satanist temple

And it begins: Satanists demand religious exemption from abortion restrictions: cite Hobby Lobby Ruling

You gotta love it. Going 180 degrees against the Christian fundamentalism behind Hobby Lobby, a Satanist temple wants relief. Here’s hoping they get it! The Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby decision, which allowed some for-profit... Read More
Sister Sarah Palin’s new TV Channel is more expensive than Netflix(!)

Sister Sarah Palin’s new TV Channel is more expensive than Netflix(!)

The scary half term governor of Alaska has a scary new venture. Sarah Palin is returning to her roots in low-budget television—but this time, she’s  on the web, the focus is American politics, and she owns... Read More
clinton wh

Even GOP mouthpiece worries Republicans will make same mistakes from 1998

The Washington Examiner, a right wing mouthpiece, thinks the party is about to make the same mistakes they made with Bill Clinton. They could be right. For anyone who was around, it’s hard to compare 1998... Read More
rachel maddoe

Rachel Maddow: GOP courting ‘aggrieved white vote’ (again) with Romney road-tested lies

Her segment was brilliant and shows that the GOP/Tea Party is still struggling with the truth. MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on Monday that House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) took a page from the desperate... Read More
border children

Children Seeking Asylum and Finding Antipathy

by Tina Dupuy I might be the only syndicated columnist in the country who was raised by the state. So when lawmakers and public pontificators discuss the welfare of unaccompanied minors who’ve been dropped on... Read More
Baroness Stowell and Beyoncé

Tories dig deeper hole: Pay woman peer £22K less than Cabinet predecessor then call her Baroness Beyonce?

The only thing missing here are pig snout masks for the House of Lords peers who went from bad to worse. Peers have suggested a rich Tory should give up their ministerial salary to make... Read More
the sterlings

This racist ‘Donald’ loses his court battle to prevent sale of his LA Clippers

The LA Times details the recent court loss of Donald Sterling. Is the drama finally over… or is it just beginning? Judge gave Shelly Sterling a sweeping victory Monday afternoon and cleared the way for... Read More
ebola map

Film ‘Outbreak’ live? Ebola outbreak is worst in history, why you should worry

The Washington Post explains how this could spread rapidly. How bad is the current outbreak? Bad — very, very bad. It’s concentrated in three small West African states: Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, where reports... Read More
Hice for congress

GOP and the talking thing: Congressional candidate wants US to fight govt tyranny with bazookas

I seem to post 5-6 of these a week about the Republican Tea Party. When are they going to shut up and make me obsolete? Seemingly never. A Republican congressional candidate responded to a mass... Read More
swede garbage

Another reason to love the sensible, socialist Swedes: they burn all their rubbish, why can’t we?

Slate shows how far ahead of the rest of the world the Swedes are and asks why we seem to have so much difficulty. Sweden, from which I’ve recently returned, is impressively functional, efficient, and... Read More

FOX anchor and that talking thing: Gay NFL player Sam hurts team like dogfighter Vick

Umm, no he doesn’t Brian Kilmeade. but that never slowed down any FOX News commentator. Fox News host Brian Kilmeade this week compared to Michael Sam, the first openly-gay NFL player, to Michael Vick after... Read More
poverty global

Depressing that 2.2 billion people are poor or near poor according to UN

The gap between the haves and have nots continues to relentlessly grow around the globe. More than 2.2 billion people are “poor or near-poor”, with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts... Read More
usa discounters

USA Discounters Responds to ProPublica Article

The company says ProPublica “inaccurately” portrayed its policies regarding military customers, but cites no errors. by Paul Kiel ProPublica In a press release Sunday, Virginia-based retailer USA Discounters said the company’s practices and policies in dealing... Read More
suing service members

Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide

With stores near military bases across the country, the retailer USA Discounters offers easy credit to service members. But when those loans go bad, the company uses the local courts near its Virginia headquarters to... Read More