Sometime in May, the Boy Scouts of America will decide whether they will allow gays to be members, volunteer leaders, or be employed on the professional staff. The decision may have more to do with funding than with any other policy.
|By: Lisa Derrick Tuesday January 22, 2013 8:00 pm|
When I first saw this ad, I thought it was a right-wing produced anti-Roe v Wade commercial because it is soooo yucky and creepy.
|By: Pam Spaulding Sunday January 13, 2013 1:10 pm|
Man, scanning headlines on the weekend can result in pulling up some cray-cray stuff. It’s hard to believe that the fossilized Religious Right televangelist Pat Robertson is still alive and kicking. It was even more interesting that he was scanning Maxim mag, saw a query from a teen about the distant relationship of his parents, and decided to offer up some sage advice.
|By: spocko Wednesday October 31, 2012 6:24 pm|
Starting Monday I’ve been politicizing #Sandy.
I can almost hear in my head the right wing radio blowhards responding to this comment with their mocking strawman “The left want you to believe that WE are responsible for hurricane Sandy! Preposterous! It’s like when they blamed Bush for Katrina! My friends, these are “Acts of God! We had nothing to do with it!”
|By: TBogg Monday August 6, 2012 7:40 am|
US agencies have been ignoring evidence of right wing and supremacist links to domestic terrorism ever since a DHS report pointed out the growing risk. The latest killings at the Sikh temple is likely to bring forth the same right wing reactions. TBogg reminds us what happened back in 2009.
|By: Peterr Saturday May 19, 2012 9:00 am|
Once upon a time, a certain preacher was attacked for preaching a strong and vivid sermon against confusing God and Government. For this, he was roundly attacked by the right wing.
Today, interestingly enough, that very same right wing is preaching against trusting in government over God, against a government that they claim is trying to take over their religious beliefs.
Why does the right wing hate Jeremiah Wright? His famous sermon is speaking their language, after all. I guess their problem with Wright isn’t really his message. I wonder what it could be . . .
|By: TBogg Monday October 24, 2011 7:20 pm|
Muslim-hating WaPo bigot-blogger Jennifer Rubin is again very displeased with President Obama, because he has the audacity to want to withdraw the troops from Iraq before we have had the opportunity to drain all the oil that lies beneath the sand and kill all the people who live above it. Will Petraeus save us?
|By: Scarecrow Wednesday January 12, 2011 6:50 pm|
The great identity problem the right seems to be having at the moment is not about whether they are complicit in these particular murders, but whether it’s plausible they could have been. That’s especially true since Glenn Beck has rhetorically encouraged violence against groups and individuals, and, as Media Matters’ David Brock points out, some nut has followed up. It’s not whether people like that knowingly stoked Loughner’s particular incoherence, delusion and detachment from reality but whether far too many of them have exhibited the same dangerous fantasies and eliminationist tendencies in their own statements and writings.
|By: Scarecrow Saturday January 1, 2011 12:15 pm|
Have you heard about the “EPA Power Grab”? This one’s a whopper, a pernicious, flat out lie so big, so harmful, and so wrapped in hysteria it’s no wonder there are conservative heads exploding all over the right wing propaganda Wurlitzer.
|By: watertiger Saturday August 21, 2010 1:58 pm|
Welcome Dave Neiwert and John Amato, Hosted by Watertiger. [As a courtesy to our guests, please keep comments to the book. Please take other conversations to a previous thread. - bev] Over the Cliff: How the Obama Election Drove The American Right Insane To say that the election of the first African-American President of the [...]