Peroutka: Non-Discrimination Laws a Plot Against God

Michael Peroutka, the former Constitution Party presidential candidate and a Christian theocrat, went on Steve Deace’s radio show to rant about the already-withdrawn subpoenas in Houston and claim that non-discrimination laws are a plot to eliminate religion and replace it with idolatry of the government.
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Panetta: Obama Furious Over Senate Torture Investigation

I somehow missed this in the McClatchy report about the Senate torture report and the fact that it didn’t look at all at the culpability of Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and other administration officials. Leon Panetta’s new memoir says that Obama was furious that the CIA had cooperated at all with the investigation.
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Cruz: Pastors Will Soon Be Thrown in Jail!

Ted Cruz extended his unbroken record of demagoguery and spreading ridiculous and paranoid hysteria over the recent tempest in a teacup over a too-broad subpoena issued by Houston attorneys. In an interview with fake journalist David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network, he says that this means ministers will soon be thrown in prison:
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SCOTUS Lets Texas ID Law Be Enforced Over Dissents

The Supreme Court, after blocking a photo ID law in Wisconsin a few days earlier turned around and allowed a virtually identical Texas law, both times without actually ruling on the merits. No reason is ever given for such decisions, but sometimes there’s a dissent and Justice Ginsburg issued a blistering one in the Texas case, joined by Justices Sotomayor and Kagan.
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Pope Demotes Powerful Conservative Cardinal

You may recall that Cardinal Raymond Burke recently said that gays are so unrelentingly evil that a parent shouldn’t even allow their children to be around gay relatives on holidays. Pope Francis is now removing Burke as the man in charge of church doctrine and putting him into a largely irrelevant and ceremonial position.
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