Whenever people get hurt at a bull run in Spain, I almost feel guilty for feeling amused. Then I remember they’re idiots who like playing “let’s let big angry beasts rampage through the streets while we run from them like headless chickens like we do every freaking year” and I feel that schadenfreude is almost necessary.
Sherrod/Racism: Shirley Sherrod [pictured] writes in the Huffington Post about her experience with racism, past and recent.
Rightist Media: Washington Times smears Park 51 (“Ground Zero Mosque”) imam Feisal Abdul Rauf as a “mastermind”. Nope, no mindless smears there.
Stupid: News: Georgian Pastor Donald Crosby arrested for “protesting without a permit” (since when does one need a permit to protest something?). D’oh!: He was protesting Warner Robins High School and it’s mascot’s nickname of “Demon”. Telltale quote: “I don't scare easily. Lock me up as many times as you have to lock me up. Even kill me if you have to. I'm standing up for Jesus.”
Prop 8: Is it possible the Judge Walker ruling on Prop 8 won’t even be appealed due to lack of standing?
Godlessness: Because Hemant Mehta at Friendly Atheist asked to link to his post in support of the Secular Student Alliance. Go there. Donate. Help out the Global Godless Covenant.
“Ground Zero Mosque”: I call inaccurate! The Park 51 is actually further away (by one block)!
Follow-Up: Gainesville, Florida fire department refuses to allow Dove World Outreach Center to proceed with Burn a Koran Day on 9/11/10. Naturally, church declares they’ll do it anyway.
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