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Second Annual Hot-Button Debate The Oklahoma City chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State will host its second annual hot-button debate on Thursday, March 15, 2012, starting at 7:00pm and ending by 8:30pm. The location will be on the campus of Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC)… The debaters will be Abbie Smith…

Arnie is a very happy dog (see photo in upper left). Its always a party when Arnie is around– He loves everyone and everything… … Everything, that is, except cats. It didnt used to be like that. Arnie used to like cats just fine. But then one day, when he was a puppy… Neighbor: Hey…

Hey, do you all remember Michael Behe? Dude was for real ‘famous’ a while back (not just ‘Christian famous’). He went on talk shows and news programs (including the Colbert Report) to talk about his personal brand of Creationism, Intelligent Design. Unfortunately, things ‘didnt go as planned’ with Intelligent Design. The courts didnt buy ID,…

Why havent we cured cancer yeeeeeeeeet?

Last time I talked about why treating cancer is so hard: Why havent we cured cancer yeeeeeet? Briefly, scientists did complete genome sequencing of seven individuals prostate tumors, and things were all kinds of jacked up. Not only were all seven tumors different, but one tumor had over 200 chromosomal rearrangements. Like taking your genome…

YAAAAAAAAAY!!! A *big* “THANK YOU!!” to The Thinking Atheist for recording and producing these videos (all of the speeches will be up on his YouTube channel). He brought all the equipment, the audio is great, the video is great, he integrated in the slides from my PowerPoint, dealt with uploading everything to YouTube (I know…

Antibodies: Evolution in action II

Obviously, my first post on Antibodies: Evolution in action isnt the whole story, cause otherwise we would only have… like… eight different antibodies… :-/ Thats obviously not the case. Weve got lots and lots and lots of antibodies that recognize lots and lots and lots of different things! Kevin has a post up at We…

Antibodies: Evolution in action

I did a little experiment on the audience at FreeOK on Saturday (will be posted when The Thinking Atheist gets it up! Should be good quality, hes got all kinds of fancy stuff/tricks!). *squint* It wasnt really a matter of ‘will they get this?’, cause atheists/skeptics/freethinkers are smart. It was more of ‘will they even…

ERV LIVE and IRL! HIV-1 and Vaccines!

I suck! Desiree Schelle has been trying to get me on Skeptically Speaking since, like, last December, and I keep getting busy and putting it off and then I was like “GHA I SUCK NAME A DATE!” So Im going to be on her show this Sunday to talk about HIV-1! We record live with…

The simplest, simplest definition of evilution: Change over time. Your children are different from you. You are different from your parents. Your parents are different from their parents. And so on and so on and so on. But if Person A is older than you and has different DNA, that doesnt automatically mean Person A…

Vpu vs Behe, Round Amillionty

A couple weeks ago, Teh Discovery Institute held some kind of revival ‘conference’ at a local Evangelical church. The Usual Suspects were there– Caseytits, West, some other guy, but also my HIV Evolution BFF Michael Behe. I ended up not being able to go due to a scheduling conflict. I was at a conference on…