Saturday, February 25, 2012

Commentary Tidbits

Infidel753: The Right-Wing’s Ancient Evil

The Nation: The GOP’s Long War Against Women and Sex

Salon: “I don’t think Mr. Issa has ever taken birth control”

New York Times: Focus on Social Issues Could Shape Battle for Women

Washington Post: The GOP’s war on women and our right to self-defense

Tom the Dancing Bug: The Seeds of Discontent

The Guardian: Christians should unite with atheists to defend secularism

SPLC Hatewatch: After Debate With SPLC, a Professor Offers a Bizarre Take

Politicus USA: People Are Laughing at My Country – And They Should Be

Good As You: Baltimore Archbishop angry Maryland lawmakers altered his 'sacred union' views, abilities; fortunately for him, they didn't

Mother Jones: Santorum: Higher Education a Plot to Secularize America

AlterNet: The Republican Brain: Why Even Educated Conservatives Deny Science -- and Reality


  1. Santorum claimed that “62 percent of kids who go into college with a faith commitment leave without it,”

    Basically he's coming right out and saying it's easier to keep dumb people beholden to religion.

  2. Buffy -- I'm wondering if fundamentalist leaders know that on some level. I think they do.

  3. That AlterNet piece is great, although it kind of confirms what I fearfully expected for some time now.

  4. Wise Fool -- It's discouraging to think that evidence and rational argument may not be enough to change the mind of some climate change deniers. Where do we go from here?


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