Anti-racist ADL ‘joins bigots’ in opposing Ground Zero mosque

This is an absolutely amazing development.  The Anti-Defamation League, an organization that has been a stalwart against bigotry of all kind, especially antisemitic behavior, has joined forces with those who oppose the Ground Zero Mosque.   This decision is surely not consistent with their policy over the years. Their statement: (The link is no longer working.)… More Anti-racist ADL ‘joins bigots’ in opposing Ground Zero mosque

Arizona sheriff not relenting after court ruling

Another psycho in the wing-nut asylum is acting up! Raw Story Arizona sheriff forges ahead with aggressive immigration sweeps even after court ruling. Lost in the hoopla over Arizona’s immigration law is the fact that state and local authorities for years have been doing their own aggressive crackdowns in the busiest illegal gateway into the… More Arizona sheriff not relenting after court ruling

Ben Nelson Becomes 1st Dem Senator To Oppose Elena Kagan

Ok, it’s time Sen. Ben Nelson shed his Democrat in name only sheepskin and show the real snake underneath the sheep’s clothing. Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson says he’ll vote against confirming Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court justice. The Nebraskan’s announcement in a statement posted Friday evening makes him the first Democrat… More Ben Nelson Becomes 1st Dem Senator To Oppose Elena Kagan

Al Gore Sexual Harassment Charges DROPPED: Portland Authorities Won’t Pursue Case

I hope this nightmare is over for the former Vice President. Huffington Post Portland authorities signaled on Friday that they will no longer continue to investigate charges made against former Vice President Al Gore stemming from allegations he groped a licensed massage therapist in 2006. Local television station KOIN reports: The complaining witness, Molly Hagerty,… More Al Gore Sexual Harassment Charges DROPPED: Portland Authorities Won’t Pursue Case

Right-wing media respond to AZ ruling with unhinged rhetoric

To paraphrase an online friend: Right-Wing Talk Radio and Fox News: The crazy is strong in those folks! Media Matters Right wing’s rhetoric on immigration ruling includes talk of “invasion” and secession Limbaugh suggests judge’s decision prevents Arizona from “defend[ing] itself from an invasion.” Responding to Judge Susan Bolton’s July 28 decision to block parts of the… More Right-wing media respond to AZ ruling with unhinged rhetoric

Pastor Hosting ‘International Burn A Quran Day’: ‘We Have Nothing Against Muslims’

The insanity that has gripped the right wing in the form of homophobia, xenophobia, racism, anti-poor/anti-unemployed campaigns and anti-Islam rhetoric,  are simply un–American and unacceptable in American society.  The principles that this country was founded on ( including the 13th and 14th amendments) have been trampled on and totally ignored by the GOP/Tea Party.  One has to wonder just… More Pastor Hosting ‘International Burn A Quran Day’: ‘We Have Nothing Against Muslims’

Right-Wing Pundit Phyllis Schlafly Decries Government Assistance For ‘Unmarried Moms’

Where are the hearts and soul of the right-wingnuts?  Think Progress Over the past two months, many Republican pundits and members of Congress have been calling for the end of unemployment benefit extensions for the millions of Americans who can’t find work. Meanwhile, GOP Senators held the unemployment insurance (UI) extension bill hostage for weeks… More Right-Wing Pundit Phyllis Schlafly Decries Government Assistance For ‘Unmarried Moms’