Tag: republican congressman

The GOP and the compartmentalization of dignity

There are historians (and I know some personally) who will argue that the “cause” of the U.S. Civil War was not slavery: It was economics. “Oh, yes, there were some abolitionists who sincerely were opposed to...

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Watching the hypocrites self-destruct

As the dirty little secrets of ‘family values’ politicians and religious leaders come to light, the scandals help the cause of LGBT equality DAVID WEBB  |  The Rare Reporter The new year is well under way, but it’s like...

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Bigot of the Day: Texas Rep. Mike Conaway

Rep. Mike Conaway Despite a Pentagon study that recommends just the opposite, Texas Republican Congressman Mike Conaway continues to spew right-wing propaganda by suggesting that repealing “don’t ask, don’t...

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