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Marijuana and Marriage: A Tale of GOP Hypocrisy

Filed by John M. Becker | December 21, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The GOP loves to whine about the "will of the people" when it comes to marriage discrimination, yet they just blocked a voter-approved marijuana legalization law in Washington, D.C.Read More

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Wingnut Week in Review: Santa Cruz Comes to Town

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 21, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Santa Cruz came to town this week with an early holiday gift for President Obama and the Democrats, and wingnuts predictably lost it when the president effectively called an end to the Cold War.Read More

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BREAKING: SCOTUS Declines to Stop Florida Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | December 19, 2014 | 7:00 PM | comments

The Supreme Court has just denied Florida's request for a stay of a lower pro-marriage equality court ruling. Same-sex couples in the Sunshine State should be able to marry beginning January 6.Read More

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Michele Bachmann: I Outsmarted, 'Defeated' Progressives

Filed by John M. Becker | December 19, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

"That's the best way to defeat [liberals]... Defeat them with evidence and defeat them with their false premises and I did that."Read More

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DOJ: Title VII Prohibits Anti-Trans Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | December 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

AG Holder announced today that the DOJ will adopt the position that Title VII's prohibition of sex discrimination covers discrimination on the basis of gender identity, including transgender status.Read More