This op-ed, written by Duane Dubey, a regular commenter here at Blogging Blue, was originally posted at LaCrosseTribune.com In November, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a request with the Internal Revenue Service “to investigate the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for engaging in prohibited political activity in violation of its protected tax [...]
CALIFORNIA: Former Presidential hopeful and former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney has reportedly been rushed to a mental health facility (conveniently located just five minutes outside of La Jolla, California) earlier this morning! According to sources close to the Romney family, the former Governor and his wife Ann were uttering their bedtime prayers [...]
First of all I don’t understand why he needs two bibles…but then on the other hand I don’t understand why we are using bibles at all…the President and every elected and appointed official who has to take an oath of office should be using a copy of the US Constitution…it is after all the document [...]
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 [...]
“The reason I got involved in public service, by and large, if I had to credit one thinker, one person, it would be Ayn Rand,”
- Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, in a 2005 speech to a group of Rand devotees called the Atlas Society.
Here’s what Ayn Rand has to say about religion:
Apparently Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas really really wants to be this generation’s Joe McCarthy.
Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert doubled down on warnings of Muslim Brotherhood influence in America Thursday while taking a shot at the media for not investigating his claims further.
The Republican suggested reporters were more interested in attacking him than [...]
I’ll admit I never would have expected it, but during a town hall meeting on Sunday, Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner of the 5th Congressional district came to the defense of Huma Abedin, a top aide to Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, in the face of vicious and bigoted accusations by Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann of [...]