Former Texas GOP Chair Joins the Right’s Worship of Putin’s Russia

What is it with the American right’s love affair with Vladimir Putin’s Russia┬áthese days? Tom Pauken, who served as chair of the Texas Republican Party in the 1990s and currently supports Donald Trump for president, tweeted this morning that┬áRussia is “returning to its Christian roots” while the United States is “going in the opposite direction.” […]

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Always Something to Complain About

Religious-righters warned that the repeal of the ban on openly gay servicemembers in the U.S. military would bring about all kinds of terrible things. Of course, none of that happened. In fact, the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy seems to have actually helped the military. Even so, critics continue to scramble for […]

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