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May 29, 2015
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Today’s Links May 29, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. Children used to be scared of the dark – now they fear failure I can’t sincerely tell my children … Continue reading

May 27, 2015
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Today’s Links May 27, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. Candidate Jim Bob Duggar in 2002: Those who commit incest should be executed This was the same period in … Continue reading

May 22, 2015
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Wingnut Week In Review: Duggar Family Values Edition

Wingnut Week In Review: Duggar Family Values Edition This week, two right-winger who portrayed themselves as exemplars of virtue, and regularly lectured Americans on “family values,” proved to be far from “pure” themselves. Until this week, Josh Duggar was a … Continue reading

May 21, 2015
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Today’s Links May 21, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. The Fetishization of Revenge The application of the death penalty in the United States is rife with racism, false … Continue reading

May 20, 2015
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Not Lovin’ It: Thousands Storm McDonald’s HQ To Protest Low Wages

Not Lovin’ It: Thousands Storm McDonald’s HQ To Protest Stock Scheme, Wages In the largest protest of its kind, thousands of McDonald’s employees stormed the company’s headquarters today, to demand that it stop spending millions manipulating stock prices, and start … Continue reading

May 18, 2015
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Today’s Links May 18, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. Op-Ed Columnist: Errors and Lies The Iraq war, based on lies, was more than a mistake. Sorry, Jeb. Your … Continue reading

May 18, 2015
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President Obama Moves To Stem Police Militarization

Nine months after police in Ferguson, Missouri donned riot gear, and met protestors with paramilitary weapons and equipment, the Obama administration has taken its first real steps towards halting police militarization. As the president prepared for a visit to Camden, … Continue reading

May 15, 2015
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Today’s Links May 15, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. "The Rich Suffered More": The Worst Of Fox News' Poor-Shaming Fox News is outraged that President Obama called out … Continue reading

May 13, 2015
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Today’s Links May 13, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. Dear Idiots On My Facebook Feed: Here's Why Calling for Protests Over Slain Cops Makes No Sense It’s simple: … Continue reading

May 12, 2015
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Ben Carson’s 13 Craziest Beliefs

In an increasingly crowded field, Republican presidential candidates and hopefuls are struggling to stand out, but Ben Carson stands out for all the wrong reasons. If he keeps it up, the famed neurosurgeon may need his foot surgically removed from … Continue reading

May 5, 2015
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Five Things Ben Carson Doesn’t Get

Two more candidates joined the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday. Of the two, retired brain surgeon Ben Carson is the one likely to have the most impact. That makes it frightening how much Carson just doesn’t get.