January 2018 saw 155 examples of horrible behavior, with the biggest increases coming in the categories of belittling and mocking people and immigrant-hating, with smaller increases in authoritarianism, propaganda, and attacking equal protection under the law.
Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part two of an eight part essay. Fascism according to historian Stanley G. Payne’s definition.
I think both sides need to go back to the drawing table I just saw a video that left me in a bit of a quandary. Unfortunately, it’s embedded in a Facebook […]
Tim Tebow decides to do the right thing for professional reasons (but reserves the right to do the wrong thing later when nobody is paying attention)
I was reading the Internets today and guess what? – our boy Timmy is back in the news. New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow has decided to cancel his appearance at a Dallas […]
By Patrick Vecchio I am waiting to see if—no, make it how—the Tea party and other way-right-leaning Republicans react to this week’s barely-qualifies-as-news that TV journalist/personality Anderson Cooper admitted he is gay. […]
President Obama has shown that coming to terms with the LBGT world doesn’t threaten the well-adjusted straight man’s sexual identity.
Rachel Held Evans nails it: When asked by The Barna Group what words or phrases best describe Christianity, the top response among Americans ages 16-29 was “antihomosexual.” For a staggering 91 percent of non-Christians, […]
Here’s what I wrote last night: On the other side of the fence, those of us who genuinely care about freedom and fairness are more outraged than ever. Outrage is motivating, and by […]
Former English Prime Minister Tony Blair has taken his share of beatings here at S&R, and I’m grateful to my colleague Wufnik for periodically reminding us all what an invertebrate git Wee […]
Freddie Mercury was my John Lennon. I remember when Lennon was killed. I also remember the reactions of his fans. I liked The Beatles, of course, but they were a few years […]