I’ve finally met a girl I like. Naturally, she’s now spread herself like a virus across the entire blog. Everyone, meet Georgia. <3
And another conservative preacher of “family values” and the “sanctity of traditional marriage” forced to resign after getting caught having an affair. FYI: It really wouldn’t matter that someone has an affair in my book, if these same persons weren’t all-too-happy to fabricate outrage over violations of their fetish “traditional values” whilst engaging in these very behaviors, themselves.
California legislature is proposing measures to keep an eye on the endlessly loony Texas State Board of Education and the content they choose to insert into textbooks. Don’t expect any miracles, though it’s good that someone finally took a first step to limiting the revisionist crap being peddled into schoolbooks by the kooks and cranks at the Texas BoE.
(via Bad Astronomy)
Not content that Mother Teresa is getting her own postage stamp, Bill Donohue is throwing a veritable tantrum to have the Empire State Building illuminated white and blue to celebrate the pious old wretch’s birthday.
Three decades ago yesterday, Mt. Saint Helens blew its top (or rather, its side) and launched my interest in volcanoes. To commemorate, enjoy this breathtaking photo gallery.
Street preacher in Britain who was recently arrested for his saying homosexuality is a sin has been acquitted. Good. He may be a bigot, but free speech applies to all, period.
(via Dispatches From the Culture Wars)
Look, I know that math and geometry classes can get boring, but teaching kids about parallel lines and angles by having them calculate the best way to hypothetically shoot the sitting President of the United States may not be the best idea ever.
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