Archive for December, 2012

Phillips: Romney ‘Worst Candidate Ever’

Tea Party Nation leader Judson Phillips, who can’t seem to go more than a few minutes without saying something astonishingly stupid, actually gets one right when he says that Mitt Romney was a terrible candidate for the Republicans to nominate, but still manages to contradict himself in the process: Read more

WND Declares Roberts a Benedict Arnold

The Worldnutdaily is giving away some awards, including the Benedict Arnold award to Chief Justice John Roberts for his vote to uphold the Affordable Care Act. Because ruling in a way they don’t agree with is just like betraying the country and supporting its enemies. Read more

Why the GOP Will Lose the Fiscal Cliff Battle

Watching the Republican party’s self-destructive pursuit of purity over the fiscal cliff negotiations over the last few weeks gives real meaning to the cliche “cutting off your nose to spite your face.” Because as Phillip Klein points out, if the Bush tax cuts do expire, Obama inevitably wins: Read more

Museveni: No Death Penalty, but No Free Speech Either

One of the most disturbing aspects of the Ugandan “kill the gays” bill is that it not only punishes people for being gay, it punishes anyone who “promotes” homosexuality or argues in favor of equal rights. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is all for it: Read more

Saudi Man Faces Death Penalty for Apostasy

In yet another example of religious barbarism crushing freedom of speech and thought, a man in Saudi Arabia is facing the death penalty for setting up a website for people to discuss their views on religion. Human Rights Watch has the story and is calling for the man’s release: Read more