Thursday, September 02, 2010

Daily Blend: Thursday, September 02, 2010

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Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS)
Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS)
[source: 2012 Obama]
  • Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour [pictured] (R) distorts history in claiming that Democrats opposed he Civil Rights Act of ’64.

  • 50 Yahoo! Answers fails. Some of these are almost certainly just trolls; the scary thought is that most probably aren’t.
    (via @todayspolitics)

  • Democrats are looking increasingly screwed this November, no thanks to a White House that not only refuses to fight but also ignores and even dismisses its base.
    (via @todayspolitics)

  • Meet Jonathan Lee Riches, the world’s most litigious inmate. Nutter.
    (via @wikileaks)

  • Fox News being Fox News, displays a graph comparing the costs of the Iraq War with the stimulus bill based on outdated estimates and cherry-picked data.

  • Another exposé showing why I consider the Right to be the enemy of any rational and peaceful society. What shameless, repugnant assholes.

  • Man falls in stairs and injures his leg; his wife calls an ambulance. Cops also show up, order him to get up. He refuses and tells them to leave. They Tase him three times.
    (via The Agitator)

  • Charles Darwin: Father of Evolutionary Theory, all of modern biology, an artificial ecosystem on a remote rocky island. Could carry fascinating ramifications.
    (via The Agitator)

  • Seattle cop orders man whittling wood on sidewalk to drop the knife; man refuses. Cop shoots him “five or six” times in rapid succession at point blank. Cop placed on administrative leave; police chief defends his actions. Because sidewalk whittlers, they’re the real bad guys, here.
    (via The Agitator)

  • Kitties on treadmills. ’Nuff said.
    (via Diaphanitas)

  • Creationist loon David Klinghoffer at the Discovery Institute once again tries to connect historical baddies – including the deranged hostage-taker at the Discovery Channel building in Washington, DC, just yesterday – to “Darwinism”. PZ Myers responds by pointing out just what it that ties “Darwinists” to murderers – or rather, what doesn’t.

  • Google has everything: Google Maps, Google Earth, Google Skies … bet they’ll never have Google Mar—! Oh, Jesus.

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