This morning, J. Clare Peteet posts the following in a comment to Irregular Times:
J Clifford, science admits it cannot tell us what caused the Big Bang….
The famous astrophysical scientist, Stephen Hawking, says, “Anyone who chooses to believe in a Universal Creator is standing on ground as solid as a scientist who denies Creative […]
Earlier today, I came across a Freedom From Religion Foundation blog post by Andrew Seidel. It reads in part:
“Free thought and freethought only exist with the right to dissent and to proclaim that dissent. And yes, to criticize and even mock the ideas of others. Thomas Jefferson wrote to John Adams about his hope […]
“Religious beliefs aren’t reasonable!”
So said Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on October 7, 2014 — and he said it as if this was a compliment.
Really, I’m not kidding. You can listen to Justice Scalia utter these words himself, in his questioning during arguments in the Holt v. Hobbs case this month: in […]
Barack Obama said it recently:
Barack Obama discussed the idea of that choice in pledges he made in 2007 and then in 2008. As a candidate, many years closer to the attacks of September 11 2001, Barack Obama told us that we should reject the urge to choose between security and liberty:
If you ever visit the historical sites of Boston or Philadelphia, you’ll notice t-shirts and buttons for sale at just about every available souvenir stand, referencing Benjamin Franklin’s quote, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” Made by historically-minded Guatemalan and Chinese sweatshop workers, these pieces of swag offer […]
I am happy to say that today, after nearly a year of trying, I finally got someone at Americans Elect to communicate with me.
I’m sorry to say that the content of the communication was a takedown notice.
Last night, I reported on Americans Elect Chief Technology Officer Joshua Levine’s contention on his question-and-answer website […]
James Delingpole continues his series of 365 Ways to Drive a Liberal Crazy with the following zinger in my inbox:
Quote the wisdom of Al “Nature Watch” Gore: “A zebra does not change its spots.”
Oooooh! Why that drives me to… check facts. After all, much of what Delingpole has previously claimed to be true […]
“If Americans are paying attention, unfortunately, our country could evolve into something that we do not even recognize, certainly that is so far from what the founders of our countries had in mind for us.”
— Sarah Palin, Monday June 8, 2009