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Return of Kings Writer B. R. Crumb: Men Should Avoid Dating 'Raped Chicks'

In an article for Return of Kings — pickup artist Daryush Valizadeh’s steaming pile of online misogyny — writer and “web developer” B. R. Crumb wrote that men should “shoulder the responsibility for ending rape culture” by refusing to date “raped chicks.” Echoing claims made last year by right-wing author George F. 959 more words

Sexism

George Will: Tim Kaine’s Quest For War Legitimacy

Washington Post — The Revolutionary War and the Civil War ended in Virginia, which was involved, by the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, in the beginning of today’s war with radical Islam. 148 more words

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[PHOTO] This Day in History: Tragic Launch of President Johnson’s Titanic “Great Society”

“In 1964, 76 percent of Americans trusted government to do the right thing “just about always or most of the time”; today, 19 percent do. The former number is one reason Johnson did so much; the latter is one consequence of his doing so.” 19 more words
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George Will: Capital punishment’s slow death

Washington Post — Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending. Capital punishment is withering away.

It is difficult to imagine moral reasoning that would support the conclusion that an injustice will be done when, years hence, the death penalty finally is administered to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon terrorist who placed a bomb in a crowd and then strolled to safety. 39 more words

Culture

Eagles, Tigers return to semis with validation in mind

Sometimes No. 1 can be the loneliest number.

Ouachita Christian, ranked as No. 1-seed in 1A baseball for the second consecutive year, gets the rare mulligan with the majority of their starting lineup back. 803 more words

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George Will: Punishing parents who deviate from the government-enforced norm

Washington Post — Controversies about “free-range parenting” illuminate today’s scarred cultural landscape. Neighbors summon police in response to parenting choices the neighbors disapprove. Government extends its incompetence with an ever-broader mission of “child protection.” And these phenomena are related to campus hysteria about protecting infantilized undergraduates from various menaces, including uncongenial ideas. 80 more words

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George Will: Mike Huckabee’s Appalling Crusade

Washington Post In the 1950s, during one of his two campaigns as the Democrats’ presidential nominee, Adlai Stevenson was invited to address a gathering of Baptists in Houston, where in 1960 John Kennedy would address a group of Protestant ministers to refute charges that his Catholicism rendered him unfit to be president. 143 more words

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