Recently, Representative Todd Aiken (R -- Missouri) caused a furor when he stated that victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant. Soon, he was on his heels, backtracking and trying to save his race for a senate seat. Sharon Barnes, a member of the Missouri Republican committee tried to explain his comment. Ms. Barnes "echoed Mr. Akin’s statement that very few rapes resulted in pregnancy, adding that 'at that point, if God has chosen to bless this person with a life, you don’t kill…Continue
Last week, I was successfully ignoring Rachel Maddow in favor of a good book, when some particularly insane religious prophesy rattled out of the speakers and hijacked my conscious. "Oprah is the Harlot of Babylon...?" I smiled, set down my book, and tuned in for the lolz. Well, it wasn't comedic as much as horrifying. No longer blissfully ignorant, I feel it is my patriotic duty to inform you of yet another republican who believes he communicates with God and who is hot…Continue
Near the end of the first act of Kander and Ebb’s musical “Cabaret”, the character Herr Schultz observes, “How the world can change, it can change like that, due to one little word: ‘Married.’” Just a little over two weeks ago, on June 24, 2011, it seemed as if the world had changed “like that.” The State of New York extended the legal right to marry to same-sex couples—something it had declined to…Continue
Added by ProfMTH on July 10, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
It is always hard to come up with a candidate that is ‘right’ for America, but the Republicans have done so this time round with Pro Truth, Anti-Masturbation Candidate, Christine O’Donnell. Finally a knowledgeable, intelligent candidate who has the guts to deal with the serious issues facing our troubled nation.
Coming out of the primary corner with snappy foot-work and a…Continue
Added by willailla on September 21, 2010 at 5:26pm — 6 Comments