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What Is Discrimination Against The Unborn On The Basis Of Race?

In the U.S. House of Representatives last week, Congressman Trent Franks and a long list of Republican cosponsors introduced H.R. 447, “A bill to prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.”

Discrimination on the basis of race against anybody sounds [...]

Earl Blumenauer Outlines Climate Plan

This week in Congress, while President Obama and Senate Democrats gave general statements deferring vague ideas of action to address the climate crisis, Representative Earl Blumenauer outlined a specific plan:

“Congress and the administration should begin serious conversation about a broad-based carbon tax. This would give the right signals on energy sources and use. It [...]

The Disclaimer For Monday

Mrs. Jesus

What does it matter if the “fragment” actually comes from where it was initially said to have come from? Would that make it any more fake than the New Testament? [...]

Sinking Under The Weight Of Noah’s Stones

She thinks the stones are six thousand years old. She doesn’t know the word “fossils”. She calls them “Noah Stones” instead. [...]

Juntos Somos 99%: Ocupa Rio Protest June 20-22

Marking the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations “Earth Summit” on global development, the international Occupy movement is calling for protesters to gather in Rio de Janeiro from June 20-22 to stage social movement pressure on the invitation-only participants in Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

Countering last year’s (fair) criticism of [...]

Finding The Real Sporty Vehicle

The experience of driving a Porsche Cayenne SUV is advertised to be something like this:

They call it “sporty”, and for the amount of money that a person has to pay to drive a Porsche Cayenne – over $100,000 – you might think that the vehicle could accomplish sporty easily enough. Sporty ought to [...]

Ram Bomjon, Buddha Boy Gone Wild!

Ram Bomjon, aka Palden Dorje aka Dharma Sanga aka Tamang Tulku Rimpoche, was said to be an enlightened Buddha Boy. More recently, however, he’s been holding people prisoner and physically attacking anybody who challenges his authority. [...]

The Battle of Rice

Over at Free Rice, the website that rewards knowledge with donations of free rice to hungry people, the group rankings board shows the #2 group to be “Atheists Giving Aid,” with 62,179,160 grains donated. The #3 group, with 58,333,280 grains of rice donated, is “Christians Fighting World Hunger.” The #1 group, with 70,598,830 grains of [...]

Contest: Find The Worst Pseudo-Intellectual Drivel

I’m announcing a contest. Let’s call it a Drivel Hunt. Find one sentence or phrase containing a particularly idiotic piece of pseudo-intellectualism, and post it as a comment here. [...]