Wow, this woman is quite a piece of work. I was interested to see the Democratic National Convention column she wrote that made USA Today cancel on her (USA Today’s edited version). Without thinking about it very much to begin with, I assumed there would be some of her over-the-top hateful characterizations, but I guess […]
random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
There's an old quip that's been around Usenet for a long time that characterizes the ID creationist definitions of microevolution as "evolution for which the evidence is so overwhelming that even the Institute for Creation Research can't deny it" and of macroevolution as evolution which is only "proven beyond reasonable doubt, not beyond unreasonable doubt."
Archive for July, 2004
Dan Savage with a nice article on marriage in salon.com (July 17 2004). My favorite quote: The problem for opponents of gay marriage isn’t that gay people are trying to redefine marriage but that straight people have redefined marriage to a point that it no longer makes any sense to exclude gay couples. Thanks, Dan.
this question was recently posed on the Mallet list [a group of mostly alums of a UofA student group]. of those who wrote in i was fairly shocked by the limited sources. one person said he really only got his news from the drudge report, remarking somewhat defensively that he knew some of us would […]
Salon.com | Right Hook, 2004-07-07 Jacob Levy, a political science professor at the University of Chicago and contributor to the Volokh Conspiracy blog, argued in May that the Bush camp was in “bafflingly deep denial” about losing Libertarian swing voters in ’04. He says that Edwards for veep makes the Kerry ticket a lock for […]
Many of us who are frustrated & upset that Bush was appointed president in 2000 have a particular outlet for their frustration: Nader’s 2000 campaign and the folks who voted for him, particularly those thousands in Florida. I have little patience with this, and since those frustrations are still being aired today, I’m aiming to […]