Iowa Posts Archive
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Friday 04/22/2011, 9:13am
After the Religious Right’s successful campaign, with massive funding from Newt Gingrich, to remove three state Supreme Court justices in the 2010 elections who backed marriage equality, now the Iowa GOP is pushing for the impeachment of the remaining justices. Bob Vander Plaats, the anti-gay activist who led the drive to remove the Justices and heads The Family Leader, has previously called for the resignation of the entire Supreme Court and advocated for their removal over the marriage equality ruling in Varnum v. Brien. He is also building ties with likely presidential candidates as... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 04/19/2011, 8:33am
Michele Bachmann Book: Considering a proposal to write her memoirs (AP, 4/18). South Carolina: Rally in South Carolina a bust (CBS News, 4/18). Birther: Continues to float birther conspiracy on Fox News (The Atlantic, 4/18). Budget: Falsely claims that the top 1% pay 40% of taxes (PolitiFact, 4/13). Haley Barbour South Carolina: Wins Charleston County GOP straw poll (The State Column, 4/18). New Hampshire: Takes two-day swing in New Hampshire (Boston Globe, 4/15). Mike Huckabee South Carolina: Meets with supporters from the 2008 campaign (RCP, 4/18). ... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Monday 04/18/2011, 9:20am
Bob Vander Plaats’s The Family Leader just announced that Rick Santorum will join them for two events in early May. The Family Leader is an obsessive, militantly anti-gay organization that wants to remove the entire Iowa Supreme Court for ruling in favor of marriage equality. Already, likely presidential candidates Michele Bachmann, Tim Pawlenty and Ron Paul have joined Vander Plaats for his religious right group’s Presidential Lecture Series, and Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain plan to address the group this summer: The goal of the Presidential Lecture Series is to provide an... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Friday 04/15/2011, 4:47pm
Maggie Gallagher continues to recycle the same tired-old arguments long after they’ve been discredited. Creationists react to the “first homosexual caveman found.” Donald Trump surges among Republicans as his birther campaign seems to pay-off. Mike Huckabee’s supporters in Iowa are waiting in the wings. Anyone want to go to a miniature golf tournament with Rick Santorum? I know I do. Lastly, Bryan Fischer does not like Mitt Romney. MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 04/12/2011, 8:36am
Michele Bachmann Iowa: Slams marriage equality in speech to The Family Leader (Politico, 4/11). Religious Right: Wins straw poll at Liberty University's The Awakening 2011 (Freedom Federation, 4/11). Budget: Refuses to endorse budget compromise (NPR, 4/11). Haley Barbour Background: Experience as a lobbyist may make problems for campaign (AP, 4/12). New Hampshire: Traveling to Republican events in New Hampshire this week (Boston Globe, 4/11). Herman Cain South Carolina: Talks about the "ultimate destruction of the IRS" at Furman University (CSBT, 4/9). ... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Thursday 04/07/2011, 8:39am
A few weeks back, we captured video of Mike Huckabee being introduced by David Barton at the Rediscover God in America conference in Iowa, during which asserted that he wished every American would be forced - at gunpoint - to listen to Barton's teachings. Last night, Huckabee appeared on "The Daily Show" and Jon Stewart ended up dedicating nearly the entire interview to questioning Huckabee about his support for and praise of Barton and his pseudo-history: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 04/05/2011, 9:02am
Michele Bachmann Iowa: Hires Mike Huckabee’s former state director for campaign (MN Public Radio, 4/4). Religious Right: Slated to speak at Family Leader events (Des Moines Register, 4/4). Fundraising: Tops Mitt Romney in fundraising (Time, 4/1). Obama: Says President Obama is deliberately damaging the economy (RWW, 3/31). Haley Barbour 2012: Wife concerned about presidential race, says bid “horrifies” her (Reuters, 4/2). Mississippi: Economic conservatives criticize Barbour’s record as governor (Politico, 4/2). Poll: Trails Huckabee in poll of home state’s... MORE
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