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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Conservative Christians, Religious Freedom Laws, and Gays

The sad, twisted truth of conservative Christianity's effect on the mind. (from Salon)

Gays, religious traditionalists, and the feeling of being under siege. (from The Atlantic)

Why the Christian right may never recover from Indiana. (from Think Progress)

Religious freedom laws are necessary to keep Christian businesses from being discriminated against, Louisiana governor claims. (from The Washington Examiner)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Space Aliens and the Clintons

Why UFO activists are excited about the possibility of another Clinton presidency. (from Mother Jones)

Hillary's alien baby and 7 other out-of-this-world political tales. (from Mother Jones)

NASA's top scientist is certain we will encounter alien life forms sometime in the next 10 to 20 years. (from Trove)

Are aliens behind the mysterious radio bursts now being heard? (from The Huffington Post)

Monday, April 13, 2015

Tests, Tests, and More Tests


What happens when students boycott a standardized test? (from The Atlantic)

Here are 7 reasons to have your son or daughter opt out of educational testing. (from The Huffington Post)

New SAT, new problems. (from The Atlantic)

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Game of Thrones Is Back: A Look at Westeros and Washington Politics

Can Game of Thrones explain American politics? (from The Washingtonian)

Meet Game of Thrones real-life DC counterparts. (from Rolling Stone)

Sesame Street take on Game of Thrones. (from Today Pop Culture)

An illustrated guide to all 456 deaths in Game of Thrones. (from The Washington Post)

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Twin Peaks Turns 25

The 5 ways Twin Peaks changed television. (from Entertainment Weekly)

10 terms from Twin Peaks explained. (from Mental Floss)

A ranking of all the 118 sweaters seen on Twin Peaks. (from The Cut)

The Twin Peaks cast just won't let David Lynch go quietly. (from Vulture)

Maybe a Twin Peaks revival without David Lynch wouldn't be that bad. (from The Atlantic)

Friday, April 10, 2015

150 Years Ago This Week, the Guns of the North and the South Grew Silent, But the Battles Echo On

No matter what anyone says, the Civil War wasn't about states' rights. (from Quartz)

Unfortunately for America, the Civil War isn't over. (from The Atlantic)

Not all the lessons from the Civil War have been learned. (from The Los Angeles Times)

Why the Confederacy still lives. (from Politico)

Today's GOP: The party of Jefferson Davis, not Abraham Lincoln. (from The American Prospect)

Confederate group will fly battle flags over Martin Luther King Drive at Civil War Memorial in Texas. (from Raw Story)

It sounds unbelievable, but there are still a few children of Civil War veterans alive. (from National Geographic)

Thursday, April 9, 2015

How Many More? Black Death Has Become an American Tragedy


Why the Walter Scott death in South Carolina won't change white America's mind. (from Salon)

These shootings aren't coincidence; America was built on racism. (from The Guardian)

Fatal shooting reignites debate on police tactics. (from The New York Times)

Will cell phones change the narrative on police shootings? (from Rolling Stone)

Should you watch the disturbing Walter Scott video. (from The New Yorker)

The Walter Scott shooting: Why we can't afford to look away. (from The Washington Post)

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