Monthly Archives: September 2007

Some Sunday Links

Happy October! Here are some links for you. Science-related stuff firstest:
Continue reading

Posted in Lotsa Links | 4 Comments

Greenwald Asks and the Mad Biologist Answers

Regarding political journalists, Glenn Greenwald asks why one would “want to become a political journalist and then spend most of their time engaged in this sort of petty, substance-free chatter about which campaign has inched ahead and which one has fallen behind every day.” I have an answer.
Continue reading

Posted in News Media | 6 Comments

Republican Outreach to Jews Is Working Almost as Well as the Outreach to African Americans

When public figures badmouth Jews, um, we don’t like that.
Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Jewish Stuff, John "Snuggles" McCain, Religion, Tolerance | 11 Comments

Saturday Sermon: Maha on Non-Violence

Why are the failures of non-violent resistance always remembered, but the many failures of violent failure forgotten?
Continue reading

Posted in Military, Things That Make Ya Go Boom | 1 Comment

NASA Scientists Are Terrorist Sexbots

Because if NASA scientists do science, the terrorists win. Or something. The Republican Nanny State runs amok.
Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Let's Talk About Sex, Baby, NASA, The Soviet, The War on Science | 3 Comments

Myanmar: This Is What Courage Really Looks Like

It’s not like the movies.
Continue reading

Posted in Authoritarianism, Military, Torture | 17 Comments

Intelligent Design Creationists: Still Liars

And, thankfully, the NY Times’ Cornelia Dean calls the intelligent design creationists out on it
Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Creationism, The War on Science | 14 Comments

Good Schools and ‘Bad’ Students

While resources are necessary for remedial education, they are not sufficient.
Continue reading

Posted in Education | 7 Comments

Professional Wingnuts: IDiots and Gay-Haters

There’s a lot of bucks to be made if you’re a professional wingnut.
Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Creationism | 2 Comments

More on Kuhnian Revolutions: the SteveG Edition

Hey, he’s the one who brought up Imre Lakatos.
Continue reading

Posted in Creationism, Evolution | 7 Comments