Politics: July 2006

It's a Free Country

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 24, 2006 | 5:14 PM | comments

We're all free to do whatever ShrubCo likes and no one is ever targeted for no reason....Read More


Frat Boy Misbehaves Again

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 20, 2006 | 10:22 PM | comments

The Head Groper In Charge is at it again. This time Shrub got caught on camera "''playfully' slapping" Rep. Al Green on the face at the NAACP convention. Our president has no sense of boundaries or personal space or even...Read More


Bush: Sexual Predator?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 19, 2006 | 2:04 PM | comments

Check out these pics of our fearless leader trying to put the make on German Chancellor Angela Merkel... Apparently during the G8 summit, Monkey Boy decided that the German leader looked a little tense. Ms. Merkel does not appear...Read More


If I had one...

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 18, 2006 | 8:30 PM | comments

...this is what I'd say to my Pentacostal sister-in-law, Child Abuse Advocate James Dobson *, Sen. Sam "Turtle Sex" Brownback, Shrub, Sen. Rick "Dog Sex" Santorum, and every beady-eyed or slack-jawed-slobbering hate-panderer who voted for Rep. Marilyn "Looking More and...Read More


Aint that America?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2006 | 8:10 PM | comments

The personification of everything that's wrong with Hoosier politicians, Dan "Can't We Just Call 'Em Spuds?" Quayle, has done a super job of acting like an ass again. Good ole Danny Boy went to a John Mellencamp concert last Friday....Read More


Discrimination fails again

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2006 | 5:44 PM | comments

The US House of Representatives has failed to pass a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex civil marriage. Even though the outcome was predicted, the right wing fundies wanted a vote on the amendment to serve as a homophobic litmus test...Read More


Sound the Trumpets!

Filed by Edward Fox | July 14, 2006 | 7:23 PM | comments

I just had a conversation that brought to the fore questions that I think need ventilating. Start the fans! I have gotten the impression from several sources, and if I am wrong, I am pleased to be wrong and nevertheless...Read More


Duck and Cover

Filed by Scott Barnes | July 12, 2006 | 11:15 AM | comments

According to today's Huffington Post (and the New York Times), the Department of Homeland Security ranks Indiana as the state with the highest number of potential terrorist targets (8,591), which is 50 percent more listed sites than New York (5,687)...Read More


Bayh the Abuser

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 12, 2006 | 7:08 AM | comments

In an earlier post, our fearless leader posited that we had nothing to worry about from Bayh, given his current ranking in Iowa. Iowans, however, would not be so hasty, knowing how quickly fortunes can change there -- especially for...Read More


Bayh the Abuser

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 12, 2006 | 7:08 AM | comments

In an earlier post, our fearless leader posited that we had nothing to worry about from Bayh, given his current ranking in Iowa. Iowans, however, would not be so hasty, knowing how quickly fortunes can change there -- especially for...Read More


South Bend HRO Amendment One Vote Shy of Passage

Filed by Ed Team | July 11, 2006 | 2:30 AM | comments

"South Bend Equality demonstrated courage and skill in leading the effort to prevent discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation in their community," said Vivian Benge, Vice President of INTRAA. "Those who raised their voices for fairness in South Bend deserve our gratitude and support as they continue their efforts for equality."Read More


Now THERE's an issue....

Filed by Chris Douglas | July 03, 2006 | 9:06 AM | comments

Indiana, a state with a Republican House, Senate, Governorship, and DECADES with a Republican Superintendent of Education has the highest high school dropout rate in the nation. According to a columnist in the New York Times today, high dropout rates...Read More


Paccione on Musgrave's Federal Marriage Amendment

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 01, 2006 | 5:24 PM | comments

Colorado State Rep. Angie Paccione who is running against the U.S. House author of the Federal Marriage Amendment, Rep. Marilyn Musgrave, just put out a new comment on Marilyn breaking her promise not to reintroduce it and instead to concentrate...Read More