President Obama’s Full Speech in Newtown CT

Courtesy of the Washington Post:

RwP: “It’s a Very Pantsless Christmas” Part 1

This week on Rants Without Pants we celebrate Christmas with “A Very Pantsless Christmas”.

My plan was for this to be a lighter/fluffier special, but due to the tragic shooting in Connecticut, I felt passionately about discussing the issue of mental illness pertaining to violence. I shot that segment Saturday morning, not 24 hours [...]

Let’s Have a Moratorium On Voucher Schools

During a talk to the community of St. Anthony’s School on Milwaukee’s south side, Governor Walker said he was interested in expanding Wisconsin’s school voucher program beyond the Milwaukee and Racine areas. The governor of course was preaching to the choir since St. Anthony’s is the largest voucher school participant in the Milwaukee area with [...]

I Support ABBA for Governor

In a tremendous effort to get a dozen stories out of one visit by Governor Walker to their newsroom and a little talk locally, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel today, decided to surmise on potential Democratic challengers in the 2014 gubernatorial election. My early pick: ABBA! Anybody But Barrett Again!

What’s the Deal with Progressives and Sexism?

Two of my favorite liberal women talked with me about my earlier post: What’s the Deal with Progressives and Agism?

I was so tuned into the issue of agism in progressive politics, partly because I am of the generation of Americans being dissed, that I may have overlooked another issue entirely.

But it was pointed [...]

Mike Huckabee Supports a Vengeful god

This absolute nonsense is beyond the pale. From Friday, December 14th, 2012 (YES THAT VERY FRIDAY) TPMLivewire:

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee attributed the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in part to restrictions on school prayer and religious materials in the classroom.

“We ask why there is violence in our schools, but [...]

AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR PRESIDENT:

Dear Mr. President:

It is apparent that the Republican party continues to marginalize what can best be described as your historical victory this past November. One repeated message, “We The People,” consistently hear from the Republican Party and correspondents from their Running Mate, Fox News, is how this previous election was a status-quo election, in [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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