Check it out — with the gold-medal win tonight in Men’s Hockey against USA, Canada has officially broken the world record for gold medals won at the Winter Olympics with 14. The medal count, embedded from CTV.ca: View the vancouver2010.com medals’ table I was sadly unable to catch anything but the celebration immediately after the …
Monthly Archive: February 2010
Feb 28 2010
Feb 26 2010
Yes, I’m aware of the inherent redundancy of the title. Anything “extremist” is already “too far”. People who believe you can rape and pillage the Earth and kill animals and destroy habitats for sport with no consequences are extremists, and people who believe you can harass, threaten and perpetrate violence on other human beings for …
Feb 25 2010
In the court battles over Proposition 8, the underlying question was whether homosexuality was a choice or biological. Critics often say “you can’t find a single gay gene”, but humans are squishy — they are resultant of about thirty thousand genes which build and detract and modify one another like ripples in a pond. Saying …
Feb 25 2010
Oh wow. Can anybody with any empathy listen to this special comment and continue with their ghoulish “death panel” nonsense? Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Best wishes, Mr. Olbermann.
Feb 24 2010
A turtle fence. Ostensibly to keep the socialists out of health care reform, I guess?
Feb 23 2010
I’d never seen the movie, so this came as a surprise to me, but this clip from Canadian Bacon is actually pretty epic. Hahaha, Canadian imperialism… sure. We’d as soon apologize to you for bringing universal health care and secular government to your great nation. Then thank you for the lebensraum. Hat tip Greg Laden.
Feb 22 2010
Jodi was trying to embed this from her iPhone but it looks like the WordPress app is just not intuitive when it comes to that kind of task. Anyway, this is very cool, that even the absolute simplest mental tasks can be so wholly subverted.
Feb 21 2010
I’ve let this “regular feature” backslide from a weekly occurrence all the way to monthly, though for hopefully understandable reasons as of late. However, even with the Too Many Tabs extension, Firefox is starting to explode at the seams, so it’s time to catch up. Allons-y!
Feb 20 2010
Look, if I need to explain how awesome this is, you’re on the wrong blog.