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GOP candidates RSVP to same-sex weddings - The Washington Post

As my colleague Jonathan Capehart points out, the current field of Republican 2016 contenders and potential contenders offer a painfully contorted array of responses to the question of whether or not they would attend a gay wedding for a friend or loved one. 123 more words

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Why Are You a Republican? - The Washington Post

For me this question gets to the heart of it. A lot of conversations end with ‘that’s the GOP position.’ But where should the conversation start? 309 more words

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TPM: The Curious Indifference to an Iranian Bomb

There is no shortage of hyperbolic commentary about the framework agreement on the Iranian nuclear program. But one strain of the conversation is particularly odd and deserves more attention. 499 more words

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TPM: The cake-pizza-flower wars/freedom movement

It seems like we are well into the concern-troll phase of the cake-pizza-flower wars/freedom movement, which one might call either an organized retreat or a fall back to guerrilla insurgency in the all but lost battle against gay marriage. 423 more words

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The Emerging GOP War Platform--TPM

It’s fascinating how, in addition to genuflection to the person of Benjamin Netanyahu, breaking off any nuclear agreement with Iran is quickly becoming a litmus test for GOP presidential candidates. 147 more words

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Indiana’s odious law - The Washington Post

Which leads to Question 3: “If you do not support such legislation, why not? Specifically, assuming that you support existing laws barring discrimination on the basis of race, gender and, yes, religion, why is sexual orientation deserving of less protection?” 154 more words

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Kentucky’s legal gymnastics over same-sex marriage - The Washington Post

Gay-marriage bans don’t discriminate against gays because they apply to heterosexual people, too.

At least, that’s what Kentucky is arguing — apparently with a (ahem) straight face — to the Supreme Court. 433 more words

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