Another Godless Goddess: OK Rape Victim Denied... →
Doctors across the nation are now free to refuse medical care to women on the basis of their own personal beliefs. What follows is a particularly egregious application of these “religious conscience” laws, and underscores why women nationwide are standing up and fighting back: An…
Openly gay Latina wins Texas congressional seat
motherjones: (Courtesy Mary Gonzalez) Mary Gonzalez told them she was the best candidate to represent them and El Paso voters agreed, but along the way, the 28-year-old doctoral student at the University of Texas at Austin broke her share of barriers. Read More This is a first. Woo!
but oh, comely: Say it with me now: →
thisgingersnapsback: Dr. George Tiller’s killing was not justifiable homicide, it was murder. Blowing up abortion clinics is terrorism. Defacing and covering abortion clinics in graffiti is vandalism. Chanting “You’re next!” at doctors and clinic administrators is threatening…
'Serpent-Handling' West Virginia Pastor Dies From... →
Snake-handlers point to scripture as evidence that God calls them to engage in such a practice to show their faith in him. Mark 16: 17-18 reads, “And these signs shall follow them that believe: In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues. They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick,...
Court: Heart of gay marriage law unconstitutional →
BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court Thursday declared that the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally denies federal benefits to married gay couples, a groundbreaking ruling all but certain to wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court. In its unanimous decision, the three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston said the 1996 law that defines marriage as a union between a...
first night time lapse sawtooth canyon campground - south of barstow, california (new jack city) this stuff isn’t easy. need to fix the white balance and exposure next time. 273 30” exposures stacked in CS4 Camera Sony DSLR-A700 Exposure 30 Aperture f/4.0 Focal Length 11 mm ISO Speed 1600
Republicans Use Racial Themes In The Whitest Areas
liberalsarecool: Nonetheless, time and again during the Republican primaries Republicans evoked racial themes in the whitest places. “I don’t want to make black people’s lives better by giving them somebody else’s money,” said Rick Santorum in Sioux City. “I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn the money.” “Right,” said one audience member, as another woman nodded. “And...
Kansas Pastor Wants Government To Kill All The... →
stfuconservatives: “‘Oh, so you’re saying we should go out and start killing them, no?’ — I’m saying the government should. They won’t but they should.” - Pastor Curtis Knapp
"Social media. Exercise. Snow." Some of the top... →
Romney suggests a constitutional ammendment:... →
think-progress: People this would have disqualified: Dwight Eisenhower Teddy Roosevelt John McCain Borderline case: Ronald Reagan People this still wouldn’t disqualify: Barack Obama
Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all...– Ralph Waldo Emerson (via imfantasyparade)
Time to Fight for a Minimum Wage Increase →
The federal minimum wage is now $7.25 cents an hour, about $15,080 for a full time, year round worker. At that level, it means poverty wages for a family of three, and weakened demand for the economy. As Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and New York’s bishops concluded, this leaves workers “on the brink of homelessness, with not enough in their paychecks to pay for the most basic of necessities, like...
Mitt Romney campaigned with both of these guys...
think-progress: Donald Trump: “I mean, part of the beauty of me is that I’m very rich.” 3/17/11 Sheldon Adelson: “I don’t take comments from anybody unless they’re rich. If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Now if they’re rich, then they must be smart.” 1/7/11