Sunday, August 05, 2012

Daily Blend: Sunday, August 05, 2012

| »
Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas (16), U.S. Olympic gymnast
Gabby Douglas
  • Ian Murphy at AlterNet gives us the five most awful atheists. I’m not sure if S.E. Cupp even counts, being an unashamed Right-wing fraud. Though, I’m glad to see someone else tackle Penn Jillette’s libertarian anti-tax weirdness.
    (via Pharyngula)

  • However, Hemant Mehta makes a great point: These people aren’t bad atheists, but rather bad skeptics, or possibly bad humanists.

  • Conservatives are wetting themselves at the revelation that pro-LGBT liberals can be assholes, too. Though, I do think outright firing him was overly harsh. (The man later apologized on YouTube.)

  • And finally, did you know that U.S. Olympians [pictured] just aren’t showing enough mindless jingoism patriotism according to Fox News?:
    (via @radleybalko)

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.