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Rand Paul All Filibluster

What is with the GOP and symbolic gestures? (I’ve got a symbolic gesture for them) Rand Paul gets a big huzzah from the press for a pointless filibuster. The more this guy opens his mouth the more I strongly consider that … Continue reading

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Religious Right Aims to Change Florida Constitution

While we are all celebrating our nation’s birthday the religious right are plotting the theocratization of the state of Florida. Bill CS/HJR 1471 Was signed and submitted to the secretary of state on 7/1/2011. JOINT RESOLUTION by Judiciary Committee; Plakon; … Continue reading

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Obama 1, Birthers 0

Ok can they finally put it to rest now? Nope, in the words of George Bush Sr, “Not gonna do it” Obama says screw it and released the long form birth certificate that the birther conspiracists have been yammering for. … Continue reading

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This is Your Brain on Fox

Those of us lefties (Left handed people that is) know that the right side of the brain controls the left side of the body, so only left handed people are in their right minds. But did you know that if you … Continue reading

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Hagee & Gingrich: Two Peas From A Pod

CNN recently posted a piece about Newt Gingrich’s appearance at John Hagee’s Cornerstone Church in San Antonio. Gingrich made some inane comments about Islamists running a secular atheist state. (lol) Here is the text of his statement. “I have two … Continue reading

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Oppose Federal Funding of Religious Schools

I have been very concerned about public education for a long time especially the gradual dismantling of our public school system through the use of school vouchers. In various forums (in person and on the “Intertoobz”) I have discussed with … Continue reading

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Michele Bachmann Likely to Enter 2012 Race for White House

 Adviser: Bachmann likely to enter WH race (Houston Chronicle) RFLMAAO         (Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Atheist Ass Off)

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Marco Rubio Response to Email about Planned Parenthood

I wrote Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) concerning the vote to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood. Now being the political and religious lockstepper (Catholic/Republican) that he is, I didn’t expect a sympathetic ear. Here is his response to my email … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing a Republican Congressman

Some weeks ago I responded to a call to write my congressman about an issue. I’m not sure which issue specifically, but it could well have been regarding healthcare, women’s rights or the environment or green energy or the middle class … Continue reading

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A Moratorium on Sarah Palin

It’s long past time for the world to enact a moratorium on the subject of Sarah Palin. Really. Why is she still in the headlines? Why is she still even discussed? Her fifteen minutes have long since been over. Seriously … Continue reading

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