Category Archives: IDiots

Poe's Law

If you’ve never heard of it, there’s a “law” out there called Poe’s Law which states: Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is uttrerly [sic] impossible to parody a Creationist in such a way that … Continue reading

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Homosexual Earns Olympic Berth

No, I’m not being anti-gay. At least, I’m not. They are most definitely being anti-”Gay” and to understand the reference, I’m going to be mean and make you click through the link to Off Resonance’s coverage of the Gay/Homosexual Olympic … Continue reading

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Why Parrots are Annoying

I do not self-identify as liberal. Nor do I self-identify as conservative. And I agree, Liberals are annoying (so are conservatives). But not half as annoying as this young woman. Let me know how far you get through the video.

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Homeopathic Asscrackers, Batman!

I’ve been directed to a new website, which I find quite amusing: Crap-Based Medicine. One of the postings is of particular amusment because it points you toward an online homepathic self diagnostic tool. Some of the symptoms that you are … Continue reading

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Bush Hates Reality

I’m ever so shocked to see this report by Henry Waxman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. In brief: the Bush Administration has engaged in a systematic effort to manipulate climate change science and mislead policymakers and the … Continue reading

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Good Math, Bad Math does a Takedown

I really like Mark Chu-Carrol’s blog, Good Math, Bad Math. In it, he dissects various mathematical concepts, most of which are tantalizingly past my ken, which makes me think. I like that. But he also does frequent mathematical smack-downs on … Continue reading

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Competing Crossword Puzzles

This link, as provided by the grand offices of Pharyngula, takes you to a demonstration of the differences between science and creationism/”intelligent design”. A well put-together metaphor for a complex topic.

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Homeschooling Creationists

I was poked over to GregLaden.com to read his post about the Homeschooling Creationist Fair of 2007 [thanks to PZ] and discovered a firestorm in the comments. It is some very interesting reading. You’ve got to read to the bottom … Continue reading

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Cobb less Anti-Evolutionary Today

According to the AJC, the Cobb County, GA, biology-book sticker case has been settled. In an agreement announced today, Cobb school officials said they will not order the placement of any “stickers, labels, stamps, inscriptions, or other warnings or disclaimers … Continue reading

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Intelligent Smoking?

Doing my morning read of the NY Times headlines email, I noticed the following article, “A Warning on Hazards of Secondhand Smoke.” Inside this article is found, “I am here to say the debate is over: the science is clear,” … Continue reading

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