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Dear Phyllis Schlafly: Next time you want to start hurling accusations about higher education, take a remedial English class first.
He may have been good enough for the Nobel Prize committee, but Bishop Desmond Tutu is persona non grata at Minnesota's Universiity of St. Thomas.
If the burghers and the Bible-bangers are deserting the Republican Party, does that mean we're seeing the end of an era? Rick Perlstein isn't sure.
Michigan Republicans are trying to silence Ambassador Batshit J. Crazee! Oliver Willis says: Let this true conservative voice be heard . And we say: And then get it on YouTube as fast as possible.
That's not a little lost puppy, that's a Republican presidential hopeful. And he's not such a puppy, either. Not all that little, either.
HOLY CRAP: This charming inspirational story of how a good Christian couple raised their son in the grace of God's love and guidance will have you running to lock the doors whenever you hear a church bell toll. But never fear -- here's a religious pantheon we can all get behind.