Archive for January, 2009

This Bus is an Athiest, Because It’s Angry at God

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

[Note: Postings have been light lately, because I’m putting in long hours at work. I hope things calm down later this week. In the meantime, here’s a quickie about a bus that worships Charles Darwin and Richard Dawkins.] Ron Heather and the bus that thinks the Earth is 4.5 billion years old. I found an […]

Meme Slapped

Friday, January 16th, 2009

So Greg Laden hit me with a meme. I’ve been hit with memes at least twice before, but the perpetrators never told me about it. I only found out when I was checking incoming links a month or two later. If you hit me, you have to tell me! The rules are: Link to the […]

The Separation of Logic and Fundie

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt. —Abraham Lincoln So why don’t fundies ever take Honest Abe’s advice? I was listening to the local talk radio station tonight. Gene Burns is very thoughtful and lays out his case well, so even when […]

New Blog Design

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

As you can tell, I’ve redesigned the site. This was long overdue. I had been wanting to do this for a long time, but I knew it would be a beast of a project. When I “upgraded” WordPress a month ago and it broke the old design, I knew I had to get started on […]

Your Newest Senator Says: “Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot”

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Buy at Powell’s! Sometime in 2007, I picked up Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations, by Al Franken, at a used book store. I generally like the book, although his writing style is a bit too casual for my taste. It’s a bit too conversational, and it meanders a bit. I […]

Equal Immigration Rights for Same Sex Binational Couples

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

I received the following email a couple of days ago from LV. I’m passing it on, since it may be of interest: Hi, I’m a long-time subscriber of your blog, and I wanted to ask you to please pass the word around about Equal Immigration Rights for Same Sex Binational Couples. This idea is currently […]

Frankenbush

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

While I was at Eyeteeth’s site finding that last item, I came across two YouTube videos there. The first one shows Al Franken and something hideous: (YouTube page is here) The second one is David Letterman’s top 10 Bush moments: (YouTube page is here)

Get Off of Our Country!

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

I found the following letter to the editor at PicsYard (via Eyeteeth): Hey, look! Soldotna is just down the road from Wasilla! I wonder who Alice voted for?