Monthly Archives: June 2015

Regarding the Council of Conservative Citizens: The White Supremacist Group That Inspired Dylann Roof Is Listed by the IRS As a Nonprofit Organization That Promotes Social Welfare

By Elaine Magliaro It has been widely reported that Dylann Roof, the young man who killed nine people in a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, was influenced by a white supremacist group known as the Council of Conservative Citizens (CofCC/CCC). Roof cited … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for June 26, 2015: On the Subject of Same-Sex Marriage and Justice Antonin Scalia

Posted by Elaine Magliaro I couldn’t resist posting this picture today.

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Quote of the Day for June 26, 2016: Justice Kennedy’s Beautiful Closing Paragraph of the Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Jordan Weissmann of Slate said that Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, who authored the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the United States, “is sometimes made fun of for his notoriously purple prose.” He said that today, … Continue reading

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Supreme Court: Same Sex Marriage Legal (Breaking News)

By Chuck Stanley The Supreme Court of the United States has overturned the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, ruling same sex marriage legal in the entire United States. Today’s ruling overturns bans in 14 states which had enacted … Continue reading

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Stateside Texas: Governor Abbott Appoints Home-schooler to Chair the State Board of Education

By Elaine Magliaro The Associated Press reported last week that Governor Greg Abbott of Texas had tapped Houston Republican Donna Bahorich, a home-schooler, to serve as the new chairwoman of the Texas Board of Education. The AP said that Bahorich’s nomination has to be … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick: Mexican Artist Creates Piñatas of Loudmouth Bigot Donald Trump

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Last week, when narcissist, real estate magnate, and reality TV star Donald Trump declared that he was running for president, he said that the United States had become “a dumping ground for everybody else’s problems.” He accused the Mexicans … Continue reading

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Dumbass Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill Claims That Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Is Getting “A Pass” from the News Media

By Elaine Magliaro Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri was up bright and early talking with Mika Brzezinski and squinty-eyed Joe Scarborough on MSNBC this morning. Poor Claire appeared a bit miffed because she thinks that Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont … Continue reading

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