342,651: The number of signatures on the most popular petition on the White House web site, a petition to impose government regulation on the Westboro Baptist Church because many Americans find the church to be hateful. 114,184: The number of signatures on the second most
I missed it earlier this summer when Comic-Con was on, but Evolving in Kansas tipped me off to a royal mocking of Fred Phelps and his “God Hates Fags” schtick: Good on ’em. Aggressively nutsy religion deserves to be lampooned. Hee.
Oh, there’s been a big international hue and cry about Florida Terry Jones declaring he would burn a Quran on September 11 before declaring he wouldn’t. Islamic and Christian and Buddhist leaders from around the world and government leaders from the President, Secretary of State,