Finally, a Dating Site for Loonies

If you loved Christian Mingle, you’re gonna love Alex Jones’ new dating site for “freedom lovers” — read: conspiracy nuts who think vaccines are a form of mind control and that the aliens planted a device in their anal cavity. To be fair, this is a necessary service since most singles bars won’t admit people wearing a tin foil hat, carrying an AK-47. This site grabs some of the most interesting profiles. Like this one:
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Israeli Court Rules in Favor of Women at the Wall

I’ve written several times about the ongoing controversy in Jerusalem, where a group called Women at the Wall have been challenging the custom and law that has prevented them from praying at the Western Wall in traditional prayer shawls. Ultra-Orthodox Jews there think that only men should be allowed to do that and the police have repeatedly arrested women who attempted it. Now a court has ruled in favor of the women.
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Muslim Terrorism vs. Right Wing Domestic Terrorism

Mother Jones has a story that details all of the terrorist violence in the United States since 9/11 (terrorism being defined as violence committed to make a political, religious or ideological statement). The article is based largely on this report from the New America Foundation (I spent a weekend at a conference a couple years ago with Steve Clemons of the NAF; very, very smart guy and a virtual encyclopedia when it comes to foreign policy).
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