February 16, 2010

Just Frightening

I read the NYT's long report on the Tea Party Movement. Pretty damn frightening. Those people are really crazy. In my worst Randian/Libertarian days, I never believed what these nutballs do. Oh, and a brief note to Ms. Stout (first...
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February 11, 2010

Tim Woolridge - Hopefully Not Mr. Berry's Replacement in AR-1

Three of Arkansas's four US House seats will be open this fall (districts 1-3) as the incumbents have chosen not to run for reelection. Among the Democrats seeking to replace Marion Berry in AR-1 is state senator Tim Woolridge. What's...
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January 08, 2010

Terrorist Attacks in the US Under Bush

Since the malignant narcissist who used to run New York can't recall any acts of terrorism on US soil under the George W. Bush administration (you'd think the man who was mayor of New York on 9/11 and who says...
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December 07, 2009

Jesus Fucking Christ on a Crutch*

WWJD? Really? Jesus would give a flying fuck about assholes with too much money telling everyone which sweatshop-produced t-shirt to buy for Christmas, er, celebration of solstice or Mithras or some pagan hippie asshole? Rather than go all Tim Tebow...
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November 07, 2009

The Stupak Amendment

So should this pass the government will be blocking private companies who want to participate in the exchanges from offering coverage for legal medical procedures. Somehow, much like the vast sums spent on the "military-industrial complex", I don't think the...
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August 26, 2009

Oh Those Krazy Kids These Days - Pittsburgh 2009

So I saw that on the first day of class the flyers were already up - Come and disrupt the G-20 in Pittsburgh! Which leads me to throw out the following questions to you all. Is this just about people...
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August 19, 2009

Local color

Today while on I68 headed towards my favorite local mountain biking spot, I passed a pickup hauling a trailer with one bumper sticker on it: Don't blame me, I voted for Palin! Well, now, of course you did....
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May 31, 2009

Well-Known Doctor Murdered in Wichita Church

Distubring news out of Kansas. He'd been shot before, and the news report notes years of harrassment....
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April 16, 2009

Thinking Back on Tora Bora

So much could be different if Tora Bora had gone differently. That it wasn't a bigger issue in the 2004 campaign amazes me. Kerry tried to make it an issue - but didn't push it enough. And the media really...
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March 10, 2009

The Administration Caves on Chas Freeman

This is a terrible thing. It certainly conveys that some concepts and ideas are to be off-limits in decision making. How can that possibly help if the goal is to create a carefully-considered foreign policy?...
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February 21, 2009

More Academic Conferences Won't Be Held in New Orleans

Tourism is of course a major part of Louisiana's economy, and New Orleans is, of course, an inviting town that appeals to many. But of late more and more organizations are thinking about taking their members (and their money) elsewhere,...
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February 16, 2009

Out of state meddlers, peddling hate in WV

Hopefully they will go the fuck back to whatever rock they crawled out from under with this nonsense. These are not West Virginia values. More here, here, here and here....
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October 24, 2008

Palin Doesn't Know if Clinic Bombers Are Terrorists

Oy, so she's soft on people bombing American homes and buildings (guess those aren't part of "real" America)....
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October 17, 2008

Public Service Announcement

I don't know how she got like this. But whatever did it to her, you should avoid drinking/eating/snorting/seeing/reading/smelling/listening to it. On the other hand, this is awesome in so many ways that scientists haven't invented a number big enough: (These...
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October 12, 2008

Neiwirt and Blumenthal on Palin's Ties to Extremists

They find her ties to the Alaska Independence Party and the John Birchers were substantially. To sum it up: In general, we found that not only did Mrs. Palin have numerous associations with these extremists, she actively sought to empower...
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July 19, 2008

Grassley's Dumped From Iowa's Convention Delegation

Every so often Novakula reports something interesting. And this definitely qualifies. Evangelicals and their allies, dominating last weekend's Iowa Republican state convention, dumped their critic, Sen. Chuck Grassley, from the state's delegation to the national convention in St. Paul, Minn....
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June 30, 2008

And However The Hell Many Years After It Went On The Air, FoxNews Has Done It's Job

From a story in today's WaPo: On the television in his living room, Peterman has watched enough news and campaign advertisements to hear the truth: Sen. Barack Obama, born in Hawaii, is a Christian family man with a track record...
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May 25, 2008

Who knew keffiyehs came in paisley?

Wonkette (and everyone else under the sun) shoot fish in a barrel. I find this funny because I've had the same thing happen to me. In fact, the person who had Armand's job before him was warming up to give...
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May 02, 2008

Entire Oklahoma Legislature to go to prison

Well, at least according to the Oklahoma Statutes on forcible sodomy, and forcible sodomy being what they have legislated. And given that they have just proposed to "[force] another person to engage in the detestable and abominable crime against nature"...
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April 01, 2008

Adult Supervision

Krugman is talking about regulating financial markets: For example, there was a 2003 photo-op in which officials from multiple agencies used pruning shears and chainsaws to chop up stacks of banking regulations. The occasion symbolized the shared determination of Bush...
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March 21, 2008

Crazy Preachers

Bitch PhD makes a list of some of the White, and from the Right, nuttiness in order to point out the double standard: Kotsko sums it up: white preachers obviously believe all kinds of crazy things -- for instance, that...
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March 16, 2008

Fear and Hatred

Everyone else has heard about Rep. Kern, but we've got ugly in our backyard too. Makes me want to break out the brokeback mountaineer shirts I had ready to go when Fr*d Ph%lps was planning a protest here....
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February 18, 2008

HAMAS's Jew-eating Bunny

Sick, and yet sadly so predictable....
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December 04, 2007

I heard the news this morning

There was a story about how US rankings on math and science internationally have dropped yet again. Yeah, Texas, you keep going with that, and drag the rest of us with you....
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November 30, 2007

O! Canada

Bring us your poor, your tired, your huddled masses, afraid of being tortured in the United States: The United States is not a safe country for refugees, the Federal Court said Thursday as it ruled that Canada will no longer...
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October 05, 2007


I rarely link to other people's blog posts. I figure anyone on the net (who stumbles across this little corner of it) is likely reading most of the major blogs anyway, so I don't need to point out what others...
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September 24, 2007

Abortion - Not Just Murder, It's Child Sacrifice!

There is an, mmmmmmmmm let's go with "impassioned", letter in today's campus paper stating that people who have abortions are not merely committing murder - they are sacrificing babies to the god Molech. Errrr, right....
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September 21, 2007

Lynching Fans in Central Louisiana

Threatening racism near Jena, Louisiana? Who would have ever expected that?...
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August 19, 2007

Holy Martial Law, Batman!

Clergy response teams, because the bible helps people be calm in a time of crisis: For the clergy team, one of the biggest tools that they will have in helping calm the public down or to obey the law is...
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July 03, 2007

Just Sayin': Britain's Terror Bombings

Has anyone noticed that Britain's response to the round/wave of bombings is to use the law, arrest people according to the law (technically, they can "hold" them for 28 days before arresting them or letting them go, but the law...
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June 11, 2007

Your "Culture of Corruption" for June 11, 2007

I suppose some new revelation about how low this administration has sunk shouldn't surprise anyone at this point. And, to be honest, I'm not really surprised by this. Still, what's one more scandal at the Justice Department at this point....
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May 15, 2007

There's terrorism and then there's terrorism

It's been that busy time of year where interesting thoughts about potential blog posts are as fleeting as the happy feeling one gets from reading a well-argued paper ("what well-argued paper?" you ask... "precisely, my dears!" I reply). One of...
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April 07, 2007

"Big Smelly Can of Worms"

Via Crooks and Liars, The Opinion Mill takes on Malkin's big blind spot about domestic terrorist acts in the United States. The post links to the Souther Poverty Law Center which has maintained some of the most consistent monitoring of...
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February 25, 2007

Narrow Minded Bigotry Doesn't Win Votes or Money

Headline from the New York Times: Christian Right Labors to Find '08 Candidate [Note: not opening paragraph] Many conservatives have already declared their hostility to Senator John McCain of Arizona, despite his efforts to make amends for having once denounced...
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February 13, 2007

"Terrorized Into Quitting Their Jobs"

So now both Shakes and Amanda have resigned their positions. Shakes has been less public about the details of the harassment she has received, but this has gone into the realm of witch hunt. There will be some who clamor...
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January 23, 2007

"Because I am not mentally stable, you should not be allowed to have an abortion"

That's what this article should have been titled. It's a terrible shame that this woman has suffered a life of misery starting with sexual abuse by a sibling and being raped at the age of 14, if that was truly...
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January 20, 2007

What the Fuck?

From the New York Times: WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 - Declaring himself a proud conservative before a crowd of cheering supporters waving American flags, Senator Sam Brownback, Republican of Kansas, on Saturday announced his candidacy for president. Mr. Brownback, an evangelical...
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January 13, 2007

The "Christian" Right: Not So Biblical After All

From Crooks and Liars: HOLY CRAP: Can I get an "Amen"?…A loaded word, loaded with relevance… What does the Christianist Right see when they look at history?  OK, how about when they look at a Bible? ...
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December 12, 2006

The Aroma of Jesus Christ

Faith, family, then country. That's the way to approach national defense. Jesus fucking christ....
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November 28, 2006

Immigrants! And they're dark, too!

Ah yes, Tom Tancredo. Helluva way to solidify the Republican base in Miami. Rep. Tom Tancredo, the leader of the anti-illegal immigration faction in the U.S. House, spent a recent weekend at The Breakers in Palm Beach. Ninety miles to...
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November 27, 2006

The Great Christianist Argument

Wow, this is rather fun - a lengthy argument between Greenwald on one side and Althouse and Reynolds on the other, over the use of the term "Christianist". It gets deliciously petty....
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November 24, 2006

Hate Groups in Your State

PZ Myers links to a Southern Poverty Law Center interactive map that lets you see where and how many active hate groups are in your state. The author of the Turner Diaries finally kicked the bucket, but he wasn't the...
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November 21, 2006

Dobson Can Just Bite Me.

As should be moderately clear from reading this blog, I'm a strong believer in reality, and science (logic and method) as something that points to reality. This isn't to say that there isn't a place for religion and faith, but...
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November 18, 2006

He looks and sounds like he's close to finding out*

Ah, Pat Robertson. The one who gave us so much goodness, including the quote about feminists: Feminism is a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians....
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November 16, 2006

Left-Wing Hate Rhetoric???

Just reading along, der teh der, Sadly, No!, der teh der, story about the fake anthrax terrorist, der teh der, yeah yeah yeah, he might be a Freeper, der teh der, and when the police searched his apartment they were...
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November 05, 2006

"I think Pastor Ted is Gandalf"

Soldiers of Christ, a long and very detailed Harper's piece about the growth of the Colorado Springs evangelical flock, and the New Life Church. The author could have been over the top snarky - the opportunities are endless - but...
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October 29, 2006

Ah, The Internet as an Archive.

Just for amusement value, play this in the background while you are surfing the web (yes, it's a video; no, that's not important - the audio track is the important part). Remember, this was 1986. While this is "Crossfire" (CNN's...
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October 23, 2006

Uh, What He Said.

I was thinking this, but he said it first: If there's been one thing most galling about the Worst President Ever's era, by the way, it's been having to care about the opinions of rank idiots. That somebody jollily febrile...
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October 05, 2006

Crazy stupid, or stupid crazy?

Republican! In the wake of school shootings in Wisconsin, Colorado and Pennsylvania during the last two weeks, a state legislator says he plans to introduce legislation that would allow teachers, principals, administrators and other school personnel to carry concealed weapons....
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October 03, 2006

Anal sex is a "bad habit for people to have"

Wait for the last word from Molly Ivins. Found at I Blame the Patriarchy....
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September 28, 2006


And so, it becomes official: The United States Senate voted the "compromise" detainee bill out this evening. The House of Representatives voted it out previously. It will become law within a matter of days. The bill establishes a legal foundation...
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Lefties worse than McVeigh?

No? So then why is the left fringe, but not right, mentioned specifically in the NIE? The recently declassified NIE report on terrorism contains an interesting paragraph:"Anti-U.S. and anti-globalization sentiment is on the rise and fueling other radical ideologies. This...
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September 24, 2006


It really depresses me sometimes, that with shit like this , I'm really glad that every day brings me closer to menopause. If my mom is any guide to the timeline, unfortunately, I've got about 20 more years of menstruation...
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September 17, 2006

Words Fail Me.

We blew up a country, parked 130,000 of our own troops (and several tens of thousands of our allies) on it, declared we owned the place, and then hired politically loyal but supremely incompetant idiots to rebuild it: Many of...
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August 24, 2006

Practicing Medicine Without A License

Sounds kind of scary, huh? Not as scary as the thought that pro-lifers, eager to whisk abortion susceptible women into their clinics for unnecessary (and sometimes repeated) ultrasounds administered by non-medical personnel, might be irreparable harm to the fetuses they...
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Stupid Reality Television Is Actually Good for Something

Like allowing Rush Limbaugh to demonstrate what a racist he is (and then deny it)....
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August 22, 2006

More Bedwetting Panic Over Sex Masquerading as Conservatism

Why are these people so interested in what you do in your bed? Now, they want to make sure that when you're sleeping in a rented bed, you can't have any fun either. And, naturally, they want big government to...
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August 10, 2006

A preview

While catching up on (yet more) dissertation defenses and other things put on hold for the last week or so - including a blog post related to this link - I have a little something for you to ponder. Spotted...
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August 07, 2006

Force and Politics

I'm disturbed by the continued arguments (most, though not exclusively, right wing) that the use of force solves problems for states. I'm not going to bother with a laundry list of sites who argue this, but it's inherent in the...
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July 27, 2006

This Doctor Should be Fired

This one right here, should be fired for incompetence: "This is an issue I've struggled with for years," Gish said. "My current feeling is life begins at conception, and I feel that anything that interferes with that" causes an abortion....
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July 22, 2006

The hard, cold - dare I say frozen - slap of reality

In the Is Sam Brownback an odious liar? thread, the discussion turned to the realities of IVF, and the survival rate of embryos necessary to a successful pregnancy. Bioethicist Arthur Caplan describes why adopting the surplus is a bad idea,...
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July 21, 2006

A Good Iraq Post, and Some Inside Baseball for IR Geeks

Duck of Minerva has a retrospective on the buildup and execution of the Iraq War (2003 - 200?): The overall assumption evident throughout the political appointees of the Administration (and among Neo-con talking heads) was that inside each little Iraqi...
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Mahmoud Al-Zheimers

The War on Terrorble Diseases....
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June 29, 2006

Donate Money to Charity, Get Compared to Mengele

Emphasis mine: Warren Buffett's new philanthropic alliance with fellow billionaire Bill Gates won widespread praise this week, but anti-abortion activists did not join in, instead assailing the two donors for their longtime support of Planned Parenthood and international birth-control programs....
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June 28, 2006

CNN is off the f&%@*&g reservation

Yes, more cussing. CNN has gone beyond the utter stupidity of hiring Glenn Beck, a raving lunatic and now has up a commentary "special to CNN" by Dr. James Dobson, creepy shill for all things reactionary. The man has an...
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June 27, 2006

No. Just, No.

I wake this morning to discover, via the New York Times that the august US Senate (the deliberative, thoughtful half of our legislative branch) is within a single vote of amending the US constitution to ban the burning of the...
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May 15, 2006


"We are a nation of laws, and we must enforce our laws."...
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I am confused about this Godwin's law thing

So, when the wingnuts start writing columns in which they suggest that Nazi Germany provides a positive example, when does Godwin's Law get invoked? Referring to W's speech tonight: And he will be lying, again, just as he lied when...
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May 07, 2006

The Pill=Satan

No, I am not "shitting you." "I cannot imagine any development in human history, after the Fall, that has had a greater impact on human beings than the pill," Mohler continued. " So, remember when I was telling you about...
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Politicizing Science: The CDC Version

Republican representative forces scientific panel on the failure of abstinence programs to include pro-abstinence speakers and bumps a panelist who was to present on how abstinence campaigns cause STDs to increase: Researchers organizing a federal panel on sexually transmitted diseases...
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April 20, 2006

Smear Campaign Against Juan Cole

Due to work-related inundation of tasks, I completely missed the latest splenetic ravings from the forces of academic censorship. Glenn Greenwald hasn't, and comes out swinging: One of the most annoying victim movements around is the petulant and growing group,...
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April 17, 2006

More evidence that the Bush administration hates gay people

No fucking for you. Ever. In addition to being costly, inaccurate, and ineffective, the programs must now operate under a strict new definition of abstinence: Abstinence curricula must have a clear definition of sexual abstinence which must be consistent with...
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April 15, 2006

Discussion Point

Check out the picture at the top of this post about pharmacists refusing to supply prescriptions for anti-biotics and vitamins because they came from a health care center which also provides abortions. It made me think of an excellent point...
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April 01, 2006

The Bill Napolis of Hostage Criticism

Rarely do I take an interest in blog-versus-blog throwdowns, especially when it involves calling out intolerant gasbags on their stupidity. Especially when I'm busy. However, reading Steve Gilliard's post criticizing some of the wingnutosphere's response to Jill Carroll's release reminded...
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More Statist Insanity

I didn't title this post "More Republican Insanity" mostly out of respect for the few (very few) moderate Republicans who continue to believe in the Constitution, checks and balances, and responsible government. I figure there have to be a few...
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March 24, 2006

Right Wing Blog Etiquette

This blog is coming up on it's second anniversary. I can't speak for binky or armand, but I got into blogging as a way of expanding the circle of people to argue and debate with. I had read blogs for...
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March 22, 2006

Too Ridicuous to Pass Up

Pat Robertson, of course. ROBERTSON: Ladies and gentleman this is a fascinating book. If you want to, you'd better take your blood pressure medicine before you read it, but it's "The Professors: The 101 most dangerous academics in America" and...
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March 20, 2006

A Mountaineer is Always Pink

Hey Kids! In case you were wondering what to wear to the F*%d P&%$#s protest coming up during Pride week, well, you're in luck! I made some special t-shirts just for you! How about a nice Brokeback Mountaineer t-shirt in...
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March 19, 2006

Guilty? Innocent? Throw Them In Jail And Sort It Out Later.

It's a few days old, but the first page of this New York Times story on anti-globalization protests in New York City in 2002 is worth reading. Long story short, the police arrested a number of people (the article says...
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The things you learn reading other people's comment threads

Our neighboring state - I'm talking to you Ohio - harbors extremists who would prevent the free movement of citizens of the United States, and would give property rights over women's reproductive organs to third parties. No, I am not...
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March 13, 2006

Religious Extremists with Cameras

From Feministing, the story of a Fargo ND man who, though barred from getting close to a women's health clinic by a restraining order, decided to get close anyway. With close-ups of people entering and exiting the clinic, that he...
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March 05, 2006

Women Are as Human as Men Are

No, I don't think I'm better than you. However, I also don't think you are better than me....
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March 03, 2006


From Crooks and Liars, a bill in the Missouri legislature: Missouri legislators in Jefferson City considered a bill that would name Christianity the state's official "majority" religion. House Concurrent Resolution 13 has is pending in the state legislature. Many Missouri...
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Prosecuting Anti-Abortion Extremists as Terrorists

At least, that's what I expect next given the outcome of this case. A federal jury using an anti-terrorism law for the first time convicted six animal rights activists on Thursday for a campaign to drive a company out of...
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February 27, 2006

This just in...

Michael Berube is 1.86 times as dangerous as Noam Chomsky: Michael Berube Penn State University 266502 Noam Chomsky Massachusetts Institute of Technology 143390 Don't forget to vote for your favorite!...
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January 29, 2006

Consequences of Reducing Women's Reproductive Autonomy

As efforts to reduce women's access to basic reproductive healthcare, contraception, and abortion continue, it pays to remember the consequences. The efforts of those who think they and their god have more to say about your body than you do...
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January 23, 2006

Just what we need...

Fr*d P**lps is coming to West Virginia. From the flier, posted at G*d H*t*s F*gs: West Virginia is by far the worst. Murderous, blood-thirsty thugs is not too strong. Foul-mouthed issuers of terroristic threats - which is felonious conduct in...
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January 18, 2006

MRAs Planned to Kidnap Tony Blair's Son

Men's rights avocates in England planned to kidnap Tony Blair's youngest child. Fathers' rights campaigners planned to kidnap British Prime Minister Tony Blair's youngest son for a publicity stunt, according to reports in the British media. snip The statement said:...
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