Cars are doing us more harm than good. Cars pollute the air and water. They clutter up the land with roadways and parking lots. Cars encourage not just the burning of fossil fuels, but drilling, too, resulting in significant ecological degradation. Cars fill our neighborhoods
It would be nice to be able to say that Rush Limbaugh is an outlier for shouting “slut!” at a woman who dared to testify regarding contraceptive coverage policy on Capitol Hill. But I don’t think I can honestly say that. I just finished a
Google Correlate is a new research tool used to find out where in the United States the entry of certain search terms is concentrated, and which search terms’ levels of popularity are correlated with one another across the 50 states. The first idea is pretty
I love the cultural blends that shape America. I can also report that a deep-fried Twinkie tastes just about as awful as you’d expect.
Those same illegal immigrants that right wingers love to complain about seem to be slowing down the erosion of religion in California. I wonder if the Religious Right will adjust its rhetoric, and shift toward support of liberalized immigration.
The survey indicates that about 28 percent of people in Wyoming identify themselves as having no religion. That’s only 6 percent fewer than the percentage of nonreligious people in Vermont.
Yesterday, a group of dissident Catholics ordained three women as priests. The Vatican expressed outrage that such a thing should occur, and declared once again that only men can become priests. In other news from the Catholic Church: – In Switzerland, a book about horse