|Muhammad cartoon: “Other prophets have followers with a sense of humour!…” | Zapiro
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Sometimes, I wonder if there’s even a point in fighting all the irrational, ignorant, bigoted and mindless bullshit continually sweeping into our society from all corners. Nothing irritates me like irrational stupidity … and nothing is more packed full of it than the far-Right. I do wonder just how much better the world would be without conservatism … and especially, religion.
Okay, existential crisis averted. Back to your links now.
The self-fulfilling prophecy: South African newspaper that ran a funny Muhammad cartoon [pictured] about how the prophet’s followers lack a sense of humor caves in to threats of violence from radical Islamists.
Michael Berry, the far-right Texas talk show host who publicly stated he wished for the planned mosque a few blocks away from Ground Zero to be “blown up”, has apologized.
(via Dispatches From the Culture Wars)
Feminism’s newest evil: it makes our kids fat! Sez Vox Day.
Supreme Court rules that suspects must explicitly invoke their right to remain silent during a police interrogation.
(via @Washington Post)
Glenn Beck attempts to discredit fact-checking groups Snopes.com and FactCheck.org with typical falsehoods – despite having admitted he likes and uses the websites on his show. Pick a side, Glennie.
(via @Media Matters)
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