Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

National Organization for Marriage, Iowa, Bob Vander Plaats and more violations

Update to the Update… NOM and TFL are going to have to explain campaign financing stuff: I say why not go all the way – why not go federal? So, … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Des Moines Register

The Des Moines Register inexplicably endorsed Mitt Romney for president last week.  This came as a shock to many liberals and progressives from my home state.  My mom was a … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · 9 Comments

“Justice Nice” from the guys who brought you “Iowa Nice” (SPOILER ALERT: GAY MENS CHORUS LINE!)

Three Cheers for The Constitution! If you don’t know the hilariously spot on video from Iowa Filmakers “Iowa Nice” yet, sit down son, you’re about to be schooled. Iowa Nice … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Family Leader, Bob Vander Plaats & Chuck Hurley hocking marriage amendment in Iowa (again)

I wrote part of this post yesterday prompted by a One Iowa alert that the anti-marriage equality bill was being promoted around Iowa again.  Of course, if one knows Iowa, … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Iowa! New Hampshire! South Carolina! Santorum! God!

Bob Vander Plaats (Mr. Clappy) at Santorum’s Iowa victory speech The Iowa Republican caucuses found Mitt Romney winning in an 8 vote landslide over Rick Santorum.  Not 8 percent – … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Caucus Day Iowa! Thank you Bob Vander Plaats for kicking off the end to the religious right’s dominance in Iowa (and possibly the nation!)

What’s wrong with Iowa this year?  Why all the religious pandering to the far right base?  What is turning up the heat for Rick Santorum of all people? Watching national … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Huckabee and Citizen’s United present anti-choice film “The Gift of Life”

December 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

The FAMiLY Leader should be endorsing Newt Gingrich any second now!

“Suckers!” The performances given by the 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls at The FAMiLY Leader’s Thanksgiving Family Forum in Iowa this weekend were breathtaking.  As the forum was sponsored by the … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

Perry signs The FAMiLY Leader’s wack marriage pledge, Newt considers it

The Des Moines Register is reporting Rick Perry has signed on to The FAMiLY Leader’s marriage pledge.  Seeking to jump on the pledge bandwagon, Iowa’s foremost anti-gay, anti-choice politico-Christian organization … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Reading Herman Cain’s Soul. In Iowa. (The Revealer extended version!)

This is a cross-post of my article at The Revealer.  This post includes commentary  (a call for The FAMiLY Leader to question Herman Cain about the sexual harassment/abuse charges) from … Continue reading

November 17, 2011 · Leave a comment
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