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Sen. Ted Cruz’s dad wants pastors to hand out biblical voting guides in church to save America

During a speech in Texas last week, Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), encouraged religious leaders to “restore America” by distributing biblical voting guides in church. “When government ceases to work towards those ends it is our right, and it is I believe our duty, to remove…

GOP bill would give adoption agencies the right to discriminate against same-sex couples

Legislation introduced to Congress would allow religious adoption and foster care providers to deny services to same-sex couples, single parents, and people of other faiths. Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) announced the introduction of The Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2014 last week. They said…

Taco Bell manager fired in Indianapolis for hiring Hispanic employees, lawsuit claims

A former general manager at Taco Bell has sued the Mexican fast food restaurant, claiming she was fired from her position because she hired Hispanic employees. Courthouse News Service and ThinkProgress reported that Juanita O’Connell, 60, sued Taco Bell of America in federal court in Indianapolis. She is seeking “whatever…

Sean Hannity: Why didn’t Obama hand over his birth certificate like everybody else?

Fox News host and conservative radio personality Sean Hannity thinks it is very strange that President Barack Obama waited so long to release his birth certificate. “I actually think at this point the president wants — he loves to be a victim, I’m beginning to notice, a victim of birtherism…

Texas county tax official starts printing ‘In God We Trust’ on official documents

A county official in Texas has decided to add the phrase “In God We Trust” on the back of tax office envelopes. Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector Ron Wright told CBS 11 News that he had been considering adding the national motto to the envelopes for over a year. “I think…

Meet Ronda Rousey: The woman who shattered the UFC’s glass ceiling with an armbar

ESPN’s Nine for IX recently published a mini-documentary exploring the meteoric rise of “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey — the undefeated mixed martial artist who paved the way for female fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. UFC President Dana White said women would never fight in the octagon. Now he says that…

Rand Paul to Urban League: In America, you can be arrested for ‘waiting while black’

In an address to the Urban League convention on Friday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said that minorities in the United States were treated unfairly by the justice system — and could even be arrested merely for “waiting while black.” “Tragically, Congress about a couple years ago passed legislation that allows…

Rep. Louie Gohmert: Israel’s invasion of Gaza means ‘it is time to bomb Iran’

Just one day after international watchdogs said Iran was complying with demands to scale back its nuclear program, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) called for the country to be bombed because of the conflict in Gaza. “Mr. Speaker, in Israel right now, there is a battle for peace,” he said Tuesday…

Ted Cruz bares fangs at ‘misogynist’ True Blood episode mocking him

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Tuesday attacked the HBO vampire series True Blood — calling it “misogynist and profanity-ridden” — after the show featured him on Sunday’s episode. “Of all the places I never thought to be mentioned, HBO’s True Blood vampire show would have to be near the top…

Glenn Beck defends book that claims whites were the ‘worst victims’ of American slavery

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Tuesday defended a history book that has ignited controversy for its portrayal of slavery in the United States. The group Americans United for Separation of Church and State has criticized Heritage Academy, a charter school in Arizona, for using Cleon Skousen’s The 5000 Year…

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