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Update On Donald Trump’s Big Chill

If Donald Trump can’t even read a local weather forecast accurately, how can he be trusted with data in more complex contexts, such as the national economy, foreign policy, congressional relations, and global climate change? […]

Congress Reauthorizes Program That Provides Federal Funds For Schools That Discriminate On The Basis Of Religion

Republicans claim to object to abuse of Big Government power. Nonetheless, all but 8 of them voted in favor of this bill to allow religious groups to run roughshod over students’ First Amendment rights. […]

Iowans Getting Flooded With Calls From Ohio, Pushing Donald Trump

Is this vision of rude phone calls by fake activists, paid for by corrupt super PACs, organized by cold corporations from far away, what you want to see more of in the United States? […]

The Part of the First Amendment that Walter Jones Hasn’t Read

Text of H.Res. 399, introduced by Rep. Walter Jones (NC): Text of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution: Whereas the United States of America was founded upon Judeo-Christian principles, and even today many Americans believe that our strength comes from these principles;

Whereas the creator is explicitly mentioned in the Declaration of […]

Marvin The Martian Considers Campaign For Speaker Of The House

In the wake of majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s decision to drop out of the running for the position of Speaker of the House, Marvin the Martian has declared that he is mulling a campaign for the post.

“It is true that I am not a registered Republican, not an elected member of Congress, not […]

NonPartisan NonProfit Group: Jeb Bush is Violating Campaign Finance Laws

There are hardly any restrictions to big money flows in political campaigns left, but one of the few remaining is this: the unlimited cash sources called “Super PACs” cannot coordinate with presidential campaigns. They must operate independently.

The non-profit Center for Public Integrity has released a report uncovering a direct connection between the Presidential campaign […]

Republican Scam Artist Trolling For Donald Trump

As we’re getting closer to the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primaries, Donald Trump is having to hurry to assemble the practical political apparatus that his opponents in the Republican nomination contest already have a great deal of experience with. Trump is getting some special help with this task, however.

Last month, Scott B. […]

The Religious Test for S. 1598 and H.R. 2802

There are many right-wing Christian thinkers in America who support the Republican congressional bills S. 1598 and H.R. 2802, which would allow a government worker to use the power of his or her office to withhold services and legal rights from people, so long as the government worker proclaims that s/he “believes or acts in […]

Ted Cruz Calls For The Shutdown Of The Entire Federal Government

Ted Cruz isn’t just a United States senator. He’s also a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. As such, he’s asking to be trusted with the power of executive leadership over the entire U.S. federal government.

Today, Ted Cruz let America know what he wants to do with that power: Shut the whole […]

Congressional Bill Creates Special Right to Break the Law and Persecute Others, Only for those with Right-Wing Religion

60% of the Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 69% of the Republican members of the U.S. Senate are acting to narrowly protect people who use hold religious beliefs and use a combination of those religious beliefs and their government positions to persecute others.

I’m not making this up. Go read the […]

Carly Fiorina’s Way Of Unlocking Human Potential

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina says that she “believes in unlocking human potential”. That sounds great, but it’s a little vague. Unlocking human potential isn’t one of the explicit powers of the President of the United States. So, if we’re going to understand explicitly what Fiorina means when she talks about unlocking human potential, we […]