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Undead Sexist of the Day: Matt Walsh

I despise right-wing religious pundit Matt Walsh as a raging misogynist. But to give him credit, he has called out religious conservatives who claim that Trump is a modern-day King David, a flawed man doing great things for God. As … Continue reading

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Black lives matter, terrorism, Clinton’s email and more!

Now here’s a way to resolve any issues with the Philandro Castile shooting: claim it was a false flag staged by Black Lives Matter. Roy Edroso notes some right-wingers are taking things more seriously, but far from all—case in point, … Continue reading

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Death and death threats

So as you’ve undoubtedly heard, Kyle Rittenhouse got off on gunning down two men at a BLM protest. Which partly reflects the insanity of gun fetishiazation. As Farhad Manjoo says in WaPo, Rittenhoue’s gun made things worse, not safer: “Rittenhouse … Continue reading

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Trump’s war against Google and other political links

The Justice Department is looking at anti-trust action against Facebook, Google and Amazon. If this were part of a general pushback against monopoly and market consolidation, that would be great; however I’m sure it’s political. Amazon because Jeff Bezos owns … Continue reading

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Ignorant or lying, but definitely unethical: forced birthers speak!

So last week I mentioned Rep. John Becker, the Republican in Ohio whose proposed bill bans private coverage of abortion or birth control methods that prevent fertilized eggs implanting. It also exempts efforts to transplant an ectopic pregnancy back into … Continue reading

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Some political links for your perusal

So the Atlantic, after learning that Kevin Williamson wants women who get abortions to hang, dropped him like a hot potato. Joining the right-wing freakout at that link, pundit Ben Domenech warns this is just another step in liberals’ crushing … Continue reading

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Sexual harassment: now that we know how common it is, what do we do?

It’s a good thing that so many women are talking openly about harassment. But now what? Sure, exposing harassers and dealing with them is good, but preventing harassment is better. As Echidne says, the pendulum could swing the other way, … Continue reading

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Undead Sexist Cliche: Heroism redux

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Hurricane Harvey pounding Houston has led some conservatives to start up the blather about how men are men and women are girls, and what women want is a Real Man. Courtesy of LGM, I discovered that right-wingers Jesse … Continue reading

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Sedition Day, Race and Republicans

It seems a number of the Sedition Day attackers were motivated by fear of people of color “replacing” them. But Georgia Republican Andrew Clyde lies that they were totally non-violent. Rep. Paul Gosar portrays insurrectionist Ashli Babbitt as an executed … Continue reading

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My last Christmas films until next December (#SFWApro)

We’d hoped to squeeze in Star Wars: The Force Awakens last weekend but that didn’t happen. After I wrote recently that Albert Finney’s Scrooge is defined by being anti-joy, I watched Alastair Sim’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL (1951) for comparison. As … Continue reading

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