Many Wisconsin Progressives are extremely unhappy with the candidacy of Trek Executive, Mary Burke. Nary a day goes by without Facebook posts about Burke’s lack of a progressive outlook and Vinehout’s expected announcement.
Most recently a member of the Solidarity Sing-A-Long put up a post stating that “Burke is among the one percent” and “she [...]
This is a letter that has been sent to Speaker John Boehner’s office, concerning the extremely light schedule that he and the Republican leadership have arranged for the remainder of the year. Should anyone share my thoughts, I ask you to please contact the Speaker, as well as your personal representatives, by sending them this [...]
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SCOTT WALKER: Bringing jobs since 2010
Gay marriage is good for the economy. Plain and simple.
Despite your views on marriage as a whole, and I’ll admit, being young I’m skeptical of marriage, we have to realize that this seemingly social matter, is actually quite fiscal. [...]
In a slight break from the tradition of Thursday Music, I give you Same Love by Macklemore.
Related: Read about Democratic Mayor of Newark Cory Booker’s transformation from someone who ‘hated gays’ into a a vocal supporter of gay rights. It was under Booker’s guidance that the Democratic Party’s national platform in 2012 included for [...]
why were we worrying about gays in the military?
Watch as Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson (who was at the time of the video a Republican presidential candidate) explains how he believes employers should be able to fire their employees for no other reason than the sexual orientation of said employees (video courtesy PolitiScoop).
Bigotry is a stinky cologne…
During a Springfield (Missouri) City Council public hearing in August on amending the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and gender identity protections, Rev. Phil Snider of the Brentwood Christian Church lashed out at the council for “inviting the judgement of God upon our land” by making “special rights for gays and lesbians.”
Five days after his Senate campaign’s political director sent out an email purporting that Democratic Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin lacked “heartland values” because of her sexual orientation, Republican “Tea Party Tommy” Thompson offered an explanation for his campaign’s attacks on Baldwin. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson said Tuesday that it was a mistake for [...]
As reported by Mansur Gidfar up Upworthy, back in December 2011 during a campaign stop in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney decided to drop by Vietnam War veteran Bob Garon’s breakfast table for a quick photo-op. What Romney didn’t realize is that Garon was sitting with his husband, whom he had married just a few months [...]