Tina Dupuy: We have a simplistic view of sexual assault: Rape is done by bad people. We don’t like bad people. If we like people, they can’t be bad and therefore can’t really be rapists.
State Sanctioned Marriage — Let religious people have “marriage.” Let them explain away the slavery overtones in the bible.
GOP Psyche — They had always believed if liberals just stepped out of the way conservative alchemy would usher in a new golden age.
Anti-Abortion Zealots are laser focused on life until it becomes viable—then that “life” becomes a lazy taker.
Poverty Wages –Assume their empathy is real for Americans who have nothing in this land where six people own as much as the bottom 42%.
Defend Free Speech — I defend Sara Palin’s right to use her random thesaurus generator app to create fake controversies.
Progressive Holidays — What would this season be like if saying “happy holidays” instead of merry Christmas was no longer controversial?
Obama Peace Prize — If Americans wanted their president to hobble around singing “Bomb Iran” we had that choice.
Tina Dupuy: Since Google’s search engine is by definition a natural monopoly, it should therefore be seen as a public utility, a private sector company providing a public service subjected to following certain rules.
Tina Dupuy: This is the 160th anniversary of Lincoln’s Thanksgiving proclamation. Somehow a day of “humble penitence” has evolved into candying already-too-sweet tubers and mauling your neighbors at the local Walmart for a $30 Furby Boom.
Tina Dupuy: Randi had no credibility to lose. She was already a national punch line. A meme. A joke. A shiny distraction. And now she’s also a proven plagiarist. She’s referred to as “silly.” A silly airhead.
Tina Dupuy: Now if arming a Middle Eastern country with a solid history of sectarian violence sounds vaguely familiar and like an acutely bad idea—it’s because we’ve done it before.
Tina Dupuy: If you’ve fallen into the Internet Age tendency of skimming headlines and tweets instead of reading the entire article, you’d understandably think the new pope is a hippie and the new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, is a peacenik.