Unexpected Obamacare Savings for Women Could Lead to Fewer Abortions
At the Very Least, the Savings Could Mean a Few Less Bristol Palins

The numbers are in for the Obamacare provision that ended women’s out-of-pocket expense for family planning, and they are huge, according to the policy journal Health Affairs, and quoted by Kaiser Health. Women are saving a lot of money as a result of a health law requirement that insurance cover most forms of prescription contraceptives […]

Why Aren’t BMW and Adidas Condemning the Rebel Flag?

Both BMW and Adidas have plants in South Carolina but neither company has shown any interest in asking state legislators to stop flying the Confederate flag* over government buildings. When these companies decided to take advantage of the cheaper, mostly non-unionized labor there, they made a decision to identify with the state. So why aren’t […]

Huckabee ‘Speaks Jesus’

I do not come to you tonight with the ability to speak Spanish. But I do speak a common language. I speak Jesus.

— Mike Huckabee, quoted by the Wall Street Journal, speaking to a Hispanic audience.

Nice Atheist Collects $125,000 Thanks to Wolf Blitzer’s Douchery

Comedian Doug Stanhope helped raise $125,000 for the tornado victim who told Wolf Blitzer earlier this year that she wasn’t thanking the lord for sparing her and her child because she’s an atheist and doesn’t go in for that sort of thing. But before you go thinking Stanhope did it because he’s a nice guy…well, […]

Earth Rights Itself on Its Axis as Cracker Barrel Reinstates Duck Dynasty Merch

If you have not had the misfortune to dine on the meaty, greasy, and yet somehow completely flavorless fare at a Cracker Barrel, you will not know that in order to get to the chow, you must first bob and weave through the world’s most annoying gift shop. It’s filled with overpriced America-esque junk, from […]

Everyone’s Missing the Point in the Hobby Lobby Lawsuit

One of the many hilarious tweets about the Hobby Lobby case. Too bad it also misses the point. The wonderful website Wonkette dissected former Sen. Rick Santorum’s (R-Penn.) defense of a case the U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear, but they only rebutted the most obvious aspect. The decor and craft merchandiser Hobby Lobby, […]

Town Where Once a Man Was Killed for Being Gay Now Shields Its Residents from Westboro Baptist Hate

Somewhere, Ryan Skipper is smiling. No, Ryan Skipper is laughing, high-fiving, and doing the chicken dance. Or maybe that’s just us, upon hearing the recent state of affairs in Lakeland, Fla. One person who might not have gotten the anti-homophobia message is Sheriff Grady Judd The same place where, in 2007, 25-year-old Ryan Skipper was […]

Rick Warren Forgives Whoever Sold His Son the Gun He Used to Kill Himself. But Should He?

That was quick. Saddleback Church pastor Rick Warren wasted no time in forgiving the person who sold online an unregistered handgun with the serial number filed off to his son, who used it to kill himself. On the Thursday following 27-year-old Matthew Warren’s death on Friday, his father tweeted: Someone on the internet sold Matthew […]

This Just in from CBN: Pat Robertson Says Goodwill’s Second Hand Clothing May Be Possessed by Demons

It’s true. Pat Robertson, the televangelist and diamond mind investor, says that while not every article of clothing sold in Goodwill stores is possessed by demons, some are, and no amount of dry cleaning or laundering will drive them out — via Raw Story:

Slow Learner? No – Obama Shows He Doesn’t Have to Make the Same Mistake Twice
Rev. Louie Giglio Will Not Deliver Inauguration Invocation

John Aravosis at AmericaBlog applauds the announcement from the Obama Inauguration Committee that a Christian pastor who has preached that homosexuality is a “malfunction” that can be cured (cue Macklemore) has been pulled from the roster of the day’s events. Aravosis: This statement makes it sound more like Giglio was asked to leave, rather than […]