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‘Traditional Family Values’ Congressman Properly Deals With Pregnancy Of 17-Year-Old Unmarried Daughter

‘Traditional Family Values’ Congressman Properly Deals With Pregnancy Of 17-Year-Old Unmarried Daughter

Kudos to “family values” Congressman Bill Cassidy of Louisiana. Here is a Republican who uses the term “family values” to sell himself to his constituency, who is now facing what Sarah Palin did: the pregnancy of an unmarried teenage daughter. A physician and father of three, Bill supports Louisiana’s traditional family values. Faith and religion [...]

Former PA GOP Leader Charged With ‘Indecent Assault Without Consent’

These unfortunate incidents take place in all political parties. No political party or religion is immune from bad actors. So, maybe it’s time for the right to stop acting holier-than-thou. Now read this:Love Connection: Science Could Find Your Perfect Match (Jul 16, 2014) Teacher Charged With Felony Institutional Sexual Assault, Even Though Adults Consented (Jul [...]

U.S. Behind In Helping Working Families

The White House today held a “Summit on Working Families.”  We lag behind Western Europe in providing benefits for working mothers and fathers.  But doesn’t the Western European system cost too much, you ask?  Jonathan Cohn answers: The data, however, tell a more complicated story. Policies that allow parents to spend more time with young [...]

‘Kissing Congressman’ May Reverse Decision And Run After All

Louisiana Congressman Vince McAllister is considering running to keep his seat, which would be a reversal of his previous decision not to run, one made after video surface of the married “family values” politician kissing a staffer. McAllister, a political newcomer who won a special election in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District this past November, faced [...]

Racist Conservatives Attack Malia Obama For Working On Halle Berry’s TV Show

The more things change, the more they get worse. Months into President Obama’s first term, the conservative web forum Free Republic made headlines when its community launched racist attacks on then-11 year-old Malia Obama for the deadly offense of wearing a peace sign t-shirt. Five years later, that impulse has not abated, and has spread [...]

Top Conservative Group Links Santa Barbara Shooting To Gay Marriage

Ken Blackwell, senior fellow at the Family Research Council, blames the Isla Vista shootings on marriage equality which is responsible for “the crumbling of the moral foundation of the country” because of “the attack on natural marriage and the family.” “When these fundamental institutions are attacked and destroyed and weakened and abandoned, you get what we are now [...]

Fear Mongering Girls Into Purity

The choice is clear, girls should remain a virgin until marriage or lead a life of sexual assault, gangs, drugs and prostitution. At least that was the message behind the Metro Police co-sponsored “Choose Purity” event in Las Vegas Nevada: The room of about 125 parents and children watched recorded interviews with a pimp and prostitutes, learned [...]

Message From Vegas Police To Young Girls At Purity Ball: Choose Purity Or Die

Las Vegas Police Tell Young Girls ‘Choose Purity’ or Die (via Americans Against The Tea Party) If you’re a young girl in Las Vegas, you may have recently received a message from the Metro Police at the “Choose Purity” event on Saturday. The message? Girls who “get promiscuous” can wind up dead. The event at [...]

They’re all pandering to the far-right religious Family Leader group, which believes in a “God-instituted government.” Bob Vander Plaats, head of The Family Leader, opened the forum by declaring, “At The Family Leader, we believe God has three institutions: It would be the church, the family, and government.” He warned that policies such as legal [...]

Loose Lips Do Sink Ships–And Careers

Family Values Republican Vance McAllister, Louisiana’s so-called, kissing Congressman, will not be running for re-election: U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, told the The News-Star in Monroe that he won’t be seeking reelection to his seat next fall. The decision comes after Gov. Bobby Jindal, Louisiana’s Republican Party state chairman Roger Villere and others asked McAllister [...]

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