Archive for February 21st, 2015

February 21st, 2015 - 10:11 pm § in Politics

The Tea Party Purity Pledge

(Also known as the “keep your goddamn government hands off my Medicare!” declaration of independence) The Teabagger Socialist-Free Purity Pledge I, ________________________________, do solemnly swear to uphold the principles of a socialism-free society and heretofore pledge my word that[...]

February 21st, 2015 - 8:29 pm § in Uncategorized

Colorado NAACP bombing arrest

A man arrested in connection with the bombing of an NAACP office in Colorado Springs last month reportedly told authorities he has nothing against the NAACP and was only trying to blow up his tax preparer’s office next door. Too bad the NAACP is in the same building, because that brought the F[...]

February 21st, 2015 - 8:18 pm § in Misc.

The man who loves his country …

From New York Daily News: “Rudy Giuliani knows a lot about love. “Ask Regina Peruggi, the second cousin he grew up with and married, who was ‘offended’ when Rudy later engineered an annulment from the priest who was his best man on the grounds, strangely enough, that she was [...]

February 21st, 2015 - 7:55 pm § in Politics

NYT ad disses GOP’s Netanyahu ploy

(Click on image to enlarge; for story click here.) [...]

February 21st, 2015 - 6:59 pm § in Uncategorized

There’s no McCain in this bunch

Last week, ex-mayor and presidential-reject Rudy Giuliani assert that President Obama “doesn’t love America.” Most of the current 2016 GOP wannabes have danced away from repudiating that remark, at most qualifying tepid disapproval of Giuliani’s attack on Obama’s charac[...]

February 21st, 2015 - 4:01 pm § in Misc.

Why Do Tea Party Folks Wear Such Funny Hats?

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February 21st, 2015 - 3:37 pm § in Politics

O’Reilly won’t resign; here’s why …

NBC suspended news anchor Brian Williams for 6 months for exaggerating his “combat” experience. Bill O’Reilly did exactly the same thing, but he won’t step down, nor will Fox discipline him. Why? Because NBC is a news network, while Fox is a propaganda organization. Truth and[...]

February 21st, 2015 - 12:25 pm § in America, Religion

The U.S. Constitution treats belief and behavior differently

A Richland, Washington, florist is digging in for a legal fight she’s likely to lose. Meanwhile Seattle’s new police chief  has imposed restrictions on what the department’s employees can post on social media, and the usually combative leader of the police union is counseling his [...]

February 21st, 2015 - 10:11 am § in Misc.

Hamas Hypocrisy


February 21st, 2015 - 4:03 am § in Uncategorized

How to argue with a scientist: A guide

from The Contemplative Mammoth, by Jacquelyn Gill ? December 6, 2011 ? I notice it all the time– on Facebook, in the comments of a science blog, over family gatherings, or listening to a radio talk show. Someone, maybe you, is patiently trying to explain how vaccines cause autism, perhaps, or why [...]