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White America Proves How Much It Hates Women (and Latinos, Muslims, Blacks and Jews)

For many of the women of America—excluding those for whom the importance of their white, Christian identity supercedes that of the daily cruelties of misogyny—election night 2016 was the bitterest of pills. When Donald J. Trump takes the oath of office as he assumes the presidency, America will welcome into the White House a man who has boasted of sexually assaulting women, of referring to his opponent in negative, gendered terms, and of using his wealth and power to allow him to walk in on women in states of undress. 

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Goodbye, Schlafly: One of the Most Influential and Reviled Right-Wingers Has Passed On

On September 5, Phyllis Schlafly, a founding member of the New Right, died in St. Louis at the age of 92—but not before she had the chance to endorse Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump as the best thing to happen to the GOP since Barry Goldwater.

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11 Dangerous Right-Wing Kooks, Cranks and Operatives Surrounding Donald Trump

This article has been updated. See editor's note at end.

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The Right's 5 Biggest Disasters This Week

1. Scott Walker becomes early front-runner for the Todd Akin “legitimate-rape” award.

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It’s Worse than Scott Walker and Ted Cruz: Secrets of Conservatives’ Decades-Long War on Truth

Deep on page 546 of his 1,839-page budget, Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker tucked in a crucial idea. He proposed to strip a principle from the mission statement of the University of Wisconsin, a school that attracts students from all over the nation and from 131 foreign countries. From the core philosophy that has driven the university since the turn of the last century Walker wanted to hack out the words: “Basic to every purpose of the system is the search for truth.” Rather than serving the people of the state by developing intellectual, cultural and humane sensitivities, expertise, and “a sense of purpose,” Walker prefers that the state university simply “meet the state’s workforce needs.” In the face of scathing criticism, the governor backtracked and, despite a trail of emails that led to his office, tried to claim the new language was a “drafting error.”

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6 Right-Wing Lunacies This Week: Rupert Murdoch's Post-Hebdo Advice Is 'Just Stop Being Muslim'

1. Rupert Murdoch: Basically, just don’t be Muslim.

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5 Right-Wing Outrages This Week: Biblically Correct Sex Edition

1. Phil Robertson: You can't get STDs from having "biblically correct" sex.

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6 Unhinged Right-Wing Moments This Week: Fox's Comical Beyoncé Freakout

1. Bill O’Reilly’s 'Achey breaky heart' about Beyoncé videos.

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6 Dastardly Right-Wing Declarations This Week: The Phyllis 'Expand the Gender Pay Gap' Schlafly Edition

1. Phyllis Schlafly: Women need to be paid less so they can find husbands.

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Sarah Palin: CPAC's Favorite Loser

She was a disaster on a national ticket, abandoned her state office halfway through her term and bombed on Fox News, the network of such intellectual giants as Steve Doocy and Gretchen Carlson. But here at Conservative Political Action Conference, Sarah Palin reigns supreme.

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U.S. Fails to Make Top 10 in Quality of Life Index, or Why Right-Wingers Really Hate the U.N.

Now we know why right-wingers from Phyllis Schlafly to Mike Huckabee hate the United Nations: the international body founded by our great nation consistently fails to recognize our Number-One, ass-kicking, towel-head-drubbing greatness.

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