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A New Religious Icon For Pier One

As I saw this statue of an elephant sitting in the meditating posture of the Buddha, for sale in a Pier One store, I thought: When are we going to see Pier One sell a giraffe nailed to a crucifix? Why don’t we see that

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Any Other Windows 10 Horror Stories Out There?

Two weeks ago, I “upgraded” from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, drawn by the promise of… a) talking to a computer like Jean-Luc Picard, and b) relief from the slow, pointless Start screen. For two weeks, I tried to make Windows 10 work.  I enjoyed

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Some Questions for Evolutionists (and my Answers)

Over at the website Evogenesis.com, old earth creationist John Thomas poses some questions for “evolutionists.”  Although I’m not an “evolutionist” in the sense of an unquestioning slavishly faithful adherent, I do think that evolutionary biology has managed to explain a whole lot more than any

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Gotta Be Tailgating?

You breed dogs to sell in Ontario; you drive like a freak in Cato.  Your chattel incessantly hump legs; I watched you incessantly hump bumpers. You make those who purchase your dogs promise not to spay or neuter right away; your need for speed right now endangers lives on

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Annotated Power To The People Plan From Jill Stein

Yesterday, Jill Stein announced that, in fact, she is not merely exploring the possibility of running for the Green Party presidential nomination in 2016, but is an officially active candidate. One of her first acts as a fully-armed and operational Green Party candidate was to

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?