Archive for August, 2008

BoF’s Top Ten Unused Bush Images

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

Our primary focus here is fundies, so politics comes up a lot, but only as an extension of the fundie assault on our entire way of life (be that science, education, culture, speech, thought, civil liberties, the Constitution, politics, etc.). George Bush will be leaving office soon. Time to get those souvenirs while you still […]

A Little Theocracy with your Convention?

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

I’ve now updated the earlier table of word frequencies of the speeches at the Democratic national convention. I’ve added Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. I’ve pulled this data from articles published by The Guardian (here, here, and here). As you can see, there were a total of eight cases of pandering to the darker elements […]

On the 3rd Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Friday, August 29th, 2008

And as the Gulf coast is once again bracing for another hurricane, I bring you this reminder: (Image from The Propaganda Remix Project)

It’s Still Two Times Too Many

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Joe Biden, by The Etch-A-Sketchist (Note: An updated version of this post is available here.) The Guardian has a quick summary of last night’s Democratic speeches, “Joe Biden’s and Bill Clinton’s Speeches by the Numbers”. I’ve made a summary of their summary: Bill Clinton Joe Biden Total words 1655 2335 America/American 30 22 Barack 15 […]

In Honor of Barack Obama and the Democratic Convention

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

(Image from The Propaganda Remix Project)

Don’t Worry. He Only Eats Kosher Brains.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Thanks to ParrotLover, who found this: I had to reformat it to make it fit my margins. You can find the original here.

Plan Nine from Shirley and Squirrely

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

(Image from Squirrely Neighbors) (Attention: If you are reading via an RSS reader, you will need to visit my web site to be able to play the MP3s. Make sure you have a recent Flash plug-in for your browser.) This is one of those rare off-topic posts. I’m boggled by something that defies all rational […]

Carnival of Guns, Germs, and Steel

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Carnival of the Godless #98 came out exactly one week ago, and I’m just now telling you about it. I’ve been busy. So sue me. It’s posted over at Letters from a Broad. If you’re broad-minded, you should go over there and check it out. This one seems like more of a mixed bag than […]