How Right-Wing Libertarians, John Birchers and Conspiracy Freaks Are Trying to Hijack the Occupy Movement

How Right-Wing Libertarians, John Birchers and Conspiracy Freaks Are Trying to Hijack the Occupy Movement

How wing-nut logic works

Apparently, saying Happy Holidays rather than Merry Christmas represents an attack on Christianity. On the other hand, the use of violent rhetoric and gun imagery from public figures is just harmless.

Glenn Beck’s five-point plan for world domination

In Tuesday’s first installment of his series on George Soros’ supposed quest for world domination, Glenn Beck accused the billionaire of – among many, many other things – following a five-point “formula” to gain control of the United States. 

From Salon.com

Emma Mustich points out that all of the points used to demonstrate a Soros conspiracy can also be applied to Beck and Fox. 

The Secret World of Extreme Militias | TIME

The Secret World of Extreme Militias | TIME

Paying for sterilization

Louisiana state Rep. John LaBruzzo announced on Tuesday that he is “studying a plan to pay poor women $1,000 to have their Fallopian tubes tied.” Seriously. Because he’s worried that “people receiving government aid such as food stamps and publicly subsidized housing are reproducing at a faster rate than more affluent, better-educated people.”

From Paying for sterilization – Broadsheet – Salon.com

Paying for sterilization. How is that small government? It’s like Louisiana has just entered the nineteenth century and is
just discovering eugenics.