Idaho Republican: No Marriage If We Can’t Deny It to Gay People

A Republican state senator in Idaho, Steve Vick, is threatening to take his ball and go home. If they aren’t allowed to keep gay people from getting married, he says, then maybe the state should just do away with marriage licenses altogether. Well that’s one way to make all those dystopic predictions come true.
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Peterson Thinks All Discrimination Laws are Wrong

I’m generally not a fan of calling black conservatives “Uncle Toms” but if ever that term applied, it surely applies to Jesse Lee Peterson. On his radio show recently, he said that it was wrong for black civil rights activists to hold sit-ins at white-owned businesses that didn’t want them there and wrong to force those businesses to serve them.
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Clear Voter Suppression in Georgia

In the state of Georgia, canvassers registered about 90,000 people who had never voted before, mostly minorities and young people, earlier this year. 50,000 of those did not end up on the voter rolls and the Republican secretary of state refused to even respond to inquires as to why. A lawsuit has been filed over it, of course.
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Okay, Who’s ‘Stirring Up Witches’ Against the Wingnut?

Jennifer LeClaire is the endlessly ridiculous editor of Charisma magazine. She’s a Holy Spirit-filled, tongue speaking, praying away the demons type. And she’s accusing atheists of trying to “stir up witches” against her because of the really stupid shit she said about how demonic activity increases this time of year.
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Screaming Republican Hypocrisy on ‘Ballot Stuffing’ in Arizona

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the Republican party flipping out about video of a Latino man dropping off a box full of absentee ballots in Arizona. He’s dark-skinned, you see, and thus a Democrat who must be up to no good. But then at the very same time, Mitt Romney came to town to stump on behalf of GOP candidates and the invitation to the rally encouraged people to bring their early voting ballots with them to be turned in exactly the same way.
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Whatever Happened to That House Lawsuit Against Obama?

It’s been four months since Speaker of the House John Boehner announced with great fanfare and resolve that the House would be filing a federal lawsuit against President Obama for…well, it’s never been clear what for, exactly. We’d have to wait until the complaint was filed to find out. And we’re still waiting.
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