On the Twelfth Day of Trump We Got Gorsuch
Feb01

On the Twelfth Day of Trump We Got Gorsuch

Last night, Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch, his nominee for the Supreme Court in prime time, with all the flair of a reality show impresario. And this time, as Dahlia Lithwick notes – it wasn’t a mere distraction: The atrocity you witnessed Tuesday night—the president of the United States setting it up to appear as though he was summoning in two esteemed jurists for a Bachelor-style rose ceremony in prime time—isn’t...

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#OregonUnderAttack: #VanillaISIS And What They Carried
Jan05

#OregonUnderAttack: #VanillaISIS And What They Carried

#VanillaISIS gets cut down to size. See how living in the nineteenth century with your gun at your side but no wifi or snacks isn’t all you thought it would be, white supremacist terrorists.

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Why Christians Shouldn’t Protest Planned Parenthood
Sep03

Why Christians Shouldn’t Protest Planned Parenthood

Ted Cruz and his call for pastors to protest against Planned Parenthood has me steamed up. I sent this letter to a friend about their plan to participate in the August 22nd action against Planned Parenthood, mostly because I am sick and tired of billionaires hijacking Christianity to jack up anger in order to win...

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The Republicans Are Having a Debate: Pass the Popcorn.
Jul30

The Republicans Are Having a Debate: Pass the Popcorn.

It’s debate time! The election may be over one year away, but the candidates have been campaigning since – oh, the minute Barack Obama won re-election in 2012. The field of 16 declared candidates is so large and unwieldy, that Fox News has relegated six of them to an earlier time slot – dubbed by pundits as “the kids’ table.” That’s a little too much right-wing hot air for us – but...

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