Monthly Archives: October 2016

They Never Saw the Movie


Ars Technica: Soylent is pulling its meal-replacement powder from the market in light of trickling reports of customer illnesses. -snip– In an online blog post Soylent said: For the past several weeks, we have worked aggressively to uncover why people were … Continue reading

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The Judge Has Ordered Hair Replacements for Liberal Bloggers Affected by the Story


Indy Star: A mother who cited religious freedom as a defense for beating her son with a coat hanger will serve a year on probation. After a doctor found 36 bruises on her 7-year-old son, Khin Par Thaing claimed her discipline method came straight from her … Continue reading

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It’s Saturday


Find someplace nice, and just enjoy it. Source. The Craft Blog is read by lots of good people and occasionally by some nutcases.  Here are some great other blogs: hogewash.com Kimberlin Unmasked Thinking Man’s Zombie Billy Sez A Conservative Christian … Continue reading

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More People Struggling With Hate Speech


And in this case, the guy from the Southern Poverty Law Center gets it right. That link takes you to the full interview.  It’s possible he went off the rails later in the story. Anti-Islam speakers have been making the … Continue reading

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Oil and Native Americans


  The protests continue over the pipeline in North Dakota. South of Bismarck, North Dakota (CNN) The standoff over the Dakota Access Pipeline is heating up, and protesters say they won’t back down. On Friday, authorities provided details of the … Continue reading

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Moral Progress?


Michael Shermer of The Skeptic’s Society has taught me a lot about critical thinking, and sometimes about how smart people miss the point. While he might figure that this is moral progress, the issue has never been about bakeries voluntarily … Continue reading

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So the One Place I Cannot Protest Is…


Right next to the Supreme Court, the ones who are supposed to protect free expression.  Rutherford Institute: WASHINGTON, DC  — Rebutting the Justice Department’s assertion that the government can dictate where people can engage in religious activity, attorneys for The … Continue reading

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