Stories by Amanda Marcotte

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Posted on: Apr 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives act like women are not-very-bright children.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Atheists are moral, loving and multicultural.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

While they claim to speak for men, their rhetoric may be just as bad for men as it is for women.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The public is growing impatient with the uterus investigators and gay-haters that make up the Christian right.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The GOP is still kowtowing to the Christian Right. When will that change?

Posted on: Mar 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

White Christians are now a minority in 19 states.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The right has some very unusual opinions and misconceptions on how women's bodies work.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Female sexuality is often defined in terms of what men want.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

From the AP history ban to university budget cuts, education in America is taking a hit from the right.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"Fifty Shades of Grey" is hardly a masterpiece. But some of our august pundits are outraged, seemingly at the sexuality on display.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The pundits forget that Christians are capable of “terrible deeds in the name of Christ.”

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Pro-choicers should throw these realities in the face of abortion opponents.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The movement is the inevitable result of conservative rejection of the idea of collective responsibility.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives attack and smear individuals to silence them and discredit popular ideas.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

People like Michele Bachmann seem to yearn for the apocalypse.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The combination of arrogance and lack of self-reflection makes him a maddening public figure.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives are crowing about free speech rights of Charlie Hebdo. What about when Christianity is the butt of the joke?

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Right has convinced itself that America is a theocratic nation and that our rights come "from God."

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives have figured out a neat rhetorical trick: tell lies so fast your opponents can't keep up.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives claim to be under constant assault by liberals.