Category Archives: Lunacy

Conspiracy Theories: Solar Eclipse Edition

Salon on how solar eclipses are a breeding ground for conspiracy theories; Rolling Stone on how the far right is subject to conspiracy theories; Free Inquiry on why solar eclipses are nowhere close to being evidence of a creator. While … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomy, Lunacy, Narrative, Science | Comments Off on Conspiracy Theories: Solar Eclipse Edition

Mirror Realities

Can’t resist another round of political links this afternoon, about the Alice in Wonderland, mirror-universe that conservatives and Trump-supporters apparently live in. In which they, and those of us living in the real objective world, believe the other is the … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative Resistance, Lunacy, Politics | Comments Off on Mirror Realities

Necessary Stories, and Most of the Others

About this morning’s Baltimore bridge collapse, and the right-wing conspiracy-theory accusations about it; Paul Krugman on how Republicans want to bring down Obamacare to support their notion that the government can never do good things; And a Doonesbury cartoon about … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative Resistance, Economics, Lunacy, Narrative | Comments Off on Necessary Stories, and Most of the Others

An Anthropologist from Mars Considers the Evidence

What would a hypothetical anthropologist from another planet conclude about humanity from these several items today? Charlie Kirk insists Christians must vote Republican; a former ESPN anchor thinks Satan knocked out her teeth; Charlie Kirk thinks Haiti is infested with … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative Resistance, conservatives, Economics, Lunacy | Comments Off on An Anthropologist from Mars Considers the Evidence

OnlySky, Religions, Cults, and the Crazies

The end of OnlySky; What the difference between religions and cults is; Items about the crazies: Hillary’s acid, executions, God’s law, and how vaxxed people are inhuman. * Alas, the end of OnlySky, which might have been called a safe … Continue reading

Posted in Lunacy, Politics, Religion | Comments Off on OnlySky, Religions, Cults, and the Crazies

Conservative Fantasies: Boogeymen and Groomers

Robert Reich on the resurgence of anti-science fundamentalism, recalling again that Scopes trial; A 60 Minutes interview with the founders of Moms for Liberty, which apparently did not go well; How Trump and his follows believe in dystopian fantasies; Short … Continue reading

Posted in Atheism, Conservative Resistance, Lunacy, Religion, Science | Comments Off on Conservative Fantasies: Boogeymen and Groomers

One More Batch

More every day. All of these items are posts today. I’ll move on tomorrow. An essay by a mother about “Republicans’ Absurdist Reproductive Policies”; A MAGA congressman (from Tennessee) floats a Democratic conspiracy theory about the border, dadgummit; Ruben Bolling’s … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative Resistance, conservatives, Lunacy, Politics | Comments Off on One More Batch

Items from the Fringe, and the Perhaps Mentally Ill

Items about CPAC, MAGA’s thirst for blood, and Trump’s autocratic tirade and cognitive decline; Robert Reich notes Trump’s unimpressive performance in the caucuses and primaries; that Libs of TikTok lady calls a reporter a “lizard person”; Republicans want to cancel … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative Resistance, Lunacy, Politics | Comments Off on Items from the Fringe, and the Perhaps Mentally Ill

More Behaving Badly

Robert Reich on Trump, ever the con artist; David French on the warping of American life by MAGA threats of violence; Trump doesn’t realize he’s the cause of US demise; The informant who inspired the Republican Biden investigation has been … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative Resistance, conservatives, Lunacy, Religion | Comments Off on More Behaving Badly

Another Visit Through the Looking Glass to MAGALand

The US is leading the world economically, but not according to MAGALand; MAGAfolks say they venerate the Constitution, yet support Trump as dictator; How prophets assert that Trump is president, and the GOP asserts that Trump did not commit insurrection; … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative Resistance, conservatives, Lunacy, Politics, Religion | Comments Off on Another Visit Through the Looking Glass to MAGALand