Theocons: A Catholic and former editor of First Things has a new book out about the Republican leanings towards "theocracy" (equal time ;), titled The Theocons.
Gender Dysphoria: Gender identity confusion is either (a) on the rise due to increased emotional and developmental dysfunction, or (b) all of these previously "healthy" gay children now have a chance to outwardly abandon their gender ("Elementary schools face a difficult task when confronted by parents who want to enroll their young boy as a girl, or vice versa.")
Global Warming: AIG has a nice post on why we need more research into global warming – "Manmade versus natural climatic warming is discussed. Evidence that the climate models are too sensitive to a doubling of carbon dioxide is given. The question of whether global warming will have a net harm is briefly touched upon. The conclusion is that more unbiased research is needed."