Tag Archives: Tea Party

Rep. Jared Polis Intros House Bill To Stop Rep. Steve King From Introducing Bills

From the official site of openly gay Rep. Jared Polis: On the heels of Rep. Steve King’s outrageous announcement Wednesday of his “Restrain the Judges on Marriage Act,” Rep. Jared Polis (CO-02) today proposed the “Restrain Steve King from Legislating Act.” The bill would prevent Steve King from abusing taxpayer dollars by substituting the judgments of the nation’s duly serving ...

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Ted Cruz Files Two Anti-Gay Marriage Bills

Via Bloomberg: Days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage, Senator Ted Cruz has filed two bills to protect states that bar gay couples from marrying. Cruz’s legislation would establish a constitutional amendment shielding states that define marriage as between one woman and one man from legal action, according to bill language obtained by Bloomberg News. A ...

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Hotelier Ian Reisner Reacts To Cruz Flap

“For my entire adult life, I have been an ardent supporter and activist for gay rights and LGBT organizations worldwide. I was given the opportunity to have a candid conversation with Senator Ted Cruz on where he stood on issues including the state of Israel and national security, which are the only places where we share common ground. It was ...

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Ted Cruz: I Took Money From Those Gays But I’m Still Against Same-Sex Marriage UPDATE: Maybe It Wasn’t A Fundraiser?

Earlier today the New York Times reported that Sen. Ted Cruz held a fundraiser this week in the Manhattan penthouse of multimillionaire gay hoteliers Ian Reisner and Mati Weiderpass (above). As you can imagine, that report has caused a furor in Teabagistan and tonight Cruz had to rush out a reassuring statement. Ted Cruz was forced to reiterate his stance ...

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Rep. Steve King Intros Bill To Strip Federal Courts Of Powers Over Marriage

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) has introduced a bill that would strip federals courts of the power to rule on marriage. His bill is titled the Restrain the Judges on Marriage Act of 2015. Via The Hill: “For too long, federal courts have overstepped their constitutionally limited duty to interpret the Constitution.” King said in a news release. “Rather, federal courts ...

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Ted Cruz To Pastors: Preach And Pray Against Same-Sex Marriage This Weekend

“Dear American Pastor, We know that marriage is intended to be sacred, beautiful, and nourishing. If you do not influence your congregation’s understanding of marriage, who will fill the void? Hollywood? Divorce courts? Prayer moves our God to intervene in history. Prayer softens our hearts and brings us into alignment with the heart of God. The church has not shared ...

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Mike Huckabee: Don’t Join The Military Until After Obama Leaves Office

“When you have a president whose administration orders its chaplains to put its Bibles away, not to pray in Jesus name, not to counsel people on the issues of sexual morality; when you have this attitude that is more about promoting gay marriage and gay rights in the military than it is about being able to protect religious liberty for ...

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Ben Carson To Announce In Early May

Via CNN: Ben Carson will make a major announcement on May 4 in Detroit, his campaign tells CNN, setting the date and location for what’s expected to be the launch of his presidential bid. The announcement will take place at the Detroit Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, and will be ticketed, but the rest of the details — ...

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Dickipedia: Ted Nugent

(Tipped by JMG reader Claude)

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Ted Cruz At The NRA Convention

Via USA Today: Sen. Ted Cruz, one of two declared Republican candidates for president, told National Rifle Association members in Nashville that he’s fought the conservative battles, unlike his opponents. “In a Republican primary, every candidate’s going to stand up and say, ‘I oppose Obamacare,'” Cruz said at the NRA’s annual meeting Friday. “The question we ought to ask is, ...

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Sen. Ted Cruz: Liberals Are “Waging Jihad” Against Christians In Indiana & Arkansas

“Look at the jihad that is being waged right now in Indiana and Arkansas, going after people of faith who respect the Biblical teaching that marriage is the union of one man and one woman. We need to bring people together to the religious liberty values that built this country. It wasn’t long ago when this was an area of ...

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Super PACs Raise $31M For Ted Cruz

$31M in the first week. So they claim. The groups, four super PACs sharing variations of the name Keep the Promise, were established and secured commitments with virtually no warning over the course of several days beginning Monday. Dathan Voelter, an Austin, Tex., lawyer and friend of Mr. Cruz who is serving as treasurer for three of the super PACs, ...

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HomoQuotable – Dan Savage

“Rand Paul is a different kind of Republican! Rand Paul has all sorts of new ideas! New ideas like, um, opposing same-sex marriage, backing the ‘Life Begins at Conception Act’ (which would make abortion illegal), and keeping marijuana illegal. Rand Paul also has a big new idea about climate change: it’s not happening and Paul opposes efforts to regulate carbon ...

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Ted Cruz Vows To Strip Supreme Court’s Power To Rule On Same-Sex Marriage

Via the Dallas Morning News: “Every one of us is concerned about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision likely coming in June,” he said. “The first thing and I think the most important thing every one of us can do, is pray. Lift up in prayer.” He reiterated his vow to press for a constitutional amendment that would clarify the ...

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Sen. Rand Paul Makes It Official

The formal 2016 presidential campaign announcement will come tomorrow at an event in Louisville, Kentucky. RELATED: The last wig-wearing president was James Monroe, who was first elected in 1816. Which means the next election is the Wig Bicentennial! Woo hoo!

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Ted Cruz: I Stand With Gov. Mike Pence

“I want to commend Governor Mike Pence for his support of religious freedom, especially in the face of fierce opposition. There was a time, not too long ago, when defending religious liberty enjoyed strong bipartisan support. Alas, today we are facing a concerted assault on the First Amendment, on the right of every American to seek out and worship God ...

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Remember Three Weeks Ago When Ben Carson Said That He Would No Longer Talk About LGBT Rights?

“It is absolutely vital that we do all we can to allow Americans to practice their religious ways, while simultaneously ensuring that no one’s beliefs infringe upon those of others. We should also serve as champions of freedom of religion throughout the world. As Americans, we have an obligation to denounce these acts of persecution. For when we stand up ...

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Rafael Cruz: Defy SCOTUS On Marriage

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Sen. Rand Paul Courts Fundies: Same-Sex Marriage Is The Result Of A Moral Crisis

“Don’t always look to Washington to solve anything. In fact, the moral crisis we have in our country, there is a role for us trying to figure out things like marriage, there’s also a moral crisis that allows people to think that there would be some sort of other marriage. We need a revival in the country. We need another ...

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Louis Gohmert: I’m Not Backing Ted Cruz Because I Might Run For President Myself

Via The Hill: Conservative firebrand Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) told The Hill that he might run for president in 2016. Gohmert indicated he might launch an exploratory committee for president when originally asked if he would support Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) White House bid. “Ted is a good friend and would be an outstanding President; however, I haven’t ruled out ...

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