Was Cruz’s Texas Senate Election Legal?

Chris Nelson has some interesting thoughts on this topic and Texas moderates and Democrats ought to take notice, possibly start a lawsuit.

SUMMARY: purely in the spirit of patriotic, non-partisan inquiry, Your Editor would like to know how come he was forced to go through the full US naturalization legal process back in 1962, but [...]

Ignorance and Texas: What Would Molly Ivins Do?

Some of our crazies we are proud of because they have national entertainment value. Our Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert sees a bright clear line running from gay marriage and bestiality to any attempts at gun control. If you don’t understand that limiting to 10 the number of bullets in a gun’s magazine is a consequence [...]

Matt Barber: How can so much virulent homophobia NOT be hiding a deep, dark secret?

Today’s lesson in why I detest modern Christianity comes to us courtesy of Matt Barber. Through selective interpretation of Scripture and a virulent hatred of homosexuality, Barber is nothing if not a walking, talking parody of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Of course, Barber’s flavor of Christianity gives him license to believe that his is [...]

Today’ coffee spew moment: Ted Cruz may run for President in 2016

I really hope that you had the good sense to swallow your coffee before reading this…and no, you read it correctly: Ted Cruz really is floating a trial balloon. He’s not denying that he’s considering the possibility of running for President in 2016. The fact that Cruz is the most hated wackjob on Capitol Hill [...]

The Only Three Things That You Need To Know About The Chuck Hagel Hearings

1. John McCain has some serious brass ones to be giving anyone grief about anything related to foreign policy after nearly putting Sarah Palin one tenuous, septuagenarian heartbeat away from the Commander-in-Chief chair (also, bullshit, McMaverick):

2. Yes, Ted Cruz really is that dumb:

3. What MJ Rosenberg said:

I spent a couple [...]