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Friday Talking Points -- From Bears to Zombies

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Gay marriage is becoming legal in so many states, it's hard to keep up these days. As federal court after federal court strikes down laws against marriage equality, some politicians have realized it's a losing battle.

A Gay Dad Sounds Off On the LGBT Film Festival Theater that Betrayed Its Customers and Bank-Rolled Anti-Gay Causes

Rob Watson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Rob Watson

People like my mother and Rozene have been seduced by the powers that be who would prey on people for whom life has moved too fast and changed too much, and who feel the way of life, on which they thought they had a firm perch, has been left in the dust. That, or . . . the devil has possessed them all. You decide.

The View From Here: GOP Inaction on Medicaid Expansion Fires Up Progressives

Gary Stein | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics
Gary Stein

After a raucous 60-day session, the Florida House and Senate went home, leaving two irreconcilable health care bills and at least $5 billion on the ta...

American Muslims Celebrate Defeat Of Congressional Islamophobes

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion

(RNS) American Muslims are celebrating the ouster of two congressmen known for their anti-Islamic rhetoric, and heralding the outcomes as a sign that ...

The Grand Old Party's New Pantry Cookbook!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 11.26.2012 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

What voter wouldn't warm up to a cookbook from people who think Hamburger Helper is a form of socialism?

Drill the Everglades: Alan West, Bachmann

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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How Does Congressman Glenn Beck Sound?

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

In 1994, the GOP bestowed upon its cheerleader Rush Limbaugh the unique title of honorary member of Congress. So, if past is prologue, who will Republicans credit with such accolades this time around?

Mandate Schmandate: The GOP is Drinking Their Own Kool Aid

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Kool Aid is the official beverage of the GOP. They've been drinking too much of it if they think that taking the House of Representatives is a mandate...