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02April

Sheldon Adelson's Menagerie

In case you missed it, a number of potential Republican presidential candidates went down to Las Vegas to bow at the feet of Sheldon Adelson, democracy-meddling billionaire extraordinaire.  It was a pretty sorry sight as each of the potential candidates tried to out-Israel and out-tough the other as they vied for Adelson's attention.  (And mustn't forget Sheldon bestowing actual awards for being a "great Zionist" in the past.)
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26March

Religious Liberty for Corporations

After corporations got free speech rights with Citizens United, they're now on their way to getting freedom of religion.  With the "Hobby Lobby" case before the Supreme Court, the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act may fall and corporations may get the freedom to worship.  Corporations are rapidly becoming real, live humans!
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19March

Bestest Friends

You know things have gone a little too far when Dianne Feinstein goes after the CIA.  In case you missed it amidst all the disappearing plane speculation, there is a major CIA vs. Congress story going on right now.
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12March

The Anti-Gay Law in Uganda and the Miracle of Denial

Since Uganda's anti-gay law was signed recently, it's been amusing (and maddening) to watch various religious right characters scurry for cover.  When nobody was watching, the holier-than-thou set have been visiting Uganda preaching their extreme anti-gay views.  Now that people are appalled at Uganda's life-in-prison-for-homosexuals law, the "evangelical" right-wing preachers are laying low or rewriting history.
 
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26February

Discrimination License

Thankfully, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer just vetoed the "religious freedom" bill that would've given people carte blanche to discriminate against gay people (and others, for that matter).  The most baffling thing is that there exists a state legislature that would pass this bill.  The bill in Arizona that was promoted by the innocuous-sounding "Center for Arizona Policy," would've allowed businesses to refuse service to anyone who offended their religious sensibilities.  (Gracious me, a homosexual eating steak on a Friday!)
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