Politics Timeline

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 »

Mike Pence Defends Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law, Says Its Not ‘Anti-Gay’

indiana religious freedom

Mike Pence is doubling- down in support of Indiana’s Religious freedom law and said the controversial legislation some deem as “anti-gay” in not going away any time soon. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act reportedly mirrors federal legislation signed into law by President Bill Clinton and was passed unanimously in Illinois when President Barack Obama was… Read more »

Indiana Governor Says Religious Freedom Law ‘Not Going To Change’

Protesters take to the streets in San Francisco over Indiana religious freedom law

Indiana Governor Mike Pence defended the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act that he signed into law on Thursday. The bill, which the Inquisitr reported last week is seen by many as an attack on the LGBTQ community, was signed into law by the Republican governor on Thursday and will go into effect in July. Pence… Read more »

Democrat State Rep Calls GOP Colleague’s Son Racist, But There Is One Problem

Democrat legislator calls GOP's son racist

Indiana State Representative Vanessa Summers, a Democrat and African-American woman, caused a stir during the House floor debate over the Religious Freedom Bill after she called out a fellow GOP colleague’s son as a future racist. However, there is one problem with Summers’ assessment of Representative Jud McMillin’s son: he is only 18-months-old. An audio… Read more »

‘Intolerant Jackass Act’ Would Require Individuals To Make $5,000 Contribution To Gay Rights Groups

Intolerant Jackass Act Responds To 'Shoot The Gays' Initiative

The “Intolerant Jackass Act” is the latest attempt at a voter-approved initiative to come out of the state of California. The beacon of the western United States recently made headlines for the outrageous efforts of attorney Matt McLaughlin, who started a “shoot the gays” initiative, formally called the “Sodomite Suppression Act.” Under McLaughlin’s initiative, citizens… Read more »