Articles by: Pat Tiffin

When Did Equality For All Get Redefined As Equality For Some? (VIDEO)

When Did Equality For All Get Redefined As Equality For Some? (VIDEO)

I like to think I’m a pretty good wordsmith, but today I got my hat handed to me by a teenage boy.

Freedom of Conscience Act – Men Actually Leading by Example (FCA-MALE)

Freedom of Conscience Act – Men Actually Leading by Example (FCA-MALE)

I have decided I agree and will no longer remain silent about this so-called War on Women. So with due respect to ALEC, I would like to propose the following model legislation: The Freedom of Conscience Act – Men Actually Leading By Example (FCA-MALE)

by Pat Tiffin· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Marissa Alexander: Shoot to Kill Or You Must Not Be Scared Enough

Marissa Alexander: Shoot to Kill Or You Must Not Be Scared Enough

Marissa Alexander is another victim of Florida’s infamous Stand Your Ground law, proving that Florida statute 776.013 is not for battered women or people who won’t shoot to kill.

by Pat Tiffin· · News
Moral Outrage Is Not Enough

Moral Outrage Is Not Enough

The question that has been nibbling at me lately is ‘What am I actually doing to help the President get re-elected?’

by Pat Tiffin· · News
What’s So Wrong With ObamaCare(ing)?

What’s So Wrong With ObamaCare(ing)?

Obamacare. Republicans practically spit the word. The concept of Americans having access to affordable health care has been vilified beyond all logic.

by Pat Tiffin· · News
NRA: Helping People Kill People

NRA: Helping People Kill People

The Stand Your Ground law in Florida is on the books in 23 states. It is sometimes referred to as the ‘Make My Day’ law or the ‘Shoot First’ law. Whatever they call it, the law shifts the burden of proof away from the actions of the shooter and places it on the actions of the victim.

by Pat Tiffin· · News
Trayvon Martin: Sorry, The First Murder Is Free Of Charge

Trayvon Martin: Sorry, The First Murder Is Free Of Charge

On February 26, a 16 year old kid named Trayvon Martin was visiting his dad in Sanford, FL, just outside Orlando. So he and his dad are watching the NBA All-Star game and at halftime, his little brother wants some candy. Trayvon heads out to the convenience store and picks up some Skittles and an iced tea. He ended up dead on the sidewalk thanks to an overzealous head of the local neighborhood watch.

by Pat Tiffin· · News
The Romney’s Wealth Isn’t The Problem – It’s The Fact That They’ve Never Been Broke

The Romney’s Wealth Isn’t The Problem – It’s The Fact That They’ve Never Been Broke

Anne Romney recently stated that she doesn’t think of herself as wealthy. I believe her, and don’t need to vilify her for saying so. But isn’t that the problem with our current election process? There is no way for someone who isn’t wealthy – and knows it – to mount a campaign.

Small Government For Whom?

Small Government For Whom?

There is much talk of a war on women. But I think this is a war on freedom. Freedom to make choices about my personal life, without any dictates from the government. This is about small government. And who it applies to.

by Pat Tiffin· · News
Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head About It

Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head About It

A Girl’s Guide to Health Care Decision-Making: ‘Why Strange Men Who Aren’t Doctors Know What’s Best For You.’

The Second Crucifixion Of Christ

The Second Crucifixion Of Christ

I was so lost – a liar, a thief and a slut. In other words, I was just the kind of person Jesus liked to be around.

Congress – Tie Salaries to Constituent Median Income

Congress – Tie Salaries to Constituent Median Income

The Founding Fathers started from a faulty premise – that serving our country was an honorable job filled by honorable people. They valued democracy so highly it was impossible to conceive of a time when politicians would trample on it for money, power and prestige.