Posts Tagged conservative

Breaking: SCOTUS rules that your boss can deny you birth control coverage

Well, shit. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled in favor of the private companies demanding an exemption from the contraception mandate under the banner of religious freedom.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires closely held companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control.

The court held on a 5-4 vote on ideological lines that such companies can seek an exemption from the so-called birth control mandate of the healthcare law. The decision means employees of those companies will have to obtain certain forms of birth control from other sources.

As you’ll recall, the argument made by ...

Well, shit. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled in favor of the private companies demanding an exemption from the contraception mandate under the banner of religious freedom.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled ...

Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart dead at 43

Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart died suddenly this morning at the age of 43. Mr. Breitbart’s political views and tactics are not in line with most progressive values, but the death of anyone at such a young age is very sad. Breitbart was married with 4 children. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

It’s true that Breitbart’s life and career was full of public theatrics. His brash brand of conservatism and “call out culture” methods were responsible for both the firing of dedicated long time USDA employee Shirley Sherrod and the resignation of Congressman Anthony Weiner. Sherrod is currently suing Breitbart for defamation after he released a heavily edited video of her making it seem like she discriminated ...

Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart died suddenly this morning at the age of 43. Mr. Breitbart’s political views and tactics are not in line with most progressive values, but the death of anyone at such a young ...

Schlafly: Non-fact based hater.

Vanessa mentioned in the What We Missed a few days ago that Phyllis Schlafly made some really offensive comments about married women. She said,

“One of the things Obama’s been doing is deliberately trying to increase the percentage of our population that is dependent on government…For example, do you know what was the second biggest demographic group that voted for Obama? Obviously the blacks were the biggest demographic, yall know what was the second biggest? Unmarried women. 70% of unmarried women voted for Obama. And this is because when you kick your husband out, you’ve got to have Big Brother Government to be your provider. And they know that. They’ve admitted it. ...

Vanessa mentioned in the What We Missed a few days ago that Phyllis Schlafly made some really offensive comments about married women. She said,

“One of the things Obama’s been doing is deliberately trying ...