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BEASTcast 21: Sarah Posner

February 27th, 2012 by

Sarah Posner is the author of ¬†God‚Äôs Profits: Faith, Fraud, and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters and senior editor at Religion Dispatches¬†where she covers politics. We talk about Republicans, contraception, my gambling debts, religious code words, the possible problems Foster Friess had with girls in high school,¬†and lots more.¬†Music is by¬†Pigface¬†and is used with permission.¬†You can subscribe to the BEASTcast¬†in iTunes and leave a review if you want. (more…)

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Linterest Rates on Rise

February 25th, 2012 by

Asian basketball guy > GOP debate

When I got home the other night, and prepared to sit on my ass for another lazy evening of television viewing, there was one question that immediately crossed my mind: Would I rather watch a gaggle of assholes who have no chance whatsoever of becoming president argue about who hates women and gays the most for the ten trillionth time, or do I watch the most awesome sports story in about a decade? (more…)


Republican Math!

February 11th, 2012 by



Let's beat up on Ron Paul

August 23rd, 2011 by

Ron Paul fans should be careful what they wish for

Last week on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart did a segment on how the media’s been conspicuously avoiding coverage of the Quixotic Presidential campaign of Ron Paul. His supporters loved it, probably hoping that more coverage of Paul would mean more people getting on board with his campaign. But more coverage means more coverage of his crazier positions too, and there are a lot of them.

During the 2008 Republican candidate “debates” (they’re kind of like debates in that people in suits stand at lecterns), the candidates were asked to raise their hands if they believed in evolution. Most of the candidates did so, including Ron Paul. Then John McCain said something goofy about how he helped Jesus dig the Grand Canyon, or something like that. Shortly afterwards, a video showed up on the internet of Paul telling a much smaller, conservative Christian audience that he doesn’t believe in evolution:



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