Monthly Archives: May 2005

He Wrote Some Good Books, But . . .

. . . it turns out Orson Scott Card is just another asshole religious zealot blinded by his religious convictions. I knew from the bits of personal stuff he sometimes put at the end of his books that he was … Continue reading

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Kindy Week Episode III — Revenge of the Bored

I just finished my third, once-a-month stint teaching kindergarten for a week. I’ve gotten over the initial hesitation I had the first week, and am taking this duty in stride. Initially the biggest difficulties were Justin and Sarah. These two … Continue reading

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Latest Power Grab

If you are not aware of the shenanigans the Senate republicans are playing over the filibuster rule, you should be as they will precipitate their long-sought battle next week. First, the republicans have been lying about the “unprecedented” nature of … Continue reading

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Some Local Stuff

Seoul-Incheon satellite image Link.. This is a nice site and allows you to search for locations and zoom in and out on images. I found the link above when researching the yellow dust phenomenon here in East Asia. The dust … Continue reading

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Some International Stuff

Here’s something worth reading. As the article’s subtitle states “George Galloway, Respect MP for Bethnal Green and Bow, delivered this statement to US Senators today who have accused him of corruption.” I’ve never heard of Mr. Galloway, but he gave … Continue reading

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A Conspiracy of Ignorance and Lies

What does so-called tort “reform” have to do with the anti-science movement flourishing in Kansas? They both rely on fallacies and the gullibility of humans. First, a short bit on tort legislation from dkosopedia.com: Featured Article: Tort Reform Conservatives routinely … Continue reading

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Camp Foley

Yes, Minnisota has a summer camp named Camp Foley.

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Is This a Bad Thing?

Is This A Bad Thing? Health woes continue. No, it wasn’t a night of heavy drinking. As one of my colleagues put it: “Did your left eye get stoned and not tell the right eye?”

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Ownership Society? Ask an African American

One of Bush’s current taglines is his push for an “ownership society.” What he says is that if people “own” their future, they will exercise better personal responsibility. Ignoring the fact that this obviously did not work in Bush’s own … Continue reading

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Not “politically motivated”

More signs of the times. Below is the entire text. The link is to the source I found. Minister ex-communicates members for not backing Bush The Associated Press WAYNESVILLE, N.C. — The minister of a Haywood County Baptist church is … Continue reading

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