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WATCH: Taylor Green Says She Voted Against Honoring Capitol Police Because “The Government is Not God”

WATCH: Taylor Green Says She Voted Against Honoring Capitol Police Because “The Government is Not God”

When a mob of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol building on January 6th, no one was necessarily safe. While…

3 years ago

A Look Inside A State Democratic Convention A.K.A. Vote for Colbert Busch Tomorrow

There's a lot of listening, clapping and jumping up and down at a Democratic state convention. Other than that, very…

11 years ago

Ralph Nader Attacks the Imperial Presidency but Ignores the Do-Nothing Congress

Ralph Nader is railing against the "imperial presidency" but has nothing to say about our runaway, do-nothing Congress. It makes…

11 years ago

Right Wingers Claim Prayer Doomed Manchin-Toomey

You probably didn't know this but gun safety laws are "pagan" and it was prayer that defeated Manchin-Toomey

11 years ago

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Shows What A Democrat Has To Do to Win in the South

Elizabeth Colbert Busch had to try to appeal to Democrats, Republicans and Independents in her Monday night debate with Mark…

11 years ago

What You Need To Know For the Elizabeth Colbert Busch/ Mark Sanford Debate

This evening at the Citadel, the two candidates for the SC District 1 Congressional seat, will debate for an hour…

11 years ago

Republicans Have Created a World Where Going to Work Can Get You Killed

The consequences of Republican deregulation and their weakening of OSHA has been an ongoing threat of death for American workers.

11 years ago

Fox News Says Rep. Keith Ellison Is ‘Very Dangerous’ Because He’s a Muslim

Apparently if you actually exercise your First Amendment rights to be something other than Christian, you're dangerous.

11 years ago

The Bush Presidential Library, Museum and Think Tank. Think Tank?

Thursday marks the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, not to mention a think tank. What…

11 years ago

Bryan Fischer Says Liberals Hate America and Christianity

Bryan Fischer dishonestly says liberals hate America and Christianity because they want to replace America as it was founded

11 years ago

Larry Pratt: Bombing Seen by Liberals as Opportunity to Increase Government Control

Republicans want bombing suspect treated as enemy combatant but it's liberals who want increased government control?

11 years ago

Texas Is Anti-EPA and Their Citizens Have Paid With Their Lives

A self-inspected Fertilizer Company storing Anhydrous Ammonia blew up Wednesday killing and injuring around 200. OSHA last inspected 2007

11 years ago

It Is Time For Democratic Women to Usurp the Power of Male Republicans

By any measure, America is in decline. The fault lies almost completely with male Republicans. Democratic women must usurp the…

11 years ago

15 Republican Governors Would Rather Kill Their Own Citizens Than Expand Medicaid

15 states with Republican governors are refusing to expand Medicaid even though the first 3 years are free and never…

11 years ago

A Misleading and Highly Incomplete ‘Study’ Continues the GOP Attack on Obamacare

The Society of Actuaries conducted a study on the costs of medical claims and draws some scary conclusions. Exactly what…

11 years ago

Sit on Your Ass and Watch Democracy Pass: People Need to Act Not Just Talk

The legislation being proposed by the GOP House is pathetic. Yet, little is heard from Democratic constituents. Activism is the…

11 years ago

Millions of America’s Gun Nuts Aren’t Hiding Their Yearning for Civil War

After years of manipulation and buying off elected officials, a large percentage of radical right-wingers are planning a civil war.

11 years ago

When One Receives a Political Email Full of Pure BS, You Know It Came From a Republican

There's a national email movement to demand the defunding of ACA. It's spearheaded by Heritage Action for America (HAA), an…

11 years ago

No Harm, No Foul as Rich Folks Have No Reason To Fear Sequestration

On March 1st a decision will be made that could impact millions for at least 9 years. Jobs will be…

11 years ago

A Tea Party Texas Congressman wants to take a six-shooter to Sharia law

Texas Republican Representative, Louie Gohmert is convinced Sharia law is trying to take over the U.S. legal system. So, he's…

11 years ago

America’s Capitalism Has Embraced White Slaves as Well as Black

American capitalism supported white indentured servitude before and alongside black slavery and relinquished it only reluctantly.

11 years ago

Show Me State Republicans Need Somebody to Show them Reality on Gun Control

If any facet of the GOP's war on America has grown to lunatic proportions, it is gun control. The more…

11 years ago

Calling all Right Wing ‘Patriots’ Please Identify All the Freedoms You’ve Lost

Right wing "patriots" are constantly complaining of losing their freedoms and liberty. I would ask what these freedoms and liberties…

11 years ago

Ralph Reed Invokes MLK’s Fight for Freedom in Defense of his Fight to Oppress

So Ralph Reed of the misnamed Faith and Freedom Coalition, took exception to my findings yesterday, that the Bible is irrelevant…

11 years ago

Look out Idaho, A New Herd of Paranoid Survivalists Are Heading to Your State

A planned, walled-in Patriot Community called the Citadel Project is being planned for a mountainous region of Idaho. It's all…

11 years ago

Are We Giving Up Liberty for Perceived Security?

Trends in militarization, surveillance, and civil liberties violations raise disturbing questions about the exchange of liberty for security.

11 years ago

The Conservative Obsession with Liberal Media Bias is Right Wing Propaganda

The "Liberal Media", is a tiresome and wholly inaccurate screed that is the centerpiece of right-wing propaganda.

11 years ago

The gun issue reaches the tipping point as the radicals are making their voices heard

The gun movement radicals are coming out of the woodwork post-Obama Executive Orders. The worst of them has threatened death…

11 years ago

Our 44th President said just the right inaugural things

President Barack Obama and a number of other speakers and entertainers brightened up an inauguration that struck just the right…

11 years ago

Proposed Missouri Law Would Throw Federal Agents in Prison Over Guns

If you think a person is violating the Constitution, you don't violate the constitution yourself as a remedy and expect…

11 years ago

The Tea Party’s Intolerable Acts Are a Parting Shot from George III

The Tea Party's actions in Wisconsin and Michigan show them to owe their inspiration not to the Patriots of 1776…

11 years ago

GOP: Refusing to do What We Want You to Do is a Violation of the Constitution

The Republican Party seems to think if Obama doesn't do what they want him to do, he is violating the…

11 years ago

Critics on Both Sides Distort Obama’s White Male Cabinet Problem

Should we worry about Obama's white male cabinet appointments? How about we wait and see what his cabinet looks like…

11 years ago

Impeach Obama for Pagan Gun Safety Laws?

According to GOP gun nut Larry Pratt, gun-control policies are Pagan, thus proving Piers Morgan's accusation that he is unbelievably…

11 years ago

Gun Nuts to Build 2,000 Acre Citadel in Idaho’s American Redoubt

How do America's most extreme gun enthusiasts want to live? You'll soon get to find out as they build their…

11 years ago

The GOP Needs to Shed its God Problem Before it’s Too Late

The Republican Party needs to shed its God problem before its unhealthy obsession destroys America

11 years ago

Republican Grifters Rob Oregonians Blind With Charter School Scam

Two Republicans have scammed the state of Oregon out of $17 million in a charter school scam.

11 years ago

Republican Congressman Says He’s Not Convinced Sandy Victims Need Relief

Kansas Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp told AFA Director of Issues Analysis Bryan Fischer that he saw no real need for…

11 years ago

John Boehner’s F-Bomb to America

John Boehner, back to the wall, has come out swinging a middle finger, offering an F-bomb to Harry Reid and…

11 years ago

A Desperate Grover Norquist Claims Fiscal Cliff Deal Not Violation of Pledge

Grover Norquist tried to defend his pet congressmen and women while simultaneously branding President Obama as an enemy of liberty

11 years ago

The Top Ten Smartest Democratic Quotes of 2012

If the Republicans fell all over themselves in 2012 to sound stupid, the Democrats were happy to help them along,…

11 years ago

Why America Needs a Left

In Why America Needs a Left, Eli Zaretsky makes a case for a 'hard' left, something beyond either progressivism or…

11 years ago

America’s stance on guns brings shame on an otherwise civilized nation

While the population still grieves over the loss of young lives at Sandy Hook, the NRA and Congress dig in…

11 years ago

The Religious Right Wants You Dead in God’s Name

The endless chorus from the Religious Right that all that plagues our society is the result of divine wrath has…

11 years ago

David Barton Says We’ve Got to Have the Same Guns the Government Has

David Barton says the Founding Fathers would want us armed with the same weapons available to the government - because…

11 years ago

Federal Judge Says North Carolina’s Choose Life License Plates are Unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina cannot offer choose life plates without also offering pro-choice plates

11 years ago

Why Progressives Can Make My Head Explode

Progressivism, like conservatism, is about regulating our lives. But I'm a liberal; I'm all about liberty, so leave my choices…

11 years ago

How state elected officials barely listen to those who elected them

An explanation of where the real influential power centers are inside and outside of state legislatures. Hint: it's all about…

11 years ago

Oregon GOP County Chair Gets the Boot for Claiming Democrats Seek Utopian Enslavement

Gary Bray, Republican Party chairman in Washington County, Oregon, called liberalism an 'atheistic cult' which seeks 'utopian enslavement'

11 years ago

Stand up to the Cowardly Republicans who let Fear of The Tea Party Trump Equality

Well, if Republicans can't stand up to the Tea Party, it means it's up to we the people to stand…

11 years ago

Puzzled Republicans; here are the reasons African Americans gave the President 93% of their votes

The Emancipation Proclamation ostensibly freed the slaves back in the midst of the Civil War. Modern day slavery camouflaged as…

11 years ago

Glenn Beck’s Philosophical Belch – Agenda 21

Glenn Beck takes the new Egyptian Constitution as an opportunity to push his UN conspiracy and to predict a US…

11 years ago

Why Conservatives are Wrong When They Say Liberalism Will Fail

Conservatives have convinced themselves of libearlism's illigitimacy; now they have convinced themselves liberalism will fail

11 years ago

Grover Norquist Faces a Full-Out Republican Revenue Insurrection

Apparently, to Grover Norquist an agreement with him is as legally binding as a mortgage, at least in his own…

12 years ago

Move Over Star Wars: A Trilogy of GOP Cognitive Dissonance: 2008, 2012, 2016

The Republican Party's doldrums are likely to continue until they acknowledge reality, but there are no signs of that happening…

12 years ago

Republicans Turn Charter School Officials Into the New Robber Barons

School privatization is the new Gold Rush. There is money to be made in them there hills. And charter schools…

12 years ago

Hardcore Conservative Saxby Chambliss Repudiates Norquist Tax Pledge

Cracks begin to appear in the no new taxes wall as Saxby Chambliss signals a willingness to rethink the question…

12 years ago

2012 is a special Thanksgiving thanks to key Congressional races

The 2012 election was especially satisfying for the Presidency and the new faces that will show up in Congress, especially…

12 years ago

America is a Christian Nation. If We Don’t Like it, We Should Get Out

Another one of the 24 percent tells the 76 percent to get out because America is THEIR country: white and…

12 years ago

Pushing Back against George Will’s Half Truths and Lies About Elizabeth Warren

George Will writes about an agency founded and briefly run by newly-elected Senator Elizabeth Warren. Will tells many half-truths and…

12 years ago

Fundamentalists Admit They Prayed for Obama’s Defeat and God Said No

James Dobson determined that Obama's defeat means we are living in a time of judgment and that God can make…

12 years ago

Sorry GOP: We Do Not Need Churches in order to Prosper Economically

Conservatives insist that economic prosperity is impossible without their God but America wil prosper just as well with 20 gods…

12 years ago

Red State Secession Would Be a Dream Come True for the Rest of America

Don't tell me that some little part of you would not just like to say to Texas, or to another…

12 years ago

Republicans Declare Defeat and Claim They Have Lost the Culture War

Longtime foe of multiculturalism, William J. Bennett, says Republicans lost culture war and accuses Democrats of playing identity politics

12 years ago

Idiot Republican Says Conservatives Are the New N-words

We've seen some crazy conclusions drawn since Election Day, but Larry Klayman's claim that conservatives are the new N-words is…

12 years ago

Dirty Weather Puts 24 Hours of Reality in the Face of Climate Change Deniers

2012's weather is a terrifying foretaste of the future of ourworld with Global Warming. Watch 24 Hours of Reality, the…

12 years ago

Mrs. Cleaver’s America is Dead – and Thank God For It

Republicans, in appraising the causes for the Republican defeat in 2012, shy away from the real reasons for that defeat:…

12 years ago

What Obama’s Victory Means to the Religious Right

The Religious Right took a black eye in 2012 but they are far from powerless and will be back to…

12 years ago

Was Election Night a Mandate for the Status Quo?

America won four more years for President Obama, but did we issue a mandate for change or for the status…

12 years ago

Ryan to Evangelicals: Obama’s Path Compromises Judeo-Christian Values

Paul Ryan says Obama's path compromises some non-existent values; the real problem is that Obama stands between Ryan and the…

12 years ago

A last and final look at Mitt Romney close up prior to November 6th

There could be no worse selection for President than money-monger, Mitt Romney. He himself admits, 47% of the population will…

12 years ago

Romney Lies on CNN. This is his Real Vision for America

Mitt Romney took to CNN's opinion page to lie about his vision for America but his real vision is somewhat…

12 years ago

Election Day 2012 Boils Down Not to Fantasy But to Our Shared Reality

With Hurricane Sandy, Republican fantasy met the facts on the ground and lost; our shared reality is more potent than…

12 years ago

Franklin Graham Says Election Day 2012 is America’s Last Call

Not only has God decided Mormonism is not a cult, but that former heretic Mitt Romney is his last true…

12 years ago

Texas Declares War on UN Vote Monitors

Texas says to hell with international treaties and has threatened legal action against OCSE observers if they watch Texas suppress…

12 years ago

The Lies Used to Portray Obama as an anti-Constitutionalist

Matt Barber calls quotes anti-Constitutionalist Patrick Henry to defend the Constitution and to portray Obama as the anti-Constitutionalist

12 years ago

What Last Night’s Debate Tells us About How Team Romney Sees Women

Paul Ryan made clear last night that he wants his religious beliefs to inform our decisions, while claiming it is…

12 years ago

The GOP’s Blatant Support for Theocracy

The GOP has surrendered its platform to the most extremist elements within the Religious Right and offers a candidate who…

12 years ago

Jack Welch Admits He Has no Evidence

Jack Welch caused a stir this week when he launched a conspiracy theory aimed at President Obama. Yesterday, he admitted…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney Proved in front of 67 Million Americans that He Can’t be Trusted

It was generally conceded that Mitt Romney won the first debate. The question is can you trust anything he said?…

12 years ago

Republican Corporate Hubris Meets Democratic Community Building

The Republican Party wants approbation for its plutocratic principles; the Obama team counters with an America built by teamwork

12 years ago

Rick Santorum Tells Convention Romney and Ryan Will Keep Dream Alive

The Republican Dream apparently being one where children will be forced into life by Big Patriarchy but allowed to die…

12 years ago

Florida Family Council-Only Christianity Could Create or Save America

John Stemberger tosses facts aside to claim that only Christianity could create the American experience and only Christianity can save…

12 years ago

Hell Hath no Fury Like Saying ‘Hell’ in Your Valedictorian Speech

There are 20 churches in Prague, OK, and one high school valedictorian who was denied her diploma for saying hell.

12 years ago

Bryan Fischer Says Jesus Had Capitalism in His DNA

Fischer strikes out monumentally when he claims Jesus was a capitalist's capitalist with capitalism in his DNA: read the Gospels,…

12 years ago

Bryan Fischer Says Sikh Temple Shooter a Liberal Because He’s a Nazi

Fischer claims the the neo-Nazi Sikh temple shooter was a liberal because he was a Nazi but a glance at…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney’s Scourge of Private Equity Vampirism

We like people who contribute to our society, people who build, who create goods and services, who create jobs. We…

12 years ago

Republicans Are Embarrassingly Wrong About Climate Change and We’re Paying the Price

Agriculture is being threatened by the worst drought in memory. Ranchers are selling their herds and still no effective climate…

12 years ago

Ezra Klein Presents The Do Less Than the Do-Nothing Congress

Ezra Klein, filling in for Rachel Maddow, gave the GOP no respite as he labeled this Congress the "do less…

12 years ago

Ted Nugent, the Civil War, and the GOP’s Anti-Constitutional Fantasies

Ted Nugent believes we'd be better off if the South had won the Civil War, completely ignoring that states rights…

12 years ago

Pepco: Deregulation + Greed + Corruption = Suffering for Hundreds of Thousands

Pepco spent years ignoring aging equipment and tree-trimming and focused instead of increasing profits leaving a million people to suffer…

12 years ago

Celebrating the Triumph of Our Liberal Revolution

Nothing is more liberal than a revolution; the best conservatism can manage is counter-revolution to restore the status quo lost…

12 years ago

The Tea Party May Think it Runs the Country, but They are Wrong

Citizens may think the ultra right tea party has all the power in the U.S. In truth, they have almost…

12 years ago

Republicans Twist Capitalism Into a Democracy Killer

America is capitalism run amok. A handful of greedy individuals and corporations currently control all the money and power.

12 years ago

Chuck Norris Displays Comedic Talents on Scott Walker’s Behalf

Chuck Norris takes to WND to display comedic talents in support of Scott Walker, and badly misrepresenting Ronald Reagan in…

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – June 2012 Edition

Today marks a new format in the Dirty Thirty, which will now include only updates (the entire updated list will…

12 years ago

America’s Choice: Why Obama in 2012?

There are many reasons to vote for Barack Obama in 2012, and very few to vote against him, given the…

12 years ago

Satan Ate My Government! The Fundamentalist Addiction to Satan

You get the idea that if we banned the word Satan we'd all be a lot happier but that fundamentalists…

12 years ago

Obama: Mitt Romney is the Opposite of Robin Hood

While attending the NATO summit in Chicago, President Obama kept up the pressure on Romney and his self-enrichment record at…

12 years ago

If We Must Fight, Let it Be Now

Increasingly the GOP is talking about Second Amendment remedies and even armed insurrection if Obama wins in 2012, threatening the…

12 years ago