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Rebecca Watson expertly explains how huckster “psychics” work, to Ellen DeGeneres, who should really know better. After all, she’s not fucking Oprah or anything.

She is catering to a core audience of gullible mufukas that thrive on daytime tv. Its all about the benjanins and not very much to do with uphoding a standard of intellectual rigor 

This ‘because capitalism’ argument doesn’t really suffice because as a participant, willing or otherwise, in the US economy, I am at least able to use my purchasing power to attempt to influence the market. If we can even begin to shame promoters of these scam artists, we can rid our society of these human fucking cancers and Ellen can still take in her Benjamins.

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Chris Christie: Male chauvinist pig →

I know some people were shocked when the $1 million report filed by the Christie-friendly law firm of Randy Mastro found that after interviewing scores of people and (possibly) reading reams of documents, emails, texts, etc., that this entire misunderstanding — let’s just call it a misunderstanding, OK? — was the result of an emotional, scorned woman. The truth is that nobody should have been surprised at all — that the foul odor of sexism, larded with misogyny, has followed Christie and the men with whom he has surrounded himself long before the boys even rolled into Trenton.

Even if you just started paying attention to Christie 10 weeks ago, the governor’s sexist attitudes were hiding in plain sight. At the governor’s infamous, 109-minute press conference, you could see the divergence as the one female aide linked to the scandal — Christie’s deputy chief of staff Bridget Ann Kelly — was fired on the spot, immediately branded as “stupid,” and singled out for lying. Meanwhile, Kelly’s predecessor in the job who then became Christie’s campaign manager and had been in line to run Christie ‘16, Bill Stepien, was also cut off but in much kinder terms; the governor made a point of stating “I am sad today to have to take this action.” He didn’t seem sad about poor Bridget at all — but at the time you could at least argue that 1) Kelly was the one (known) scandal figure in Christie’s direct employ and 2) her actions — emailing “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee” — were, arguably, worse.


Rebecca Watson expertly explains how huckster “psychics” work, to Ellen DeGeneres, who should really know better. After all, she’s not fucking Oprah or anything.

When Anti-Abortion Harassment Gets Personal →

An anti-abortion group is making public the private information of abortion providers. This is terrorism. But they feel justified in committing it because of bad information they have about the nature of reality. Indeed, if I operated under the illusions they operate under I might have good reason to behave this way too. It’s inhumane, sure, but when you believe in gods and everlasting souls, you have something at stake more important than humanity.

Evangelical activist calls for Bill Maher to be flogged or hanged over Noah ‘blasphemy’ | The Raw Story →

I agree that Bill Maher deserves to be whipped, if the Bible is true. However, since there’s no reason to think the bible is true, I’m forced to come up with a humane way of dealing with things. That’s the difference between an evangelical and a humanist: Evangelicals can think of reasons to whip people.

surviving-the-bible-belt:

every since i told my mom i m atheist shes brought up god at eveRY POSSIBLE TIME
like at dinner she was like
“we need to thank god for this wonderful dinner!”
and she had never
EVER
done that before
and its so
so annoying

Religion driving a wedge between family members who would otherwise support each other, example: 1 Billion.

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Wind Turbines DO NOT make you sick Study finds

youngprogressivevoices:

Wind Turbines DO NOT make you sick Study finds

One of the more popular sources of renewable energy happens to be wind turbines. Operating on large wind farms, the spinning blades twirl a shaft connected to a generator that produces electricity, though the amount of energy obtained depends on a variety of factors, including: bodies of water, vegetation, and differences in terrain.

In past years, however, critics have pointed out that the noise…

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WINDMILLS DO NOT WORK THAT WAY!! GOODNIGHT!

(via reagan-was-a-horrible-president)

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Atheists are essentially forced to buy bibles via artificially inflated taxes to compensate for the church’s status as a tax-free organization.Vegans are forced to pay for hamburgers via artificially inflated taxes to compensate for massive subsidies the beef industry in handed by a government whose arm has been twisted by the industry and it’s lobbyists. No one asking anyone to pay for abortions or contraception. Health care plans are required to cover a service 97% of American women use. This is the only example on the list of the government acting in the interest of the people of this country and not in the interest of a historically money-hoarding power-usurping institution. Everything you’ve posted here has been 100% wrong. I hope in time you’ll realize what an idiot you’ve been.

Atheists are essentially forced to buy bibles via artificially inflated taxes to compensate for the church’s status as a tax-free organization.

Vegans are forced to pay for hamburgers via artificially inflated taxes to compensate for massive subsidies the beef industry in handed by a government whose arm has been twisted by the industry and it’s lobbyists.

No one asking anyone to pay for abortions or contraception. Health care plans are required to cover a service 97% of American women use. This is the only example on the list of the government acting in the interest of the people of this country and not in the interest of a historically money-hoarding power-usurping institution.

Everything you’ve posted here has been 100% wrong. I hope in time you’ll realize what an idiot you’ve been.

Source : redbloodedamerica
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Fox's Brian Kilmeade Advises Women Lawyers To Use Their "Great Body" To Get Ahead In Court →

becauseiamawoman:

Fox’s Brian Kilmeade advises women lawyers to use their “great bodies” to get ahead in court- and this isn’t the first time he has used his media platform to discuss women’s bodies and perpetuate sexism. 

Here’s someone who really deserves to be yanked from the airwaves. Where’s the cancelkilmeade hashtag?

Source : becauseiamawoman