Was Mormon Mom Maldonado Framed?

By |May 30th, 2013|

"I was at the checkpoint. They asked us to get off bus. And they were checking for drugs or I don't know what else," she said. "And they say they found something under my seat. But I never saw anything. They didn't show me anything. It was just amazing all that, what they did." - [...]

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New York Times: James Comey to Lead F.B.I.

By |May 29th, 2013|

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with FBI Director Robert Mueller to receive an update on the explosions that occurred in Boston, in the Oval Office, April 15, 2013. Seated with the President are Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, and Chief of Staff Denis McDonough. (Official White [...]

Queer Talk: Michele Bachmann, “Outlandish” Comments on The Gays

By |May 29th, 2013|

Think Progress has a list of "The 8 Most Outlandish Moments Of Michele Bachmann's Time In Congress," which includes comments on the gays and lesbians, and no doubt encompassed the bisexual and transgender folks, too. Annie-Rose Strasser's collection of outlandish moments runs the gamut, from Bachmann's promotion of a "dangerous anti-vaccine conspiracy," to her insistence [...]

Eric Holder’s National Media Apology Tour

By |May 29th, 2013|

The feeble response was the ultimate proof that these are Obama's sins despite his effort to feign ignorance. It did not matter that Holder is the sin eater who has lost his stomach or that such mortal sins are not so easily digested. Indeed, these sins should be fatal for any attorney general. - Fire [...]

Queer Talk – Idaho Sheriff: Boy Scouts Breaking Sodomy Law

By |May 29th, 2013|

Idaho Sheriff Ben Wolfinger, of Kootenai County, says (via Think Progress) that the Boy Scouts are breaking the law because sodomy is illegal. And so it just wouldn't be right for his department to continue sponsoring a Boy Scout troop. He doesn't say that there have been problems of sodomy to this point, and such [...]

Pew Reports Rise of “Breadwinner Moms”

By |May 29th, 2013|

Pew Research reports on the rise of "breadwinner moms." WHEN comparing the 1968 reality of mothers to today's, it's now a proven fact that it's a brave new economic world for women, with breadwinner moms now rising in numbers. Pew reports that women make up 47% of the U.S. labor force today and [...]

Limbaugh: Obama and Christie, “Master-Servant”

By |May 29th, 2013|

President Barack Obama congratulates New Jersey Governor Chris Christie while playing the "TouchDown Fever" arcade game along the Point Pleasant boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., May 28, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) It's a master-servant relationship. That's exactly the kind of bipartisanship that the Drive-By Media wants. Master-servant. That's [...]

Michele Bachmann Won’t Run in 2014

By |May 29th, 2013|

Michele Bachmann retires. IT'S A wrap, as Rep. Michele Bachmann calls it a congressional career. Congress just inched one itsy, bitsy, very small step forward on the sanity meter with Michele Bachmann's retirement. One of Mrs. Bachmann's female Facebook followers left this missive: I'd like to see you and West on the 2016 [...]

Facebook Responds After Hate Speech Campaign

By |May 29th, 2013|

THE ACTION from Facebook came as Women, Action & the Media (WAM) demanded the social media giant do something about the hate speech on their platform. Claiming over "60,000 tweets and 5000 emails," the coalition allied "100 women's movement and social justice organizations" to take on Facebook policy. Buzzfeed has a compilation of violent photos [...]

Obama Asks Pentagon For Syria No-Fly Zone Plan

By |May 28th, 2013|

President Barack Obama attends a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza, 2013) JOSH ROGIN, who is on a roll right now, is reporting exclusively for the Daily Beast that the Obama administration, along with all volunteer allies, so to speak, is readying for [...]