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  • Screen cap of header of unsealed Epstein Indictment

    New Epstein Indictment Unsealed.

    Billionaire-convicted-pedophile, assface, Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on Sunday and will stand trial in Southern District of New York on new charges of sex trafficking of minor girls. He is considered a flight risk and so will not have bail. Insert sad trombone. That means his rich ass will have to sit in a jail cell until trial. Unlike his last…

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    Quickies: World Cup Chants and Refusing to Play a Stereotype in Bond

    Crowd in Stadium Starts Chanting “Equal Pay” After U.S. Women’s Team Wins World Cup, by Daniel Politi at Slate: After winning the World Cup for the fourth freaking time, US women’s soccer players are still having to demand equal pay. But at least the crowd is getting in on the demands this time around. As if the women who work…

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  • Michael Shermer Says Nazis are Left Wing

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! With the recent relaunch of Skepchick, I’ve started paying a bit more attention to what’s happening amongst my old friends, the Skeptics. And I’m often left horrified. Because they’re the worst. Take an actual former friend of mine, Michael Shermer.…

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    Quickies: The Hamburglar Is Real, but Sinclair Can’t Say the Same about Its “News”

    Sinclair is forcing its stations to run a commentary segment that’s essentially a Trump campaign ad, by Pam Vogel at Salon: Sinclair’s enforcement of pro-Trump propaganda on local news in the stations it owns around the country is nothing new, but this article lays out the latest brainwashing coming to living rooms near you, in the interest of keeping this…

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  • Kids are Dying in US Camps & the US Holocaust Museum is Wrong

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Guys, I’m going off-script. I mean, not really, there will be a transcript because I know some of you hate watching videos. But what I mean is that this video isn’t about science or critical thinking. Well, I guess…

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  • No More #TrumpCamps Call Your Governor and Elected Officials

    Normally, I would post about the cool shit on Mad Art Lab on a Monday and yes, there is cool stuff there, so after you do what you need to do, go check it out. But first, we have more important fish to fry. Trump’s concentration camps have finally been exposed for what they are, as journalists and a few…

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  • SCOTUS Doesn’t Care About “In God We Trust” on Money

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Hey, remember Michael Newdow? He’s the prominent atheist lawyer who has spent the past decade (at least) arguing for the abolishment of things like “one nation under God” in the pledge of allegiance, and “in God we trust” on…

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    Quickies: What About the Men? Edition

    Deeper and Down: Verbal Hygiene for Men, by DEBUK at Language: A Feminist Guide: An interesting response to “what about the men” in relation to language policing, with a focus on patriarchal beliefs about deep voices and masculinity. DNA Testing Means Forced Fatherhood as States Limit Abortion, by Heather Timmons and Annalisa Merelli at Quartz: A look at the inevitable…

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