Elections Posts Archive
SUBMITTED BY: Coral, Wednesday 07/20/2011, 9:42am
Cross-posted on PFAW blog Senate Republicans have called Tom Minnery of Focus on the Family, David Nimocks of the Alliance Defense Fund and Ed Whelan of the Ethics and Public Policy Center as witnesses in today’s hearing on the “Defense of Marriage Act.” The groups these witnesses represent have a long record of extreme rhetoric opposing gay rights: CitizenLink, Focus on the Family’s political arm, is a stalwart opponent of gay rights in every arena: • Focus on the Family has consistently railed against the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Tuesday 07/19/2011, 9:07am
Sometimes you have to wonder if Rick Perry had any idea what he was getting into when he decided to organizer a massive public prayer rally with the bigoted American Family Association and then fill it with a bunch of Religious Right activists and self-proclaimed "prophets" and "apostles" who believe that Oprah is a forerunner to the Antichrist and the Statue of Liberty is a "demonic idol." Because it sure seems like he doesn't have a clue at all: Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Monday that he doesn't necessarily subscribe to the beliefs of some of the ministers... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Friday 07/15/2011, 1:44pm
During the 2010 midterm elections, Randall Terry and his crew of anti-choice zealots discovered a way to get graphic anti-abortion ads to air on television by exploiting a loophole that prohibits broadcasters from refusing to run or censor campaign ads. In the 2010 election, a woman named Missy Smith ran against Washington DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton simply for this purpose and Randall Terry himself is now "running" for president in as a Democrat for the same reason. But Terry isn't stopping there and is also apparently recruiting more phony "Democratic"... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 06/07/2011, 3:18pm
During his show for American Family Radio, the president of the American Family Association Tim Wildmon claimed that President Obama “doesn’t give a rip” about the military because he supported the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. “Folks, remember elections have consequences, President Obama wanted to force open homosexuality in the military, and that’s what he’s done, with the help of Congress,” Wildmon said, “So we elected a Commander-in-Chief who doesn’t give a rip about the Marines or the Army, he just wants to force... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Tuesday 05/10/2011, 5:01pm
PFAW: From Taxing Railroads to Buying Elections. Towelroad:GOP Serves Anti-Gay 'DADT' Amendments to House Defense Panel. Andy Birkey @ Minnesota Independent: Michele Bachmann to join Bradlee Dean at Freedom Jamboree. Ed Brayton @ Dispatches From The Culture War: Goodling Reprimanded by State Bar. Chris Beneke and Randall Stephens @ The Christian Century: The Daily Show's limits. Yoni Appelbaum @ The Atlantic: American Scripture: How David Barton Won the Christian Right. Tim Murphy @ Mother Jones: Huckabee Adviser: Obama is a Soviet Spy. MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 05/10/2011, 8:47am
Michele Bachmann Background: NPR looks into her transition from Jimmy Carter volunteer to right-wing culture warrior (NPR, 5/9). GOP: Breaks with Speaker John Boehner over debt ceiling (The Hill, 5/9). Herman Cain Nevada: Addresses conservative group in the early caucus state (Las Vegas Sun, 5/9). Debate: Claims his candidacy gained momentum, new supporters after Fox News debate (CBS News, 5/6). Mitch Daniels Religious Right: Decision to defund Planned Parenthood will bolster social conservative credentials despite 'truce' talk (TPM, 5/9). 2012: Report claims that Daniels' wife is final... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Thursday 05/05/2011, 5:41pm
Fox News is hosting a debate tonight with the GOP’s B-team. Fox News is also officially breaking ties with Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum. The Nevada GOP is pulling out all the stops to block Sharron Angle’s candidacy for Congress, I wonder why? American Family Association President Tim Wildmon is hosting a trip to Israel, I hope he brings Bryan Fischer along. Bill Donohue isn’t a fan of the just-released music video of Lady Gaga’s “Judas.” MORE
Five Conservatives Who Don't Understand Net Neutrality…But Are Definitely Against It!
11/14/14 @ 10:57am
Beck: 'Revolutionaries Will Come And They Will Pull You Out Of Your Car And Shoot You'
11/13/14 @ 2:42pm
Solomon: Obama Is 'A Homosexual Muslim Married To A Man'
11/10/14 @ 3:50pm
Alex Jones Has Net Neutrality Meltdown: This Is What The Nazis Did!
11/13/14 @ 5:00pm
Ben Carson Will Crack Down On Non-Citizens Committing Voter Fraud By Revoking Their Citizenship
11/12/14 @ 10:55am