Oral Sex, Yoga, and Gods Eternal Wrath: Inside the New Hipster Megachurch That Tells Modern Women to Submit | Alternet

Oral Sex, Yoga, and Gods Eternal Wrath: Inside the New Hipster Megachurch That Tells Modern Women to Submit | Alternet

Religion? Mars Hill members talk about sex, drink alcohol, get tattoos, and swear. They listen to Fleet Foxes; they love Star Wars and graffiti art. They also believe homosexuality is a sin, men are meant to lead, and wives must submit to their husbands as the church submits to God. via Oral Sex, Yoga, and … Continue reading “Oral Sex, Yoga, and Gods Eternal Wrath: Inside the New Hipster Megachurch That Tells Modern Women to Submit | Alternet”

Doctors as Crony Capitalists – Bloomberg

Republicans have decided, for strategic reasons, to cast doctors as the oppressed heroes in the health-reform debate. The government, they say, wants to get in between you and your doctor. via Doctors as Crony Capitalists – Bloomberg. Bullets, or Bandages? Choose one, and be honest about your choice.   related stories

Gun control: After Connecticut shooting, could Australia’s laws provide a lesson?

Gun control: After Connecticut shooting, could Australia’s laws provide a lesson?

Oxen We’ve given our politics over to the gun nuts and the “I’ll give up my guns when you pry them from my cold dead fingers” crowd for my entire life. In the meantime they have made every effort to flood the country with as many guns as possible. And guess what? its now a … Continue reading “Gun control: After Connecticut shooting, could Australia’s laws provide a lesson?”

National Counterterrorism Centers massive new surveillance program uncovered by Wall Street Journal.

Notably, the Journal reports that these changes also allow databases about U.S. civilians to be handed over to foreign governments for analysis, presumably so that they too can attempt to determine future criminal actions. The Department of Homeland Security’s former chief privacy officer said that it represents a “sea change in the way that the … Continue reading “National Counterterrorism Centers massive new surveillance program uncovered by Wall Street Journal.”