I spotted this sign yesterday outside a Home Depot in Rockland, Maine:
You read that right: “Spring Black Friday” will be held on all days of the week, over eleven days beginning on a Thursday and ending on a Sunday. And whereas “Black Friday” refers to the traditional day after Thanksgiving when successful retailers […]
I had always considered the Walt Disney company, especially in its 20th Century incarnation, to be staid, conservative, safe, dull, and obvious. That assessment falls away in the face of Disney’s My Very First Dictionary, copyright 1989. The book was open to the page you see above at the pediatrician’s office this afternoon, and […]
U.S. Senator Jim Risch Tweets today:
I intro'd legislation in Jan '13 to get Boko Haram designated a terrorist org-took admin too long. #BringBackOurGirls http://t.co/NuInoeFPK5
— Senator Jim Risch (@SenatorRisch) May 6, 2014
Hang on a tic with me here while I try to figure what Senator Risch is all atwitter about.
Jim Risch’s […]
Biblical scholars have examined a photograph and concluded that it is evidence that Jesus Christ has returned to walk the earth. […]
Lost in the kerfuffle about Carl Paladino’s anti-gay remarks is the reason he gave them in the first place. Carl Paladino, the Republican Party nominee for Governor of New York State, delivered virulently anti-gay remarks in New York City as part of a deal to receive an endorsement from Rabbi Yehuda Levin, the founder and […]
Maine Republican gubernatorial nominee Paul LePage couldn’t possibly have been more upfront this year about his advocacy for putting creationism in public schools. Asked “Do you believe in creationism, and do you think it should be taught in Maine public schools?”, LePage’s complete response was, “I would say intelligence, uh, the more education you have […]
PawPaw writes to us today with helpful scientific information about Barack Obama:
He is 50% white, 44% Arab and 6% Black.
I wasn’t sure at first whether to believe PawPaw or not, because he didn’t include any documentation of this claim or any links to such documentation. Those are pretty specific numbers, too: 44% Arab, […]
The promised legislation to revoke the war authorization in October of 2007 has not appeared. Senator Clinton has not introduced the legislation, and neither has Senator Byrd. Why? Does Hillary Clinton no longer believe that it is time to sunset the authorization for the war in Iraq? […]