Archive for April 9th, 2012

April 9th, 2012 - 12:05 pm § in Religion

Evolution Overturned in Tennessee

Ninety years after the Scopes trial, the governor of Tennessee is about to sign a law that attacks such dubious theories as genetics, evolution, global warming, and Obama’s birth in Kenya. So far, Newton’s laws are considered to be safe.[...]

April 9th, 2012 - 10:36 am § in Uncategorized

How to Speak Chimp


April 9th, 2012 - 9:35 am § in Misc.

Romney Buys Votes Wholesale

Romney Looks for Knock Out in Pennsylvania Pennsylavania has about 2.9 million Republican votes.  Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign will spend $2.9 million on advertisements in Pennsylvania over the next two weeks, the Pittsburgh Tribune Review reports. National Journal: “That’s[...]

April 9th, 2012 - 9:27 am § in Hypocrisy, Misc.

SMS: Reactions to John Derbyshire

The left is exulting that John Derbyshire has now been fired by National Review. I had not read anything by Mr. Derbyshire before now, but I suggest liberals read Derbyshire’s piece with some sense of self reflection. The essence of what he says is this: I am afraid when I am with Black people bec[...]

April 9th, 2012 - 8:14 am § in Misc.

Humanizing Mitt

Mitt Romney Is Human! But Media Thinks He Shouldn’t Act Like It by Lloyd Grove Apr 1, 2012 3:45 AM EDT Want the fastidiously coiffed and scripted candidate to show a little more humanity? He only gets flak when he does. Lloyd Grove on how journalists aid and abet Mitt’s hiding of his real self [[...]

April 9th, 2012 - 7:52 am § in America

Bill Cosby weighs in on Trayvon Martin case

“We’ve got to get the gun out of the hands of people who are supposed to be on neighborhood watch…..”[...]

April 9th, 2012 - 12:15 am § in Misc.


TOKYO, April 9 (Reuters) – Sony Corp will cut 10,000 jobs, or about 6 percent of its global workforce, by as early as the year-end, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, as new CEO Kazuo Hirai comes under pressure to return the Japanese consumer electronics and entertainment company to prof[...]