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Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

For this weekend’s reading list we have the story behind the “Black Power” salute, America’s obsession with guns, poverty in the 50 years after The Other America,’ the religious right spreading homophobia in Africa, and the impact of GOP obstructionism on the federal court system.

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Idaho Billboard Compares Obama To Aurora CO Shooting Suspect James Holmes

Idaho Billboard Compares Obama To Aurora CO Shooting Suspect James Holmes

Even people who don’t like Obama are finding this offensive.

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Romney Restricts Media For Secret Fundraiser

Romney Restricts Media For Secret Fundraiser

Romney breaks his pledge for media access in order to meet with donors in Israel.

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Bezos’ Family Pledge $2.5 Million To Support Washington State Marriage Equality Law

Bezos’ Family Pledge $2.5 Million To Support Washington State Marriage Equality Law

The billionaire founder of Amazon makes a powerful statement on marriage equality in Washington State.

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Sign The Petition And Tell Chick-Fil-A To Stop Serving Same-Sex Chickens

Sign The Petition And Tell Chick-Fil-A To Stop Serving Same-Sex Chickens

Did you know chickens can be gay? Does Chik-Fil-A’s COO and President know this?

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What If The GOP Cared As Much About All Women As It Cares About Strippers?

Mons Venus, one of the many places you'll meet GOP delegates at the national convention

Tampa, Florida has over 30 strip clubs within 10 miles of the Republican National Convention.

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Romney Blames Obama For Arab Spring

Romney Blames Obama For Arab Spring

Yes, July can’t end fast enough for Mitt Romney. The only question is, will August be any better?

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American Anti-Homosexuality Groups Exporting Hatred

American Anti-Homosexuality Groups Exporting Hatred

Who says the US does not export anything. The usual suspects spread their anti-gay crusade to the African Continent.

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Alabama Attorney General Files Suspiciously Partisan Lawsuit

Alabama Attorney General Files Suspiciously Partisan Lawsuit

Aims to overturn the rights of minorities to vote

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Does Illiteracy Equal Conservative Voting? You Decide.

Does Illiteracy Equal Conservative Voting? You Decide.

Central Connecticut State University did a ranking of the most literate cities in America, for 2009. Of the top ten most conservative states, not one city in any of these states made the list of the most literate in America. Of the top ten most liberal states, five cities in five separate states ranked amongst the top ten most literate in the country.

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Republicans: A Profile Of The Classic Abuser

Types of abuse. Image from http://www.focusministries1.org/weaponsofabuser.asp

The behavior of the Republicans most recently around the debt ceiling debate, and just in general, reminds me vividly of the abusive personality that I engaged with daily, for years, until my divorce. No compromise was ever allowed, it was his way or his other way. He never talked about the many ways in which he was wrong, it was ‘look what you made me do.’

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Hate and How The Republicans Use It To Keep Power

Hate and How The Republicans Use It To Keep Power

Racism and hate are the reasons why the Republican Party still exists. Without it they’d have roughly 3% of the vote. How else can you convince someone that it’s a good thing to vote against your own self interest… to work until you are 70, have no health insurance, work for no minimum wage, have no benefits, have no job security etc.

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Chick-fil-A Has Defied The Law Of The Bible! (IMAGE)

Chick-fil-A Has Defied The Law Of The Bible! (IMAGE)

The Holy Dollar is always more important in the end.

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Florida Republicans ‘Wanted to Suppress Black Vote’

Mugshot of Jim Greer, taken after his 6 felony convictions for corruption.

Former Florida Republican Chairman confirms what we already know

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Ten Reasons I am a Patriot

Ten Reasons I am a Patriot

When I was a little girl, I remember thinking how lucky I was to have been born an American. I didn’t grow up in the South or the Midwest…the ‘Real America.’ My family wasn’t Republican. Despite fielding accusations of being ‘un-American,’ my parents made me a proud American.

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Are Progressives and Liberals Fascists? Or Are Conservatives The Real Fascists?

Are Progressives and Liberals Fascists? Or Are Conservatives The Real Fascists?

Conservatives in general and tea partiers in specific love to throw words at us. One day we are socialists or communists, the next we are fascists. Sometimes, we are all three at the same time. Though poorly articulated, their arguments defend a vague idea of freedom against a principle of totalitarianism.

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What Is A Conservative?

What Is A Conservative?

What does it really mean to be conservative? To me, this term is conflicting and outdated. As far as I can tell a conservative means 5 things.

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Romney’s Big Economic Plan? Cutting Military Pay And Benefits

Romney’s Big Economic Plan? Cutting Military Pay And Benefits

Romney’s vision of America is not one of families and traditional values, it’s one of serfdom and worker poverty.

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A Party Comparison: What’s In Your Best Interest? Choose Wisely

A Party Comparison: What’s In Your Best Interest? Choose Wisely

Many people claim that both parties are exactly the same, but it’s not true. Here’s an explanation of what both parties support. Which parties positions do you more closely agree with? Decide for yourself.

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Colbert Takes On Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A (VIDEO)

Colbert Takes On Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A (VIDEO)

During his show on Thursday night, Colbert mocked Chick-fil-A’s stance on gay marriage.

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