Monthly Archives: June 2008

No, Maha, It Isn’t Weird at All

The Uruk-hai Republican base is used to being told what to think.
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Posted in 'Snuggles' McCain, Authoritarianism, Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Propaganda, The Soviet | 4 Comments

Sunday Sermon: Obama Needs to Make Some Chanage, Not Just Talk About It

If Obama and his advisors think FISA is a tough vote, then he’ll fold when the shit really hits the fan.
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Posted in Civil Liberties, Democrats, Progressives, The Rule of Law | 8 Comments

Drug Treatment: Iran Gets It, and the U.S. Doesn’t

More evidence that the U.S. is suffering from a severe epidemic of dumbitude.
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Posted in Drugs | 2 Comments

Two Must-Read Posts by Driftglass

Some good posts that I nearly missed and you shouldn’t.
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Posted in Bloggity Blog | 2 Comments

As If an Outbreak of Teen Pregnancy Wasn’t Bad Enough, Now We Have a Ninja Threat?

We, as a society, have gone insane.
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Posted in WhatEVAH! | 7 Comments

Dowd, Creationism, PhysioProf, and Why We Need to Keep the Pressure On

Of course, Dowd hasn’t changed what she fundamentally believes; those with massive personality disorders rarely do. But she can change what she writes, even if it’s for the ‘wrong’ reasons.
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Posted in Creationism, News Media | 10 Comments

A Cancer-Causing Virus…Protects Against Cancer?

That’s right: a virus that occasionally results in leukemia protects you from gastric cancer.
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Posted in Antibiotics, Cancer, Microbiology, Viruses | 4 Comments

Why I’m Glad I Donated to Dodd’s Campaign

Too bad he’s one of the few senators actually worth a damn, because he wouldn’t be a bad VP.
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Posted in Civil Liberties, Democrats, The Rule of Law

Looks Like the Blogosphere Had Some Influence on Maureen Dowd

Either all of the shouting from the bloggysphere did some good, or else she’s been replaced with a pod person.
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Posted in News Media | 2 Comments

Blackflies, Caribou, and Conservative Talking Points

If Republicans claim that oil pipelines are good for caribou, I wonder what they’ll make of the blackfly outbreak in Maine. Yes, Congressman Bachmann is involved.
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Posted in Conservatives, Environment, Fucking Morons, Global Warming, Oil, The War on Science | 4 Comments