Archives for April 23, 2009

Ancient Documents On Line

The World Digital Library has released the first in a new set of ancient documents. I’m very excited that this includes quite a bit of Sumerian material, because that is what I’ve been reading lately.

Al Franken is about to be seated as the Junior Senator from Minnesota after a long and costly battle between loser Norm Coleman and Senator Franken. Al won the election by just a few hundred votes, and three of those votes are mine.

Please read these over and get back to us in the comments section. The Startling Effects of Going Vegetarian for Just One Day 13 Breathtaking Effects of Cutting Back on Meat

With all the Internet attacks that exploit Adobe Acrobat Reader people should switch to using an alternative PDF reader, a security expert said at the RSA security conference on Tuesday. Of the targeted attacks so far this year, more than 47 percent of them exploit holes in Acrobat Reader while six vulnerabilities have been discovered…

Carbon Dioxide Totally Harmless????

Educator alert: The best example of the Naturalistic Fallacy EVAH!!!! The money quote is…. “Carbon Dioxide is Natural. It is not harmful. It is part of earth’s life cycle. And yet we are being told we have to reduce this natural substance, and reduce the american standard of living, to create an arbitrary reduction in…

… he went to a foreign country. … he said “we are not a Christian Country.” … he had religious icons covered up on the stage where he gave a speech (which has been absolutely standard practice for years). … what would President Abraham Lincoln Do? …. all American Citizens should be required to pray.…

Texans have a chance to repent

Next time I get down on you slack-jawed yokels in Texas, which could be any time, I don’t want to hear any flack. No excuses. You can take my critique in the gut and live with it OR you can tell me to stuff it. But the latter is only an option if you get…

Dave Mabus in my Email Box

I just received a very threatening email from Dave Mabus. Dave is a christian who is rabidly anti atheist. As a person he is about as pleasant as a bad rash and as an intellect he makes a walnut look smart. Very few people send me truly threatening emails and get away with it for…

Be a Quitter

It is not easy to quit smoking. It is not easy to be blogger. My friend DuWayne is trying to do both at once. I’m a soon to be ex-smoker. My name is DuWayne Brayton and I have been smoking for about sixteen years now. I’ve had enough – though embarrassingly, it has taken the…