MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

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Michelle, the white soccer mom, ctd.

Today, Jim Romenesko posted an update to his article about a female cardboard cutout, which appears to resemble the stereotypical, white, on-the-go soccer mom, that is apparently being posted around various TV news stations as…


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Map of slavery in the deep South

According to historian Susan Schulten, in her book, Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America, Abraham Lincoln consulted this map to keep track of slavery in the South during the Civil War. Here is the…


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Equal parts sad and pathetic

This nonsense no doubt goes on in Christian private schools all over the nation, but I felt the need to write about this here because it involves my home state of South Carolina. The images…



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Infidels be warned

The International Humanist and Ethical Union has determined in a recent report that nonbelievers can be killed for their nonbelief in seven states. If you think religion is bollocks, you may want to avoid these: Afghanistan, Iran,…


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Americans for treason

Via Twitter: @jeffersonobama here’s a map of the states w/ WH petitions to secede. Mostly the usual suspects in the old Confederacy. twitter.com/TomLavinNH/sta… — Thomas Lavin (@TomLavinNH) November 12, 2012   Interestingly but not surprisingly,…