“We need 100 more like Jesse Helms…”

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I love when those so anxious to re-imagine history and the figures entrenched in it actually say something so asinine that all I can do is shake my head. That happened earlier this week when Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke in praise of former North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms, who passed away in 2008. In a […]

Sue Everhart: marriage equality would bring a ‘free ride’

Apparently marriage equality will create another set of 21st century style welfare queens who will find new ways to leech off the government and your tax dollars. That’s according to Sue Everhart. Everhart, the chair of the Georgia Republican Party, is fretting over what marriage equality would bring people to do. Here’s what she told […]

A southerner dishes on Chick-Fil-A

There are more than 10 Chick-Fil-A restaurants within a 20 mile radius from my house in north metro Atlanta, Ga. Any Georgian, as well as any southerner, is familiar with Chick-Fil-A and its mouth-watering chicken, lightly toasted, buttered buns, pickles and homemade lemonade and sweet tea (yes, its sweet tea–not “sweetened” tea–people). The restaurant is […]

Yet another celebrity goes on a racist, homophobic Twitter rant

This type of news has come to be expected. Celebrities just can’t behave themselves when they enter the realm of social media. The latest in this buffoonery is former SNL comedian Colin Quinn, who recently went on a rant against gay marriage and the news that white births are being outpaced by babies of color. […]

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