Potty Politics Divides Houston as Rights Law Faces Repeal

 As the openly gay mayor of the fourth-biggest U.S. city, Annise Parker has been defending Houston’s equal-rights law against those who say it will let men in dresses invade women’s restrooms. Opponents of the rule — which ensures that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals share equal protection in employment and housing — have gathered […] Continue reading →

US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

 U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The outbreak in those West Africa countries has killed more than 700 people this year. The Centers for Disease Control and […] Continue reading →

So, It Looks Like Warren Isn’t Running For President

At Netroots, RedState’s Dan Spencer and I looked on as Democratic Senator from Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren rallied the troops with her pugnacious brand of liberal populism.  “She scares me,” said Spencer as we left the main ballroom, noting her unabashedly progressive leanings. What scares me about Warren, besides her positions on policy, is how […] Continue reading →