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What Do The Terms Clicktivist, Cross-Platforming, and GOTV Mean?

A “clicktivist” is someone who uses social media to facilitate political activism, and who educates voters. (

The health freedom fighters attack [Respectful Insolence]

If there’s one thing shared in common among nearly all advocates of pseudoscience, it is the belief that they know The Truth. More importantly, they know The Truth, and The Powers That Be don’t want you to know The Truth and will do almost anything to makes sure that The Truth stays secret.


In which Orac basks in the adoration of an antivaccine fan... [Respectful Insolence]

I'm sometimes asked why I do this. Why, people ask me, do I spend so much time generating post after post after post day after day after day? Obviously, one reason is that it interests me.


Instruments of Fear: America and the War Machine

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           For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.


Health Care Mandate is Conservative Idea

When the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act passed Congress and signed into law by President Obama, you would think the mandate for all Americans to buy health insurance or pay a penalty, was something


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