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Chicago alderman Joe Moreno: Chick-fil-A discrimination ‘disturbing’

Chicago alderman Joe Moreno said Wednesday that the fast food chain Chick-fil-A had a “disturbing” history of discrimination. During an interview with the Baptist Press, Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy insisted the company was “guilty as charged” when it came to supporting anti-gay groups, sparking outrage in the LGBT community. Moreno…

Evangelical radio host calls blacks ‘drug-addled addicts’ for taking welfare

The director of issues analysis of a conservative fundamentalist Christian organization on Wednesday accused the Democratic Party of trying to make African Americans into “slaves” and “drug-addled addicts” with welfare benefits. “The Democrats as a party, I believe, they want slaves, they want Americans to be as slavishly dependent upon…

Rep. Steve King: Obama birth could have been faked with ‘telegram from Kenya’

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) recently speculated that President Barack Obama’s family could have conspired to fake his citizenship by announcing his birth with a “telegram from Kenya.” During a tele-townhall event recorded last week, King was asked why he wasn’t “investigating Obama’s ineligibility.” “Before he was sworn in for the…

Palin mocks Cheney over ‘mistake’ jab: ‘Dick… never misfires’

Sarah Palin on Tuesday disagreed with Dick Cheney’s assertion that the Republican Party had made a “mistake” by putting her on the 2008 ticket and then mocked the former Vice President Dick Cheney for shooting his friend in the face in 2006. During an interview that aired on Sunday, Cheney…

Gingrich: Romney was right about Israel being culturally superior

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says GOP hopeful Mitt Romney was right to suggest that Israelis were superior to Palestinians because of their culture. Palestinian officials on Monday had accused Romney of racism after he seemed to tell wealthy donors — including billionaire Sheldon Adelson — that Israelis were…

Barney Frank: Marriage equality is up to the states

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) on Tuesday insisted that a state-by-state approach was the only way to legalize same sex marriage. “There was a fundamental confusion here,’ he said on MSNBC. “There has never been a practical law saying that what marriage is. Marriage has been left to the states.” The…

Rep. Deutch: GOP turning a constitutional right into a crime

Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) on Tuesday blasted Republicans over legislation that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy. “Bringing up this bill under suspension that disregards the United States Constitution is beyond brazen,” he said on the House floor. “It is time that my…

Rep. Steve King defends the right to watch dog fighting

Iowa Rep. Steve King (R) is standing up for the rights of Americans who want to see dogs and others animals pitted against one another in fights that often result in the animals’ deaths. During a tele-townhall event last week, King complained about an amendment to the farm bill that…

Pat Robertson: Democrats have ‘death wish’ for backing marriage equality

Televangelist Pat Robertson on Tuesday warned that same sex marriage would eventually destroy the Democratic Party. On Monday, Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) confirmed that a fifteen-member panel had unanimously voted to add marriage equality to the Democratic Party platform ahead of the Democratic National Convention in September. “About 2 percent…

Romney aide to reporters: ‘Kiss my *ss; this is a holy site’

A Romney aide frustrated by questions about a series of gaffes the former Massachusetts governor made while Britain, Israel and Poland exploded on Monday and told reporters to “shove it.” During a visit to a memorial to Pope John Paul II in Poland, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney ignored…

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