James Madison

Opinion: The Importance of Stating the “Obvious”: Why General Mattis’ Belated Statement Matters

When I first heard on the radio that retired United States Marine Corps General had issued a statement critical of…

2 years ago

Town Halls Show Participatory Democracy Best Hope of Saving Obamacare and Country

The recent uprisings at Republican town halls are demonstrating the power of the people to withstand and turn back the…

5 years ago

Dissent, Democracy, and Deliberation Are on Trump’s Chopping Block

James Madison said representatives should be able to "withstand the temporary delusion" to "give time and opportunity for more cool…

5 years ago

Phil Robertson at Cruz Rally: Rid the Earth of Tolerance

From the grave, an epic smackdown of Phil Robertson and Ted Cruz by James Madison, who reveals exactly what America…

6 years ago

Bush-Appointed Judge Forces Kentucky Taxpayers To Fund An Evangelical Ministry

Kentucky taxpayers are being "compelled" to spend at least $18 million to build and support the Answers in Genesis Noah's…

6 years ago

The Founding Fathers Promoted Public Education But Rafael Cruz Says it’s a Commie Plot

Ted Cruz's father says public education is a communist plot, but for the Founding Fathers, it was America's hope for…

6 years ago

Look Out! “General” Jerry Boykin Says Christians ARE the Government

Boykin claims "when you hold up a Bible, you need to hold up the Constitution right next to it" and…

7 years ago

Michigan And North Carolina Republicans Enact Un-Constitutional Theocratic Laws

Today, more so than at any time in the nation's history, evangelical Republicans are on a crusade to base the…

7 years ago

Right Wing Media Loses it Over Idea of Obama as Jewish President

A bunch of white gentiles are maybe not the best people to be talking about who is and who isn't…

7 years ago

SCOTUS, Interrupted: Wolf PAC Takes Citizens United Repeal To The States

Enter Wolf PAC. A grassroots effort spawned by the enormously popular Young Turk Network, Wolf's mission is boldly simple. Per…

7 years ago

Sen. Chuck Grassley Absurdly Claims Bill of Rights Dependent on Citizens United

The only thing keeping Republicans in power right now is money, and they'll tell any lies to hold onto that…

7 years ago

Rick Santorum Lyingly Claims Separation of Church and State is Communist and un-American

In fact, the separation of church and state is something quintessentially American. Americans invented the idea, after all

7 years ago

Texas Republican Proposes Another Civil War By Ending The Union Through Nullification

The Civil War is something a Texas Republican legislator, Dan Flynn, is attempting to repeat through a proposal that empowers…

7 years ago

The Texas State Board of Education is Wrong: Moses is Not a Founding Father

Had the Founders heeded Moses, we would never have had a Constitution forbidding religious tests in the first place, or…

7 years ago

The Religious Right Wants to Choose the Republican Candidate for President

Bryan Fischer wants an Evangelical conclave to choose candidates for president. Tough luck, Catholics, Jews, Muslims, Atheists, and others

8 years ago

The Specter of a Controlling Islam Hides a Controlling Religious Right

It's a neat trick, pretending facts don't exist so you can replace them with some agenda-friendly invented facts. *Cough* Benghazi…

8 years ago

You Are Voting for Democracy or Theocracy in the 2014 Midterms

Jody Hice's new "Big Idea" is that state-sponsored religion, forbidden by the First Amendment, will put an end to government…

8 years ago

Bryan Fischer Says Government is Meant to be a Minister of God

"When government defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman...It's doing its job. It's fulfilling its role…

8 years ago

Right-Wing Justice Scalia is Crusading to Establish Religion by Constitutional Fiat

Koch and Vatican surrogate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a judicial sermon at Colorado Christian University and informed 400…

8 years ago

Virginia Marriage Equality Decision Exposes Religious Right’s Hatred of America

Religious Right leaders don't understand the spirit or the exact words of the Constitution, which they continually confuse with the…

8 years ago