Archive for October, 2006

Vote November 7th

Monday, October 30th, 2006

Remember to vote on November 7th! We need to get rid of some of these threats to freedom and democracy. For a profile on how your Congressional representatives have been doing, go to the Secular Coalition for America’s scorecard. Compare their performance with what you know of their challengers’ beliefs and vote accordingly. There are […]

America, Home of the Brave. Ebay, Home of the Stupid.

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Okay, this post deviates from the focus of this web site, but sometimes I can’t help myself. It is indirectly related, as I’ll explain in a moment. I was wandering around Ebay (or “eBay” as they seem to think it’s spelled; maybe that’s a moron attractor) looking for some novelty magnets. They have a category […]

The Penguin Agenda

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

As a follow-up to my last post, I couldn’t resist going in search of the Daily Show segment on gay penguins. But first, watch this CNN report for background: Now watch Samantha Bee: [Video removed by those fascists at Viascum]

Homospecies

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

I’m a little behind in my reading. There are a lot of good blogs out there. One of my favorites is God is for Suckers. Here’s a post from two weeks ago about animal homosexuality. Here is the original news article. Gay animals seems to be one of those topics that a lot of people […]

Rock and Roll Killed Sharon Tate

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

I’m on a bunch of fundie email lists, in order to keep an eye on these people. This morning, I received the following from Bill Johnson of the American Decency Association: MySpace.com—”unmonitored monument to our fallen culture” I ask three questions of Steve Ensley, executive director of American Family Online, regarding the hazards of MySpace.com. […]

Don’t Let Dick Mount Joy

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

You would think that a Republican politician in nominally-liberal California would wait until he won the election before announcing to the world that he’s a wacko fundie. But I guess if you are already guaranteed defeat, you have nothing else to lose. I was barely even aware that Senator Dianne Feinstein was running for re-election. […]

Fresh Brains in Singapore

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

Lim Leng Hiong is a graduate student in Singapore. He writes a blog called Fresh Brainz. It’s interesting to see the world of science and other aspects of life through his lens. He has an excellent post about the fallacy of irreducible complexity. He gives a brief overview of 18th-century theologian William Paley’s watchmaker’s analogy: […]

The One, The Only…

Sunday, October 15th, 2006

Groucho! TCM has been re-running a few of the old Dick Cavett shows. It’s truly amazing to see just how far down the toilet television has gone in the last 30 years. The format of the typical “talk show” these days is one six-minute segment per guest. The conversation is inane babble leading up to […]