Jon Green
Jon Green is a graduate of Kenyon College with a degree in Political Science and high honors in Political Cognition. A veteran of the campaigns of Congressman Tom Perriello in 2010 and President Obama in 2012, he writes on a number of topics, but pays especially close attention to elections, religion and political cognition. Follow him on Twitter at @JonGreen8, and on Google+. .

Human Rights groups, inexplicably, have not posted any royalty-free photos of Asia Bibi online (not even on the Wikipedia page devoted to her case). So you get a logo instead. #advocacy101

Pakistani Christian woman set to die after drinking “Muslim” water

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Some liberals are more concerned about offending Islam than the fact that a woman is about to die for “blasphemy.”
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On Islam, liberals actually agree on what’s important

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Deconstructing a recent discussion (yell-fest) on Bill Maher over whether American liberals coddle Islam.
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Reagan-judge Posner for Supreme Court?

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I’d like to see the GOP try to filibuster a Reagan-appointed, academically unimpeachable judge like Posner.
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God is pro-choice

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The Bible is fairly consistent in defining things that are breathing as alive. As for other things, not so much.
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Baseball’s quirky superstitions

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Baseball’s quirky superstitions help players cope, and make it more fun to watch the game for the rest of us.
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Conservatives should love single-payer health insurance

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What if I told you that the theoretical underpinnings of single-payer health insurance are supported by conservati
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Thank George Bush for exempting political email from spam laws

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We can shake our fists in the general direction of Crawford, Texas, and at a village whose idiot protected spam.
Attila the Hun.

Don’t expect the GOP to move left anytime soon

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The GOP is currently falling victim to a perfect storm of moral cognition and a worn-out strategy.
Clearly a dangerous man.

Sex, death and what banning books teaches our kids

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A school district in California actually has a “Book Reconsideration Committee” that decides which books to ban.
GOP House Speaker John Boehner.

How modern politics killed compromise

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The opportunities for cross-partisan policymaking have all but disappeared.
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