Dispatches from the Creation Wars

W. Kevin Vicklund

Crazyass Quote of the Day

- guest-blogged by W. Kevin Vicklund Before there was Pat, there was Larry. Long-time followers of Dispatches might remember Larry Fafarman, one of the few people to get banned by Ed due to his sheer insanity. He was characterized by a tenacious posting style, thread disrailment to promote one of about five topics, and a…

Merry Vegas and a Lucky New Year

- guest-blogged by W. Kevin Vicklund Well, Ed’s abandoning us for Vegas once again, so he’s letting some of the inmates run the asylum. Chris Rodda, Jon Rowe, and I all filled in for Ed last time, but we’ve got a newcomer this round. Yes, here by popular demand, Michael Heath will finally be blogging!…

Bring Out Your DADT

- guest-blogged by W. Kevin VIcklund Is it midnight yet? As Ed said was likely to happen yesterday afternoon, the Senate finally passed the bill repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the executive order that had banned open and outed gays from the military. The bill to repeal passed by a margin of 65-31. It took…

Since Ed is in Vegas again, I offered to put up some guest posts to help alleviate the terrible burden being placed on him. And today being Darwin Day, I thought I’d put up a post on evolution. As a consequence of lacking data supporting their own explanations, creationists, like other denialists, have to rely…

Let’s take a break from litigation and turn our eyes on ligation. The type of ligation I am talking about is connecting two strands of nucleic acids (RNA in this case; a similar process with the same name takes place with amino acids) to make a longer strand. This is an important concept in origins-of-life…

No Can Has Cert, Berg

Jan 12 2009 Petition DENIED. The Supreme Court announced today, in a totally expected move, that they were denying certiorari to Philip Berg’s quixotic attempt to prevent Obama’s ascendancy to the office of President of the United States of America. This also makes moot this Friday’s hearing on the injunction pending disposition of cert –…

Rolling the Dice

Well, Ed’s off in Vegas, and he’s collected a team of great bloggers. Looking at that list, yep, I see 5 people I would definitely put on my A-list. So how did I end up on there? Oh, wait, Ed’s going to Vegas because he enjoys gambling. Ain’t no fun if you only go for…