The Boy Scouts’ discrimination against gays and cover ups of child molestation by Scoutmasters expose the failure of Scouting’s leadership to abide by their own Scout Oath and Law.
Isaac bears down on the RNC: Reverend Robertson? Paging Reverend Pat Robertson…
It seems like every time some place gets waxed by a natural disaster, our friends on the right – you know, the ones God phones daily – pipe up to explain that […]
Anderson Cooper and Rachel Maddow: forecast calls for a deluge of teabagger human kindness. Or not.
By Patrick Vecchio I am waiting to see if—no, make it how—the Tea party and other way-right-leaning Republicans react to this week’s barely-qualifies-as-news that TV journalist/personality Anderson Cooper admitted he is gay. […]
What the Bible REALLY says about homosexuality: the four commandments (for Christian gentiles)
Caveat emptor: you may find what follows heretical. As you are likely aware, there is (and has long been) a strident outcry from certain quarters in Christianity against homosexuality as a behavior […]
Nota Bene #117: Wake Up!
“Hollywood is so crooked that Mafia gangsters are entirely outclassed and don’t stand a chance. People in Hollywood are smarter. They have more sophisticated knowledge of money and deals and how to […]
Nota Bene #115: RIP No. 32
“If you’re really pro-life, do me a favor—don’t lock arms and block medical clinics. If you’re so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #113: Seth's Near-Death
“Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.” Who said it?
The Honorable Republican from Texas
By Ann Ivins The Texas GOP platform for 2010 has been out for a while now. From my casual skimming of reviews and analyses, the general sense and direction of the party […]
Nota Bene #102: Dancing Limbaughs
“What they really want to see is, they want you to chop your fucking arm off, hold up your arm, wave it around spewing blood, and believe me, if you did that, […]
Nota Bene #100: Il Planetario di Figaro
Wow, 100 issues of Nota Bene! Props to Russ for helping me for a while with this nifty little S&R feature. Never mind all that now, let’s get on with this issue. […]