The current battle in America’s Culture War is over the Syrian refugees. Many on the political Right are opposed to…
The State of the Union is tonight and every news agency is asking every American, what we want to hear the President say tonight. That’s the wrong question. It isn’t what I want the President to say; it is what I want the President to do!
Millions of low income families depend on government programs to eat, people are out of work, and whole government agencies have shut down and others like the CDC and NASA have a skeleton crew, but the Republicans need to save face. Well boo-fucking-hoo. Hey Republicans, you need to pass a clean budget bill already because I don’t give a fuck about your feelings.
I thought there was a government shutdown, but I still got my mail, we still have military soldiers overseas, and Congress is still getting paid.
When you first think about Pope Francis and President Obama, you might not think they have much in common aside from holding a position of leadership and tremendous power. Upon careful inspection however, they do seem to share quite a bit in common.
Yesterday was the State of the Union and I’ll be honest, I fell asleep in the middle. So I didn’t…
Last night, President Obama delivered a speech at a memorial service for those killed in the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. His speech was extremely religious in tone. But for me the really offensive part came toward the end of the speech when the President said about the victims that “God has called them all home.”
The 2012 election is over and all in all it was an awesome day to be a Democrat, a pretty great day to be a progressive, and an okay day to be an atheist who supports secular values.
Today is Election Day and I will be at the polls all day long with no internet access. That is the price I pay for writing my name on the ballot for Minority Election Inspector. In any case, I know the media is calling this election a squeaker, but it really isn’t. I’m going to call it right not.
This year we have the first Mormon candidate for president and it is entirely possible that the polling place could very well be a Mormon Temple. If you are a Mormon who is undecided or is on the fence, could the fact that the polling place is a Mormon Temple sway you to vote for Mitt Romney? What if you are a recovering Mormon and your polling place is in a Mormon Temple; could that discourage you from voting all together?