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  • Liberals Are Simple-Minded and often more dogmatic than conservatives, according to a new study.

    01/20/2016 9:04:54 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 20 replies
    Reason ^ | 01.20.16 | Ronald Bailey
    The researchers report, "Conservatives are indeed more dogmatic on the religious domain; but liberals are more dogmatic on the environmental domain." In fact, they note that "the highest score for simplicity was for liberals"
  • The Scourge of the Feminist Word Police

    05/18/2011 8:24:48 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 18 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 5/18/2011 | Jacob Laksin
    How feminist writer Kate Swift created her own Newspeak Dictionary and helped ruin everyday English. If you’ve ever felt a twinge of anxiety at hearing someone use “humankind” as a substitute for mankind, or if you’ve winced at the proliferation of the politically correct suffix “person” — as in “chairperson,” or “policeperson” — when the more traditional “man” would be perfectly suitable, chances are you’ve suffered from the corrupting linguistic legacy of feminist writer Kate Swift. Swift, who died last week at 87, was one of a squadron of feminist language police whose crusade to remake language to suit their...
  • Dino Fossils Generate Overblown Claims (Temple of Darwin caught making stuff up again)

    06/18/2009 11:15:32 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 33 replies · 2,500+ views
    CEH ^ | June 18, 2009
    June 18, 2009 — A picture of colorfully-plumed dinosaurs graces an article on National Geographic, but were feathers found with the fossil? No; the article said, “Primitive feathers may have covered the dinosaur’s body, but there is no direct evidence for that, noted [James] Clark, whose work was funded in part by the National Geographic Society” (which also owns National Geographic News). The feathers are apparently completely imaginary. National Geographic has been caught doing this before...
  • Did anyone see the comedian on HBO, "A smoking pile of zotted ashes?"

    01/20/2005 8:10:38 PM PST · by Derek2012 · 110 replies · 3,131+ views
    Derek, RIP.
    Ever hear of how republican's always call the liberal left "Whiner's"? Well, take a look at Wa. State, ...who are the Whiner's now? LOTS OF LAUGHS! Boy, the shoes on the other foot now! I think it's great, don't you? These people deserve it..! Has anyone seen the comedian on HBO, who gave a discription of a "Republican"? Wow was that great, and very very true.
  • Bush and his "Simple-Minded Faith"

    10/15/2004 11:35:05 AM PDT · by sitewriter · 15 replies · 732+ views
    MSNBC - Scarborough Country | 10/15/04 | Sitewriter
    It is a small minority of Americans who have the "simple-minded" faith that George Bush is talking about.
  • Putin: Ally or Terrorist? (Russian FSB/KGB Real Culprits Behind "Chechen Terrorism")

    09/21/2004 8:24:29 PM PDT · by GIJoel · 665 replies · 11,270+ views
    The New American ^ | February 2002 | William Jasper
    Putin: Ally or Terrorist? by William F. Jasper Counting Vladimir Putin as an ally against terrorism ignores his career in the murderous KGB/FSB and his ongoing support for terrorist regimes and organizations. ‘‘Lena Goncharuk, aged 38, said that she was the only one to survive out of a group of six who were ordered out of the cellar where they had been hiding and shot at point blank range. Resting in her hospital bed, her voice barely rising above a whisper, she said she had survived only by pretending to be dead." So reported Paul Wood from the Chechen border...
  • Peace, and Kucinich, Gets a Chance

    01/17/2004 7:11:13 PM PST · by NYC GOP Chick · 11 replies · 229+ views
    New York Slimes ^ | 1.18.2004 | JENNIFER 8. LEE
    Mark Kegans for The New York TimesTHEY'RE QUIRKY, AND THEY VOTE A dome in Fairfield, Iowa, where residents meditate. They overwhelmingly support Dennis Kucinich, who leads Democrats there. AIRFIELD, IowaIn this little pocket of Iowa, houses are built to face the rising sun, something called yogic flying is a popular pastime and Dennis J. Kucinich is a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.Even as much of the country still struggles to pronounce his name (it's koo-SIN-itch), Mr. Kucinich has become a phenomenon in Fairfield, population 9,500. His proposals to promote world peace, universal health care and environmental sustainability...