“Do you have a professor who just can’t stop talking about President Bush, about the war in Iraq, about the Republican party, or any other ideological issue that has nothing to do with the class subject matter? If you help … expose the
professor, we’ll pay you for your work.”


Rigtwingwing politics and their proponents anywhere in the world have many things in common. I think the most visible trait is their disdain for
intellectual freedom. As a result they try to intimidate those who
think and speak differently from them. Anyone who is not in their camp
is considered an enemy (of the nation!) and therefore should be
silenced by any means.
Another trait is their proclivity to selectively quote religious texts of the
faith they profess for basing their wild prescriptions for civil
Rightwing politicians everywhere take it for granted that their country is the
property of their faith and those who are in the fold of that faith.
They promote a sense of ‘mission’ for their country to fulfill in the
Another astounding trait is that they scoff at science and its method of
investigation of reality. For them science is ‘dogma’ and scientific
knowledge ‘superstition’. Yet rightwing politicians embrace technology
for military purpose and marshal all its powers for arming themselves
against other nations. Naturally all rightwing politicians are