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Conservatism is bad for middle-class income

10 poorest states with the lowest median household income

State Income Montana $40,627 Tennessee $40,315 Kentucky $39,372 Louisiana $39,337 Alabama $38,783 Oklahoma $38,770 Arkansas $36,599 West Virginia $35,059 Mississippi $34,473

Source: U.S. Census Bureau…

Conservatism is bad for your health:

States with worst health-care systems:

39 Texas 40 Arkansas 41 Kentucky 42 West Virginia 43 Georgia 44 Tennessee 45 Nevada 46 South Carolina 47 Louisiana 48 Alabama 49 Oklahoma 50 Mississippi…

Republicans don’t care about improving the lives of average Americans.

Conservatism is bad for your marriages.

States with the highest divorce rates:

  1. Nevada
  2. Arkansas
  3. Wyoming
  4. Idaho
  5. West Virgina
  6. Kentucky
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Alaska
  9. Florida
  10. Maine…

Conservatism is bad for teenage pregnancy rates:

States ranked by rates of live births among women age 15-19 (births per thousand):

  1. Mississippi (71)
  2. Texas (69)
  3. Arizona (67)
  4. Arkansas (66)
  5. New Mexico (66)
  6. Georgia (63)
  7. Louisiana (62)
  8. Nevada (61)
  9. Alabama (61)
    1. Oklahoma (60…

Conservatism is bad for education

States with the fewest college graduates:

  1. Arkansas
  2. West Virginia
  3. Nevada
  4. New Mexico
  5. Oklahoma
  6. Alaska
  7. Arizona
  8. Texas
  9. Tennessee
  10. Mississippi…

Conservative presidents are bad for balancing the budget:

"Dwight Eisenhower was last Republican President to preside over a balanced budget. He had a balanced budget in 1956 and 1957.

Since then, there have been two presidents to preside over balanced budgets, LBJ in 1969 and Clinton in 1998 through 2001.

During the last 40 years there have been five budget surpluses, all five were under Democratic Presidents: 1969, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001.…

Conservatism is bad for news information:
                     TV outlet with the most ignorant viewers.

"Study: Fox News Viewers “Most Misinformed” Of All News Consumers

"Researchers at the University of Maryland have released a study of news viewers entitled, “Misinformation and the 2010 Election” (.pdf) and found news viewers often get the wrong idea on major stories, and–according to the study–Fox News viewers are the “most misinformed” of them all."…

Progressives, it’s crucial that we fight back “hard” over the next two years to keep these teacon nuts from totally destroying the middle-class.

"In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican."

H. L. Mencken

(via The Changing Face of America)

It’s no secret that interracial relationships are trending upward, and in a matter of years we’ll have Tindered, OKCupid-ed and otherwise sexed ourselves into one giant amalgamated mega-race.
But what will we look like? National Geographic built its 125th anniversary issue around this very question last October, commissioning Martin Schoeller, a renowned photographer and portrait artist, to capture the lovely faces of our nation’s multiracial future.
Here’s how the “average American” will look by the year 2050:

My Political Views
I am a far-left moderate social authoritarian
Left: 8.59, Authoritarian: 3.04

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He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted. #Nietzsche

— Nietzsche (@medaNietzsche) October 4, 2013