Of course Republicans blocked the repeal of DADT — priggish Palinites must be appeased. Using executive order, Obama could take this opportunity to stand up for LESS GOVERNMENT INTRUSION IN PRIVATE MATTERS. It’s not that simple, but the president has shown little passion for ending an archaic system that lingers only because dumb-ass Joe Sixpacks think gays want to fuck their love handles.
Profiles in cowardice.
Another depressing reminder of the zoo that was:
Squirrelly progressive pundit Markos Moulitsas demonstrates little regard for reality or context:
But if the argument is that American conservatives and Islamic fundamentalists don’t share the same goals, then that’s just delusion.
Seemingly indisputable evidence lists Long as the primary recipient of the fund, obtaining at least $3.07 million during a four-year period, nearly as much as was given to those in need, according to the AJC.
With the money, Long, a rising star among black religious conservatives and pastor of a 25,000 member megachurch in suburban Atlanta, purchased a $350,000 Bentley and a $1.4 million six-bedroom, nine-bath home, on 20 acres of land. Of course he’s done this in part through taxpayer charity, since, as a church, New Birth Missionary Baptist is tax-exempt. The government won’t get a dime of the three million plus Long accrued. …
“I would love to sit with you and walk with you through the Bible to show that Jesus wasn’t poor,” he told an AJC reporter.