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10 offensively terrible dating tips from the religious right

Who’d have thought Pat Robertson’s ideas about sex and relationships are totally backward. Oh right, everyone<p>We may have survived yet another war on Christmas. But we must remain vigilant. For the very same secularist, Muslim, homosexualist, communist, atheist freedom-haters who try to take the …

Gingrich vs. the Right on Apartheid: 'What Would You Have Done?'

A message about Nelson Mandela that conservatives sorely need to hear<p>I think this is a fairly noteworthy statement from Newt Gingrich on Mandela's passing that should get some airing. Gingrich is addressing the rather disgraceful response to Mandela's passing that we've seen in some quarters:<p>Some …

Guardian will not be intimidated over NSA leaks, Alan Rusbridger tells MPs

Editor tells parliamentary committee that stories revealing mass surveillance by UK and US have prompted global debate<p>The Guardian has come under concerted pressure and intimidation designed to stop it from publishing stories of huge public interest that have revealed the "staggering" scale of …

Graphene: 'Super' material will be in your home sooner than you think - CNN.com

HIDE CAPTION<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Just under ten years ago, the Dutch-British physicist Andre Geim stumbled across a substance that would revolutionize the way we understand matter and win him and his colleague Kostya Novoselow the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics. It was graphene -- a one atom thin substance. …

Ted Cruz Is Powerless in the Face of Obamacare

Congressional Republicans have come up with a plan that effectively admits they’re powerless to kill it.<p>“I want to be brutally honest with you about …

Senate Debates the Pot Law Loophole

Why should some states get to have legal weed when others don’t?<p>While the rest of us live under the thumb of the federal government’s marijuana …

Senseless bureaucracy is killing organized labor

Labor journalist Mike Elk on the fast-food worker strikes — and how we should best commemorate Labor Day<p>At a time when union membership is in decline and labor is being attacked on many fronts, Mike Elk, the labor reporter for the progressive magazine In These Times, is one of the few full-time …

GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world's communications

Britain's spy agency GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network of cables which carry the world's phone calls and internet traffic and has …