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April 2016[edit]

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43Libertarian Fox News reporter John Stossel gets cancer, goes to one of the best (privately-run) hospitals in America to beat it, then immediately turns around and calls them "socialist bureacracies" where "customer service stinks". Cancer treatment is a consumer good just like airlines and computers so how dare hospitals not compete for his dollars like other industries do!
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23Starting out with fair enough criticism of how one woman behaved at a recent UMass event, a blogger at Rebel Media soon descends into explicit praise of bullying.
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19Ray Comfort: “Join us to reach thousands of atheists, skeptics and tourists with the gospel.” at the 2016 Reason Rally.
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26With a lineup like this, the fight against the social justice warriors is surely already won. aaaaahahahahaa holy shit
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11Christina Hoff Sommers, Steven Crowder, and Milo Yiannopoulos walk into a bar UMass lecture hall. It goes about as well as you'd expect.
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4About the clog: Bloomberg unmasks "Tyler Durden" from ZeroHedge. (ZH replies.)
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19The Eagle Forum kerfuffle gets weird - Andy Schlafly calls Ted Cruz a feminist.
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7I think we have just reached peak Alex Jones
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42Everything in the Bible is true, NASA confirms (and by NASA I mean some guy who's never been proven to exist and is part of a story so firmly debunked even Creationists won't touch it)
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24Mike Adams fails at satire forever.(redirect)
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36Why conservative women are so pretty.
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5So, Prince died very recently and apparently he believed in chemtrails according to this interview on this article on Anonews
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44DirectX creator Alex St John has bemoaned game developers that have a 'wage slave' attitude, which he believes manifests in a bad work ethic that results in ungrateful, privileged workers complaining about petty things such as 'being paid fairly' and a poor 'work/life balance' leading to burnout. Of course, it's not as if he's never done anything of the sort hims- oh. Needless to say, the article got a spirited reaction from more sensible folk, including his daughter.
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41De Niro makes another U-turn, insisting that vaccines cause autism and urging people to watch Vaxxed. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
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18 Seems that conspiracy theorists don't like SpaceX much. (Yes, I know that this is old.)
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12Functional programming conference LambdaConf invited racist slavery advocate Curtis Yarvin to speak, causing a massive backlash, a reactionary fundraiser based on a backstab myth and actually eminent functional programmers condemning them giving Yarvin a platform. John DeGoes from LambdaConf has posted his final statement on the matter: an attempt to derive a concept of "inclusivity" from first principles, complete with made-up jargon words and full diagrams. It's already being compared to Time Cube.
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31Vox Day: You know, those darn SJWs are so annoying... I should make a list of them.
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28Alexander Hart from VDARE insists the alt-right are so too very handsome manly heterosexual men who totally get the chicks and how dare Republicans say otherwise. Airbrushed picture at top: Milo Yiannopoulos. (HT Mammoth)
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31When an Australian mum changed her mind after her baby contracted whooping cough from her, and then made a public plea for pregnant mothers to get the whooping cough booster, anti-vaxxers threw a callous, conspiratorial shit-fit.
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29Hillary Clinton campaign chair echoes Clinton in getting the truth of aliens and Area 51.
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11 The Wall Street Journal discusses the possibility that CERN is opening the gates to Hell, or some demonic portals.
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32Louie Gohmert: Nowhere in the scriptures does it say that women should be chasing after fancy titles and knowledge. The only knowledge they need is the one we men allow them to have.
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40A plan to monetise Internet memes in a Bitcoin-based memetic Ponzi scheme.