Because She’s ‘Less Relevant’

Looks like Fox News finally picked up the clue phone. Sarah Palin is so 2008!

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Religious Bigot Pat Robertson Attacks Wiccans. Again.

Religious Bigot Pat Robertson Attacks Wiccans. Again.

Pat Robertson is an ignorant religious bigot. It sure would be nice if he’d just practice his faith and leave the rest of us alone.

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Free Speech Or Irony? Seattle Man Ticketed For Warning Drivers Of Police Handing Out Tickets (VIDEO)

Free Speech Or Irony? Seattle Man Ticketed For Warning Drivers Of Police Handing Out Tickets (VIDEO)

A Seattle man was ticketed for warning drivers of police presence. This could turn into an important 1st Amendment issue.

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Michael Moore’s Tweet Speaks The Truth, So Naturally, Wingers Blow A Gasket Over It (IMAGES)

Michael Moore’s Tweet Speaks The Truth, So Naturally, Wingers Blow A Gasket Over It (IMAGES)

Documentarian Michael Moore tweeted a truth about the Charleston shooter. The right, predictably, loses its sh*t.

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