Saturday, August 14, 2010

Daily Blend: Saturday, August 14, 2010

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Michael Reagan
Michael Reagan
[source: Seeing Red AZ]
  • Your Daily Dose of Weird: Zimbabwe woman kidnapped, taken to “a building filled with human heads” where two women suckled on her breasts in a “witchcraft practise”, only to be released by the cult leader because breastfeeding made her “not fit for their purpose”.
    (via @religionnews)

  • What if alien research probes landed on our planet in a post-apocalyptic future and tried to figure humanity out from certain relics left behind? (Hint: They land in Kansas.)
    (via Pharyngula)

  • Une crisse de liste de sacres à marde.
    (via Pharyngula)

  • The religious Right’s new favorite meme against the “Ground Zero Mosque” is that it represents a symbolic flag-planting at the area of where Islam conquered America (or something). Because I’m sure all those times Christians conquered peoples who adhered to other faiths were totally different than when Muslims did it, right?

  • Good point.

  • The broken road to recovery, brought to you by Republicans.

  • When Tony Perkins and the Family Research Council get involved in elections.

  • Right-wing activist Michael Reagan [pictured] claimed on Fox News that Republicans never swear or display “lack of civility”, yet Democrats do it all the time. Wow, this really is getting too [*bleep*] easy.

  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa SWAT team busts into a home (with a 5-year-old inside) on a drugs warrant, finds nothing, ends up charging the family with “disorderly house”. … What?
    (via The Agitator)

  • Group of Canadian imams release a joint statement condemning radical Islam. Typical preachy wording, but nonetheless refreshing to see moderates of the unfortunately “silent majority” speak out against extremists.
    (via @religionnews)

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