Monthly Archives: March 2007

Seven years for pushing teacher’s aid

(April 1st): Shaquanda is now free. Read about it on her blog. In Paris, Texas, a town once famous for public lynchings, a recent sentencing of a fourteen year old black girl to seven years in prison for pushing a … Continue reading

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Two-cow politics

Variations of this have been floating around teh interwebs, so you’ve probably seen something like this before. I gathered some of my favorites here: REPUBLICAN: You have two cows. Your neighbor has none. So what? DEMOCRAT: You have two cows. … Continue reading

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Verizon screws Vonage

Judge Claude Hilton issued a permanent injunction against Vonage with the purpose of disallowing their customers to make calls to standard phone lines. The argument is that Vonage is infringing on patents held by Verizon. This could have permanent and … Continue reading

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First openly atheistic congressmen

It’s official: Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark, D-California, is the first atheistic congressmen. Well, first to admit it. He made the announcement on March 12 (yeah I’m late, but I’ve been busy). I look forward to working with the Secular Coalition … Continue reading

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What type of atheist are you?

I found this online quiz with stumbleupon, and this is my result: You scored as Scientific Atheist. These guys rule. I’m not one of them myself, although I play one online. They know the rules of debate, the Laws of … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy (noun): see Newt Gingrich

hy·poc·ri·sy (noun): a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess. Remember that whole thing with former President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky? And how former speaker of the … Continue reading

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Libby found guilty

Libby was found guilty on four out of five counts in the CIA leak case. Dick Cheney’s former aid lied to government investigators about what happened in the build-up to the war in Iraq. In 2003, Ambassador Joseph Wilson revealed … Continue reading

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Democrats advocate Iraq pullout in ’08

The New York Times reports that prominent Democratic leaders are beginning a new legislative push for withdrawal of US troops in Iraq. In addition to setting a timetable, this bill prevents Bush from invading Iran without Congressional approval, it sets … Continue reading

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Kiss Hank’s Ass

I just watched this video version of the classic Kissing Hank’s Ass story, and I laughed my holy ass off. It’s an elaborate and hilarious satire of religion and theism, with pretty much all the bases covered. It’s worth a … Continue reading

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Commander of Walter Reed fired

The commander of Walter Reed Army Medical Center was finally fired. I’m sure by now you’ve heard all the controversy surrounding the outpatient treatment of wounded Iraq veterans, and now it looks like the army is finally doing something. It’s … Continue reading

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