Wash. State Rep. Matt Shea (R, Extreme Right Wing) (photo credit: from law firm website)

Matt Shea’s Theocracy


Washington State Representative Matt Shea wrote a fatwa, a religious edict. Representative Shea’s fatwa calls for a religious war. In fact, it’s called “The Biblical Basis for War“. Here’s a sample: If you don’t agree to Rep. Shea’s vision of America, and are male, you will be killed. Murdered. That’s pretty righteous. Rep. Shea is unclear…

Jim DeMint Embarrasses Himself


Alaska’s Governor Mike Dunleavy recently took time from the rigors of the governorship to go stateside and suck up to the national far right political action committees and their lackeys. Apparently he doesn’t believe Alaska AG Clarkson’s argument that the recall effort is unconstitutional either. Or maybe Dunleavy found time to look at Clarkson’s record…

Roy Moore campaigning for the U.S. Senate

Smells Like Corruption: Roy Moore


Roy Moore is a defrocked Alabama supreme court justice,1 a virulent racist and a Christianist. Oh, and the likely new U.S. Senator from Alabama, replacing Jeff Sessions. Moore is also a liar, and a tax cheat. He’s a liar, because he claimed he did not take a “regular salary” from the Foundation for Moral Law, a small…

Joe Arpaio leaves a federal courthouse in Phoenix earlier this month. The former Maricopa County sheriff was found guilty Monday of criminal contempt, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of six months in jail. Angie Wang/AP

Say It Ain’t So, Joe


Say it ain’t so, Joe.1 But, of course, it is. Joe Arpaio, the former Maricopa County Sheriff, was found guilty of criminal contempt on Monday. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton found Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt. For 24 years, he was the Sheriff of Maricopa County. He called himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff.” As many of…