The political corporation called Americans Elect has made the act of getting sillier, and sillier, and sillier look like an art form. The latest act of Americans Elect is gallery-worthy. Last week, Americans Elect leaders Doug Bailey (Unity08 cofounder and Americans Elect candidate recruiter) and
Obama personally insisted that the Christian deity God be named in the Democratic Party platform. So, forget all the rest of you Americans who don’t worship God. The Democratic Party is for monotheists only.
The campaign to Draft David Walker for President is an awfully strange one in many ways, right down to David Walker himself making an appearance on national TV to declare that he wasn’t running for president, and he wasn’t encouraging anyone to vote for him
In its latest public account of itself, Americans Elect declares that any registered voter can register as a delegate in its 2012 presidential nominee selection process. Its delegates, Americans Elect promises in turn, will “craft the platform of key questions the candidates must answer”: Any
A new report from That’s My Congress reveals that of the 79 members of the LGBT Equality Caucus in the House of Representatives, less than half support two-thirds or more of the caucus’ slate of 12 pro-LGBT bills. The LGBT Equality Caucus describes its work
Last year, West Virginia’s Mountain Party candidate for Governor, Jesse Johnson, won with 4.5 percent of the vote. How’s that possible? Well, you have to figure out what victory for the Mountain Party means. Jesse Johnson never entered the race reasonably expecting to actually win
Under the cult proposed by the GOP platform, the deity to be worshipped would be the state itself. The nation of the United States of America would be elevated to the status of a god.
Blocking access for sexually active teenagers to contraceptives is part of the Republican Party platform. If the Republicans are allowed to keep control of the White House, there are going to be a lot more teenage mothers like Bristol Palin.
In their platform, the Republicans focus on the ability of government-funded religious bureaucracies to discriminate on the basis of religion. That means, for example, that a government-funded program could fire someone from a government-funded job for refusing to convert to Catholicism.
I read this morning that the Republican Party has appointed former Ohio Secretary of State and former candidate for Ohio Governor Ken Blackwell to be Vice Chairman of its Platform Committee, the committee dedicated to writing the 2008 platform for the Republican National Convention. Who
According to the Constitution of the United States of America, the government is supposed to be uninvolved in matters of religion, and leave belief up to individual personal conscience. However, as of 2008, the Democratic Party will no longer support that position.