Respectful Insolence

Archives for December 31, 2008

Yesterday, I commented on the tragic death of HIV/AIDS denialist Christine Maggiore, who was HIV-positive herself and refused to use antiretroviral drugs during her pregnancy to prevent maternal-fetal transmission of the virus and insisted on breast feeding even though the virus can be transmitted to the baby through breast milk. Her cultish clinging to the…

I know, I know, I’ve criticized P.Z. Myer’s poll-crashing proclivities as being childish and pointless. However, so few people seem to agree with my take on it that I’m wondering whether, if I can’t beat ‘em I should join ‘em. So let’s try it out. On the Obama Transition Team website, Generation Rescue has put…

I’m not worthy, I’m not worthy!

Now here’s something that’ll go to Orac’s head (if, in fact, he actually had a head instead of a Plexiglass cube of blinking colored lights). He’s been named by Rebecca Watson (a.k.a. The Skepchick) as one of the Top 10 Skeptics Who Kicked Ass in 2008! I’m tellin’ ya, to be included in a list…

What does an anti-Semite look like…

…who needs a lot of practice still? I would say he might look like this. I still have to figure out what Zionist juice is, though.