Thursday, April 2, 2015

Everybody Hates Gordon Klingenschmitt

It’s one thing to be a religious nut with a TV show. It’s quite another to be a religious nut with a TV show, who is also an elected representative of the people. Colorado state representative Gordon Klingenschmitt has received a hard lesson in this simple fact.

After years of using his Pray In Jesus Name show as a pulpit for his vile, theocratic nonsense, Klingenschmitt finally pushed it too far last Wednesday, when he blamed the American sin of legal abortion for an appalling attack on a pregnant woman.

“This is the curse of God upon America for our sin of not protecting innocent children in the womb,” Klingenschmitt raged. …

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Endorse This: A Maryland Governor In 2016?

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) had a special announcement to make Wednesday, while he spoke at a regular meeting of the state Board of Public Works.

Watch as Hogan decries the partisanship in Washington, and says that he has something to offer the entire nation after just three months on the job — but make sure to keep an eye on your calendar — then share this video!

Video via Governor Larry Hogan.

Photo: Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD) is sworn into office on January 21, 2015. (Source: State of Maryland)

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Will Congress Be Duped Again On Offshore Taxes?

Like a savvy bargainer on a used-car lot, big multinational corporations have mastered the art of feigning indifference and walking away.

What they walk away with is their profits, stockpiling them abroad where they legally remain untaxed until returned to the United States. Then these corporations threaten to keep the cash offshore permanently unless Uncle Sam gives them a deep discount on their tax rates.

It’s a timeworn, but effective, trick. While the rest of us are stuck paying the sticker price, Congress is considering a special deluxe tax rate for these giant corporations.

Congress last fell for the old “walk away” in 2004.…

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