Link round-up for 23 June 2013
The NSA is ever vigiliant (found via Brains and Eggs).
Don't be like these people -- though I don't think most of us are (found via Mendip).
Hollywood has sunk to making blockbuster adaptations of superhero comics -- but what's the next step down from there?
Christians get into holy wife-spanking -- and it's not even to be kinky (found via Mendip).
Yeesh, the new Star Trek movie sounds like a mess.
Politicians must learn to appeal to America's fastest-growing demographic group (found via Republic of Gilead).
The conservative war on women is going nuclear.
Margaret Doughty becomes a citizen after all.
Elizabeth Warren looks at the corporate grab for power over the federal court system, and what to do about it (found via Ranch Chimp).
This could explain a lot (found via Yellowdog Granny).
Republicans already seem nervous about 2016.
Here's a Christian Right lexicon (found via Republic of Gilead).
Green Eagle looks at that massive teabagger rally in Washington.
Thinking of putting ads on your blog? Read this.
Enough with the excuse-making for people like Paula Deen.
Republican nihilism threatens the US political system.
Even clergy are now abandoning religion (found via Republic of Gilead).
The IRS "scamdal" continues to collapse.
Progressive Eruptions looks at America's new young atheists.
What might have happened if the Republicans had won?
Arizona Minuteman founder Christopher Simcox might have been better suited for the priesthood.
Rand Paul is concerned about religious persecution, in certain cases.
Don't forget about China's debt crisis.
"There is no fairness if you do not let us cheat."
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un promotes a classic work of Western political thought.
Mars is poisonous, at least to us.