Respectful Insolence

Archives for July 5, 2006

Almost as if by design, after my post earlier today about LaShawn Barber’s really bad analogy comparing the white nationalist teenage singing duo Prussian Blue’s invocation of “white pride” to minority groups like the NAACP, I came across this post over on David Neiwert’s blog showing what real white nationalists look like. Almost as if…

My life is a waste!

PZ may have wasted his life preparing students for medical school, and Skeptico may have wished that he had thought of this first, but what about me, a real physician, who, if EoR is correct, has utterly wasted his life actually going to medical school? Read this excerpt from EoR’s Words to a Potential Medical…

Hoo boy. Via The Poorman Institute and an anti-Holocaust denial mailing list that I belong to, I’ve learned of an analogy so breathtakingly bad that I have a hard time not blogging about it, mainly because it relates to a topic that I’m very interested in (Holocaust denial) and a related topic that I’ve written…

The stupidest protest idea ever?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: The war in Iraq has to be the worst foreign policy mistake the U.S. has made in my lifetime. Certainly it’s the worst foreign policy mistake that I can remember (I wasn’t old enough to remember the Gulf of Tonkin resolution that got the U.S. more…