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Buckley vs. Douthat -- Intellectual vs. Intellectualist

This post will resonate mainly with those who are avid readers of the New York Times and, perhaps, with those who encounter the columns of… 772 more words

New York Times

America slides to the right, faster. Why? What you can do about it!

Summary: Today’s post gives excerpts from some of the best political analysis of the year, concluding with suggestions for those people who care to do something about it.  1,039 more words

Politics

Thoughts: Eww! Gross! He's a... Republican...

I did not watch the Bruce Jenner interview… At first.

Not only does it creep me the hell out, but I figured anything important that was said in the interview would be talked about in the coming weeks. 138 more words

Thoughts

Between strangers

The Governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, published an Op-Ed in the New York Times proclaiming that he will oppose “gay marriage” by all means necessary. Mr Jindal gives away the purpose for his Op-Ed in this paragraph (emphasis added). 721 more words

Politics

Republicans Voting for Loretta Lynch Voted for Abuse of Executive Power

http://thefederalist.com/2015/04/24/republicans-who-voted-for-loretta-lynch-voted-for-the-abuse-of-executive-power/ by David Harsanyi at the Federalist:

It’s pretty simple. After years of griping about Barack Obama’s abuse of executive power, the GOP finally has a chance to do something about it. 831 more words

Barack Obama

‘If one of my daughters was gay, I would love them just as much'

I…don’t remember the junior senator from Texas and GOP presidential hopeful making this case before:

During the gathering, according to two people present, Mr. Cruz said he would not love his daughters any differently if one of them was gay.

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Seen on the Internet - 4-24-2015

John Stuart Mill was a wise man.  In fact his Wikipedia page cites him as one of “the most influential English-speaking philosophers of the nineteenth century”. 10 more words

Seen On The Internet