Respectful Insolence

Archives for May 13, 2006

Yes, I know I’ve been remiss lately, since moving to ScienceBlogs, about getting these out on the first of each month. And I’ve been hearing about it too. Given this years’ theme of EneMan Travels Through Time, you might wonder where our caped colon crusader would turn up next. Well, wait no more! For the…

An atheist Holocaust denier?

Here’s an unfortunate story that shows that loonies come in all varieties: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Democratic Party leaders are wondering what to do about a candidate for attorney general who denies the Holocaust occurred and wants to “reawaken white racial awareness.” Larry Darby, the founder of the Atheist Law Center, made an abortive bid for…

A Snow job on evolution

If you want to see how depressingly ignorant about science President Bush’s new Press Secretary Tony Snow is, you need go no further than this rant at Bad Astronomy about Snow’s assertions about evolution confidently made in obviously complete ignorance about science, what a theory is, what a hypothesis is, or what evolutionary theory actually…