Category Archives: LGBT Issues

So Bad Even the Republicans Refuse to Claim Her

How bad do you have to be to make the Republican Party think of you as a pariah? Susanne Atanus, 55, has (shockingly) won her primary election with 54% of the vote.  She was (and still is) running on the … Continue reading

Where In I Agree With CPAC Firebrand, Dr. Ben Carson… Sort Of.

I am not a fan of political correctness,” Carson said to loud applause in a video clip pulled by Media Matters. “I still believe that marriage is between a man and a woman.” “Of course gay people should have the … Continue reading

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The Arizona Religious Discrimination Law Is Self Defeating

 Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is deciding whether to sign or veto a bill passed in the name of religious freedom.  In order to protect religious freedom, Brewer should veto Senate Bill 1062. While passing the bill in the guise of protecting religious freedom, Republicans … Continue reading

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Jindal Goes Deepity

Daniel Dennet coined the word Deepity, and provides this definition: “[A] proposition that seems both important and true – and profound – but that achieves this effect by being ambiguous. On one reading, it is manifestly false, but it would … Continue reading

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Today’s Stupid Conservative Quotes

I haven’t posted a dumbass quote by Rush Limbaugh in a while, so here’s Lush on what he thinks should be the Republican response to Dems on the “Republican War on Women”: Look at what they [Democrats] are doing to … Continue reading

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Maine Wingnuts “Defend” Gov Lepage With Anti Gay Rant

Last month Maine Governor Paul Lepage announced that Democratic state Senator Troy Jackson  “claims to be for the people, but he’s the first one to give it to the people without providing Vaseline.”   When the reporter inverviewing Lepage noted that the governors comment … Continue reading

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Well What Do You Know, It’s Actually Republicans Who Would Jail Clergy

Indiana’s recently amended marriage statutes have caused quite a bit of outrage, some legitimate, some not. First, there’s this headline: Indiana Makes Same-Sex Marriage a Felony Punishable by Prison Wrong. Indiana’s marriage statute makes it a felony to lie on … Continue reading

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Will South Carolina Voters Choose the Adulterer… Again?

“Family Values”, a favored mantra among Conservatives, has been exposed over the last year and a half as having nothing to do with family at all; it is now simply political code for anti-gay marriage (Probably another Luntz invention), as … Continue reading

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Conservative Studies: Another Case Study In Just Making Stuff Up.

Several days ago I posted  about a George Will quote from last Sunday: “Conservatism begins by facing facts.” Beyond Will’s own record of willfully lying whenever he feels like it the last several weeks have seen the dismantling of two widely … Continue reading

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Conservatives Have Much in Common with Nazis

Beck, Limbaugh, Hannity … they all love to describe the people who dare to disagree with them as “Nazis”. But the fact is, conservatives have a great deal more in common with Nazis than anyone on the left.

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Yes Folks, They Really Think Like This

My Guns Are My Business… Your Prescriptions, Gotta Register Those Tennessee, one of the southern bastions of right-wing idiocy, and currently under rule by a merry band of Teapublican lunatics, is as confused about the notion of personal freedom as … Continue reading

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For GOP’s Neurosurgeon Carson, Fixing a Brain Comes Easier Than Using One

Dr. Ben Carson is the latest darling of the right wing as a result of his tasteless breach of etiquette at the National Prayer Breakfast; but as we’ve come to realize, being politically obtuse never fails to makes one a … Continue reading

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