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Huckabee Proclaims Kim Davis Is Following Kentucky Law

'It's the Supreme Court, it's not the supreme branch of government; there are three equal branches, yada yada yada.' Please give it a rest, Mike Huckabee. The sanctimonious father, grifter, preacher and friend to Ted Nugent, is standing up for the rights of thrice divorced, known philanderer and law-breaker Kim Davis. Show More Summary

"Kareem – Now I know why the press always treated you so badly — they couldn’t stand you."

"The fact is that you don’t have a clue about life and what has to be done to make America great again! Best wishes/Donald Trump."

Iceland's Citizens Pressure Government To Take More Syrian Refugees

This is a huge crisis, resulting from a conflict exacerbated by a global warming-induced drought, and Iceland citizens are pressuring their government to do more in light of recent refugee deaths: Syria is currently the biggest source of refugees in the world. Show More Summary

"The drowned child washed up on a Turkish beach captured in a photograph that went around the world Wednesday was three-year-old Alan Kurdi."

"He died, along with his five-year-old brother Galib and their mother Rehan, in a desperate attempt to reach Canada. The Syrian-Kurds from Kobane died along with eight other refugees early Wednesday. The father of the two boys, Abdullah, survived."ADDED: A photo shouldn't make a difference. Should it?

America Should Not Help Europe With the Migrant Crisis

As dramatic scenes unfold across Europe in the worsening migrant crisis, Americans are wondering why the U.S. is not intervening to help deal with the thousands of refugees pouring into the European Union.Europe’s Halting Response to Migrant Crisis Draws Criticism as Toll Mounts. But what is the U

Justice Kennedy's Religion Has Teeth: Kentucky Clerk Ordered to Jail for Refusing to Issue Gay-Marriage Licenses

Kentucky federal judge David Bunning has ordered Rowan County clerk Kim Davis to jail, holding her in contempt of court for failing to affix her signature to gay-marriage licenses. Here’s Judge Bunning justifying his decision: “The court cannot condone the willful disobedience of its lawfully issued order,” Judge Bunning said. Show More Summary

Carly Fiorina Staffer Hits MSNBC’s Hayes Over California Drought

On Wednesday night, Sarah Isgur Flores, Carly Fiorina’s Deputy Campaign Manager, hit back at MSNBC’s Chris Hayes over whether or not climate change was to blame for the California drought. Hayes seemed shocked that Fiorina would oppose...Show More Summary

American Students Attacked, Car Firebombed by Palestinians in West Bank

A carload of American students was attacked by Palestinians in the West Bank town of Hebron on Thursday according to... The post American Students Attacked, Car Firebombed by Palestinians in West Bank appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

House Democrats: Congress should investigate anti-Planned Parenthood activists, too

Two high-ranking House Democrats are calling on their Republican counterparts to end their congressional investigations of Planned Parenthood -- or at least expand them to encompass alleged misdeed by antiabortion activists who put the group's fetal tissue practices in the spotlight. Rep. John Conyers (Mich.), top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Elijah […]

This Week's Beltway Soap Opera: Can Steve Ricchetti Overcome Divided Loyalties And Find True Power?

As regular readers know, I am not in Charlie Pierce's camp in thinking Politico is invariably a mockery of real journalism. Somebody has to do snail's-eye Washington reporting, and they...

GOP Rep John Kline Retiring, Will Spend Final Months Trying to Replace 'No Child Left Behind'

GOP Rep. John Kline (R-Minn.) is set to retire, he announced on his Facebook page Thursday. "After much careful thought and deliberation, I have...

It's Done: Trump Signs No Third Party Pledge With RNC

The speculation is over. Donald Trump has signed a pledge to not run as a third party candidate, and to support the Republican nominee whoever...

Kim Davis Is Not Martin Luther King, Jr

Kim Davis is going to jail, which is a good thing for everyone. It's good for Davis, because she was caught between her "sincerely held belief" that same-gender couples could not be married and her job in Kentucky where she was required to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples on account of the recent change in the nation's laws. Show More Summary

Bush: Trump 'too pessimistic,' will lead GOP to 2016 defeat

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Jeb Bush says Donald Trump is "too pessimistic," and that picking the businessman as the Republican presidential nominee would lead the party to defeat on Election Day. Bush was campaigning in New Hampshire on Thursday, and acknowledged that Trump was tapping into understandable anger among voters.

Marx and Keynes Put Economics on the Map, and They Can Take It Right Off Again

19 minutes agoPolitics / US Politics : Kevin Drum

Over at PostEverything, Dan Drezner wonders why economics has managed to wield such an outsized influence within the social sciences. His strongest point—or at least the one he spends the most time on—is that economists "share a strong...Show More Summary

"The court cannot condone the willful disobedience of its lawfully issued order."

"If you give people the opportunity to choose which orders they follow, that’s what potentially causes problems," said the federal district judge David L. Bunning, sending Rowan county clerk Kim Davis to jail for contempt for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.Ms. Show More Summary

Trump's Not Just Pledged; He's 'Totally Pledged!'

It’s good to know that not only did Donald Trump pledge to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee, he declared he’s “totally” pledged! This is indeed good news for both Trump and the GOP. One of the few moments that Trump...Show More Summary

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