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Category Archive for 'The Shadow Knows'

I’ve been following this story for over a year. The “civilized” British let it go on for years, maybe decades — and the scandal encompasses many, many more celebrities and powerful people than they mention in this one story. An investigation into claims in the 1980s that an MP had a “penchant for small boys” […]

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Michael Kasumovic and Jeffrey Kuznekoff, researchers at the University of New South Wales and Miami University, have published a new study in the journal PLOS One, says the Washington Post. Their study, titled “Insights into Sexism: Male Status and Performance Moderates Female-Directed Hostile and Amicable Behaviour,” indicates that in a sample of 163 plays of […]

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More to the point, even if you have an anger management problem, you’re still not likely to kill someone unless you have easy access to guns: The more guns you own the more likely you are to be subject to angry outbursts that you cannot control. This conclusion about Americans and their guns comes from […]

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The Family Research Council is one of the more extreme right-wing orgs, and even they couldn’t tolerate this. I don’t think this guy was unusual; from what I’ve read, such behavior is very common in these sexually-repressed, fundamentalist families — and the Quiverfull people are even crazier than your typical fundies: Josh Duggar has resigned […]

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Protecting LGBT people from discrimination is bad according to those voicing opposition to Ordinance 2223 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and that includes a Baptist Preacher who features prominently in a new video urging voters to repeal the measure. That preacher pleaded guilty to a series of violent rapes in Oklahoma in 1977. The Arkansas Times […]

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I dated two of them! One was a lawyer, so I’m not sure that counts. Four years of high school and a steady dose of reality television have made Americans pretty adept at spotting liars. Everyone seems to know at least one person who compulsively flip flops — who twists the truth either for their […]

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Just awful

This story is horrible on so many levels. He was left in the park where we played as kids, and where my own children played. It’s awful. But I will withhold judgment of the mother, because I have friends with disabled kids and I know the strain they’re under. We used to fund things like […]

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Far too many people in despair these days. I understand his frustration, if not his tactics: Washington (CNN)A shooting that prompted the lockdown of the U.S. Capitol for several hours Saturday was a suicide and does not have an apparent connection to terrorism, Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine said in a news conference. An unidentified […]

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Psychopaths

So the rich and the right-wingers really are crazy. Bookmark It

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These rightwing pastors always spend a little too much time obsessing about deviant sex, don’t they? You see, gays are going to force us to follow their customs. Before you know it, they’ll have us all having anal sex, oral sex, sex with animals. We’ll all have multiple wives. Even wives. Robertson dismissed the concerns […]

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