Notre Dame Again Loses Anti-Birth Control 'Religious Freedom' Appeal

An appeals court has once again told the University of Notre Dame that their religious freedom is not being compromised by the fact that they have to fill out a two-page form to get out of covering birth control. The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled yesterday that the Obama Administration wasn’t… »5/20/15 11:10am5/20/15 11:10am

Judge Orders Administration To End Detention of Women and Children 

Since last summer, Homeland Security has been routinely holding women and children in detention centers across Texas and New Mexico. Under pressure from border states, the Obama administration made the decision in order to stave off the large influx of undocumented workers. But the policy has been applied broadly,… »2/21/15 3:00pm2/21/15 3:00pm

White House Considered Replacing Joe Biden With Hillary Clinton

No, this isn't a Leslie Knope stress dream: according to a new book about the 2012 Presidential election, some top White House aides thought it would be a good idea to replace Vice President Joe Biden with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a way to bolster Obama's floundering approval ratings. Imagine what… »11/01/13 10:25am11/01/13 10:25am

Obama Administration Funds Educational Video Game Starring 'Black Female Alien Superhero'

Well, this is certainly some outside-the-box thinking. The federally-run National Endowment for the Arts has put $100,000 towards an experimental, informative video game out of the Spelman College of Atlanta called HERadventure, which takes on 2012's "war on women" with a dystopian spin. »1/12/13 3:40pm1/12/13 3:40pm

President Obama Fine With Gay Marriage as Long as It Doesn't Try to Flirt With Him

After Vice President Joe Biden said that he thinks gay marriage is just fine and dandy and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agreed that he didn't have a problem with it, either, the President's been in a bit of a No Homo mode. I mean, he's sort of okay with the idea of gay marriage, as long as the gay marriage… »5/08/12 12:10pm5/08/12 12:10pm

FBI Finally Changes Terrifyingly Narrow Definition of Rape

Yesterday, the Obama administration announced that the definition of rape will finally be updated to include shit you already probably thought should've been in there. This is important because crime rates as reported by the FBI are used to determine how much money is allotted to anti-rape initiatives and victims'… »1/06/12 3:50pm1/06/12 3:50pm