Facebook Fail: It’s Not Porn, Morans

By: Tuesday March 5, 2013 6:24 pm

This image has been repeatedly removed from Facebook user profiles because it’s been reported as pornography/nudity. Fail and fie on Facebook, or rather on the blue-stocking, onion-eyed morans who keep reporting it and the overworked outsourced workers who have no clue.


FDL Book Salon Welcomes Leigh Ann Wheeler, How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

By: Sunday January 13, 2013 1:59 pm

Do you believe that the government should stay out of your private sex life? Let me guess… What I love about How Sex Became a Civil Liberty, by Leigh Ann Wheeler, is how she forces us to reexamine our assumptions.

Wheeler, a historian at Binghamton University and the co-editor of the Journal of Women’s History, sets out to unearth the history of a phenomenon most of us probably see as natural—that we possess, in Wheeler’s apt phrase, “sexual civil liberties.”

Sexy Congressman Does Not Wish To Be Aroused While At Work

By: Tuesday June 5, 2012 1:00 pm

West Virginia anti-coal activist Maria Gunnoe appeared before a congressional committee last week to discuss the damage that coal mining does to the environment, only to have wingnut Congressman Doug Lamborn ask that she be detained because part of her testimony threatened to give him a get him excited.

Liveblogging the ‘Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers’ Hearing

By: Tuesday July 12, 2011 7:02 am

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime & Terrorism, chaired by GOP Representative James Sensenbrunner, is holding a hearing on the “Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act” at 10 am ET. The bill might seem like something that would be free from debate, as we all should agree children do not deserve to be subjected to pornography. But, the legislation includes a “data retention” requirement that should fuel debate over rights to privacy

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