Monthly Archives: July 2008

Quote of the Day: Leaving Iraq Isn’t Admitting Defeat…

…and you’ll be surprised who said that.
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Posted in Iraq | 4 Comments

Skeptics Circle #91 Is Up

Go check it out.
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Posted in Bloggity Blog | 1 Comment

Why Are Orthodox Jews So Different on Israel Compared to Other Jews?

Obama has strong support among every denomination except for the Orthodox, where McCain cleans up. But, like every other political poll, there’s no way to find the correlations.
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Posted in 'Snuggles' McCain, Jewish Stuff, John "Snuggles" McCain, Statistics | 5 Comments

The Real Cost of Roads: $2.22 per Gallon…

at least in Houston, Texas. No transit system, whether it be rail, automobile, or aviation, can survive without massive subsidies.
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Posted in Automobiles, Economics, Taxes | 8 Comments

I Don’t Like the Word Darwinism Either

Olivia Judson’s right: get rid of the term Darwinism. Unfortunately, the creationist morons won’t agree.
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Posted in Creationism, Evolution, Fucking Morons | 4 Comments

David Brooks on Genetics and Human Intelligence…

In some conservative circles, claiming a genetic basis for intelligence is all the rage. Thankfully, one prominent conservative isn’t doing so.
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Posted in Conservatives, IQ | 14 Comments

Healthcare Cost Containment Versus Privatization Uber Alles

Mandating crony capitalism is just as bad, if not worse than healthcare ‘socialism.’
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Posted in Conservatives, Healthcare | 2 Comments

Sizzle: Needs More Steak

Randy Olson’s Sizzle isn’t bad, but it’s not that good either.
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Posted in Global Warming, Movies | Comments Off on Sizzle: Needs More Steak

Widespread Spread Cephalosporin Misuse in Agriculture Stopped…

seven years later?
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Posted in Agriculture, Antibiotics, Evolution, Microbiology, Public Health, We're Really Fucked | 2 Comments

Sunday Sermon: We Have Met the Enemy and It Is…

the Crazy Twenty-Sevens.
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Posted in Conservatives, News Media, Racism | 4 Comments