Richard Winger’s Ballot Access News points me to fresh polls in a California Secretary of State race reopened by the revelation that gun control candidate Leland Yee had been brokering illegal gun sales on the sly. The story of Leland Yee is surely an entertaining one, but the polls in the race he leaves behind [...]
The Seneca Bible Baptist Church, outside of Seneca Falls in upstate New York, has issued a challenge to all the secular eggheads in the area, their neighbors who actually believe in the theory of biological evolution through natural selection as proposed by the original Darwinist, Charles Darwin. The church has posted the sign you see [...]
A Starbucks customer has accused a worker there of putting Satanic symbols on top of her coffee.
I’m not saying that I support the drawing of religious symbols such as a 5-pointed star or three sixes, in the foam on top of a sugary coffee-based confection.
I am struggling to understand the reaction to [...]
“Welcome to Maine… Now Go Home!”
This is the bumper sticker I saw in Jefferson, Maine today. I’d seen it before. Today I started to think, “How insular and parochial of Maine!” — but then I stopped mid-thought. It could be that such sentiments are part of the scene in every part of the country, [...]
In a post debunking the supposed cancer cure-all “Matthew 4 Protocol”, more than one person has left a comment singing the praises of two other protocols: the “Budwig protocol” and “Gerson therapy,” both proclaimed to rid the body of cancer. “Anna” writes:
“Gerson therapy and Budwig protocol check out Tamara St John’s testimony, she too [...]
This weekend, the Ending Spending Super PAC reported spending almost 100,000 dollars to influence a congressional election in North Carolina.
I read last night that a fellow named William Empsen wrote that there are seven types of ambiguity – not six or eight.
What ironies have you recently encountered?
Puppies are cute.
Women who wear cosmetics are cute.
Who is more cute?
U.S. Representative James Moran made his choice yesterday when he introduced H.R. 4148, a bill that would gradually end the testing of cosmetics products on animals.
Moran says puppies are more cute. Do you agree with his choice?
This weekend’s big story has been the escalating conflict between Russia and the Ukraine. (What’s up with the muted reaction to the Optic Nerve story?)
It’s a complex situation, but I find that I just can’t move beyond the dread that the United States and Russia could be moving toward a new Cold War.
Today, CNN reported on an American medal victory in the Sochi Olympics with the headline: “Sochi 2014: US duo Davis and White skate to historic gold”
Historic gold? What history was made?
Charlie White and Meryl Davis were the first Americans to ever win a gold medal in the ice dancing competition.