So when Mohamed Morsi was elected president of Egypt, or when Hamas and Hezbollah won elections in Gaza and Lebanon, some Committee on Core Beliefs should have had a veto over the outcome? What could possibly go wrong?
After the Supreme Court's rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 last week, the anti-gay crusaders made their grave pronouncements about 'God's law' and 'founding fathers' and the 'sanctity of marriage' on the Sunday talk shows.
A long time ago there was a remarkable man, a man who said that might does not make right, that the weak have a strength the strong do not have, and that what we call "justice" is often really injustice. He was a man who was condemned by traditional conservative society.
Just as sections of our roadways are sponsored by local companies and interest groups, naming rights for the wall along our borders should be sold to the highest bidder. But that's just the beginning.
Rand Paul, Michele Bachmann and even Chris Christie made it official this week: We've had the Rat pack, the Brat Pack, and now, the Quack Pack -- the ...
I am thrilled with the great strides forward that the Supreme Court has helped the gay and lesbian community achieve. But I feel as if Brian and I are on a different boat. Others are partying onshore, and the party looks fabulous, darling, but we are waiting for our boat to take us to shore.
While Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was announcing her retirement to much fanfare in the media, according to information given exclusively to Take Action News, the FBI was busy collecting potentially damaging evidence against her from two former campaign aides.
She's leaving. That's a fact. ...
Michele Bachmann's absence leaves a leadership void among the radical Tea Party faction that turned the House of Representatives into an ungovernable mob and her briefly to frontrunner status in the 2012 Republican presidential primary.
Arianna discussed Michele Bachmann's retirement on ABC's This Week. She said: "What is interesting, is that basically, like Sarah Palin, Michele Bach...
Lincoln Chaffee is our Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award-winner. See, Republicans? Not only will you be welcomed, you'll actually get awards for making the trek across the aisle! Step right up, there's room for everyone!
If the new crop of conservatives wants the kind of national stage that Bachmann is ceding, they have to jump in the deep end of the nut bowl with a snorkel and a mouthful of garbled sound bytes.
It has become a common narrative for politicians in general, but especially so for high-profile members of the Tea Party: She came, she saw, she left in disgrace.
The news that Michele Bachmann is throwing in the towel, not seeking reelection in 2014, is a triumph for LGBT activists and all progressives. And it's a stunning blow to the tea party and the evangelical right.
Our national politics increasingly resembles a party in which your crazy uncle got hold of the karaoke microphone and won't give it back until he finishes a paranoid rant. Maybe if you pour him another Manhattan, he'll pass out before all your guests leave.