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BANNED ON HUFFINGTON POST

BANNED ON HUFFINGTON POST

The Huffington Post has a strange policy on posting comments that they erratically and unevenly enforce. You supposedly can’t insult or attack another user (mostly a good thing) or a public figure (mostly a bad thing).

American Cyclist Lance Armstrong Comes Clean In Candid Interview With Oprah Winfrey

American Cyclist Lance Armstrong Comes Clean In Candid Interview With Oprah Winfrey

Twelve weeks to the day after the International Cycling Union (UCI) stripped American cyclist Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour De France titles, he sat down with talk show icon Oprah Winfrey in a spirited and candid interview.

Under Rug Swept: Republican Swingers (Interview). Meet The Future Mr and Mrs GOP

Under Rug Swept: Republican Swingers (Interview). Meet The Future Mr and Mrs GOP

Republican Swingers talk about: Why they chose to engage in Swinging in the first place; Their first sexual experience before they met; Their upbringing; Swinging in the new online world we live in; Whether they believe in God; Religion; Politics; What issues they consider to be of the biggest concern to our country and world.

Gay Community Celebrates ‘Straight’ Allies

Gay Community Celebrates ‘Straight’ Allies

The Gay and Lesbian community in Sydney are calling all straight allies to get behind this charming little childrens book app. With the gay marriage debate raging in the Trans Pacific this book App. couldn’t hit at a better time. I was delighted to have a gay friend of mine recently describe me as a [...]

Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult

Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult

To those millions of Americans who have finally begun paying attention to politics and watched with exasperation the tragicomedy of the debt ceiling extension, it may have come as a shock that the Republican Party is so full of lunatics. To be sure, the party, like any political party on earth, has always had its share of crackpots, like Robert K. Dornan or William E. Dannemeyer. But the crackpot outliers of two decades ago have become the vital center today: Steve King, Michele Bachman (now a leading presidential candidate as well), Paul Broun, Patrick McHenry, Virginia Foxx, Louie Gohmert, Allen West. The Congressional directory now reads like a casebook of lunacy.

Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Right-Wing Ideology, Prejudice, Racism

Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Right-Wing Ideology, Prejudice, Racism

Despite their important implications for interpersonal behaviors and relations, cognitive abilities have been largely ignored as explanations of prejudice. We proposed and tested mediation models in which lower cognitive ability predicts greater prejudice, an effect mediated through the endorsement of right-wing ideologies (social conservatism, right-wing authoritarianism) and low levels of contact with out-groups.