ABC News – The Blotter A former patient who sought help from the Christian counseling clinic owned by GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann and her husband, Marcus, told ABC News he was advised that prayer could rid him of his homosexual urges and he could eventually be “re-oriented.” “[One counselor’s] path for my therapy would… More Michele Bachmann Clinic: Where You Can Pray Away the Gay?
Huffington Post Kevin Drum aptly notes that over at YouGov, they’ve done up a chart that essentially explains “all of modern politics.” It definitely explains why the “debt ceiling debate” has proceeded the way it has. Per YouGov: Americans are fairly evenly divided on the question of compromising in order to get things down, but… More Explaining The Debt Ceiling Debate
I’m surprised that Newt Gingrich is contemplating signing the Family Leader’s fidelity pledge at all, given his marital history! Think Progress Thrice-married and twice-divorced Newt Gingrich — who addressed the FAMiLY Leader’s presidential forum this morning — isn’t prepared to join Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorumin signing the group’s controversial 14-point “Declaration of Dependence Upon Marriage‘” pledge. Vow… More Thrice-Married Gingrich Won’t Sign FAMiLY LEADER’s Fidelity Pledge Unless Changes Are Made
One of the commenters here, Long Time Lurker and I were debating on who had the better presentation on their respective shows last night, Keith Olbermann or Lawrence O’Donnell. “LTL” chose Keith Olbermann’s passionate comment about raising medicare eligibility to age 67 (it’s now 65.) I favored Lawrence O’Donnell’s analysis of the President’s ability to position the Republican… More Lawrence O’Donnell: President Obama’s “Rope-A-Dope”
You know, it’s easy to say that some Republicans are bat-crap insane. The real proof in claiming that statement comes from the many instances of crazy, incomprehensible words and actions by many members of the GOP which are documented for posterity. However, Arizona State Senator Lori Klein actions, a direct result of that state’s new gun “control” laws, was one… More Lori Klein, Arizona State Senator, Pointed Loaded Gun At Reporter Richard Ruelas’s Chest