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Monthly Archive: February 2007

Feb 22 2007

The Bizarre Trial and Decision on the Custody of the Corpse of Anna Nicole Smith

It is perhaps excessively charitable to characterize as merely bizarre the trial and resulting decision in the case of just who should have custody of the decaying corpse of former Playmate of the Year Anna Nicole Smith. Underpinning the entire madness was the unstated assumption that the dead (no one said “dead” of course; they …

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Feb 17 2007

Lest We Forget…..

Today, February 17th, we should pause and remember that great hero of freethought, Giordano Bruno. On February 17, 1600 Giordano Bruno was murdered by the Christian Inquisition. His murderers would protest that he was lawfully executed. His crimes ( from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giordano_Bruno ) were as follows: Holding opinions contrary to the Catholic Faith and speaking against …

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