Archive for July 10th, 2015

July 10th, 2015 - 5:55 pm § in Misc.

Bill Nye on GMOs

“My take on it now is genetically modified food is actually, in general, — genetically modified plants, in general, — are not only not harmful, they’re actually a great benefit.” Bill Nye Bill Nye Explains Why He Changed His Mind About GMOs Bill Nye made waves last Marc[...]

July 10th, 2015 - 2:07 pm § in Misc.

Those Oregon bakers weren’t fined $135,000 for refusing to sell a cake

Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of Oregon bakery Sweet Cakes By Melissa, have been ordered to pay $135,000 to Laurel and Rachel Bowman-Cryer, but not for refusing to sell them a wedding cake. The $135,000 is compensatory damages for harassment and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The K[...]

July 10th, 2015 - 1:06 pm § in Misc.

Kentucky governor tells holdout county clerk to resign

This jerk is using a public office to impose his personal beliefs on the people of an entire county. He’s refusing to issue marriage licenses, not just to same-sex couples, but to all couples, which means no one in his county can get married. The governor told him that violates his oath of off[...]

July 10th, 2015 - 12:45 pm § in Uncategorized

Trump the flip-flopper

What a difference 16 years makes. When Donald Trump ran for the centrist Reform Party’s presidential nomination in 2000, he was pro-choice, open-minded about gay marriage, endorsed single-payer health care, and supported a wealth tax on billionaires and millionaires. Like wine, some people imp[...]

July 10th, 2015 - 12:32 pm § in Misc.

Fragrance retailer dumps Trump

Perfumania, which operates a chain of retail outlets in malls, has joined the growing list of entities who want nothing to do with the GOP’s loose cannon candidate. Click here for story. Photo: Kiss ’em goodbye; America’s largest fragrance retailer won’t be selling these Trum[...]

July 10th, 2015 - 12:10 pm § in Uncategorized

This is how a Yankee lowers a Confederate flag


July 10th, 2015 - 11:55 am § in Uncategorized

Confederates finally surrender and haul down their flag in South Carolina

But some diehards are expected to continue holding out in the hills and hollows.  [...]

July 10th, 2015 - 10:28 am § in Misc.

Military experts ‘troubled’ by Trump’s ISIS strategy

Can Donald Trump win at “Battleship”? It doesn’t look good. Click here for story.  [...]

July 10th, 2015 - 10:15 am § in Religion

“The Devil’s Dung”

“Pope Francis delivered a fiery denunciation of modern capitalism on Thursday night, calling the ‘unfettered pursuit of money’ the ‘dung of the devil’ and accusing world leaders of ‘cowardice’ for refusing to defend the earth from exploitation. Speaking to [...]

July 10th, 2015 - 10:11 am § in Misc.

To my Brother in Law in SC: Did YOU show up?

Black Crowd Cheers as StarsnBars comes down. My brother in law chose South Carolina as his home  and castigates me for criticizing his chosen home.  This photograph explains why I will continue to do so. Bill and my sister are Jews, as am I.  Unlike them I refuse to be called “white” [...]