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Newt Gingrich has “family values?” WTF?!?

November 27, 2011


From Michelle Goldberg at Newsweek: Like many evangelicals in Iowa, Steve Deace, an influential conservative radio host, is wrestling with the possibility that Newt Gingrich may be the most viable standard bearer for family-values voters in the next election. It’s a conundrum, he says, that many others are also grappling with. “Maybe the guy in […]

How much context is in the Climategate emails? (updated)

November 23, 2011


The illegally hacked and published CRU emails do not contain enough context to draw any firm conclusions about much of anything - real investigations, where complete records are examined and the principles are interviewed about meetings, phone conversations, and white-board conversations are required. And all such investigations have found that the so-called Climategate emails show no evidence of misconduct or conspiracy.

Zombie climate emails rise again (updated)

November 22, 2011


After two years of fermenting in the back of the fridge, the Climategate hacker pulled out a rank and moldy pile of leftover emails out just in time for the second anniversary of the original illegal CRU email release.

What the hell were(n’t) they thinking?

November 14, 2011


The pro-Paterno rioters at Penn State showed a remarkable lack of self-awareness and/or intelligence when they rioted in support of a man who clearly failed to meet his ethical and moral duty even has he (barely) met the legal requirement to report sexual abuse.

No one can ever take away my experiences of Penn State (Updated)

November 12, 2011


I've been keeping my head down since the Penn State pedophilia scandal broke. You see, I'm a Penn State alum, and it's taking me time to sort out how I feel about this. Right now, though, I know that nothing about the scandal will tarnish or erase my experiences from my time at Penn State.

Herman Cain is unfit to be President

November 9, 2011


Herman Cain is not only a liar, but also someone who thinks sexual assault is only "inappropriate," not criminal. And that makes him unfit to be President of the United States.

Mississippi votes down zygote personhood

November 9, 2011


Mississippi did the smart thing and voted down a state constitutional amendment that would have given a fertilized egg the same rights as a person. This battle was won, but the zygote personhood war continues.