Warren Settles Lawsuit Over ‘Reason Station’

On Monday, I was exchanging emails with Jeff Seaver, executive director of CFI Michigan, about a lawsuit filed in Warren, Michigan because the city has a “prayer station” in city hall but refused to allow a resident to set up a “reason station.” I’m the chair of the group’s advocacy committee and this is one situation we wanted to keep an eye on.
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Back to Journalism 101 for the Worldnetdaily

Fascist Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio already has his own lawsuit against President Obama’s immigration orders but now he’s filed a brief, written by Larry Klayman, in the Texas case in which the judge issued a preliminary injunction against those orders last week. I haven’t read the brief, but I’m sure it’s as inane as Klayman’s briefs always are. Here’s the Worldnetdaily report on it:
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Why Dave Agema Isn’t Going Anywhere

Dave Agema, the incredibly bigoted and ignorant Republican National Committee member from Michigan, has taken a huge amount of criticism from Republican officials, even being censured by the RNC itself. But Susan Demas explains why he isn’t going anywhere: Because he’s highly popular among the Republican rank and file in the state.
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Mack: Loss of State Sovereignty Will Cause Bloodshed

Richard Mack, one of those far-right sheriffs (former sheriff, actually, but he’s now the head of the fringe Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association) is making pretty much the exact same argument used to defend slavery: state’s rights (which do not exist). And if states can’t continue to discriminate against gay people, he says, only bloodshed will fix it.
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Former Gay Rights Foe Fights RFRA in Georgia

For those who follow the battle for LGBT rights, the name Mike Bowers should sound familiar. His name is attached to the Supreme Court case Bowers v Hardwick, a ruling that upheld state anti-sodomy laws (until being struck down in 2003 in Lawrence v Texas). But now Bowers is working against the passage of a RFRA law in Georgia because it targets LGBT people.
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Zieve: Obama to Head ‘North American Caliphate’

Even by the standards of the American far right, Sher Zieve is out on the fringes, which explains why she’s writing astonishingly stupid columns for BarbWire, where there is no limit to how bizarre or extreme one can be. In her latest column, she claims that Obama is establishing a North American caliphate, which he will lead.
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