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LGBTQ project funding in two states stripped by U.S. House Republicans from spending bill 

BY: - July 19, 2023

WASHINGTON — In a tense meeting marked by Democratic charges of hatred and bigotry, Republicans on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted Tuesday to strip funding for three LGBTQ community projects, just weeks after they included the money in the annual transportation and housing spending bill. At one point, Rep. Andy Harris, a Maryland Republican […]

Robinson’s Filth

BY: - October 11, 2021


New revelation should disqualify Barrett for the Supreme Court

BY: - October 21, 2020

In case you missed it, Associated Press is reporting this morning that Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served on the board of a private school chain that pursued discriminatory policies toward children. This from the story by reporters Michelle R. Smith and Michael Biesecker: Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three […]


Civitas does the right thing about its controversial website…sort of

BY: - September 20, 2017

There is good news (at least it appears to be good news) in the saga of the Carolina Plott Hound — a web platform owned and operated by the conservative Civitas Institute that had, among other objectionable things, been linking to an anti-Semitic website that accused attorney General Josh Stein of being part of an […]


Time for McCrory to disavow, sever ties with Franklin Graham

BY: - December 10, 2015

A certain presidential candidate has been generating a lot of heat of late with his incendiary comments about Muslims. Sadly, however, there is an important public figure in North Carolina who loudly and proudly beat him to the punch — the Rev. Franklin Graham. Indeed, as several news outlets reported yesterday, Graham is even bragging […]