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Flag “Defenders”: Is this a Desecration?

This morning, while breaking up camp on Mount Desert Island, I noticed that someone had placed a small polyester American flag next to a water spigot. In the course of regular use, the water spigot had hit the soil, kicked up some of that soil, and in the process placed dirt on the American flag. [...]

Better Dead Than…

What does this image show? A clue is provided in the title to this article, but honestly, I never would have figured it out. It’s not the typical view we expect of this subject.

So, to uncover the true identity of this image, click here.

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Americans Elect: Crossing Every i, Dotting Every t for the 2012 Election

Is Americans Elect really ready to run the nation’s first ever 50-state presidential nomination, all privately carried out, all online? That’s a hefty technological feat, considering the need for an unquestionably secure and stable software platform, for voter verification and anonymity, and all in less than six months’ time. That’s right — according to the [...]

Photographic Proof Jesus Walks The Earth: Biblical Scholars Agree!

Biblical scholars have examined a photograph and concluded that it is evidence that Jesus Christ has returned to walk the earth. [...]

9 House Conservatives roll out National Homeland Security ID Card

They say it’s about “aliens.” That’s the sort of thing they always say. Dig deeper and you’ll find it’s about all of us.

On the first day of the 112th Congress, Republican congressman David Dreier introduced H.R. 98, a bill he calls the “Illegal Immigration Enforcement and Social Security Protection Act of 2011.” But the [...]

Photograph Of Mystery Swirls

A photograph of dark swirls on a reddish background. What do you think it shows? [...]

Where Did The Ghostly Pixels Come From?

The Inability To Perceive Irony Award for the day goes to the people asking how a ghostly image could have appeared in the following photograph.

They might as well ask how it could be that the women in the photograph could have had their faces replaced by flesh-colored squares. How ever could that have [...]

Which Is The Cameron Lake Monster?

Identify the photograph that is supposed to show the Cameron Lake monster. Your prize if you get it right: A free membership in the Canadian Cryptozoological Society of Canada. [...]

Death Photo Kerfuffle Handled the Right Way by Gates and AP

In a teaser for an article this morning, Politico declares that Defense Secretary Robert Gates “says the AP’s transmission of a photograph showing a mortally wounded Marine is out of line.” That teaser upset me; I don’t believe it is the job of a government to declare photographs “in line” or “out of line,” and [...]

Democrats in Action!

Remember how Democrats took action on Friday to pass S. Res. 252. What? You didn’t hear about this Senate resolution? [...]

Mike Arcuri, Power Ranger

A weekend political strategy challenge: Explain why U.S. Representative Michael Arcuri decided to put this photograph of himself on his official congressional web site.