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Stephen "DarkSyde" Andrew

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Name: Stephen "DarkSyde" Andrew
Date registered: July 20, 2011
URL: http://freethoughtblogs.com/zingularity/

Biography

Steven Andrew is a struggling free lance writer, who supports his blogging habit with a job in the software development industry, and a regular contributor to the popular progressive website Daily Kos. Praise & complaints can be sent to DarkSydoTheMoon-at-goodoldAOL then dot com, or delivered directly on Twitter @SAndrewDKos.

Latest posts

  1. Cliven Bundy goes full racist (Updated, it gets worse) — April 24, 2014
  2. The end is nigh … again — April 22, 2014
  3. Every Friday is a good Friday — April 18, 2014
  4. Your obligatary Easter bunny for skeptics — April 18, 2014
  5. Hypothetical illustration of the surface of Kepler 186f: Lycoris — April 18, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. The Petraeus Supremacy — 54 comments
  2. Aren’t all plants genetically modified? — 53 comments
  3. I suffered a massive full-blown widow-maker heart attack — 49 comments
  4. The trials and tribulations of a single man — 49 comments
  5. Shorter wingnuttia: What war on women? Now, about that WAR on women — 48 comments

Author's posts listings

Apr 24 2014

Cliven Bundy goes full racist (Updated, it gets worse)

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Update: Bundy took the mic this afternoon and doubled down. Even Sean of Hannity is backing away now. Story here: Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher currently under fire for remarks he made about “the Negro,” explained himself on The Peter Schiff Show today, saying that he’s just “wondering” whether black people are better off being …

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Apr 22 2014

The end is nigh … again

I’m in the wrong line of work and, sadly, have a conscience thanks to my lousy parents giving me an inherent shame in lying and hyping. I’m not sure if anyone takes Pat Robertson seriously, but my fear is a lot of people do. And he clearly operates with no such moral restrictions:

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Apr 18 2014

Every Friday is a good Friday

Reprinted from last year. Enjoy — DS Ahh sweet Friday, prince of days, harbinger of the precious weekend. But this Friday is better than most, it’s Good Friday, AKA Black Friday, Holy Friday, Easter Friday, and my favorite, Great Friday. But what makes this Friday so Great?

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Apr 18 2014

Your obligatary Easter bunny for skeptics

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  This little guy was supposedly born at a zoo in N. Korea and a member of a rare and endangered species, the so-called Fennec Hare. He’s adorable. But alas, he’s also a known fake making the rounds anew this Easter. Probably a kitten with photo shopped ears. Beware.

Apr 18 2014

Hypothetical illustration of the surface of Kepler 186f: Lycoris

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  We won’t know details of the surface of 186f for years, probably decades, at best. It could be a cool Venus, a warm Mars, or a water world with a thick, steamy atmosphere and no clear surface transition between vapor and liquid phases. It could have a highly reflective atmosphere or surface, locking it …

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Apr 17 2014

Kepler hits the exo-planetary jackpot

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Ustream NASA press conference here (highly recommended). An artist friend may try to squeeze in a hypo illustration. But if someone wants to submit an image of what they think surface might look like, have at it. I’ll consider anything received by tomorrow at 5 PM Central for the science round up at Daily Kos linked …

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Apr 16 2014

Nothing says Freedom quite like using human shields

None dare call them terrorists. They’re just lovable red-blooded patriots who like to point guns at people to bring about political change — but they’re not terrorists! Just ask the patriots out in armed force to back up Cliven Bundy over the weekend: TPM — The Blaze, the conservative news site affiliated with Glenn Beck, …

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Apr 16 2014

Because God hates Rock & Roll

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ng God hates rock-n-roll, just ask anyone over the age of 80 who lives in the great state of delusion. Proof? S/He has smited the great AC/DC … after more than 40 years of rocking:

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Apr 15 2014

The other shoe drops

One day the right will jump the shark. We’ll, it’s happened already, several times, but it’ll get worse until it gets better. Here’s the latest example, where someone tossed a shoe at Hillarty Clinton, and there has to be a Benghazi cover-up in there somewhere:

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Apr 13 2014

Florida GOP finds new way to screw over voters

If rejecting the federal Medicaid expansion for people living in poverty was ‘awesome in evilness,’ this new scheme by Florida Republicans to deprive middle-class and poor voters their constitutionally mandated rights in the state’s largest population center is social sociopathy:   Think Progress — During the 2012 presidential election, voters reportedly waited on line for upwards …

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