Tuesday was a bad day for the environment. Wednesday was a bad day for immigrants. And today? Trump’s in Philly, at a GOP retreat. Might that take his attention from destroying the planet and ruining people’s lives?
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An open letter from GOP leaders to Candidate Drumpf
You can read it here.
It’s not a lifestyle, assholes
Here’s the RNC’s statement after the horrific Orlando shootings on Sunday. Oddly, there is no mention of LGBTQI, but evidently, an earlier version contained this: “Violence against any group of people simply for their lifestyle or orientation has no place in America or anywhere else.” Why the revision? Well, this has a bit of an …
Putting Rep. Gohmert (R-Texas) on your prayer list
Father of three daughters Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, opposes two bills that would encourage women to go into science because, he says… “Washington is always a step behind…we want to take time from our $19 trillion in debt to demand that the National Science Foundation discriminate based on gender.” Yow. Read those bills again, Rep. Gohmert. And …
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They’re coming for your rights
But then, isn’t that always the way of things? Some members of the GOP are pushing a 20-week abortion plan — HR 36 — that is about as unconstitutional as it gets. Here’s an explanation about why this proposed ban runs counter to the law. From RH Reality Check: That’s the central holding of Roe. You …
How welfare recipients live, a Republican’s view
Check out this compendium of Republican efforts to stymie the humanity at Huffington Post.
Did you watch the GOP convention last night?
I did, again. It was yet another round of shouted “Freedom! USA! USA! USA! Big Government! I Come From Poor Folks But Who Let Those Tacky People in Here?” Mike Huckabee took the obligatory jab at the press, and then (weirdly) called Barack Obama an “evangelical.” That’s a new one to me. Since when? Former …
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You can — if you want — pray for the political conventions.
The Republican National Convention was supposed to start today in Tampa, but events were canceled because of Hurricane Isaac, which is, as of this writing, threatening Louisiana and Mississippi. The Democratic National Convention starts Sept. 6 in Charlotte, N.C. Here’s a self-proclaimed bipartisan website that is “building a non-partisan, non-political house of prayer for the …
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Why Missouri conservatives are rallying around Rep. Legitimate Rape
Because they’re contrarians, and because they’re angry that some bold-faced names in the GOP have pushed for Todd Akin to drop out of the senatorial race after some ignorant-ass remarks he made about women. Akin’s response, other than insisting he’s in the race until the last dog is dead? He told his opponent, Democrat Claire …
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