Here’s a pretty amazing admission by Limbaugh, published on Crooks and Liars. Limbaugh has been criticizing Jack Murtha for this approach for dealing with Iraq, but now suggests it himself without giving Murtha credit (or an apology).
Here’s a beautiful photo showing the proportionate sizes and the distance between these two familiar bodies. I’d never before seen such a beautiful and simple photo combining the Earth and the moon from this perspective. I couldn’t but help imagining a tiny Apollo spacescraft making its way slowly across the page.
I’ve often referred to the Dauo Report to check out well-written blogs on the left and the right. It’s truly a good site for getting a glimpse of what people are thinking. Here’s a snapshot of what blogs on the right are thinking these days: How will the GOP remove the stigma of the Foley […]
Okay, this is (sort of) just silliness. The Alkali metals appear on that left edge of the Periodic Table of the Elements under Hydrogen. What these metals below hydrogen all have in common is that they love oxygen even more than does hydrogen. So, if you drop any of these metals (Lithium, Sodium, Potassium, Rubidium, […]
You can feel the tide turning. New Republican scandals and indictments are revealed every week. This week, of course, we learned yet another lesson about the Republican version of morality–the kind of morality where horny political leaders relentlessly hit on young boys, a love so stunning that the conservative church leaders around the country have […]
This is a companion piece to “The Magazines of Wal-Mart.” In that post (and now in this post) I put on my amateur anthropologist hat and explored the range of reading materials made available to consumers by America’s largest retailer. I traveled to a Wal-Mart superstore yesteday to check out the types of books for sale. Why? Because Wal-Mart serves […]
Check out this post called “Turning Away Anger,” by Ebonmuse at Daylight Atheism. This post is a good collection of the sorts of abuse one can expect whenever one publicly expresses doubt that supernatural beings exist. He gives lots of examples. [T]here is a huge amount of anger seething and fuming among religious people. Not all religious […]