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A Curious Eye

My name's Ben. I'm a 22 year-old recent grad living in Seattle. I've been told my gayness is only matched by my enthusiasm.
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Moderate voters are a myth

Scientists are beginning to figure out why conservatives are…conservative

Conservatives Are Happier, and Extremists Are Happiest of All

The Political Typology: Beyond Red vs. Blue

The Left-Right Political Spectrum Is Bogus

The Conservative Argument For Raising The Minimum Wage

The Plight of Conservative Comedy: Where’s the Right’s Daily Show?

Political philosophy isn’t what keeps Republican-leaning comics from succeeding—it’s corporate hurdles, cultural forces, and the demographics of show business

The Plight of Conservative Comedy: Where’s the Right’s Daily Show?

Political philosophy isn’t what keeps Republican-leaning comics from succeeding—it’s corporate hurdles, cultural forces, and the demographics of show business
Can TIME Predict Your Politics?

See how your preferences in dogs, Internet browsers, and 10 other items predict your partisan leanings.

Can TIME Predict Your Politics?

See how your preferences in dogs, Internet browsers, and 10 other items predict your partisan leanings.

Jason Jones Live From Sochi-ish - Better Off Red

Jason Jones charts communist Russia transformation into the ultimate red state.

Surprise: liberals are just as morally righteous as conservatives

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Sorry MSNBC, rightwing biracial families do exist

On Wednesday night, MSNBC wrote on Twitter, ”Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” and linked to the cereal company’s new ad. It set off a firestorm that by Thursday, had the chairman of the Republican National Committee calling for a boycott of MSNBC until it apologizes. 
The tweet ignited an outpouring of criticism directed at the network, thus birthing the hashtag “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily” as conservatives took to social to media to prove just how far MSBC veered from the truth.
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Sorry MSNBC, rightwing biracial families do exist

On Wednesday night, MSNBC wrote on Twitter, ”Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” and linked to the cereal company’s new ad. It set off a firestorm that by Thursday, had the chairman of the Republican National Committee calling for a boycott of MSNBC until it apologizes. 
The tweet ignited an outpouring of criticism directed at the network, thus birthing the hashtag “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily” as conservatives took to social to media to prove just how far MSBC veered from the truth.
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Sorry MSNBC, rightwing biracial families do exist

On Wednesday night, MSNBC wrote on Twitter, ”Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” and linked to the cereal company’s new ad. It set off a firestorm that by Thursday, had the chairman of the Republican National Committee calling for a boycott of MSNBC until it apologizes. 
The tweet ignited an outpouring of criticism directed at the network, thus birthing the hashtag “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily” as conservatives took to social to media to prove just how far MSBC veered from the truth.
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Sorry MSNBC, rightwing biracial families do exist

On Wednesday night, MSNBC wrote on Twitter, ”Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” and linked to the cereal company’s new ad. It set off a firestorm that by Thursday, had the chairman of the Republican National Committee calling for a boycott of MSNBC until it apologizes. 
The tweet ignited an outpouring of criticism directed at the network, thus birthing the hashtag “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily” as conservatives took to social to media to prove just how far MSBC veered from the truth.
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Sorry MSNBC, rightwing biracial families do exist

On Wednesday night, MSNBC wrote on Twitter, ”Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” and linked to the cereal company’s new ad. It set off a firestorm that by Thursday, had the chairman of the Republican National Committee calling for a boycott of MSNBC until it apologizes. 
The tweet ignited an outpouring of criticism directed at the network, thus birthing the hashtag “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily” as conservatives took to social to media to prove just how far MSBC veered from the truth.
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Sorry MSNBC, rightwing biracial families do exist

On Wednesday night, MSNBC wrote on Twitter, ”Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” and linked to the cereal company’s new ad. It set off a firestorm that by Thursday, had the chairman of the Republican National Committee calling for a boycott of MSNBC until it apologizes. 
The tweet ignited an outpouring of criticism directed at the network, thus birthing the hashtag “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily” as conservatives took to social to media to prove just how far MSBC veered from the truth.
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Sorry MSNBC, rightwing biracial families do exist

On Wednesday night, MSNBC wrote on Twitter, ”Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” and linked to the cereal company’s new ad. It set off a firestorm that by Thursday, had the chairman of the Republican National Committee calling for a boycott of MSNBC until it apologizes. 
The tweet ignited an outpouring of criticism directed at the network, thus birthing the hashtag “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily” as conservatives took to social to media to prove just how far MSBC veered from the truth.
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Sorry MSNBC, rightwing biracial families do exist

On Wednesday night, MSNBC wrote on Twitter, ”Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” and linked to the cereal company’s new ad. It set off a firestorm that by Thursday, had the chairman of the Republican National Committee calling for a boycott of MSNBC until it apologizes. 
The tweet ignited an outpouring of criticism directed at the network, thus birthing the hashtag “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily” as conservatives took to social to media to prove just how far MSBC veered from the truth.
Read more

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Sorry MSNBC, rightwing biracial families do exist

On Wednesday night, MSNBC wrote on Twitter, ”Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” and linked to the cereal company’s new ad. It set off a firestorm that by Thursday, had the chairman of the Republican National Committee calling for a boycott of MSNBC until it apologizes. 

The tweet ignited an outpouring of criticism directed at the network, thus birthing the hashtag “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily” as conservatives took to social to media to prove just how far MSBC veered from the truth.

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Schumer Plots To Crush The Tea Party

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Polygamy Is a Thornier Issue for Social Conservatives Than They Realize

Don’t social conservatives have their own core commitments that, if applied consistently, would seem to carve out a sphere for polygamous families? Aren’t polygamous families in Utah engaged in the free exercise of religion? Aren’t many ordering their families as they believe God would want them to? Isn’t plural marriage an age-old institution with deep roots in the Bible? Confronted with social-science research that says polygamy is bad for children, don’t polygamists reply that parents know better than the state what’s good for their offspring, and insist they ought to have wide latitude to make decisions about child-rearing? 
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Polygamy Is a Thornier Issue for Social Conservatives Than They Realize

Don’t social conservatives have their own core commitments that, if applied consistently, would seem to carve out a sphere for polygamous families? Aren’t polygamous families in Utah engaged in the free exercise of religion? Aren’t many ordering their families as they believe God would want them to? Isn’t plural marriage an age-old institution with deep roots in the Bible? Confronted with social-science research that says polygamy is bad for children, don’t polygamists reply that parents know better than the state what’s good for their offspring, and insist they ought to have wide latitude to make decisions about child-rearing? 

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In Historic First, Majority Of Americans Now Oppose Tea Party