Category Archives: Tea Party

Pregnant Rape Victims Should Turn Lemons into Lemonade- Sharron Angle

Tea Party extraordinaire and Nevada Republican candidate for US Senate Sharron Angle recently told a reporter that she thinks teenage rape victims should make “a lemon situation into lemonade” by…

A Renewed Call for Civility from LDS Church Leadership

During the most recent LDS General Conference, we heard yet another call for civility in our public dialogue. Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles stated,…

“The Rage is Not About Health Care”

Frank Rich stated what I was trying to point out in my previous post, “Right-Wing Terrorism,” in a much more eloquent and straightforward fashion than I did. (That’s probably why…

Glenn Beck Called Out By Mormon Leaders

Glenn Beck, who recently demonized churches that preach social and economic justice as communist and fascist, caused some LDS church leaders to become so uncomfortable that they personally apologized to…

Right-Wing Terrorism

The news over the past few days has demonstrated that elements of the Tea Party and others on the far right have resorted to blatant bigotry and threats of violence…

The Conservatives’ Waterloo

David Frum, President George W. Bush’s former speechwriter and a conservative political pundit posted the following on his website yesterday. I highly recommend the entire article, but here are some…