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Houston's Gay Rights Measure Turned Back by Religious Conservatives

LGBT Americans are looking for more protections, and so are religious conservatives. The challenge, legal experts say, is to find a way out of all-or-nothing politics. 71 more words

Modern Church

The Real Donald Trump

Everyone knows that when Donald Trump speaks, human intelligence winces. Well, everyone but the large swaths of the American public who claim that he has the courage to say what’s on their mind. 1,452 more words

News & Commentary

"The Antithesis Of Religious Liberty": Why The GOP Has The First Amendment Upside Down

One entertaining aspect of recent dramatic Supreme Court rulings was learning that the court’s high-minded intellectuals can be just as thin skinned and spiteful as everybody else.  812 more words


To tell the truth (right-wing front edition)

The mission of the Institute for Family Studies is “strengthening marriage and family life, and advancing the well-being of children, through research and public education.” As of this morning, this includes not a single use of the words “gay,” “lesbian,” or “same-sex” anywhere on their website, … 210 more words

In The News

John Stossel: The Left's Bad Ideas About Science Are More Harmful Than the Right's

Reason —The contemporary anti-science left

This year is the 10th anniversary of a book called The Republican War on Science. I could just as easily write a book called The Democratic War on Science. 106 more words


Pat Robertson making even less sense than usual

Via Wonkette, Right Wing Watch gives you Pat Robertson:

The non-video version is that some lady named Jane wrote to Pat and asked him “what she should say to a coworker who asked her, ‘Why did God allow my baby to die?'” And Pat knew just what to say to this grieving mother: “look, lady, maybe your kid was the next Hitler.” No, really: 279 more words

Bad Guys

"Mike Huckabee Is Prepared To Blow Up Republicans' Big Ruse": Pulling Back The Curtain On The Party’s Double Dealing

By the time the sixth or seventh candidate enters a Republican presidential primary, it’s usually tough to identify a unique quality that distinguishes him from those who came before. 847 more words

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