This summer saw the widespread practice of something called the Ice Bucket Challenge, in which people posted videos of themselves having buckets of ice water dumped over their heads in an attempt to increase awareness of the need for money to support research into new treatments for a disease known by the acronym ALS. This [...]
Art may sometimes oppose prejudice, but it can just as easily be used to support prejudice. [...]
Are there more Norse in Australia than in Sweden?
That’s what the results of the Worldwide Heathen Census show so far. There are also more self-described “heathens” in Brazil than in Sweden.
Curious. Brazil is a country that many Nazis moved to after World War II – a fact made famous by the novel The [...]
The Koran will only be the first, most convenient target. How long will it be until they start burning the books that are important to you? [...]
One of the more popular t-shirts over on America’s right wing is a joint portrait of Barack Obama and Der Fuhrer. Underneath are the words, “Hitler Gave Great Speeches, Too.”
My head starts to spin at the ironic possibilities of a $12.99 shirt complaining about fascism, made in a Chinese sweatshop slowly grinding its workers [...]
Rick Warren is an evangelical who refers to pro-choice women in America as Nazis.
Barack Obama just chose him to deliver a religious invocation at the inauguration of the President of the United States of America.
No, I’m not exaggerating. The following are remarks made by Pastor Rick Warren at his religious inquisition of [...]
Schlesselman just believes that he’s the master race? Somehow, I don’t see that as a sign that he really wants to make nice. [...]
Sarah Palin’s moral values are the moral values of book burning – censorship with the aim of establishing cultural and political power. These are the values of the Dark Ages in Europe. These are the values of witch trials in Salem. [...]
Why does a Republican blogger equate car safety with the horrors of Nazi Germany? [...]
Albert Einstein spoke the same message that Barack Obama speaks today: That we do not need to be restricted to the fears and hatreds of our predecessors. We can overcome it. Germany did not listen to Albert Einstein in 1932. Will America listen to Barack Obama in 2008? [...]