American Idol Crooner Clay Aiken and North Carolina native considers challenging incumbent U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers for her 2nd District congressional seat. Former American Idol Crooner Clay Aiken contemplates a run for Congress. Anonymous sources claim Aiken aims to take North Carolina’s 2nd District congressional seat, The Raw Story reports. Prior to Republicans snagging the […]
MSNBC analyst and Washington Post policy writer Ezra Klein could walk away from his day job. New York Times reports Klein, who runs the Post’s Wonkblog, is ready to jump Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos? new ship. Washington Post Katharine Weymouth, late Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham’s granddaughter, and Bezos refused to pony up for Klein’s […]
It’s a case of he said ? and he, he and he said. The Minnesota Vikings quickly disputed former punter Chris Kluwe’s claims he’d possibly been fired for being a staunch gay ally. Kluwe accused the NFL team of ousting him in a deadspin.com post: It’s my belief, based on everything that happened over the […]
Some rainbow handkerchief-wearing Utah Boy Scouts do a memorable random act of kindness. Some Utah Boy Scouts?proudly wore rainbow handkerchiefs?while delivering pizza to county clerks helping make marriage equality happen. Utah Democratic Party Executive Director Matt Lyon tweeted one of two photos of the scouts doing an historic good deed, according to his Twitter feed. […]
United Methodist Church’s California-Pacific Conference invites defrocked clergy Frank Schaeffer to serve with them. Defrocked United Methodist Church minister, Rev. Frank Schaeffer, could soon find himself in the pulpit again. Bishop Minerva Carca?o invited Schaeffer to continue his ministry in the California-Pacific Conference, according to the conference’s Web site. The Eastern Pennsylvania conference suspended Schaeffer […]
?Conservapedia.com launched the Conservative Bible Project in 2009 to strip the King James Version of its liberal and progressive passages. A right-wing whack job version could be coming to a church near you soon. Here’s a new one…well, kind of new. It seems one right-winger believes the Bible’s King James Version is too liberal. Conservapedia.com […]
There’s actually a president more uncaring about people with HIV/AIDS than late former President Ronald Reagan. South African Thabo Mbeki refused to acknowledge the connection between HIV and AIDS, at the very least. Mbeki’s utter dismissal of victims of HIV/AIDS nearly pushed former President Jimmy Carter to give him a beat down, according to Raw […]
Right-winger believes DADT repeal proves President Obama’s no Christian The birther schtick’s nearly played out. So, extreme right-wingers like U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., are accusing President Barack Obama of being a Christian-hating heathen, according to rightwingwatch.org. After all, Obama repealed ?Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.? Palazzo is an Army veteran, who represents the 4th District, […]
Boehner says ENDA could hurt small businesses Ding, dong, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) could be dead. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has come out against it, the Huffington Post reports. The speaker’s ominous words are conveniently timed. An ENDA vote is slated to take place in the Senate today. There’s hope Senate Majority Leader […]
So, SNAP recipients are lazy, according to the U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. King shared that pearl of wisdom during a May discussion on the House GOP’s drastic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cuts now in effect, per Think Progress. The cuts impact 50 million Americans. It appears to me that the goal of this […]
Tales of President Obama’s gay marriage evolution may be exaggerated Apparently, President Barack Obama didn’t actually ?evolve? on gay marriage, according to a new book about the 2012 presidential campaign, the Huffington Post reports. The authors also write in an earlier section of the book that many believed that Obama was in favor of […]
MOSCOW ? Russian President Vladimir Putin is eager to show everyone will be welcome?with open arms?to the 2014 Winter Olympics in the resort town of Sochi, according to Reuters. Putin told International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach on Monday: We are doing everything, both the organizers and our athletes and fans, so that participants […]
SAN FRANCISCO, California ?–?Making homelessness less hectic is one program’s mission. Project Homeless Connect puts unavoidable bureaucracy and necessities in one place, Think Progress?reports. Finding a place to sleep is just one challenge homeless people face. Getting around and getting necessary care is just as crucial. A Project Homeless Connect fair, which hosts all kinds […]
Masha Gessen, a journalist and out lesbian mom, told MSNBC’s Chris Haye’s she may lose her three children if a proposed law in anti-gay Russia passes.
Women who wore weaves in their hair upset a Waco pastor almost as much as they would had they been weaving webs of deceit. AmericaPreachers.com reports that Resurrecting Faith founder the Rev. A.J. Aamir has banned church leadership from wearing hair weaves. The 39-year-old Aamir shepherds a congregation whose average age is around 22-years-old. He […]
An authentic slave cabin will be showcased at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. – it’s only a matter of time now until Paula Deen gets her season pass.
House Speaker Will Weatherford revealed Friday, in a Tampa Tribune editorial, that hearings on the Stand Your Ground law are slated to take place this Fall.
Apparently, neither La. Gov. Bobby Jindal nor the Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Dept. never received a memo the Supreme Court’s decision against sodomy laws.
While Justice Clarence Thomas applies his conservative bias to Supreme Court decisions, his wife’s busy drumming up a ‘Groundswell’ of fake Obama scandals.
Why isn’t our extremely conservative Supreme Court required to follow the same ethics codes lower courts follow? Rep. Slaughter (D-NY) wants to change that.