5 Ways the Internet Is Warping Your Brain and Transforming Your Life — And What You Can Do About It


Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age by Douglas Rushkoff Some authors are right there just when you need them. When I first encountered media theorist Douglas Rushkoff and his work I was in the wake of a religious crisis. My adolescence had been dominated by years of an intense evangelical Christianity [...]

Talking Points Memo & the “Lonely Left” is Terrified O’Donnell Will Criminalize Masturbation


So it seems like the main thing that concerns the Left regarding Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell is the fact that she takes seriously what the New Testament says about lustful thoughts. Rachel Maddow even considered this such an important story that she featured it on her show: Simple question: If O’Donnell is not proposing [...]

Jaw Dropping: $823,200 of Your Tax Dollars Were Spent as a “Stimulus” to Teach Africans To Wash Their Penises after Sex


I really don’t know what’s coming next. Honestly it could be anything at this point. Real life just keeps going beyond satire. CNS News reports  the jaw dropping story of the day: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), spent $823,200 of economic stimulus funds in [...]

To The Daily Beast: No, it’s Not Art. It’s Just Very Pretentious Porn


Just stop and think for a moment and the stupidity of the question will stare you in the face. “Is it art or is it porn?” The Daily Beast asks about a 5-year-old film showing at the Los Angeles Downtown Film Festival. It’s a bit like asking “Is it a ham sandwich or a tricycle?” [...]

10 Arguments to Shut Down the 9/11 Truther Crackpots


Yesterday an acquaintance of mine decided it was an appropriate time for him to start pushing his braindead “inside job” theories of what actually happened on September 11, 2001. I shut him down right away — and encourage NRB’s readers to be equipped to do the same It seems like a good time to revisit [...]

Hot Post:The 15 Most Obvious Lies in President Obama’s Ohio Speech and 1 Damning Freudian Slip


This popular post was first published on September 8 here. The naked lies were too numerous to count in President Obama’s speech in Ohio today. But let’s try and respond to a couple. 15. “We also hoped for a chance to get beyond some of the political divides between Democrats and Republicans…” One cannot “get [...]

5 Ways the Internet Is Warping Your Brain and Transforming Your Life — And What You Can Do About It


Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age by Douglas Rushkoff Some authors are right there just when you need them. When I first encountered media theorist Douglas Rushkoff and his work I was in the wake of a religious crisis. My adolescence had been dominated by years of an intense evangelical Christianity [...]

Adopt a Dissenting Book on 9/11: The War of Ideas: Jihadism Against Democracy


The Freedom Center’s new campus campaign will aid students in encouraging their professors to adopt books into their classes which express ideas that are often neglected in today’s academia. To download the student guide click here. Sign the petition to adopt a dissenting book here. To read David Horowitz’s speech about the campaign click here. [...]

More Lies From the Back-Stabbing, Anti-Anti-Islam Brigade


John Gwardeano has another falsehood-ridden post at Frum Forum attacking his former friends. By the way: the policy of intentionally misspelling Gwahndiano’s last name will stand until he chooses show some respect to those who have indulged him so generously in the past. (God knows how many of Gweandeano’s anti-gays-in-the-military posts and In-Defense-Of-David-Frum posts I [...]

The 15 Most Obvious Lies in President Obama’s Ohio Speech and 1 Damning Freudian Slip


The naked lies were too numerous to count in President Obama’s speech in Ohio today. But let’s try and respond to a couple. 15. “We also hoped for a chance to get beyond some of the political divides between Democrats and Republicans…” One cannot “get beyond” the political divides of this country when the objective [...]