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Lindsey Graham To Attempt Obamacare Repeal Again

Gotta keep the base riled up no matter what: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Wednesday he is working on a new version of his ObamaCare repeal and replacement bill, and has not given up on efforts to repeal ObamaCare despite Republicans’ failure last year. “I haven’t given up,” Graham said. “Will there be another effort to replace ObamaCare with a …

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Trump’s USDA Bans Saying “Climate Change”

The Guardian reports: Staff at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been told to avoid using the term climate change in their work, with the officials instructed to reference “weather extremes” instead. A series of emails obtained by the Guardian between staff at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a USDA unit that oversees farmers’ land conservation, show that …

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OHIO: Trump Campaign Chair Resigns After Saying There Was No Racism In America Before Obama

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump’s campaign chair in a prominent Ohio county has claimed there was “no racism” during the 1960s and said black people who have not succeeded over the past half-century only have themselves to blame. Kathy Miller, who is white and chair of the Republican nominee’s campaign in Mahoning County, made the remarks during a taped interview …

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Catholic League’s Bill Donohue Slams Reason Rally: They Stand For Nothing, They’re Good For Nothing

Bill Donohue is SUPER upset about this weekend’s Reason Rally, which will draw tens of thousands of atheists to Washington DC. He writes: They stand for nothing, believe in nothing, and many are good for nothing. Organized atheists are set to invade D.C. this weekend, holding a “Reason Rally.” The reason they are rallying is their professed belief in nothingness. …

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Sen. James Inhofe Conclusively Disproves Climate Change By Tossing A Snowball Across The Senate Floor

Via Slate: During rambling remarks Thursday afternoon, James Inhofe of Oklahoma, the chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, used a snowball as a prop on the Senate floor. The apparent purpose of this stunt: to show the recent spate of cold weather in the Northeast is a sign that human activity isn’t causing climate change. The snowball …

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Mississippi Asks Fifth Circuit To Extend Marriage Stay: Don’t Turn Us Into Utah

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and state Attorney General Jim Hood this afternoon filed a motion with the Fifth Circuit Court which demands an indefinite stay extension on yesterday’s ruling by a federal district court. That court’s stay is scheduled to expire in two weeks and according to today’s filing, unless an emergency extension is granted, there will be another “debacle” …

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Texas AG Greg Abbott To Fifth Circuit: Gay Marriage Will Lead To Fewer Babies

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has filed a reply brief to the Fifth Circuit Court in which he declares that same-sex marriage will lead to straight couples having fewer babies. Via the Houston Chronicle: The new filing largely reiterated the same “responsible procreation” argument Abbott made in July, when the state first appealed a a February district court’s ruling overturning …

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Media Matters: Right-Wing Rodeo

Erick Erickson: “The minimum wage is for people who have failed at life.” Lou Dobbs: Drunk women pretty much get what’s coming to them. Phil Robertson: “Convert them or kill them.”

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Matt Barber: Christians Should Carry Anti-Gay Banners At St. Patrick’s Parade

“What was once billed as a Catholic event can no longer be called such. They are openly allowing a sin-based organization to march in their parade and to effectively put their stamp of approval on what the Bible unequivocally calls sinful behavior.  Some faith-based organizations could carry banners and so forth exclaiming the truths of scripture relative to homosexual sin. …

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Starnes: Woman Thinks Obama Is God

Here’s what actually happened: Obama dined at a barbecue restaurant with four Kansas City residents who had written him letters about their lives. Before sitting down with them, he had a moment with Dale Hopkins, a patron at the restaurant and possibly Obama’s most intense supporter. A pool report wrote up their moment together: “A woman with blonde hair and …

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Hate Group Leader Janet Porter Launches Anti-Gay Facebook Alternative Called ReaganBook, Much Hilarity Ensues

Kyle Mantyla writes at Right Wing Watch: Last weekend, the Ohio Liberty Coalition hosted a “Reload 4 Liberty” event at which Janet Porter spoke about her never-ending push to get her anti-choice “Heartbeat Bill” legislation passed in Ohio. But apparently that is not all that Porter is up to these days, as she also revealed to the audience that she’ll …

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Crazy Eyes: The Ultimate Goal Of Gay Activists Is To Freely Prey On Children

Brian Tashman writes at Right Wing Watch: During a Wednesday appearance on the conservative radio show “Faith & Liberty,” Rep. Michele Bachmann accused the “gay community” of pushing “deviancy,” “tyranny” and child rape. The Minnesota Republican warned that the gay community will “abolish age of consent laws, which means we will do away with statutory rape laws so that adults …

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Catholic School To Destroy Party Invites Because They Show Ellen DeGeneres

A Catholic school in Pennsylvania is apologizing to parents after recalling party invitations that feature “poor role model” Ellen DeGeneres. The school’s principal has vowed to destroy the invitations once they are returned. It was “completely wrong” to use DeGeneres’ picture because the lesbian celebrity “lives her life outside the teachings of the Catholic Church,” St. Andrew Elementary School principal …

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Fox Contributor Laura Ingraham Attacks “Immigrant” Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Fox News contributor and wingnut radio host Laura Ingraham apparently believes that Puerto Rico is a foreign country. In a February 3 speech before Yale Law students, Sotomayor commented on the fact that she was the first Supreme Court Justice to use the term “undocumented immigrant,” instead of “illegal alien,” saying “[t]o call them illegal aliens seemed and does seem …

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