Archive for March, 2008

Gay Scientists Isolate Christian Gene

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

This is too funny not to repost here. (via Pharyngula) (YouTube page is here.)

Ben Stein’s Skeptics’ Circle

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

The latest edition of the Skeptics’ Circle is up at Mike’s Weekly Skeptic Rant. This time it is guest-hosted by cdesign proponentist Ben Stein. The article I like best is “Evolution Not Responsible for Hitler” at Skeptico. This whole “evolution isn’t real because it led to Hitler’s atrocities” argument put forth by the creationists is […]

Hal Lindsey Comics, Part 3: Prophecy

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Today we finish our examination of the cartoons published on the website of Hal Lindsey. Lindsey was all the rage in the 1970s with his books and movies about Bible prophecy. He’s still around today (at age 78), peddling his special brand of rage. Lindsey thinks that we’re in the End Times, and all major […]

Christians Agree: America is a Muslim Country

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

Fundamentalist Christians are quick to claim that the United States was founded on Christian principles. For one piece of evidence, they point to the Declaration of Independence. The very first sentence of our founding document states, in part: …the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them… […]

Blog Against Theocracy 2008

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

The Blog Against Theocracy is happening now! Go on over to the listings and find yourself some excellent articles on church/state separation.

Objections to Objectivism

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

(Image found on web without attribution) I sometimes get the impression that Objectivists make up a larger percentage of the atheist population than the general population. I’m not an Objectivist myself; I’m too liberal to agree with much of it. Since the philosophy has such visibility, it’s worth learning a bit about. Ebonmuse over at […]

Jack Klugman for First Freedom First

Friday, March 21st, 2008

Jack Klugman has made two TV commercials for First Freedom First. Video 1 is on Sound Science: Video 2 is on End of Life Care:

Kathy Griffin: Suck It, Donohue!

Friday, March 21st, 2008

You probably remember the flap last September when Kathy Griffin won an Emmy for her cable-TV reality show, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List. The award was presented at the Creative Arts Emmy awards. The program was taped and scheduled for broadcast the following week on the E! cable network. She pissed off a […]