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  • Former Republican on the GOP

    “You can’t negotiate substance with the GOP because refusing to negotiate was the substance.”

  • The Luxury of Meteorology

    from /r/TropicalWeather: “What’s that? You’re upset that, although decades of wonderous and dedicated scientific advancement allowed you to sit in your underwear at home and track with fairly good precision what was, for thousands of years of human existence, an unpredictable force of nature chalked up by our ancestors to the acts of angry gods? […]

  • Inside a Store-Front Church Cult

    From /r/bestlegaladvice: “And here’s a cool church with a diverse, mixed group of parishioners, young and old, black and white, where “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” “Great! I like what I see and I want to […]

  • Why We Can Blame Roger Ailes

    “He clocked Morton Downey Jr’s shtick, put it in a suit and tie and sat it behind a desk in a room with bookcases and flags and called it Rush Limbaugh.”

  • Folsom Weekend 2017 Party Guide

    It’s like a big gay leather prom.

  • The Best MLM Program Ever

    From a Metafilter thread about predatory MLM tactics: “It makes me want to host a Smash the Patriarchy party. Buy-in cost is bringing one bottle of cheap wine to my house. You get a stack of voter registration cards, a promise to babysit for each other on short notice, and marching orders to recruit ten […]

  • Some Military History of Korea

    “So it really wasn’t a narrative of the American way versus communism. The US was already supporting an incredibly violent right wing regime who didn’t represent the interest of Koreans, effectively a dictatorship.”

  • Why "The Fifth Element" Is So Beloved

    “The movie is beloved because it’s not just a good movie, but a great satire of an entire genre without becoming a joke of itself.”

  • Great and Terrible Terror Known as Charlie

    From Reddit’s /r/goodlongposts: What deep, dark secret did you learn about the seemingly perfect family? “One of my earliest memories is being prepped for kidnapping. Not the generic sort of “if anyone bothers you, find an adult you know or a police officer and tell them _______,” but the very specific “if a blonde woman about […]

  • Your New Favorite Trump-Russia Conspiracy Theory (And An Even Wilder One)

    And it kinda makes sense: “My theory for a while now has been that Putin wanted to undermine democracy by promoting anti-government forces and separatists in rhe US as he does in the countries. So he asked his colleague Paul Manafort, who said “Sure, one of my old buddies is a leader of the Ersatz […]