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H.J. Res 32: Tim Huelskamp and 32 other Republicans in U.S. Congress Push for More Big Government

Over and over, the Republican Party declares itself to be “the party of small government.” But which party is trying to use the powers of big federal government to tell the people and the states what they can and cannot do? You guessed it — it’s the Republican Party.

Republican Representative Tim Huelskamp of Kansas […]

Ben Carson Says People Voluntarily Choose To Be Gay In Prison

Ben Carson is already fumbling in incoherence, just one day into his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. A person who believes that prison rape proves that being gay is a choice is not the kind of person we need making life and death decisions in the Oval Office. […]

Ello Declares March NSFW Month (Unless You Don’t Want That). Is that Better than Blogger?

Featuring those gol-darned genital hands in every possible pairwise combination, the new social media platform Ello has released its decision to allow the content that those hands signify. Ello writes in an e-mail blast:

“Following Google’s decision to ban NSFW content from Blogger (followed by an awkward reversal), we decided to celebrate freedom of […]

The Real Origin Of Valentine’s Day

Whatever the twists and turns in the threads of historical connection between then and now, it’s clear that the association of February 14 with love and sex predates anyone carrying the name of Valentine. […]

Is Transparency a Trap? Is Information a Weapon?

Today, I read the text of H.R. 489 for the first time. Its major action clause reads:

SEC. 2. REQUIRED REPORTING OF MEDICAID PAYMENTS TO ABORTION PROVIDERS.

(a) In General.–Not later than 60 days after the end of fiscal year 2015 and each fiscal year thereafter, each State that makes a Medicaid payment from […]

Moral Mondays Surge Back in North Carolina on February 14, 2015

Moral Mondays have become a North Carolina tradition. With the spring of every new year and the convening of the North Carolina State Legislature, citizens who support reproductive rights, the freedom to marry, the right to vote, public financing of elections, citizen control, public schools, health care, a clean environment and economic opportunity hold marches […]

Mitt Romney Wants Big Government To Engineer American Families

Whatever happened to Republicans opposing big government interference in people’s lives?

In a speech yesterday at Mississippi State University, Mitt Romney told the audience that he wants to end the programs developed as part of Lyndon Johnson’s War On Poverty, and replace them with something new.

The programs from the War On Poverty Mitt Romney […]

Mike Huckabee Is Talking Trash Against Women

The big problem isn’t what women say. The big problem is that Mike Huckabee thinks that he has the legitimate authority to tell women what they can and cannot say. […]

Where Congressional Legislation Lies, January 2015

Number of bills before the 114th Congress to let military chaplains proselytize troops: 1

Number of bills mentioning “military waste“: 0

Number of bills to give zygotes legal rights at conception: 1

Number of bills to rescue frozen “snowflake babies” or prosecute in vitro facilities for child abuse: 0

Number of bills celebrating Pope Francis: […]

Does Science Prove the Catholic Church is Right? Part V: Sex Before Marriage and Greed

Catholic evangelist Jim Schroeder, has written an essay on behalf of Foundation for Evangelization through the Media in which he declares without equivocation that “Science Is Proving the Church Is Right and the Culture’s Wrong:”

“Modern science – which so many assume is the antithesis or even enemy of Catholic teaching – actually bears out […]

Hour-by-Hour Chronicle of God’s Judgment Upon Miami, Florida for Same-Sex Marriage Abomination

“All hurricanes are acts of God, because God controls the heavens. I believe that New Orleans had a level of sin that was offensive to God, and they are — were recipients of the judgment of God for that.” — Pastor John Hagee

 

10:00 am, January 5, 2015: same-sex marriage is illegal in Miami, […]