Politics Timeline

What To Expect From A Hillary Clinton Presidential Run

Hillary Clinton

Now that Hillary Clinton has stated that she will definitely be running for president in 2016 — a fact that was mostly already accepted, just not completely official — it’s time for the analysis to begin. Clinton is a powerful Democratic candidate who is already far ahead of other possible Democratic opponents, and she will… Read more »

No More Movies For Kansas Welfare Recipients On The Taxpayer’s Dime

Republican Lawmakers Voice Opposition To Public Funding Of Abortions

The Kansas Senate has moved to advance a controversial piece of legislation that would limit the places a welfare recipient could spend their TANF benefits. The supporters of Kansas House Bill 2258 want to ensure taxpayer money is being used “responsibly” by recipients and not on items that they deem unnecessary like going to the… Read more »

Christians To Atheist Billboard Sponsors: ‘We Support You’

Atheist Billboard Next To Church

Sponsors of an atheist billboard in Knoxville, Tennessee, who decided to place their sign right next to a Baptist church may not be getting the response they intended or expected. Several members of the Central Baptist Bearden church near Knoxville — including the Pastor — have taken a stand on the side of the organization… Read more »

Did Bill O’Reilly Really Compare Homosexuals To KKK Members?

Bill O'Reilly

Bill O’Reilly is once again being provocative, with some people claiming he is comparing homosexuals to KKK members. Crooks and Liars posted a video of a segment from Bill O’Reilly‘s show Monday night and what he said to Juan Williams has some tongues wagging. “So, the pizza store didn’t say ‘look, we are not going… Read more »

Illegal Immigrant Children Surge Hits Highest Rate Since Summer Of 2014

undocumented children

Illegal immigrant children are surging into the United States of American at a rate not experienced since the peak of the controversial influx last summer. The Obama administration maintained that once a taxpayer-funded media campaign explaining to potential border crossers that just making it to America does not mean you can stay, or qualify the… Read more »

Kansas TANF Bill Wants To End Strip Club Visits On The Taxpayers’ Dime

temporary assistance for needy families

Kansas Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) rules may be about to change significantly. Governor Sam Brownback could sign Kansas House Bill 2258 into law and eliminate non-essential use of taxpayer money for welfare families. The TANF Kansas bill would mean it would be illegal to continue to use taxpayer-funded government aid dollars to get… Read more »

Abstinence Education: Texas Boosts Funding While Cutting HIV Research

Abstinence Education

Abstinence education could receive a boost in funding if a new Republican-backed measure in Texas is enacted, while HIV research would be taking cuts as part of the same legislation. State Democrats were soundly opposed to the measure, which the Associated Press notes was “tucked into the state budget Tuesday night.” The measure would remove… Read more »