Tag: JEB!

Diane RobertsSeptember 17, 2015

Near the end of the latest televised dork parade billed as a “Republican Debate,” CNN’s Jake Tapper asked each candidate what her or his Secret Service code name should be. “Secretariat,” whinnied Carly Fiorina. “Humble,” hollered Donald Trump. “Gator!” said Marco Rubio. Sigh. Marcocito received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida after a […]

Guest AuthorJune 25, 2015

So Jeb! didn’t know. Mr. Wonky, details-oriented, well-briefed, bureaucratic slayer of 500-page white papers just didn’t know. (And that’s reading past the executive summary. Take that, George W., MBA-style prez!) According to The Root, a magazine dedicated to black news and culture, now formally announced candidate for president and dynastic-heir wannabe, Jeb Bush, told the […]

Martin DyckmanApril 6, 2015

The original Religious Freedom Restoration Act – RFRA for short – was intended to protect faith-based practices from unnecessary government interference. That’s the opposite of trying to use it to justify faith-based discrimination against others. But of course irony and hypocrisy are hardly strangers to politics. Congress enacted RFRA in 1993 in response to the […]


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