July 18, 2013

Video: Badass Drumming Grandma

Filed by John M. Becker | July 18, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

It's been a crazy, sweltering week, and I know I'm not the only one who needs a little diversion. So without further ado, I give you this awesome video of a badass grandmother in Wisconsin playing the drums. Enjoy.Read More


House Republicans Quit DOMA Battle

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

After spending millions of dollars, House Republicans announced in a court filing today that they will no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act in federal court.Read More


The Madness of Tea Partier Danita Kilcullen

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | July 18, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Kilcullen's Facebook posts strongly suggest she is an angry and bitter individual who eagerly ignores the harsh reality that America should be ashamed of its history and role in the trafficking of African human lives as slaves.Read More

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Wisconsin Republicans Turning the State Into Texas

Filed by John M. Becker | July 18, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Put on your tinfoil hats, folks: the list of resolutions adopted this year by the Wisconsin GOP reads like the description of an Alex Jones wet dream.Read More

Getting Religion Out of the Marriage Business, Part II

Filed by Michael Knaapen | July 18, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

The government getting out of marriage and leaving it to religion would imperil the institution itself. We would have no useful, universal way of understanding marriage across religious and nonreligious lines.Read More

Bigotry Knows No Boundaries: Matthew Shepard & Trayvon Martin

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | July 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

A young man has become the symbol of the horrific result of racial stereotyping, and is fast becoming the symbol for a movement. Just as Matthew Shepard's death galvanized a nation, Trayvon Martin's death is doing the same.Read More