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Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct 28 2011

Do Christians know how bad Bryan Fischer makes them look?

Sweet Jesus, that long-haired radical who upset every rich guy from Rome to Judea by running about the Middle East preaching the wealthy and powerful better start caring about the masses if they wanna go up to heaven, was actually a violent thug hell-bent on preserving the economic injustice of his time and ours. At least according …

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Oct 28 2011

Two-thirds of nation’s millionaires want their taxes raised

Mercy me, looks like even most job creators want their taxes raised for the good of the nation:

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Oct 28 2011

OWS passes Teaparty in online organic interest

Google may be the new antichrist, what with their brazen slicing and dicing of data collected by their own search engine. Those devils! But here’s what the evil Googliati found when comparing online searches for the Teaparty and Occupy Wall Street movements:

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Oct 27 2011

Ken Blackwell mangles science on Hardball

Human fertilization

If you know of uber right-wing warrior Ken Blackwell then you know that headline above reads like dog-bites-man. Blackwell was at it again on MSNBC’s Hardball Thursday evening, shilling for a personhood measure called Initiative 26 in Mississippi, where he tried to talk about the science of human development. Surprise! He mangles it hopelessly. Blackwell stated scientists – and the American people …

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Oct 27 2011

Bad news for planetary exploration?

I’m working on better info, but considering the source, this article by Robert Zubrin in the Moonie Times, titled “Obama readies to blast NASA,” has all the hallmarks of a politically motivated hit piece: The ostensible reason for the administration’s decision to kill planetary exploration and space astronomy is budgetary discipline. Yet while federal spending has …

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Oct 27 2011

Watts watch: little change so far

Climate skeptic Anthony Watts continues to ignore the glaring conclusion of a study he once heavily promoted, the Berkeley Earth Project (Shown and linked above), and is now implying the lead scientist on that study, who he once praised, is engaging in antics.  

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Oct 27 2011

A one percenter speaks up on God and money

Excellent post by Daily Kos diarist Gaius. It’s well written and the perfect length, I recommend everyone read it in its entirety. But here’s one part I know you’re gonna like!

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Oct 26 2011

Why are members of the Oakland police not in jail right now?

@stuartmillar159: @guardian reporter at #occupyoakland says police planning to move in and clear square at 10pm local time.   Update on Twitter:  @northoaklandnow: #OccupyOakland events heating up: protesters are trying to take down the Broadway and 14th Street barricade! Update on Twitter: RT @occupyoakland: The plaza is open now, people are starting gather. The grass …

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Oct 26 2011

New study suggests big dinos traveled far and wide

Jurassic

Scientists have examined remains of sauropods and found evidence they may have traveled far and wide over the course of a single year:

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Oct 26 2011

Income for top 1% almost triples, everyone else flat or down

CBO_income_share_after_transfers

That’s a chart showing income as market share for all quintiles of earners from 1979 to 2007. All quintiles lost ground except for the top quintile, and if the top one percent is backed out of that quintile, even they went nowhere. Of course merely mentioning this constitutes class warfare. Click image for analysis and …

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