Category Archives: Conservative zaniness, right-wingers, etc.

Christian Teen-Torture Camps And Republican’s Reality-Denying Bubble

20/20 Video – Teens Gay Conversion Camp Administrators Sent To Prison For Child Abuse Pastor John David Young: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com The Harrowing Story of Life Inside Alabama’s Most Sadistic Christian Bootcamp A Firsthand … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Six Kinds of Republican

This was originally published on Fusion. They have a lot of great cartoons in their archives. If you like this, consider supporting my Patreon! There’s a tendency among conservatives to act as if racists are unicorns . That is, they … Continue reading

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I honestly feel bad that I only scored 14

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Jack Chick, Creator of Unintentionally Ludicrous Evangelical Comics, RIP

Jack Chick, arguably one of the most widely-read cartoonists in the world, has died. He was in his nineties. If you’re not familiar with Chick Comics (those tiny little comics fundamentalist preachers give out on street corners), here’s a fairly … Continue reading

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Quote: The Deep Story of the Right

From I Spent 5 Years With Some of Trump’s Biggest Fans. What the people I interviewed were drawn to was not necessarily the particulars of these theories. It was the deep story underlying them—an account of life as it feels … Continue reading

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Journalists Can’t Be Bothered To Fact-Check Their Stories About College

In The Atlantic, Columbia professor Jon Cole writes: Today, nearly half of a random sample of roughly 3,000 college students surveyed by Gallup earlier this year are supportive of restrictions on certain forms of free speech on campus, and 69 … Continue reading

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Rick Snyder’s Staff Knew About Flint Water Crisis By October 2014

As far back as October 2014, Rick Snyder’s staff: 1) Knew that Flint’s water was an urgent crisis. 2) Said the decision was made by the Snyder-appointed emergency manager, contrary to what Synder and other Republicans have claimed. 3) Actively … Continue reading

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If There Were A Prize For Terrible Homophobic Logic, We’d Name It The John C Wright Award

I don’t usually write “look at this stupid thing this guy said” comments, but this comment by John C. Wright is too jaw-dropping not to share with someone (I cannot bear this burden alone!). Not just because Wright equates homosexuality … Continue reading

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Eight Points About The Armed Anti-Government Activists In Oregon

In a nutshell: Some armed anti-government folks – they claim to number 150, but probably the real figure is closer to a dozen – have occupied a Federal wildlife management building in Burns, Oregon (which is a long way from … Continue reading

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A Lesbian Who Should Not Have Been Fired, And A County Clerk Who Should Be

Both these stories have, I think, the same moral: You have a right to be a bigot, but not on the taxpayer’s dime. Catholic School Teacher Suddenly Fired After Parents Find Out About Her Wife Of 8 Years Margie Winters, … Continue reading

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