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Consider these 13 Green Party Candidates for Governor

If your ideas tend toward the left-hand side of the political spectrum and you are dissatisfied with your choices in the Governor’s race where you live, consider the Green Party choices that you might not have heard of. Green Party Watch lists the Green Party candidates running for Governor in 13 states. The candidates are [...]

I Stand Against Demon Drink, said the Bartender

“I don’t think it’s proper to watch a couple of grown men grind against each other,” said the landlord for two gay bars.

Carl Paladino Sought Endorsement from Movement that Says if Gay People are Attacked, it’s their Own Fault

We already know that Carl Paladino sought the endorsement of the theocratic extremist Yehuda Levin in his run for Governor of New York State. We already know that as part of the endorsement deal, Carl Paladino read from a script written for him by Yehuda Levin. And we have learned of Yehuda Levin’s declarations that [...]

Paladino Sought Endorsement from Man blaming Gay people for Earthquakes, Hurricanes and Terrorism

Lost in the kerfuffle about Carl Paladino’s anti-gay remarks is the reason he gave them in the first place. Carl Paladino, the Republican Party nominee for Governor of New York State, delivered virulently anti-gay remarks in New York City as part of a deal to receive an endorsement from Rabbi Yehuda Levin, the founder and [...]

Paladino, Kids Don’t Need Brainwashing To Be Decent

I worry about the strange social world that Carl Paladino has isolated himself in, not to experience firsthand the absolute normalcy of homosexual couples. He’s running for Governor of New York State, not Governor of Alabama. [...]

My Favorite Political Joke

Are you ready for it? Here’s the joke:

“I’m about ready to punch A.J. Higgins.”

Ha ha ha! Ha ha! Ha! Ha!

Isn’t that just hilarious?

No?

No. There’s no joke in it. Jokes juxtapose two ideas in some unexpected way that jolts us and, in the case of a really good joke, makes us [...]

Paul LePage Has an Anger Management Problem

“As your governor, you’re going to be seeing a lot of me on the front page, saying ‘Governor LePage tells Obama to go to hell.” — Paul LePage, September 2010

“Bullshit!” — Paul LePage, before storming out of a news conference, September 2010

“I’m about ready to punch A. J. Higgins!” — Paul LePage, September [...]

Interactive Cartoon: Paul LePage Quotes on Creationism in Public Schools

This interactive political cartoon was created using Scratch.

Is Paul LePage a Creationist? Does LePage support the insertion of Creationism into Maine’s public schools? Click on the image of Maine GOP gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage in the applet you see above to read his various statements on the subject this year.

Click on this [...]

Creationist, Oil Drilling, Pro-Discrimination Paul LePage Winning in Maine Governor’s Race

The Maine Human Rights Act is a law prohibiting employment, housing, public accommodation, credit, or educational discrimination on account of various sociodemographic characteristics of individuals including race, color, ancestry, sex, marital status and religion. In 2005, the Maine Human Rights Act was amended to prohibit discrimination in provision of credit, educational, employment, housing, or public [...]

NY Republican: Ban Religion in NYC to prevent the spread of Repression

In his latest display of mental gymnastics, Republican candidate for Governor of New York State Carl Paladino has just completed either a disastrously unsuccessful triple lutz or a spot-on bellyflop:

As Governor I will use the power of eminent domain to stop this mosque and make the site a war memorial instead of a monument [...]

RC is the New PC: Religious Correctness Police Go After Six Flags

You know, there’s this line. Some people recognize the line, and some people don’t. On one side of the line is your head and everything that goes on inside it. On the other side lie all the other heads. Some people grasp that they can try to control what goes on in their own heads, [...]