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Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 31 2012

Dragon splashdown

SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes to a safe landing in the Pacific

May 31 2012

It’s a world gone mad

First the zombie face eater and now this joker who made YouTube kitten snuff films before moving on to mailing human body parts to national politicians:

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May 30 2012

God wants you to kill teh gay

We all know Republican Jesus and his father, the Master of the Universe, created teh gay so the pious would have someone to stone on those otherwise dull weekends in Babylon. But a Kansas preacher wants to bring it back, because nothing says limited government to a conservative nutcase like being dragged out of your house by the State …

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May 30 2012

Real life zombie-like nutcase devours man’s face

Hard to believe this really happened, but much of it was actually captured on video surveillance cameras. Witnesses say the assailant was “growling and snarling” during the attack. Graphic Warning:

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May 30 2012

To be or not to be a worker bee

Working at the bottom end of the economic ladder for the last two years has been an eye-opening experience to say the least. In fact, if not for the humiliation and constant fear inherent in trying to live from shitty paycheck to shitty paycheck, I’d recommend it for everybody purely as a character building experience. Here’s the …

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May 30 2012

Macro economics for dummies

A buddy of mine really freaked me out the other day when he demonstrated he’d bought into the Austerians hook, line, and sinker. I. e., that the way out of a recession is gut government spending. During the discussion he threw out “I took macro economics, I know how it works.” I didn’t argue with him …

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May 29 2012

Romney supporters worried about bigotry while his surrogates deal the race card

In the earlier article there was mention Mormons are worried about bigotry in the event Romney wins the 2012 presidential election. But Romney and his buddies are smug as a bug in a rug when it comes to profiting from bigotry of their own:

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May 29 2012

Mormons both worried and hopeful with Mitt Romney

The prospect of having the first Mormon nominee for the Oval Office and the possibility of the first Mormon US president has the faithful both worried and hopeful. At least according to some reports from the trenches of middle class Mormon America:

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May 28 2012

Memorium to Joey

Most of the Vietnam War is a blur in my mind. I wasn’t born when it started and it was wrapping up by the time I was in second grade. But one day stands out clearly, in Kindergarten, we were making drawings with flowers, learning the seasons. Spring was probably not far off, but all I remember was …

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May 28 2012

Richard Leakey is optimistic about science and evolution

Famed fossil hunter Richard Leakey thinks the evidence for evolution will become so strong in the next few decades that skeptics will be forced to accept it:

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