Archive for May, 2007

O’Reilly, McCain And The “White, Christian, Male Power Structure”

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Immigration, Partisan Hacks

On immigration, Bill O’Reilly asks John McCain…”But do you understand what the New York Times wants, and the far-left want? They want to break down the white, Christian, male power structure, which you’re a part, and so am I, and they want to bring in millions of foreign nationals to basically break down the structure […]

May 31st, 2007 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

Don’t Test ALL Cows For Mad Cow Disease?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Corporate Business, Environment, General Politics

More twisted logic from the administration that keeps me in stitches nearly every single day. From IHT: WASHINGTON: The Bush administration said Tuesday it will fight to keep meatpackers from testing all their animals for mad cow disease. The Agriculture Department tests fewer than 1 percent of slaughtered cows for the disease, which can be […]

May 31st, 2007 | Permalink| 17 Comments »

Of Note

By Dyre42 | Related entries in Gender, News

I ran across this recent article The Porn Myth in New York Magazine which comes to a rather disturbing conclusion.. “For the first time in human history, the images’ power and allure have supplanted that of real naked women. Today, real naked women are just bad porn.â€Â? What’s your opinion? Tweet

May 31st, 2007 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

More obsessive secrecy

By Sean Aqui | Related entries in Bad Decisions, General Politics, News

First we had the White House declaring that its visitor logs were classified. Now, in yet another example of the “none of your damn business” school of government, it turns out the vice president has done the same. A lawyer for Vice President Dick Cheney told the Secret Service in September to eliminate data on […]

May 30th, 2007 | Permalink| No Comments »

Religious intolerance, here and abroad

By Sean Aqui | Related entries in News, Religion

Two examples of religious bigotry today, which helps illustrate the difference between individual and government discrimination. First, in New Hampshire, an idiot confronted Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney’s visit to New Hampshire started on a sour note Tuesday when a restaurant patron declared he would not vote for the Republican presidential contender because of his faith. […]

May 30th, 2007 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Microsoft Surface: Tabletop Touchscreen Computer

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Technology, Video

Pretty damn cool. It’s like Apple’s iPhone, only bigger and seemingly much more useful in the long run. Here’s more from Pop Sci: Gattis took out a digital camera and placed it on the Surface. Instantly, digital pictures spilled out onto the tabletop. As Gattis touched and dragged each picture, it followed his fingers around […]

May 30th, 2007 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

White House Endorses Same Sex Couples?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Sexuality

Americablog has an interesting find regarding Mary Cheney and her partner’s new child. The official White House site has a photo of Dick and Lynne Cheney holding the child, with this caption… Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne Cheney, welcomed their sixth grandchild, Samuel David Cheney, Wednesday, May 23, 2007. He weighed 8 […]

May 29th, 2007 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Social Conservatives Give Giuliani Thumbs Up?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in General Politics, Polls

It could all come down to electability, not social purity. From Politico: Rudy Giuliani, whose positions on abortion and homosexuality mark him as the most socially liberal Republican presidential candidate in more than a generation, is so far winning the contest for the support of social conservatives, according to a new analysis of recent polls. […]

May 29th, 2007 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Carnival of Divided Government TERTIUS DECIMUS Post-Memorial Day Fishing Holiday Edition

By mw | Related entries in Blogging, Elections, Ideas

In this edition, as in all of the CODGOV series, we select volunteers and draftees from the blogosphere and main stream media on the singular topic of government divided between the major parties

May 29th, 2007 | Permalink| No Comments »

Video: More On Salt Water Into Fire Technology

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Energy, Science, Technology, Video

John Kanzius is all over the local Florida media, so here are a bunch of stories about his interesting new invention. Tweet

May 28th, 2007 | Permalink| 26 Comments »