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..."

Cops Who Laughed And High-Fived Each Other After Tasing Teen To Death Won’t Face Charges (VIDEO)

Cops Who Laughed And High-Fived Each Other After Tasing Teen To Death Won’t Face Charges (VIDEO)

Witnesses say that police celebrated over his body, but Miami police officers will not face charges in the tasing death of a young artist.

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David Barton: Having A Woman On The $10 Bill Would ‘Denigrate’ American History (AUDIO)

David Barton: Having A Woman On The $10 Bill Would ‘Denigrate’ American History (AUDIO)

Non-historian David Barton had fellow misogynist Quin Hillyer on his radio show to talk smack about women. Because women did nothing to help create and grow America.

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Pat’s Back: Buchanan Appears On ‘Meet The Press’, Twitter Shreds Him (VIDEO, IMAGES)

Pat’s Back: Buchanan Appears On ‘Meet The Press’, Twitter Shreds Him (VIDEO, IMAGES)

Anti-gay xenophobe Pat Buchanan is back on television. Surprise! He’s still xenophobic.

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This Is What Happened When A NJ Waitress Paid For Firefighters’ Breakfast (IMAGES, VIDEO)

This Is What Happened When A NJ Waitress Paid For Firefighters’ Breakfast (IMAGES, VIDEO)

An act of kindness breeds another. Who says there’s no such thing as instant karma?

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Films Edited Down To Only Lines Spoken By Black Actors Are Astonishing (VIDEO)

Films Edited Down To Only Lines Spoken By Black Actors Are Astonishing (VIDEO)

When films are edited down to “Every Single Word Spoken” by black actors, it’s a real-eye-opener. You have to see these videos.

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Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christians Said This Week

Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christians Said This Week

Bestiality, the Third Reich, Donald Trump, Russia… the pseudo-Christians had a lot to say this week. All of it ridiculous.

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WHAT? Chuck – It’s Not My Job To Ask Questions – Todd Is Getting A Show On MSNBC

WHAT? Chuck – It’s Not My Job To Ask Questions – Todd Is Getting A Show On MSNBC

Chuck Todd is getting a new show on MSNBC. Yes, another show to display his lack of journalistic ethics.

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Rachel Maddow Schools Santorum On His Appalling Lack Of Understanding Of Basic Civics (VIDEO)

Rachel Maddow Schools Santorum On His Appalling Lack Of Understanding Of Basic Civics (VIDEO)

Rick Santorum missed a U2 concert to be on The Rachel Maddow Show. It didn’t work out as well as he’d hoped.

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Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christians Said This Week

Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christians Said This Week

What crazy things did pseudo-Christians say this week?

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Internet Conspiracy Nuts Are ALREADY Calling Pluto Flyby A Fake (IMAGES, VIDEO)

Internet Conspiracy Nuts Are ALREADY Calling Pluto Flyby A Fake (IMAGES, VIDEO)

The conspiracy theorists have set their tin-foil hats on the New Horizons mission and the Pluto pictures.

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Crazy Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorist Knows What Obama Is ‘Really’ Up To (AUDIO)

Crazy Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorist Knows What Obama Is ‘Really’ Up To (AUDIO)

This crazy right-wing conspiracy theorist has come up with one that crams several favorites together. It’s conspiracy bingo and Avi Lipkin has filled his card.

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Texas Rep. Still Doesn’t Understand History, Blames Dems For Confederate Flag (VIDEO)

Texas Rep. Still Doesn’t Understand History, Blames Dems For Confederate Flag (VIDEO)

Yet another stupid right-winger who failed history. It’s called the Southern Strategy. Google it.

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Here’s How You Catch ‘Teh Gay’ According To Pastor Manning (VIDEO)

Here’s How You Catch ‘Teh Gay’ According To Pastor Manning (VIDEO)

Pastor James Manning has a crazy theory as to how one catches the “sodomy demons” who cause “teh gay.”

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Grab The Popcorn! GOP Lashes Out At Ted Cruz Over ‘Fantasy’ In His Book

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His fellow Republicans in the Senate are less than pleased with what they claim are lies, exaggerations and just plain fantasy in Ted Cruz’s new book. Let the autophagy begin!

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Bible-Thumper Says Everyone Is Naughty In God’s Sight: Tough Luck, America (VIDEO)

Bible-Thumper Says Everyone Is Naughty In God’s Sight: Tough Luck, America (VIDEO)

Rev. Richard Land knows who is to blame for America losing God’s blessing. Pretty much everyone.

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9 Facts That Westboro Baptist Church Would Rather You Not Know About Them

9 Facts That Westboro Baptist Church Would Rather You Not Know About Them

Who are Westboro Baptist Church? How can they afford to travel around and picket? Are they a cult?

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Why Is ISIS Banning A Muslim Holy Day?

Why Is ISIS Banning A Muslim Holy Day?

ISIS has banned one of the 2 holiest days in Islam in the city of Mosul. It’s a lot like banning Christmas.

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Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christian Said This Week

Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christian Said This Week

What stupid things did the pseudo-Christians say this week?

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This Restaurant Responded Beautifully After An Employee Illegally Shamed a Breastfeeding Mother (IMAGES)

This Restaurant Responded Beautifully After An Employee Illegally Shamed a Breastfeeding Mother (IMAGES)

A breastfeeding mom was asked by a restaurant employee to cover up. She refused. But the restaurant responded beautifully to their employee’s rudeness.

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Westboro Baptist Picketers Epically Trolled At Kansas City Rush Concert (IMAGES)

Westboro Baptist Picketers Epically Trolled At Kansas City Rush Concert (IMAGES)

Westboro Baptist set up a picket across from the Sprint Arena in Kansas City for Thursday’s Rush show. More than they bargained for.

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