Friday, March 4, 2011

Friday Link Dump 3/4/11

(Hell)Fire in my Belly - Art, religion and censorship.

Biology Nobelist: Natural selection will destroy us

Two planets found sharing one orbit

Child's 11,500-Year-Old Remains Unearthed In Alaska

Dimetredon, Religion and the Impermanent Apex - It’s not a dinosaur.

Deepok Chopra gets called out for his bullshit.

Louis C.K. Asks Donald Rumsfeld: Are You A 'Lizard From Outer Space'?  - I implore you to listen to the whole thing. It is well worth it.
I would have previously thought it impossible, but someone managed to find a way for me to hate mimes more than I already do.  

Atheists of Florida: Please donate to our legal fund to fight the theocracy of Polk County. NO govt sanctioned prayer!

Random Quotes.  A Lot of Them...

Abundant ammonia in primitive asteroids and the case for a possible exobiology

Watch: Mike Huckabee Says He Doesn't Want Gays to Parent, Marry, or Serve in the Military -  At some point in the future I think this site will be required to do a whole post on Huckabee. It is imperative the man fails in his quest to be Preacher-in-Chief. Also, I think Monday Morning Stupid Quotes will be reborn in the lead up to the 2012 Presidential Election. Easy targets all around.

Huckabee claims Obama grew up in Kenya or was this a ploy?

HOW NOT TO ARGUE - I think I posted this before, but I am not sure. However, it is not a bad idea to read this multiple times.  

REPORT: You Have More Money In Your Wallet Than Bank Of America Pays In Federal Taxes - This reminds me of a joke going around:

A union member, a Tea Party member and a CEO are sitting at a table with a dozen cookies on it. The CEO grabs 11 cookies and then turns to the Tea Party member and says, "You better watch out for that union guy, he wants part of your cookie!"

A famous anti-evolutionist debates a scientist. That’s right: Dr. Banjo!

JUDITH REGAN: FOX Boss Roger Ailes Told Me To Lie To The Feds To Protect Rudy Giuliani

Marauding Gay Hordes Drag Thousands Of Helpless Citizens From Marriages After Obama Drops Defense Of Marriage Act - It’s the homosexual agenda!

Atheism is all about upsetting people of faith - “In summary, if my position offends you, I wish that it didn’t but, well, suck it up, princess.” I have nothing to add to this.

Foster parent ban: 'no place' in the law for Christianity, High Court rules - "The judges underlined that, in the case of fostering arrangements at least, the right of homosexuals to equality “should take precedence” over the right of Christians to manifest their beliefs and moral values." Jack said: Why can't U.S. judges understand that?

“YouTube atheist” Phillhellenes interviewed on Frostcall. Phil’s intro is here and the interview is here.

Charges initiated against Pope for crimes against humanity - Dismantle the Vatican and sell everything in it to fund charity and education worldwide. I am not kidding.

Random Quotes of Gibberish: Alan Keyes

Can we talk about Muslim homophobia now?

Anti-Gay Pastor Grant Storms Arrested for Masturbating in Public Park in Front of Children - Does this kind of thing even surprise anyone anymore?  Anyone? You would think that at some point people would wise up, but no.  No they do not.

Rod Parsley: It's Not Judicial Activism If Judges Are Conservatives

What sharia law actually means - A ban just seems redundant. This First Amendment would seem to cover this.

When people stop believing in God... they go mental?

ACLU defends Floyd athletes over Ten Commandments - I have to agree with the ACLU here. Individual expression, as long as it does not discriminate against individuals or groups, nor espouse hatred, must be protected. If the school painted The Ten Commandments on a wall that would be a different story.

REPORT: How Koch Industries Makes Billions Corrupting Government And Polluting For Free (Part 2)