Today in St. Louisans weighing in on national politics, Daily RFT brings you the always charming Phyllis Schlafly, president of the Eagle Forum and conservative activist with reliably delightful views on other human beings.
Today's topic? The Violence Against Women Act, the one that Congress failed ... More >>
Todd Akin: Sorry if I don't float your boat, godless liberals.Four days after saying in a radio interview that "at the heart of Liberalism is a hatred of God," U.S. Congressman Todd Akin has offered up a half-hearted apology. Akin made the controversial statement during an interview broadcast Fri ... More >>
You'd want to be paid well, too, if you were spinning for this guy.Steve Taylor, communication's director for Congressman Todd Akin (R - Wildwood) earns one of the highest salaries among the press secretaries representing Missouri's nine U.S. Representatives. In 2010, Taylor took home a handsome ... More >>
Three Iowa Supreme Court judges yesterday lost their seats in the wake of a concerted effort by out-of-state anti-LGBT activists who opposed the Court's unanimous 2009 decision allowing marriage for same-sex couples in that state.Since 1962, Iowa Supreme Court justices, who are appointed, have fa ... More >>
A week ago today, a dozen starry-eyed couples from the St. Louis area got married in Iowa City. The ride to the Hawkeye State, in a chartered bus, was long. The day began before dawn. And, because all the couples are same-sex couples, their marriages aren't even recognized back home in Missouri. ... More >>