The Brainwashing of America

You can’t fix stupid - but can you counter brainwashing?
156Birth Control Works
1/07/16 5:13:39 pm
When a woman with a law degree CHOOSES to be a Barbie doll on TV wearing glamour make-up and showing lots of leg . . . . There is definitely not a much real journalism going on.

What is brainwashing? Margaret Singer defined it as “providing members with information about the cult and showing them how their own decision-making power had been taken away from them.” Have you watched a friend or loved one go down the rabbit hole of right-wing delusion, paranoia and hatred? Likely, you …

PPP polling Feb 20-22, 2015

Republicans Overwhelmingly Support Ignoring the Constitution

57% polled in PPP polling say Christianity should be established as national religion.
2/24/15 6:22:15 pm
re: #78 SoCaroLion Where the fuck did anyone say that? (Bill Maher doesn't count, since he didn't write this post.) You really think that's the opinion of many people here? There are Jews, Christians, Muslims, Atheists, etc, on this blog ...

Andrew McCarthy: It Is Impossible for Republicans to Win National Elections

The Art of the Impossible…Indeed
136Jay C
10/23/13 8:33:24 pm
re: #8 EPR-radar Another nugget of comedy gold: Knowing the press is the wind at their backs, they are disposed to use every parliamentary privilege available to a minority to obstruct a repeal of Obamacare. He's talking about the Senate, ...

End the Magical Balance Fairy Shutdown Myth

Both sides are not equally to blame. Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) admits that GOP created shutdown over Obamacare
10/09/13 11:38:44 am
re: #70 klys I happen to think females with brains are sexy. One of the things that always made me cringe was when I heard guys panting over Sarah Palin after she was dumped on America saying she was so ...

Kris Kobach, Notorious SB 1070 Racist, Laying Groundwork for Two-Tier Voting System

So are Ken Bennett and Tom Horne of Arizona.
10/09/13 11:03:54 am
re: #222 francis You just insulted all minorities, and in fact, everyone, who has ever voted for a non-Republican. Why are you so hard to educate?

5 Ways Republicans May Be About To Permanently Destroy The GOP Brand

5 years after a financial crisis they couldn’t prevent, they may be about to start another one.
9/17/13 9:11:33 am
You mean people got smart overnight? Wishful thinking. There is no way to do anything dumb enough to harm the GOP.

Was Richard M. Nixon a Closet Marxist: Forward Together

46th Inaugural Theme, ‘Forward Together’ and its Marxist-Socialist-Communist origins reveal
5/04/12 2:21:19 am
re: #301 Unlike Some People Oh spare me. I don't care for your excuses for "You are being very intellectual dishonest if", "you are being disingenious" not being name-calling, which it is in my book, since it needlessly impugns my ...

The Liberal Modus Ponens versus The Republican Modus Tollens

Not all problematic arguments are created equal
9/29/11 7:24:19 pm
re: #87 tshinkle You are equivocating money spent on actual science to money spent on questioning and deliberately misinterpreting science. That's a major flaw in thinking. It also implies both 'sides' are pursuing their goals and agendas. The difference is ...

Video: The Creationist in Charge of Education in Texas

3/13/10 12:00:39 am
re: #398 Petero1818 The separation of Church and State is a fundamental founding principle. The First Amendment is masterful because it protects BOTH the right to practice your religious beliefs and the right not to have the state dictate religious ...