Friday, August 31, 2012

Friday Link Dump 8/31/12

The RNC is in full swing and I have avoided the television completely.  As expected we have seen some fear-mongering, unsubstantiated claims and just a dash of good ol’ racism.
Not a bad way to spend a few days in the sunshine state.

Ryan’s VP Spin is pretty legit.  I’m looking forward to the DNC fact check.

Fact-Checkers Wrong on Ryan GM Claim Oh, I wanted grab a stick and join in hitting the Paul Ryan piñata on this one.  But this was not a blatant lie.  Just a gross misrepresentation of the truth.

Tom Morello: 'Paul Ryan Is the Embodiment of the Machine Our Music Rages Against' Steve talked about this on The Left Hemispheres Podcast Ep 01: Star-Bellied Sneetches

A Troubling Chant on the Convention Floor Be sure to read the editor’s note stating that this was not at all what it looked like.

AA billboards come down Due to a  “large volume of threats.”  Stay classy theists.

'Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception' Now The Law In Arizona   Steve says:In what reality is something considered to exist when it clearly does not.
Oh. Right...”

Say Something Smart – Starts With A Bang An incredibly complex scientific English!

Effects of Einstein’s Elusive Gravity Waves Observed

NASA’s Next Big Rover to Hunt for Water on the Moon This is a project that may yield some profit.

Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' Talks Creationism Critique, Religion, Education Follow-up interview after the internet response to the previous video.

Prominent Catholic priest, Rev. Benedict Groeschel, says first-time sex offenders shouldn’t be jailed Right.  Because they’re just children.  Anyway, suffering builds character.  

Kepler finds a planet in a binary star’s habitable zone The planet itself is probably Jovian, but it may have moons like Tatooine


Unknown said...

I don't don't listen live or watch theRNC stuffs as it is happening. I'd probablly throw something, or more like throw up. I more enjoy readng the commentary after.

Dude these pictures are so teh funny. Legitimate Grape. please dude, I just spit coffee all over my keyborad.


Troythulu said...

The dog n' pony show we call the American electoral process just frustrates me sometimes... I almost wish we could elect Cthulhu for president, hell, even Azathoth would be a contender given what we have to work with. *sigh*