ADDICTING INFO It seems that in 21st century America, bigotry can be profitable. Just ask Melissa and Aaron Klein. The Kleins were the owners of “Sweet Cakes by Melissa,” the Gresham, Oregon bakery that was recently fined $135,000 in a case involving their refusal to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The case… More Bigots Break Crowdfunding Site’s Record ‘Helping’ Homophobic Bakers Pay Lesbian Couple
Shades of 1935 Germany! Think Progress When trying to figure out where presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) gets her stringent, anti-gay views, you only have to look as far as her husband. Dr. Marcus Bachmann, who has described himself as his wife’s “strategist,” runs a Christian-based counseling center in Minnesota that has been rumored… More Bachmann’s Husband Calls Homosexuals ‘Barbarians’ Who ‘Need To Be Educated’ And ‘Disciplined’
I was going through my blogroll list and came across this site. There was no text to go with the pictures but none was actually needed. I will say that the so-called Family Values family (Rick Santorum’s picture) and the Obama family, who is viewed by the right wing as just the opposite of a family values family, show a… More Family values? Seriously?
The relevance of this outrageous story reaches back to many Republican politicians, especially those affiliated with “C” Street and the “Christian Right” . New York Magazine Several days ago an unregistered, English-language tabloid in Uganda published a front-page headline announcing “100 PICTURES OF UGANDA’S TOP HOMOS LEAK,” and stamped the cover with a yellow label declaring, “Hang Them.” Inside… More Ugandan Newspaper Publishes Names of ‘Top 100’ Homosexuals, Calls for Their Hanging
Media Matters Hey Breitbart, look to your left: During his speech at FreedomWorks’ September 12 rally on the National Mall, Andrew Breitbart berated the media for portraying tea party ralliers as “racist, sexist, homophobe,” and “Islamophobe,” but the crowd he addressed was full of inflammatory signs: Hey Breitbart, look to your left | Media Matter…, posted with… More Breitbart complains ralliers are portrayed as “racist, sexist, homophobe, Islamophobe”
Think Progress Last night, after U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that denying gays and lesbians the right to marry violated the Due Process and Equal Protection clauses of the U.S. Constitution, supporters of Proposition 8 expressed disappointment and pledged to appeal the decision all the way up to the Supreme Court. Some conservative activists… More Pat Buchanan suggests Judge Walker struck down Proposition 8 because he is gay.
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’