Respectful Insolence

Archives for April 13, 2006

For the first time ever, a head of state of Austria has admitted that a large proportion of Austrian citizens openly welcomed the Nazis when Hitler annexed Austria: The president of Austria has become the country’s first head of state to admit that a large number of its citizens welcomed Adolf Hitler with open arms…

The 32nd Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle

I have to hand it to Matt (a.k.a. The Pooflinger). When he hosts a Skeptics’ Circle, he does it up right. Last time, he envisioned the 21st Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle as a Shakespearean play. This time around, he envisions a very frightening future world in which credulity and religious fanaticism have been dominant…

Oh, lovely. Before I leave the topic of mercury-autism conspiracy mongering for a while, something perverse has led me to feel the need to point out something I’ve become aware of: Not surprisingly, it looks as though our favorite “Christian Libertarian” commentator from WorldNet Daily, tireless fighter against women’s suffrage, and overall antivaccination loon Vox…