While cuts to unemployment benefits continue to top the headlines, House Republicans have set their sights on what they still perceive to be one of the biggest threats to our nation’s well-being: women having sex.
Night two of the Democratic National Convention wrapped yesterday with an incredible speech by former President Bill Clinton that will likely have people talking for some time to come. Think of it as the Democratic equivalent to the Eastwood speech… but informative, intelligent and really fucking great. But first, let’s take a look back at night one!
I can’t think of a single more embarrassing, ridiculous and infuriatingly stupid political conspiracy theory than that championed by the birthers.
The notion that our current president was not born in the United States has been debunked MULTIPLE times since 2008, yet members of the GOP continue to make it an issue 4 years later.
In the past few weeks we have seen the Iowa Republican Party’s platform committee chairman Don Racheter, Republican congressman Mike Coffman, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett and Republican Band-Aid Donald Trump dig up the birther issue as if they were in a pet cemetery looking for Trump’s new hairpiece.
There is a war on religion occurring that is led by the Obama administration. Well, that’s what Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and followers of the modern-day Republican Party believe. The only problem is, I don’t see it. Instead, I find myself witnessing a party and its representatives committing an unprecedented attack on women’s rights and health care.