Respectful Insolence

Archives for November 29, 2007

Heard on the radio this morning, a commenter responding to a radio talk show host’s pointing out to him that Mike Huckabee doesn’t accept evolution as valid. This is as close as I can remember what he said, but the gist is correct: We disagree on that. But not believing in evolution is something I…

…for reaching a milestone in blogging. One thing that’s always puzzled me is why Abel’s traffic isn’t much higher (and mine lower, to be honest). True, I post much more frequently than he does, but that alone doesn’t explain it. (Maybe it’s EneMan.) Whatever the case, Abel deserves a much larger readership. There’s a disconnect…

We’ve had one example this week of people with minds so open that their brains fell out at the Oxford Union, which invited Holocaust denier and British National Party leader Nick Griffin to “discuss free speech.” Now, sadly, I see another, this time it’s the United States government, which has invited die-hard antivaccinationists to be…