Monthly Archives: February 2006

Close Gitmo? Nah.

I've been reading the latest articles about international pressure to get the US to either release the people being held at Guantanamo bay, or try them. Of course, our dear president and his holy followers are refusing to accomodate the … Continue reading

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I don't like KFC either, but . . .

Now they're just getting silly. Protesters in Pakistan (yes, the darn cartoons again) decided that they are fed up and they're not gonna take it any more! So, they set fire to a KFC. OK. What in the world does … Continue reading

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I support Saddam's Hunger Strike

This was the best news I heard all morning. Saddam is in a hunger strike! Maybe he'll starve to death and spare us all from his childish behavior. I seriously doubt it, though. He doesn't strike me as the type … Continue reading

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Have an Introspective Day

What amazes me the most is seeing right-wing commentators and magazines advocating freedom of speech! It's usually the far right trying to limit speech. They fairly successfully get the things they don't like cancelled or removed. I remember there was … Continue reading

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More cartoon insanity

Today, I read more reports of more ongoing violence being committed in the name of Mohammed (PBUH and all that)due to the publishing of some silly cartoons by some silly Danes (PBU them, too and may their heads remain securely … Continue reading

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Recovering Fundies

Healing Hagar Walk away from fundamentalism suppot group

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Wicked.

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=talene woo hoo. Can I pretend they were talking about me?

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What if. . .?

Here is what I have been looking at today. A satirical story about a lego project gone wrong. Or something. A teaser quote: “. . . religion has reduced men to apes. Maybe that’s why the Religious Right attacks evolution—because … Continue reading

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Death to . . . everybody! Or something.

So the protests over the stupid Danish cartoons, which were lame to begin with, have progressed from threatened to actual deaths . The protesters are pretty much protesting against everyone they can find who isn't Muslim, whether they had anything … Continue reading

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Scientific McCarthyism

That's what Phil Plait, of the Bad Astronomy Blog calls it, and it seems a pretty accurate description to me. Raise your hand if you saw this one coming. A Bush appointee attempting to squash science that might contradict the … Continue reading

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