Link round-up for 29 March 2015
I'm all four of these things.
A mentally-disturbed man from Canada has been seen trying to get into the White House (found via Republic of Gilead).
Brian Brown's real desk is probably a busted folding table he found in a junkyard.
I can't wait to sample Willie's Reserve.
If Reagan came back today, he'd wish he hadn't.
Here's an insightful Venn diagram of three professions.
Scott Walker waffles on illegal aliens, and heads explode across a lengthy RedState comment thread.
Yee hah, my city is number one!
Before there were all these faggots, America was Christian, and that's why slavery was so nice -- oh, and rape is caused by uppity women.
Green Eagle's latest Wingnut Wrapup includes a Gateway Pundit cover-up of some spectacular bullshit.
Stop worrying about the "decline" of marriage (found via GoodShit).
I really hope Nancy LeTourneau is right about this.
Religio-nutters predict gay marriage will lead to persecution of Christians and eventually revolution (yeah, we've seen that before).
Sam Brownback has a novel idea for economic stimulus -- forced childbirth (found via Republic of Gilead).
Why are we keeping Jose Chua Lopez out of the United States?
Sylvia Allen is perhaps the ultimate Republican.
Christians, please consider this -- and I think it will be well within our lifetime.
Activism can win real results, even in a red state.
See blog reports on Indiana's new "we don't serve your kind" law from Mock Paper Scissors, Progressive Eruptions, Earth-Bound Misfit (comments are revealing), Green Eagle, Squatlo Rant, and Republic of Gilead. There are already signs of an economic backlash, and also sarcasm (found via Mendip). Update: More on the growing backlash, and an example of who supports the law.
Two posts that speak for me: atheists have no duty to play nice with religious bigots, and when they hassle us, arguing with them is pointless.
Baggot Congresswoman issues call for Obamacare horror stories, gets swamped with replies.
What if all the energy Christian put into hating gays was put to constructive use? (found via Republic of Gilead)
Cruz will make the whole Republican Presidential field less viable.
Are Biblical marriages a good model for modern marriage? Let's look at the record (found via Margin of Error).
Women in every demographic favor Hillary Clinton.
Bobby Jindal, once a Republican rising star, has imploded.
A simple test -- what kind of Christian are you?
The Christian Right now dominates the Republican party, and wants even firmer control (found via Republic of Gilead).
Minnesota and California exemplify the superiority of Democrats at governing.
Podemos, Spain's Syriza-like anti-austerity party, shows strength in regional elections.
The US war on drugs is devastating less-developed countries (found via GoodShit).
Catholic priest Josef Tiso was a fascist dictator, friend of Hitler, and accessory to mass murder -- and never faced disapproval from the Vatican.
US strategy in Iraq depends upon Iranian involvement (found via Margin of Error).
Persian New Year is celebrated at Crazy Eddie's Motie News and at Margin of Error, though inevitably there's one party-pooper on the scene.
Iran has let the genie of feminism out of the bottle (found via Margin of Error).
I haven't posted about the (US-supported) Saudi attack on Yemen's Houthi rebels, because Yemen isn't a country I know a lot about, but this overview sounds credible to me. I will say I have a very bad feeling about this.
The Antarctic ice shelves are melting faster and faster, but at least there's some good news from Britain.