Archive for October, 2008

California is a Red State

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Captain Renault: What in heaven’s name brought you to Casablanca? Rick: My health. I came to Casablanca for the waters. Captain Renault: The waters? What waters? We’re in the desert. Rick: I was misinformed. — Casablanca (1942) For those of you outside California who think this is a blue state, you’ve been misinformed. It’s a […]

And I’m a Homophobic Equality-Hating Discriminatory Bigot

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Proposition 8 is an attempt by James Dobson and other major national fundie groups to impose Bible Belt small-minded hate values upon California. Here are two videos produced by the No on 8 side, who are trying to prevent hatred, discrimination, and the other “Christian values” from being written into the California constitution. Prop. 8 […]

Grabby

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

I hope to have the time to write a real post tonight. In the meantime, enjoy the above (non-photoshopped) picture from Reuters. Maybe it needs a caption? Update: 10/17/08 WFMU is having a Photoshop contest with this image. There are some pretty good ones over there. Go check it out! (If you know of any […]

Carnival of the Godless #102

Monday, October 13th, 2008

The latest Carnival of the Godless is up at A Division by Zer0. (I’m having internet connection problems right now, so I haven’t had a chance to read it myself. But go check it out and find some good articles!)

Edward Platt Flips Off the Censors

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

I’ve been watching the old Get Smart on DVD. The above image is from “Island of the Darned”, broadcast in 1966. How did that get through? They were really uptight in those days. The other thing that really jumps out at me is their antiquated approach to fighting what George Bush calls “the enemies of […]

Why I’ve Lost All Hope

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

These people call themselves Americans. They’re almost 50% of the population. How did we end up like this? This election should have been a slam dunk. It’s one of the clearest choices of all time. John McCain is going to pull about 50% of the vote. Most of those votes will be coming from these […]

John McCain is an Asshole

Friday, October 10th, 2008

(YouTube page is here) And Sarah Palin is a moron. (YouTube page is here)

Even When Side by Side on Their Own Website, They Can’t See It

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Pick the statement that best answers the following: Question: Just how dense are fundies? A. So dense they affect nearby atomic clocks. B. So dense they can stop a neutrino. C. So dense they have an event horizon. D. All of the above. The answer, of course, is E: Darwin = Hitler. For proof of […]