December 30, 2014

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Indiana Will Consider 'Right to Discriminate' Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | December 30, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

A bill that would create a special "right" to discriminate against LGBT people on the basis of religion is coming to the new marriage equality state of Indiana, courtesy of that state's Republican Party.Read More


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WATCH: Michele Bachmann's Crazy Congressional Career

Filed by John M. Becker | December 30, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Here's a collection of video tributes to retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and her many gaffes, flubs, and blunders.Read More


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Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 30, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

The conflict between police officers and communities of color is an intra-class conflict, in the service of the wealthy ruling class.Read More


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Wingnut Year in Review: We Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 30, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

It's time to say goodbye to 2014 and wrap up the first year of "Wingnut Week In Review." But first, let's trudge down memory lane and recall the best of the worst in wingnuttia this year.Read More


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Rhode Island Supremes Smack Down Bogus 'Religious Freedom' Suit

Filed by John M. Becker | December 30, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Rhode Island Supreme Court unanimously ruled yesterday that two Catholic firefighters' religious rights were not violated when they were assigned to drive a truck in a city pride parade.Read More