Archive for January, 2008

Carnival of the Godless and the Godless Constitution

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

The latest Carnival of the Godless is up over at Tangled Up in Blue Guy. There are a lot of good posts. I want to call your attention to three. No More Mr. Nice Guy has a belated look at the War on Christmas, but he says it’s actually part of a larger War on […]

Ben Stein, Scientific Crusader

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Update: I’ve been Bad Astronomered! Welcome to everyone coming here from Phil Plait’s site. (Image from Ono.) You’re probably aware that fundie clowndick Ben Stein has a forthcoming movie about the alleged “Darwinist” conspiracy to suppress science. I’m expecting the film to be something on the order of the infamous Fox TV Moon Hoax “documentary”, […]

So Simple, Even a Ten-Year-Old Can Learn It

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

(You can make your own Bart lesson picture at Mylinkito.)

I H8 Huckabee

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Just in case any of you were still on the fence… Just in case some of you didn’t get the memo… Just in case you weren’t aware that Mike Huckabee is a Christofascist… We have this video from MSNBC. It shows Mike Huckabee at a campaign stop on January 14: (YouTube page is here.) That’s […]

Jackass

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

We’ve had a few of these leave comments around here in the last few weeks. (Image from Infidel Guy.)

Intelligent Design is Dead!

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

(Image from Vassar Alumnae Quarterly) I was researching creationism on the web and came across an article titled “Intelligent Design is Dead!” in the Vassar Alumnae Quarterly. It’s written by Vassar Professor of Biology Mark Schlessman. Here’s an extremely abbreviated version of the article: [Y]ou don’t need extensive background to understand why, scientifically, intelligent design […]

Why Aren’t Christians Smarter?

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

Don’t flame me for this title. It’s actually the provocative title of an article by Andrew Tallman, a columnist for Townhall. Unlike most fundie articles that I shred, this one makes some good points as well as a few bad ones. Let’s examine it. Have you ever wondered why Christians aren’t smarter? I mean, we […]

Paradox

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

So why is it called “The Discovery Institute” if they’ve never discovered anything? (Image courtesy of Red State Rabble.)