Warning: In questionable taste.
Samantha Bee examines the rise of the religious right and its ties to seg academies.
Via Raw Story.
Reg Henry looks for the bright side. Here’s one of his findings, and a quite significant one, at that.
1) Most Republicans don’t believe in much of what they said they believed in: This revelation is very liberating. Hitherto, we all thought that conservative ideology was set in stone — cold, hard and immovable. They supposedly believe in small government yet Mr. Trump says he will build a wall to fence off Mexico, perhaps the biggest public works project since the pyramids. Thank goodness the Mexicans would never think of tunneling under it.
As for family values, now that we have Mr. Trump, we don’t have to concern ourselves with that anymore. What a relief.
Follow the link for more cold comfort.
Via Job’s Anger, which points out that
They (Republicans–ed.) imposed a system that tilted the economic playing field to favor the rich (and the corporations). They told Americans that giving more to the rich would benefit everyone, because much of that extra money going to the rich would trickle down to everyone else in the country. But that didn’t happen. They rich got richer, and everyone else got poorer (thanks to stagnant wages and rising inflation).
Jackie does a capsule history of the Republican southern strategy and, along the way, she decodes de code.
Moved below the fold because it autoplays on some systems.
Honest to Pete, you can’t make this stuff up:
House Speaker Beth Harwell banished Rep. Jeremy Durham to a new office building Thursday and limited his access to staff after a scathing Tennessee attorney general report found the Franklin Republican engaged in inappropriate physical contact and potentially poses a “continuing risk to unsuspecting women.”
Read the rest.