Archive for January, 2011

My Campaign Materials Will Be Arriving Soon!

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

You might recall that way back in November, I received a call from Pat Robertson’s anti-ACLU, the ACLJ. They wanted to send me a pack of letters to send to all of my friends and relatives to enlist them in the fight to take away women’s rights. I told them that if they were as […]

They Gloat

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Outside a church in Salisbury, MD (From TripAdvisor) Things have gotten busy at work again, which has impaired my output here. Don’t they understand I have a blog to write? How dare they pay me for my time! I give it away for free here all the time. I have a large article I’ve been […]

Sometimes the Comedy Writes Itself

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

I was skimming the archive over at Dr. Joan Bushwell’s Chimpanzee Refuge. I found a hilarious post from 2007 about the American Decency Association. That article directs us to “How to Deal with Sexual Desires as a Single”. I’ll just reprint it here without comment. This is the ADA’s advice to the single person. This […]

Be Safe. Use Porn.

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Bill Johnson of the American Decency Association BroadSnark brought something to my attention a few days ago that I’ve been meaning to write a quick post about. Milton Diamond, who just retired from the Pacific Center for Sex and Society at the University of Hawaii, published an article last year in the International Journal of […]

No Trucks

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

In response to my last post, I received an email from a reader named Mike: Seeing the parking signs reminded me of one I found along the Kansas/Missouri border, just north of Oklahoma. Obviously, this was put up by a fundie with a sense of humor. It’s nice to see that some of them actually […]

For Amphibious Vehicles Only?

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

(From GrammarBlog) It turns out that toad sign wasn’t an isolated incident. Here are two more examples. I know homonyms can sometimes be confusing if you only hear something and never see it in print, but come on! This spelling doesn’t even make sense. Do people ever think about what the words mean, or do […]

A Crick in the Neck of Religion

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Francis Crick co-discovered, with James D. Watson and Rosalind Franklin, the structure of DNA in 1953. Wikipedia has an entire section of his article titled “Views on Religion”. That section starts off with: Crick once joked, “Christianity may be OK between consenting adults in private but should not be taught to young children.” To which […]

Happy Jihad’s House of Shakespeare

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

I couldn’t find a Shakespeare toad, so this will have to do. In case you haven’t heard, Bing McGhandi, a.k.a. Bob Blaskiewicz, has officially launched his new blog. It’s called Skeptical Humanities. Go check it out. Stick it in your RSS reader. Give it a few weeks to see if you like it. The About […]