Conservatives

American conservatives: some of the most important history you’ve probably missed

Racism or abortion? You decide. For the sake of history and truth, this might be the most important thing you read in quite a while. The Real Origins of the Religious Right @ Politico Short version: evangelical “community organizers” (recognize that … Continue reading

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Is the Nissan Leaf fun to drive? – Renewable Journal for 7/14/2014

Electric motors provide instant torque. So yes, the Leaf is one hell of a lot of fun to drive. Continue reading

Feminism

Why can’t you ladyfolk be nicer when explaining feminism to us? [trigger warning]

A personal perspective from the front lines of the war on women Oh. I see. Share this if you get it. Source: name withheld for safety In the quote that follows, “I Blame the Patriarchy” blogger Twisty addresses a question I, like … Continue reading

CATEGORY: WordsDay

Sinclair Lewis imagines American dictatorship: It can’t happen here … can it?

“More and more, as I think about history…I am convinced that everything that is worthwhile in the world has been accomplished by the free, inquiring, critical spirit, and that the preservation of this spirit is more important than any social … Continue reading

Right-wing Christian group tried to convert this city’s kids — but they’re fighting back @ AlterNet

Right-wing Christian group tried to convert this city’s kids — but they’re fighting back “The Good News Club curriculum is filled with over 5,000 references to sin and thousands more to obedience, punishment, and hell. It stresses Old Testament narratives … Continue reading