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House Republicans Attempt to Change the 40 Hour Work Week

Republicans in the House yesterday began a push for their latest congressional effort: legislation to offer more flexibility to working families who want to spend more time with their children. The bill, H.R 1406, would allow private employees to ask for time off according to bargaining agreements, and includes a controversial caveat known as ‘comp time’ that allows overtime to be paid on an hourly basis. This bill would modify […]

VIDEO: University Professor Bashes Conservatives, George W. Bush, Evangelical Christians in Classroom Lecture

Less than a month after a video of a University of Southern California professor denouncing Republicans as “angry old white people” went viral, another example of a USC professor using his classroom to bash conservatives has been uncovered. Political Science Professor Richard Dekmejian is seen in this video attacking former President George W. Bush. Dekmejian said the former president suffered from “serious intellectual and mental problems.” Oliver Darcy and Josiah […]

Alaska's Joe Miller Eyes 2014 Senate Bid

Joe Miller, who narrowly lost a Tea Party-backed challenge to Alaska’s Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski four years ago, is preparing a possible 2014 campaign against Democrat Sen. Mark Begich. In an announcement on his Restoring Liberty site, Miller named three recently-elected senators popular with Tea Party activists as examples. “We need a candidate in 2014 who will join reformers like Rand Paul, Mike Lee,  and Ted Cruz to confront President Obama, not one who […]

Rick Santorum Cancels Iowa Trip After Illness

Former Pennsylvania  Sen. Rick Santorum has cancelled a planned trip to Iowa after being hospitalized Saturday. Santorum, who was second to Mitt Romney in the 2012 Republican presidential primary campaign, had previously announced he would speak Monday at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition’s 13th Annual Spring Kick Off near Des Moines. However, that speech and other Iowa events have been cancelled, Santorum’s non-profit group Patriot Voices said in a statement Sunday: Former […]

Young Conservatives to RNC: Denouncing Gay Marriage is So Last Decade

A group calling themselves the “Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry” has written a letter to the RNC asking voting members to reject the recent resolution draft which condemns same-sex marriage and “. . .implores the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the sanctity of marriage in its rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the Federal Defense of Marriage Act.” Prominent figures as S.E. Cupp and Meghan McCain among others […]

Rick Santorum Will Speak at Iowa Event Next Week

Perhaps signaling his intention to make another bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, Rick Santorum announced Monday that he will speak at an event next week in Iowa sponsored by the state’s largest social conservative organization. Santorum will give the keynote address at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition’s 13th Annual Spring Kick Off April 15 at Des Moines Christian School in Urbandale. “Senator Santorum’s remarks will focus on the future […]

Republican in New York Bribery Scandal Is Neo-Pagan Cult Leader

A New York City councilman who was arrested Tuesday in an alleged plot to rig this year’s mayoral election is a “prince” in a cult that practices an ancient pagan religion, the New York Post reported Saturday. Republican Dan Halloran, a councilman from Queens, converted from Catholicism to the pagan belief known as “Theodism” in the 1980s. Members of Halloran’s group “wear medieval garb, make sacrifices to multiple gods and […]