Thursday, July 30, 2009

Mr. T's 5 Most Shameful Commercials

http://www.toplessrobot.com/2009/07/mr_ts_5_most_shameful_commercials.php

Conservatives Fabricate ‘Mandatory’ End-of-Life Consultations in Health Bill.

http://thinkprogress.org/2009/07/29/mandatory-consultation

Zoo Paints Donkey To Look Like Zebra

It’s really a painted donkey, we cut its hair short and then painted the stripes. But don’t tell anyone, the children love him.

http://weinterrupt.com/2009/07/zoo-paints-donkey-to-look-like-zebra

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Palin Implicated in Ethics Probe

An investigator for the state Personnel Board says in his July 14 report that there is probable cause to believe Palin used or attempted to use her official position for personal gain because she authorized the creation of the trust as the "official" legal defense fund.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=106867377&sc=fb&cc=fp

Monday, July 20, 2009

Deconstructing Frank Luntz’s Obstructionist Health Care Reform Memo

Readers are  instructed to conflate Obama’s fairly moderate hybrid approach to reform (i.e. building on the current private/public system of delivering health care) with “denial horror stories from Canada & Co.”

http://wonkroom.thinkprogress.org/2009/05/06/luntz-memo

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Palin Signs Alaska Sovereignty Resolution

Pending legislation in states around the country also includes preventing state law enforcement officials from enforcing federal laws, refusing federal gun regulations, refusing to send a state’s national guard to any duty other than what the constitution authorizes, legalizing marijuana for various purposes and more.

http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2009/07/13/palin-signs-alaska-sovereignty-resolution

Girl that Doesn’t Age Baffles Scientists

Physiologically speaking, Brooke Greenberg is an infant with the mind of toddler. Only thing is that she turned 16 just this January. It’s hard to estimate the parents opinion, especially as I wasn’t able to find almost any constructive data.

http://www.zmescience.com/girl-that-doesnt-age-baffles-scientists-a-16-year-old-is-an-infan

Republicans are Fearful of Health Care Reform Not Because it Will be Bad, but Because It Will Be Good

http://politicalirony.com/2009/07/17/republicans-are-fearful-of-health-care-reform-not-because-it-will-be-bad-but-because-it-will-be-good/?

Saturday, July 18, 2009

A 17th Century Mission to the Moon

Incredible as it may seem, one of the greatest scientific minds of the time, Dr John Wilkins, a founder of the Royal Society, was planning his own lunar mission four centuries ago around the time of the English Civil War.

http://news.skymania.com/2009/07/17th-century-mission-to-moon.html

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

State Constitutions that Discriminate Against Atheists

http://www.godlessgeeks.com/LINKS/StateConstitutions.htm

11 Reason Why You Absolutely Need More Sleep

http://www.ibtimes.com/contents/20090714/11-reason-why-you-absolutely-need-more-sleep.htm

The Importance of Daniel Radcliffe’s Atheism

A few weeks ago, the actor who plays Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe came out as a Richard Dawkins loving atheist.

http://www.examiner.com/x-8928-Philadelphia-Atheism-Examiner~y2009m7d14-The-importance-of-Daniel-Radcliffes-atheism

Rock 'N' Roll Urban Legends

http://www.askmen.com/entertainment/special_feature_300/380_tuesday-trivia-rock-n-roll-urban-legends.html

News: Five Reasons Why Comic-Con Sucks

while it's a lot of fun to go to beautiful San Diego and hang out with your dork friends and talk comic books during the day while getting really drunk at night and trying to hit on your friend's sister while wearing your outdated faggy Venom t-shirt, there are also drawbacks to attending a convention so huge.

http://www.latinoreview.com/news/five-reasons-why-comic-con-sucks-7383

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Friday, July 3, 2009

Thursday, July 2, 2009

ExxonMobil Continuing to Fund Climate Skeptic Groups

Company records show that ExxonMobil handed over hundreds of thousands of pounds to such lobby groups in 2008. These include the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) in Dallas, Texas, which received $75,000 (£45,500), and the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC, which received $50,000.


http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/jul/01/exxon-mobil-climate-change-sceptics-funding

Murdoch Press Blows Gasket Over Franken Victory

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2009/07/murdoch-press-blows-gasket-over-franken-victory.php