William Murray Diagnoses Atheists

William Murray, the evangelist son of Madilyn Murray O’Hair, has a column in the Worldnutdaily that diagnoses what’s wrong with atheists who oppose the use of a cross as a memorial to the World Trade Center bombings. I’m sure you’ll be shocked to hear that he concludes that we just hate the baby Jesus and probably grandmothers and kittens too.
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Romney’s Latest Position on Health Care

Holy crap. After running like hell away from any mention of health care reform in Massachusetts, which is virtually identical to the Affordable Care Act that Obama pushed through, now suddenly Romney is touting that plan that the entire base of his party thinks is horrible and evil. Here he is Sunday morning on Fox News:
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Romney Claims Bain Activity to Avoid Taxes

Here’s a very interesting development in the Mitt Romney tax story. Apparently, he claims on his tax returns to still be an active participant in Bain decisions even while telling voters that he can’t be held responsible for anything Bain has done since he left in 1999 (or 2002, depending on which day it is). And he does so to save millions of dollars in taxes:
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Will GOP Run Write-In Candidate Against Akin?

Well this is a very interesting development. Mary Matalin appeared on ABC’s This Week and said that the Republican party may actually run a write-in candidate against Akin in the Missouri Senate race against Claire McCaskill. Doing so would effectively mean conceding the election to McCaskill, of course, though Matalin appears to be delusional enough to think otherwise.
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Even Beck’s Favorite Historians Reject Barton

Yet another twist in the ongoing David Barton saga. WORLDmag has an article that cites several historians that have been praised by Barton and by Glenn Beck, who have appeared on their shows, criticizing Barton’s revisionist history in regard to Thomas Jefferson.
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Cop Performs Clearly Illegal Search

Here’s a story that may seem incredible but it’s actually quite routine. A deputy from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Department named Dominic Fornal pulls over a car, claiming that he smelled unburned marijuana — quite a feat given that they were going 35 mph and the windows were up. A drug dog, amazingly, didn’t alert to the smell of anything, but that didn’t stop them from performing a clearly illegal search.
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