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Icons that would shock today's right

Boogeymen are everywhere these days, if you believe the conservatives' Perpetual Paranoia Machine. A few years ago, WorldNetDaily and the American Family Association warned that Barney the Dinosaur was trying to "surreptitiously indoctrinate young children into [homosexuals'] lifestyle." Then, Fox News' Bill O'Reilly warned that "secular progressives" were waging a "War on Christmas" and pressing the "legalization of narcotics, euthanasia, abortion at will [and] gay marriage.
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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1645

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (30 minutes ago)

FREDDIE MERCURY: A tribute to the icon who passed 23 years ago today. WATCH: BBC's Strictly Come Dancing features first same-sex dance JUSTIN: New HRC ad airing in Mississippi. KATHERINE HEIGL: Plays "Hunk Man" with Meredith Vieira.... Read Post

Will: Americans are economically better off today than they were eight years ago.

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (6 years ago)

In a USA Today/Gallup poll released earlier this month, a record number of Americans — 55 percent — said that their families are worse off financially than they were a year ago. But conservative columnist George Will thinks these pe... Read Post

Leading Conservative Religious Organization Warns That Christians Will Soon Be Treated Like Blacks In Jim Crow Era

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

The American Family Association, a top conservative Christian organization, emailed members today with a dire warning that, within 50 years, Christians will be treated like African Americans during the Jim Crow era. In an email enti... Read Post


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