Want to stop paying taxes? Wish you could beat up your gay neighbor? Looking for an excuse to remove your daughter from school and keep her illiterate? Need a place to dump your toxic sludge? Trying to keep all Muslims out of your town? Move
Under United States law, states aren’t in charge of immigration; such matters are part the federal government’s jurisdiction. Indeed, Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution not only declares that it is the role of the U.S. Congress to “provide for the common Defence and
Iowa Republicans believe that Christianity is under attack. In a PPP poll last month, 69% of Republican respondents indicated that “President Obama is waging a war on Christianity.” On the other hand, they report a surprising amount of comfort with war on non-Christian religions. Only
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
Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal on people who want to impose Islamic legal standards on Americans: “We do insist that folks should not come into our country and use the freedoms we give them to undermine the freedoms we grant to everybody. So in other
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on people who want to impose Islamic religious law in the United States: “We live in a country where people are free to be Muslim. They’re not free, however, to impose a Muslim law as if it were civil law.”
Do Native-Born Americans Work More Than Immigrants? Do White Anglo Immigrants Work More than Non-White and Hispanic Immigrants?
Here at Irregular Times and elsewhere in forums of political debate in the Unites States, right-wing commentators have been fond of insulting immigrants. One line of their argument declares that immigrants come here to this country so they can be lazy and soak up benefits
Today is Independence Day in the United States, and while many people treat Independence Day as a historical commemoration of the Revolutionary War, it is not. Independence Day marks the signing of a piece of paper on July 4, 1776 and invites us to consider
[A tip of the pen to DocDawg, whose blog post on the situation in North Carolina got me all riled up.] Republican party officials love to proclaim that theirs is the “party of hard work”, that the GOP stands for the idea that Americans should
When I described the man Jeb Bush hired to run the online strategy for his presidential campaign as “outdated” a couple of days ago, I had no idea. It turns out that Ethan Czahor was too slow in deleting tweets in which he repeatedly referred
People who ask us to vote for Ben Carson for President need to give the rest of us Americans some straight answers about which other groups Ben Carson would deprive of equality. Who else, besides gays and lesbians, would Ben Carson allow to become victims of bigotry?