Archives for March 20, 2009

President Obama has apologized to the chairman of the Special Olympics for his late-night talk show quip equating his bowling skills to those of athletes with disabilities. …”He expressed his disappointment and he apologized in a way that was very moving. He expressed that he did not intend to humiliate this population,” Shriver said ….…

…. could be Survivor Pharyngula. If you have not seen it you must check it out. ‘ If you miss it, don’t worry, the’re going to start showing it on the TV Guide channel.

Transcendent Man

The trailer, not the actual man: I’m pretty sure we did stay on the planet.

Julia and I looked into this and we have concurred, and this Jury of Two is prepared to pass judgment. This is the original Dora the Explorer: And here (below the fold) is the new Dora:

This is why we love Genie Scott: The NCSE now has a channel on You Tube, and at this time you can see most, probably all, of Genie’s testimony in Texas. It is very instructive. GENIE SCOTT IS A MACHINE!!!

First, check this out, then I’ve got a story of my own: “Last week, LAPTOP reported that Office Depot employees were routinely lying to customers about notebook inventory, telling them that systems were out of stock if they didn’t want to buy extended warranties or tech services. Now LAPTOP has spoken to more Office Depot…

A conservative Christian group opposing an LGBT equality bill and pressing for a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage has been accused of trying to intimidate two West Virginia lawmakers. You’d think they would not have a lot of work to do in West Virginia … House Judiciary Chairwoman Carrie Webster and Delegate Barbara Fleischauer say…

A federal judge has given the state of Louisiana 15 days to put both names of a gay couple on the birth certificate of their adopted son. Oren Adar and Mickey Smith adopted their Louisiana-born son in 2006 in a New York court, where a judge issued an adoption decree. When Smith attempted to get…

The Employee Free Choice Act

Stephanie Zvan of Quiche Moraine Dot Com has just posted an item on the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) … the bill that affects how workers can form unions, which is so controversial in a very partisan way at the moment. CLICK HERE