Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has a grand idea, and by “grand” I mean big. Rep. King, never one to think small, has introduced House Joint Resolution 16, a proposed constitutional amendment that reads simply:
The sixteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.
Read the 16th Amendment [...]
Most of the U.S. border is represented by politicians who don’t support Steve King’s proposal to take American citizenship away from children who were born in the USA and have never lived anywhere else. [...]
When a holy day celebrated by some people seeks to bring everyone’s government grinding to a halt, sacrilege in the public sphere makes a great deal of sense. [...]
Yesterday, Truman identified a particularly yummy bit of babble by Representative Steve King of Iowa in which he asserts that America is a Christian nation because we speak English and derive our cherished values from the ancient Greeks. Roll that thought around your brain a little bit. It’s just so savory.
As with all yummy, [...]
Steve King may be able to do a little historical name-dropping, but the ability to merely name an Age of Reason or an Age of Enlightenment is not identical to the ability to be reasonable or enlightened. [...]
More than a year ago, on March 7 2008, Representative Steve King of Iowa made a prediction about what would happen if Barack Obama was elected president. Starting off with a classic “now, I’m not a bigot, but…” introduction, he made this prophesy:
I don’t want to disparage anyone because of their race, their ethnicity, [...]
Republican congressman Steve King waxes eloquent on the cadres of Christian soldiers who, chanting “Onward!”, adopt frozen embryos and bring them to birth volunteering their own uteruses for the purpose: so far in all of human history, there have been 200 such births.
About 25,000 embryos are frozen each year, with about 475,000 frozen embryos [...]