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Comedian Eddie Izzard: ‘I hate the right wing’ — and so does 80 to 90 percent of the world

Actor and comedian Eddie Izzard is five years away from running for office, but he told Larry King that he’s confident that he can count on popular support.
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Alaska Republican’s suggestion: ‘Predator’ wolves would solve your community’s ‘homeless problem’

Rep. Don Young (R-AK) was on the defensive after suggesting gray wolves as a means of fighting homelessness, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.
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Here are 9 social panics that gripped America, were totally false, and did lasting damage

Americans flip out over the strangest things
Neuroscientist Sam Harris speaking at TED2010 (Steve Jurvetson/Flickr)

Sam Harris rips academics who ceaselessly deny that religion can inspire brutal violence

“Justin Bieber could convert to Islam tomorrow, spend a full hour on 60 Minutes confessing his hopes for martyrdom and his certainty of paradise, and then join the Islamic State — and Glenn Greenwald would still say his actions had nothing to do with the doctrine of Islam and everything to do with U.S. foreign policy.”
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Arkansas horror story: Republican lawmaker gave up adopted 6-year-old to man who then raped her

When the Times asked Harris why he handed over his adopted daughter to a sexual predator without ever consulting state authorities or the foster care system, the legislator quoted the Christian Bible’s Book of Isaiah.
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San Diego man with no criminal record faces life in prison for flashing gang signs on Facebook

Aaron Harvey is not directly tied to the shootings, but prosecutors are employing a 2000 conspiracy law that allows prosecution of gang members if they benefit from crimes by other gang members.
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Everything you need to know about the troubled history of the foreskin

Men and women suffering from otherwise unlabelled psychiatric issues were diagnosed with masturbatory insanity; treatments included clitoridectomies for women, circumcision for men.
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Genghis Khan’s military base discovered in southwest Mongolia

According to io9, the discovery of the base in southwestern Mongolia could provide new insight into the Mongol Empire’s westward expansion strategy.
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Angry conservative wishes beheading on Oregon city official who opposes ‘In God We Trust’ display

“This terrorist, like many bullies in my life, has underestimated me,” Seiler stated. “I have more strength, intelligence, and tenacity than some may think. I’m on the side of our Constitution and Bill of Rights.”