Lucy Tartan’s latest Reading Log is giving me ideas for my bedside book pile.
Antivax: new evidence shows (again) no link to autism
from Bad Astronomy by Phil Plait
Best explanation for the non-existence of global warming ever
Plenty of blogs are pointing out what the world owes to the community organisers that the Republicans are sneering at (the GOP wants to downplay Obama’s experience as a community organiser in Chicago).
Pam’s House Blend, BitchPhd (and again), Feministing, Making Light all have responses, but John Scalzi has found the pithiest comeback is already making the rounds of the web:
“Jesus was a community organizer. Pontius Pilate was a governor.”
And of course, the rest of the current news cycle’s Obligatory McCain/Palin links:
Boynton shares the plea of Alaskan wolves.
*Spoilers Alert*(Battlestar Galactica Season 3 onwards): John McCain is a Cylon
An Open Letter to Gov. Palin on Women’s Rights
from RHRealityCheck.org blogs by Lynn Paltrow
Over at Obsidian Wings, Hilzoy factchecks Palin’s speech while Publius points out that one fiery speech is just one fiery speech.
PZ chides those of his readers who fell straight into casual sexism when discussing Palin: This is how we will lose.
Teresa at Making Light reminds us all to concentrate more on McCain: Pay attention to the little man behind the curtain
H/T to invisible friends on mailing lists for Cylon McCain