Random Headlines — 6/28/15

Credit: Doug Mills/New York Times
Credit: Doug Mills/New York Times

Hatewatch – Anti-LGBT extremists react with outrage to marriage ruling.
Politico – Andrew Sullivan responds to marriage equality: ‘It is accomplished.’
Jacobin – Fights over the Confederate and Rhodesian flags give us a glimpse into the reactionary mind.
Talking Points Memo – How straight people finally realized that gay couples ‘respect’ marriage.
Raw Story – League of the South leader says John Wilkes Booth ‘took too long’ to assassinate ‘treasonous’ Lincoln.
Joe. My. God. – WorldNetDaily founder Joseph Farah says God will punish America for marriage equality.
Think Progress – Following the Charleston massacre, black churches are targeted by arsonists across the South.
The Daily Beast – ISIS unleashes its full terror potential.

Stefan Molyneux Blames the World’s Evil on ‘Women Who Choose Assholes’

Credit: Youtube/Stefan Molyneux
Credit: Youtube/Stefan Molyneux

[Note: This is kind of old news, since this is from one of Stefan Molyneux’s Freedomain Radio podcasts from last year, but I thought I would use my fledgling computer skills to post an audio of this infamous rant. I’m also now on SoundCloud. Just think of this as a test.]

On Stefan Molyneux’s podcast, titled ‘The Matriarchal Lineage of Corruption’, Molyneux lectures a caller on why his mother chose to have sex with his “asshole” father. Continue reading “Stefan Molyneux Blames the World’s Evil on ‘Women Who Choose Assholes’”

Random Headlines — Obamacare Edition

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The New York Times – The Supreme Court rules in favor of nationwide healthcare subsidies in King v. Burwell.
Politico – GOP sticks with Obamacare repeal plan.
Media Matters – Conservative media freaks out after the Supreme Court’s healthcare decision.
The Atlantic – In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court saves the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
Think Progress – Justice Thomas says we can gut anti-discrimination laws because there are a lot of black NBA players.
Salon – Ted Nugent just called Obama the n-word, even if he insists that he didn’t.
Feministing – Study shows how men overcompensate when their masculinity is questioned.
Media Matters – Radio host Michael Berry compares the Confederate flag to the Koran.
We Hunted the Mammoth – Leading MRA site A Voice for Men continues to publish a Holocaust denier and marital rape apologist.

Random Headlines — 6/22/15

Klan supporters brandish Confederate and Gadsden flags.
Klan supporters brandish Confederate and Gadsden flags.

Raw Story – Leader of group cited in Dylann Roof’s ‘manifesto’ donated to top Republicans — including Cruz, Paul, and Santorum.
The Root – President Obama discusses racism, and says the n-word, in a presidential podcast. (Cue conservative pearl-clutching.)
Right Wing Watch – Meet the Republican candidates who have defended the Confederate flag.
Talking Points Memo – S.C. Gov. Haley crafting plan to take down the Confederate flag.
Jacobin – Last Wednesday’s shooting in Charleston is part of a long history of white terrorism in the South.
Salon – One insane Fox News segment shows just how far conservatives will go to downplay racism.
NY Mag – Parsing clues ahead of the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision.
Feministing – Court upholds Planned Parenthood’s telemedicine abortion program in Iowa.

Random Headlines — 6/14/15

Duke University "Take Back the Night" march (11/19/87)
Duke University “Take Back the Night” march (11/19/87)

New Statesmen – A male rape charity has had its funding slashed to zero. Where are all the outraged men?
We Hunted the Mammoth – Another male rage bomb — James Boulware — has gone off in Dallas.
Salon – The Bible’s racist monstrosities and how the ‘word of God’ has been — and still is — used to oppress.
The Atlantic – What Tim Hunt’s resignation should teach us about sexism in science.
Pacific Standard – ‘Religious freedom’ is a losing argument against LGBT rights — even among Christians.
BuzzFeed News – Co-author of Mike Huckabee books was accused of child molestation in two legal cases.
Raw Story – Friend of Christian couple who vowed divorce over gay marriage brutally uninvites them them from her wedding.
Talking Points Memo – Sen. Elizabeth Warren shreds Jamie Dimon’s mansplaining.