Archives for August 23, 2009

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Yet Another Over The Top Teabagger

This is crazy shit, man. The Heil Hitler Lady who “believes in Biblical values”, proves that she is a moron: Hat Tip Kristine, who has quite a bit more on her post at Amused Muse.

Rich on Conservative Violence

Some time ago I mentioned that there would be an OpEd piece in the New York Times in a couple of days relating recent astroturfing and teabagging activities to a broader, more historical context. Well, the OpEd is out, and as expected, it is quite good.

There is a good argument here for closing down government programs for monitoring weather. And volcanoes. And stuff. Lou has all the wonderful amazing details here.

Scienceblogs.com in Beta!?!?

Through a strange twist of fate, we have discovered this early version of Science Blogs. Have a look! I had commented on Facebook that I had run out of things to do on the Internet. So John Wilkins suggested I have a look at the Internet Archives, I suppose so I could do it all…

The anxiety of the threes

So, bad things come in threes, right? Well, no, we don’t believe that. This discussion came up after the recent death of Michale Jackson. A rumor of the death of another celebrity came along (that rumor was incorrect) and this somehow sparked a discussion of there “needing to be” a third death to fulfill the…

An Open Letter to Rachel Maddow

Dear Rachel, Apropos this story: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Rachel, you know I love you, but I have to tell you that you must have your staff put a little more effort into the details of reporting these vitally important stories. In Minneapolis, we (and when I…

Teabagger and GOP party chairman Charles McAffee pulled out his piece to intimidate a man who’s home he was photographing. McAffee was photographing the man’s house on behalf of Wells Fargo bank because of a mortgage related problem. When the man came out to find out what was going on it is said that McAffee…

Betsy McCaughey (see this) has been receiving $30,000 per year from a medical supply company to be on their “board.” This is of course totally unrelated to her efforts to kill health care reform under both the Clinton and Obama administrations. And Pink Unicorns can fly. The name of the company that has been paying…

Glendon Mellow Arts Blog (must see)

Glendon Mellow has been blogging his art for some time, at The Flying Trilobite. But lately he “arted his blog” in the sense that he made a picture based on a statement which he had made in response to a bunch of blog posts. “…. accommodation of religion is akin to letting someone take your…