Category Archives: hostile birth movement

Morning Awful: 20th Duggar Child

The Duggars are culture warriors of the first order. Jim Bob Duggar is a perennial Republican candidate, and their lifestyle is about patriarchal, authoritarian narcissism. Like right-wing settler families in the West Bank boasting prodigious birthrates, they are trying to outnumber … Continue reading

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Teh Evil Flu Plot™

The president declared swine flu a national emergency the other day. It seems the vaccine has been slow getting to patients (thanks, free market!) and “The potential exists for the pandemic to overburden health care resources in some localities,” the … Continue reading

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The Uterus as Birth-Cannon for Jesus

Why would anyone, least of all Newsweek and Washington Post, give culture warrior Bill Donohue a forum? This is Kulturkampf: The culture war is up for grabs. The good news is that religious conservatives continue to breed like rabbits, while … Continue reading

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Duggars Breed Nineteenth Warrior For Jesus

Media darlings Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have announced they’re expecting a nineteenth warrior for Jesus. Their latest exercise in hostile birth comes only a few months after the eldest Duggar kid, Josh, announced that his new wife Anna is … Continue reading

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Creationist Fail

Dinosaur Adventure Land, the creationist theme park in Florida where you can take your family to be indoctrinated into a Flintstones-based belief system, is being seized by the IRS after its founder-owners were convicted of tax fraud. Apparently, they thought … Continue reading

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The Usual Suspects

This ad aired in the middle of Rachel Madoff’s show last night on MSNBC: Statements like “the storm is coming” are classic Kulturkampf, but now they have been wrapped up in the language of liberty and fairness. “The gays are … Continue reading

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