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Archive for March 16th, 2011

March 16th, 2011 - 10:10 pm § in Uncategorized

How to Indict Obama for Criminal Cover-Up

Now that the Ave has discussed impeachment of one African American, it seems only fair to discuss how to impeach another one ….. (Mar. 3, 2011) — On August 9, 1974, President Richard Nixon resigned from the Presidency rather than face impeachment and indictment for his involvement in the Wat[...]

March 16th, 2011 - 6:39 pm § in America, Religion, Religion

HUMOR: Protecting the Civil Rights of Those Who Blaspheme.

Ed. It is about time.  ALL blasphemy should be considered protected speech. Why can’t evolutionists and creationists get along like humans and dinosaurs did? Unlike many other states, Texas does not ban workplace discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation, or marital status. [...]

March 16th, 2011 - 5:14 pm § in America, Jefferson, Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science, UW

To succeed, US must continue to invest in education, research

“America’s current circumstances are certainly serious. But there is a proven path forward, one that the United States has traveled with great success before: the rising path of innovation. After the Civil War and World War II, in particular, America restored its economic momentum with great[...]

March 16th, 2011 - 1:21 pm § in Politics, Religion, Religion

Archbisop of Canterbury, “Shahbaz Bhatti ‘a martyr'”

Shahbaz Bhatti died a martyr, says the Archbishop of Canterbury Click for full BBC story Mr Bhatti was killed in an ambush by Taliban gunmen as he drove away from his mother’s home on 2 March. He had been the Pakistan government’s only Christian cabinet minister until his assassination i[...]

March 16th, 2011 - 12:51 pm § in Politics

INTERNET OPTION: What happens when only 18 people in King County show up to vote?

Over at SLOG, Goldy has a fascinating post. In 1989 only 18 voters cast ballots countywide in the  King County Conservation District (KCCD) election.   The last election had a turnout of 4 votes per thousand voters. Moreover, voting is EXPENSIVE.  King County Elections charges   a per-voter fe[...]

March 16th, 2011 - 12:08 pm § in Religion, Religion

Denial of Service Attacks on Science Blogs

Pharyngula has been down for several days as have several other blogs housed under Scienceblogs. PZ Myers, the blogger at Pharyngula, * reports: PZ tweeted 6 hours ago: New info: We ARE under a DDoS attack, and it’s coming from Turkey and Qatar. * for those who do not know, Pharyngula is a ver[...]

March 16th, 2011 - 11:33 am § in Misc.

Japanese Red Cross

Here is a detailed list of charitable organizations currently involved in the relieve efforts in Japan. You can also see Reuters blog and Charitynavigator on how you can help.[...]

March 16th, 2011 - 10:13 am § in Misc.

FAR RIGHT RESPONSE: All we need is MORE OIL!

from SimplyShrug, Ed. “Simply Shrug “calls itself “Simply Shrug – Pragmatic Conservativism.”  I suspect few people who read TA ever get to see this sort of material .  When  we do hear it, e.g. from Beck, there is a sad tendency to dismiss it as rhetoric or “wi[...]

March 16th, 2011 - 6:31 am § in Politics, UW

To Jim McDermott, PLEASE READ THIS

UW TOPS IN PRIMARY CARE AND NIH RESEARCH! Ed.  A few days ago we posted a riposte to Congressman McDermott because he failed to site the UWSOM in an article he authored in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.  His article talked a lot about the importance of primary care and physicians[...]

March 16th, 2011 - 4:26 am § in America, Politics

Class Warfare in the U.S.: The Final Chapter

The combination of tax cuts skewed toward the wealthy and funding for the endless wars during a "jobless recovery" ensures we will have a citizenry best described as desperate and clueless. Edward Berneays, Hugo Chavez, more: News analysis from t r u t h o u t [...]