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Why we cannot underestimate the fundnuts – 2008 ‘accomplishments’

Frederick Clarkson has a great piece up, “The Religious Right isn’t going anywhere,” that gives a roundup some of the more rancid fundnut activities in 2008, along with commentary that these creationism proponents and bedroom and womb peepers will continue the culture wars for years to come, focusing on throwing…

Yes on 8 files motion to invalidate all same-sex marriages

The final nail in the coffin to the dignity and civil rights of the 18,000 same-sex couples who married in California. The proponents of Prop. 8 have filed a motion (Strauss v. Horton, S168047) asking the Supreme Court to nullify all existing same-sex marriages. It makes you sick. BTW, Ken…

May thousands of various monuments rise and clutter our parks and grounds!

One of the most grating habits picked up by the mainstream media and politicians is talking about a sort of universal “faith” as some sort of great good shared by all decent Americans. It’s grating because it was picked up from right wing sources that are trying to trick people…

A Question to the GOP

Why, if the Constitution is insufficient to protect us, are we fighting so hard to protect it? UPDATE: Tommy D. hops on the mic to drop some America-protecting knowledge. In doing so, the Court struck down a 2006 law passed by overwhelming bipartisan majorities in both houses of Congress, which…

Congress = Pwned

The National Review has been going predictably apeshit over the upholding of habeas corpus since the Supreme Court narrowly affirmed that the Constitution isn’t made of Charmin, but this bit by Andrew McCarthy makes me giggle: It is difficult to single out the most outrageous aspect of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s…

Liberty Counsel files ludicrous petition to stop CA same-sex marriages

The desperation of the wingnuts to stop the launch of legal same-sex marriage in California next week is now laughable at this point. Today Liberty Counsel is filing a petition requesting the California Court of Appeal to stay the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples. On June 16, the…

ALLEGEDLY

Would you get on a plane flown by this man? Doop-dee-doop, checkin’ the email*. Press Release – May 29, 2008. Democratic National Committee advised of Criminal Case in US Supreme Court involving Senators Clinton and Obama Holy crap! What’s this now, and why haven’t I heard of it? You’d think…

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