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Confirmed by science, or, Just as I always suspected…

I’ve often said here and elsewhere that, in my observation, conservatives tend to be very lazy-minded and/or drink-addled. Now, it appears that science bears me out:

And now there’s the new study linking conservative ideologies to “low-effort” thinking.

“People endorse conservative ideology more when they have to give a first or fast response,” the . . . → Read More: Confirmed by science, or, Just as I always suspected…

Stupid (Anti-)Sex Tricks: The American Lie League, and other hilarious crapagandroids

Need a good laugh tonight? Here ya go:

Mmmmmm, penis cupcakes and vagina macaroons! Yummy!

Jezebel calls this “the most hilariously lewd thing you’ll ever see”, and they’re not far from the truth. This hysterical video inadvertently gives away the makers’ own creepy fetishes. Calling Planned Parenthood a pusher of sex-as-drugs-to-children, and then offering . . . → Read More: Stupid (Anti-)Sex Tricks: The American Lie League, and other hilarious crapagandroids

Festive Left Friday Blogging: The kids are all right…or should I say LEFT?

Who says so? No less an authority than The Pew:

Young people — the collegiate and post-college crowd, who have served as the most visible face of the Occupy Wall Street movement — might be getting more comfortable with socialism. That’s the surprising result from a Pew Research Center poll that aims to measure . . . → Read More: Festive Left Friday Blogging: The kids are all right…or should I say LEFT?

Poor Pippa.

You really have to feel for this girl sometimes. Apparently her much-scrutinized on-again-off-again romance is off, for good: She is one of the most desirable women in the world, the beautiful younger sister of the future Queen of England with an appealingly mischievous glint in her eye. So when it was reported last week that […] . . . → Read More: Poor Pippa.

Dear Mississippi…

Sorry to resort to pictures, but it seems that an awful lot of anti-choicers have difficulty reading. Amazing how many of these unsentient adults there are in Mississippi Goddamn, and how many of them take seriously the notion that a just-fertilized egg is a fully formed human being, capable of everything already and yet still […] . . . → Read More: Dear Mississippi…

Quotable: Kieran Bonner on the banality of evil

“We are not suffering from a secret cabal of evil masterminds who plotted to bring down the world economy. The problem was not secrecy. On the contrary, the ballooning debt of the last 20 years, the massive student levels of student debt, the internet bubble, the real-estate bubble, the rise of speculation, the replacement of […] . . . → Read More: Quotable: Kieran Bonner on the banality of evil

Heroes for Today: Alan Grayson

Don’t you love how, in just a minute and a half, he shuts up a whole table full of rightards with nothing but the facts? (And yeah, how about that prick in the green, P.J. O’Rourke? He hauls out every tired right-wing media stereotype of hippies, but doesn’t describe a single leftist that I’ve actually […] . . . → Read More: Heroes for Today: Alan Grayson

Economics for Dummies: Another horrible trapped-miner story

Yes, this is satire. But it has a very large, uncracked grain of truth in it. Can you spot it? . . . → Read More: Economics for Dummies: Another horrible trapped-miner story