Respectful Insolence

Archives for May 30, 2007

Here it is, straight from the 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said calendar, culled from a church bulletin listing: Our youth basketball team is back in action Wednesday at 8 PM in the recreation hall. Come out and watch us kill Christ the King. My question upon seeing such a notice would, of course, be: Is…

I love it. You see I noticed an old “friend,” the Herbinator, making this comment about me regarding dichloroacetate: I was listening to CBC Radio – the Current, as is my want, and there was a show on about DCA, or Dichloroacetic acid. DCA is a molecule so simple and cheap to make that drug…

The Tripoli Six revisited

Last fall, I and quite a few other bloggers wrote about the Tripoli Six. These are six foreign medical workers arrested for allegedly intentionally infecting over 400 children with HIV in a Libyan hospital and, thanks to the ignorant hysteria whipped up against them and the need of the Libyan government to find scapegoats for…