Posted: Mon, 09/23/2013 - 19:51 |
In the Virginia governor's race, the Republican ticket is balanced between the far right and the extreme right.
It had been widely assumed the Virginia GOP couldn’t pick anyone more conservative than Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, an anti-abortion crusader who had proposed intrusive exams for women who want to terminate their pregnancy; wants to reinstate Virginia's unconstitutional anti-sodomy laws and has subpoenaed the research papers of scientists who had the audacity to claim humans are responsible for global warming.
Posted: Sun, 09/22/2013 - 15:32 |
Since the latest iteration of Israeli-Palestinian peace began, several Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers were killed, and on each side politicians quickly declared the deaths as proof that the other side isn't really interested in making peace.
Really? Or are they just looking for excuses to scuttle the talks?
Posted: Sat, 09/21/2013 - 22:47 |
If there ever was such a breed as compassionate conservative it appears to be extinct. If you needed any evidence just look at what the House of Representatives did this week.
By a narrow 217-210 it voted to eviscerate the food stamp program by cutting nearly $40 billion from this valuable food assistance program for the needy. The Congressional Budget Office estimated 3.8 million Americans will lose their benefits as a result.