Tag Archives: Republican Party

Picture of the Day for May 12, 2015: Regarding the GOP’s War on Women

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Here’s a “Picture of the Day” that I think is an appropriate follow-up to the article that I posted this morning titled The Public Shaming of Unwed Mothers: Regarding Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, and Florida’s 2001 … Continue reading

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Injustice in America: Regarding Texas’s Restrictive and Racist Voter ID Law and the Innocent Citizens It Disenfranchises (VIDEOS)

By Elaine Magliaro Patrick Svitek of The Texas Tribune reported yesterday that presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would use her speech today in Houston “to call for expanded early voting across the country and criticize states … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom Laws: Digging a Little Deeper

By Elaine Magliaro Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Indiana Discriminatory state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts appear to be all the rage in some parts of this country. Unlike the RFRA legislation passed previously in other states, the recent passage of Indiana’s RFRA … Continue reading

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From Governor Rick Scott’s “You-Can’t-Say-That Land”—Employees of Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection Were “Unofficially Banned” from Using the Terms “Climate Change” and “Global Warming” in Their Official Communications

By Elaine Magliaro Yesterday, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting (FCIR) reported that officials of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had “been ordered not to use the terms “climate change” or “global warming” in any official communications, emails, … Continue reading

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Confirms He Spoke at White Supremacist Conference in 2002

By Elaine Magliaro News broke this week that House majority whip, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), spoke at a conference hosted by the white supremacist group European-American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO) twelve years ago. Huffington Post reported today that Louisiana political blogger Lamar … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert Warns GOP Leadership On Calls For Them To Govern: ‘It’s A Trap!’ (VIDEO)

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Stephen Colbert tells Republicans they had better listen to their leader Rush Limbaugh and the editors at Bill Kristol’s brain trust (National Review) if they’re even going to pretend they’re interested in governing.

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Will Climate Change Denier James Inhofe Become Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee When Republicans Take Over the Senate in January? (With a Colbert Report “I’m Not a Scientist” Climate-Change Deniers Video)

By Elaine Magliaro Back in March of 2012, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) appeared on Voice of Christian Youth America’s radio program Crosstalk with Vic Eliason. Inhofe was there to promote his new book The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens … Continue reading

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