Stern Bats Down Bachmann

Howard Stern reacted on Tuesday to Michele Bachmann’s admonition that we should open our hearts to the anti-gay bigotry exhibited those such as Kirk Cameron.

On Monday, Bachmann had told Piers Morgan…

I think it’s very important though that people who have sincerely held religious beliefs — I do — I think it’s important that we respect those people’s beliefs.

speaking at CPAC in Washington D.C. on Februar...

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Elephant Establishment Fears Santorum

Talking Points Memo continues to have terrific coverage on the on-going GOP primary contest. Today they note how the latest polls show Santorum leading nationally, but Romney leading in the states that count next, Arizona and Michigan.

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Republicans Push For the Supremacy of Religious Law

Upcoming health care reforms will require health care plans to cover birth control…finally. While this is long overdue nationwide, it is not a new concept for many individual states.

In a conference call, Rep. Lois Capps, D-Calif., who said she spoke as a nurse, mother and grandmother, pointed out that 28 states have similar rules on coverage for birth control.

One of those states? Massachusetts, which had these regulations in place while Mitt Romney was governor.

The Republicans ignore two key points when they gin up outrage over the move to broaden access to health care.

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Lowe’s: Building Bigotry Together

Talking Points Memo has the goods on how Lowe’s has pulled its advertizing on a TLC show about Muslims because the show is about Muslims. Most defenders of religion (against what?) are actually defenders of (their own particular brand of) Christianity, so it may be a long wait for outrage.

TPM article on Lowe’s

Internet Classic #1: Gay Teen Worried He Might Be Christian

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