SCOTUS Turn Their Own Decisions Into A Moving Target

Just days after opening a second front on the war on women, the Supreme Court of the United States back tracks on one of the alternatives they delineated in their Hobby Lobby decision. No really!

Birth Control Order Deepens Divide Among Justices

WASHINGTON — In a decision that drew an unusually fierce dissent from the [...]

Front page Hobby Lobby photo sends faux feminist message

When I originally saw this photograph, my response was a chuckle while shaking my head. But there is far more going on here than most of us realize. [and I have often complained about how the right 'messages' their positions while the left just doesn't get it, and here's a perfect example] Subtle but effective… [...]

Hobby Lobby Ruling Should Move Us Toward Single Payer Health Coverage

Any number of GOP pundits have condemned the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) as the start of the slippery slope to single payer health care in the United States. To that I can add, I only hope!

But as part of yesterday’s Supreme Court Ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby’s religious freedom (I hope the [...]

Still Worrying About Throwing The Book At 12 Year Olds?

Last week I posted the argument that 12 year olds are not adults. This was related to two 12 year old girls attempting to stab another 12 year old to death under the delusion they were pleasing a fictional character. And Waukesha County District Brad Schimel (who coincidently is running for Wisconsin Attorney General as [...]

Dumping Walmart

City officials in Portland, Oregon, announced last week that they’re divesting the city’s investment portfolio of 36 million dollars worth of holdings in Walmart. The decision comes after the adoption of a socially responsible investment protocol by the Portland City Council last year, which now evaluates holdings that may spur ” health and environmental concerns, [...]

St. Joseph the Worker Society debuts

From my email inbox comes news of a new organization inspired by Pope Francis and focusing on translating news of the day through the lens of Catholic social justice teachings. MILWAUKEE-A new group inspired by Pope Francis and named for the Catholic patron saint of workers debuted last week, with an email blast and a [...]

Not a moment, but a movement.

The day before the Reverend Dr. William Barber II spoke at Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison, the Reverend Curtis Gatewood, community organizer with the HKonJ/Moral Monday’s movement in North Carolina, spoke with Eric Schubring and Fightingbob.com founder Ed Garvey on WOJB community radio. Scroll down on the WOJB website to find the recording and give [...]

Tens of thousands attend ” Moral March on Raleigh “

According to the North Carolina NAACP’s estimates, somewhere between 80,000 to 100,000 people marched in Raleigh on Saturday in protest of policies passed last year by a GOP controlled legislature and Republican Governor Pat McCrory. From the Al Jazeera America report:

” Thousands of people opposing Republican policies in North Carolina marched in Raleigh on [...]

Kshama Sawant responds to Obama’s State of the Union Address

You gotta love the sheer moxie and courage of Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, who took it upon herself last night to give the socialist response to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

 

Moral Mondays and the Solidarity Sing Along

During the super-heated comment exchange that occurred last summer when I posted several blogs here calling on participants of the Solidarity Sing Along to get a permit, one commenter likened the Sing Along to North Carolina’s Moral Monday movement and demanded to know if I would tell folks in North Carolina to get a permit [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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