Recent proposed legislation concerning Voter IDs has led some critics to claim that such laws restrict the poor from voting. In an article in the Atlantic, this restriction on the voting rights of the poor is called a “hoary American tradition”:
In 2010, Tea Party Nation President Judson Phillips observed that “The Founding Fathers … put certain restrictions on who gets the right to vote … one of those was you had to be a property owner. And that makes a lot of sense, because if you’re Read more [...]
The first two lawsuits against the IRS brought by suppressed Tea Party organizations have been decided. In favor of the IRS. The method of the Taxman’s victory? Finally give the Tea Party groups tax-exempt status:
Judge Reggie Walton of the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia dismissed almost all counts brought against the tax-collecting agency in two cases, ruling that both were essentially moot now that the IRS granted the groups their tax-exempt status that had been held up for Read more [...]
Tamara Lusardi, a transgender who transitioned from male to female, has won his case against the Department of the Army for discrimination and humiliation, based on a report from the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC).
In 2010, software specialist Tamara Lusardi, was working for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center as a civilian employee, and announced that he was now officially beginning his transition from male to female. Tamara changed his name Read more [...]
Crescendo is a brilliantly crafted movie.
Just 13 minutes in length, it tells the sad story of a woman in a terrible situation.
There are millions of women across the planet who are thrust into the most difficult of situations and it can all seem so hopeless.
Crescendo offers hope, which is exactly what we should be offering as well…
Former Planned Parenthood leader Abby Johnson has some glowing praise for the moive, Crescendo:
Guys, there are honestly very few prolife films that Read more [...]
The pleasure of feeling morally superior conservatives is more important than acknowledging radical Islam.
"I think the greatest illusion we have is that denial protects us. It's actually the biggest distortion and lie. In fact, staying asleep is what's killing us." - Eve Ensler
After a recent argument with a close friend regarding radical Islam, and it's pervasiveness, I have come to several conclusions: first, that one cannot draw blood from a stone, and second, that the reasoning behind the Read more [...]
Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis tweeted out a picture of a group of young adults and claimed they were her supporters. But as it turns out, the picture was of a group of conservative college students from Virginia. The Daily Caller reported:
Davis posted what would appear to be an innocuous tweet on October 21:
“Go #GenWendy! MT @Lisa_in_Austin My friends and I just voted for a candidate who stands for ALL Texans! #MyTexasVotes pic.twitter.com/wsjArAKu9d — Wendy Davis (@WendyDavisTexas) Read more [...]
The state of California is trying to force churches to provide abortion coverage for their workers.
Forcing other businesses to cover things that those businesses find objectionable isn’t enough. The government needs to able to force every entity to cover things like abortion and abortifacient drugs. Churches are already being threatened with fines and jail time for not performing “gay weddings.” We have instances of churches being monitored to make sure their sermons are politically correct. Read more [...]
Some economists are recommending that the federal government raise marginal tax rates to 90% on 1 percenters, the 1% of Americans who make hugely “unequal” sums of money a year.
Marginal tax rates are taxes on amounts above a certain amount. So a 90% tax rate wouldn’t liquidate 1 percenters entirely. It would just mean they paid a 90% tax on any amount over $406,750. So 1 percenters would pay a “normal” tax rate on any income they made under a certain amount. For instance, if someone Read more [...]
The reproduction rate for Millennials is pretty low. We’re not even replacing ourselves in the United States. But that’s not the worst news for the future. The worst news is that the children we are having are … well, they’re awful. Meet Generation Z. Weep for the future:
Today’s children are growing up in a very different world, where technology is ubiquitous, materialism is rampant and “happiness” is the ultimate goal, to be pursued at all costs. It’s a world where many schools Read more [...]
On All In with Christ Hayes liberal journalist Charles Pierce gave the standard Democrat response for any problems that ever occur...
It was all George W. Bush's fault.
CHRIS HAYES, host: There's some scary stuff out there. ISIS, monstrous and scary. Ebola, scary, doing horrible things to people in West Africa. Killed someone here. It's understandable. These are genuinely scary things, but the magnitude with which they are interpreted makes me think there is something about the American Read more [...]
Midwest Republican Governor's are getting surprising support from state Unions and it couldn't come at a worse time for the national Democrat Party.
In Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker scored big endorsement when several state law enforcement unions chose to endorse him over his Democrat opponent.
In Ohio, Governor John Kasich was happy to accept the endorsement of the state Carpenters Union.
If the Democrats begin shedding their base support from state Unions... they don't stand a chance Read more [...]