Ugh. The hypocrisy of calling for a national database of the mentally ill while decrying any suggestions for a national database of gun owners is breathtaking.
that Republican strategists are demanding to see his birth certificate too.
A thread for discussing the USA election campaigns.
Todd Akin’s medieval science + pithily excremental phrasing has brought out the musical in a number of people who are much cleverer than him.
A brief history of capital punishment and what it means for the Troy Davis case.
A selection of US blogger commentary found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss?
Which means it must be just about time for a US Congressional election. Yup, here come those midterms. So people are going to start talking to and about Sarah Palin again. Great.
A BOAT captain working to rescue sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico said he saw BP ships burning sea turtles and other wildlife alive.
There are some people who, despite possessing more than a little wit, are so focussed on the so-called left-right divide that they classify political blogs thusly: 2005 Bad Blog Awards Worst Right-wing BlogWorst Left-wing BlogWorst Center/Libertarian Blog WTF? There are certainly more ways than one to divide people along ideological lines, and the differences between the Nolan, Eysenck, Pournelle, Inglehart… Read more →