Monthly Archives: December 2006

I Think This Explains Many, Many Things

According to an AP-AOL poll, 25% of Americans think Jesus will return next year.
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Posted in Fucking Morons, Religion | 10 Comments

I’m Slowly Edging Towards John Edwards

Finally, there might be a Democrat who speaks my language about deficits and budgets.
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Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Economics, Healthcare, Taxes | 3 Comments

Influenza: What If We Had a Sept. 11th Every Month and Nobody Cared?

I’ve been called out by Michael Fumento regarding a post about avian influenza. While I’m putting that together, I thought it would be a good opportunity to revisit some previous posts about influenza.
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Posted in Influenza, Microbiology, Public Health, Viruses

So This Is What ‘Theistic Geology’ Looks Like

You might not know this, but, due to pressure from Republicans beholden to theological conservatives, park rangers at the Grand Canyon are not allowed to discuss how old the Grand Canyon is. Really. I’m not making this up.
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Posted in Conservatives, Creationism, Fucking Morons, Religion, The War on Science | 7 Comments

Global Warming? The Trees Say Yes.

A recent report by the National Arbor Day Foundation vividly describes the dramatic increase in average annual winter temperature throughout the U.S.
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Posted in Global Warming, The War on Science | 7 Comments

‘Democratic’ Theological Conservatives: Struggling With Literalism?

After reading this article about Democratic consultant Mara Vanderslice whose speciality is outreach to “theological conservatives”, my head was about to explode. Thankfully…
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Posted in Conservatives, Creationism, Democrats, Evolution, Religion, The War on Science | 3 Comments

I See Stupid People: the David Broder Edition

My grandmother used to say that if you didn’t have anything nice to say, then don’t say anything at all. She did not say, “You should lie and make stuff up.” Which leads us to one of David Broder’s most inexplicable columns yet.
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Posted in Compulsive Centrist Disorder, Fucking Morons | 3 Comments