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Right-wingnuts bless progressives

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“The Republican base is driving the party toward a political agenda that makes its candidates increasingly unelectable for national and statewide offices.” — Howard Dean, former Vermont Governor, the preceding Chair of the Democratic National Committee, and founder of Democracy in Action, speaking to Politico Magazine We spent the entire year before the 2008 presidential election, […]

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Scalia’s Cry for Help: Impeach Me!

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The most recent insanity expressed by United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: …[T]he separation of church and state “doesn’t mean the government cannot favor religion over non-religion.” …[S]ecularists concern over the overreach of religion into the government and every aspect of the public sphere is “utterly absurd” … …[T]he Constitution’s only obligation is to […]

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Everyone Needs Examples, Including Bad Examples

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When we wrote, where Where Did All This F*cking Evil Sh%t Come From? and recently, Right-wingnuts Bless Progressives, and in other posts, including practically everything we’ve written about the events in Ferguson, Missouri, it was to offer a rational explanation of why we are faced, constantly bombarded, with negativity, and why this provides an array of […]

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When Free Speech Becomes Sedition

Chelsea Nesvig

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal: People are ready for a hostile takeover of Washington, D.C., warns of a coming rebellion. Yeah, he really said that, hostile takeover, and I think he was speaking not only to those present (1000 evangelical leaders) but to all the trigger-happy militias and tea party folks who would savor the opportunity to do just […]

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Counting on what is good

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By everyone’s estimation, last week was bad, in fact we are having many bad weeks piling up for sometime now. But, these horrible events distract us from all the good that is emerging at the same time. It’s not Pollyanna-like to see that this cauldron of world-wide strife is now bubbling over for all to […]

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What? Science? Who Needs Science?

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On Monday, we wrote our analysis of the disastrous 5-4 Supreme Court decision in Burwell v Hobby Lobby, which gives greater religious freedom rights to closely held for-profit corporations and less religious freedom rights to natural persons (their words). We also urged you to express your dissent by

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Express Your Dissent!

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It is unbelievable that in 2014 we are still fighting about women’s access to basic health care like birth control. If you agree — say so. Just click here now to add your name to the dissent. — Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood In a dramatic 5-4 decision along ideological lines, the Supreme Court today chose to […]

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