Thursday, August 09, 2012

Daily Blend: Thursday, August 09, 2012

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Laurie Higgins (Director, Illinois Family Institute)
Laurie Higgins
  • New research strongly indicates that this year’s extreme weather events were verifiably caused by global warming.

  • Relatedly, NOAA unsurprisingly declares last July to be the single hottest month ever in the U.S. since records began in 1895.
    (via @BadAstronomer)

  • Laurie Higgins [pictured] at the Illinois Family Institute really hates it when the Friendly Atheist takes apart her group’s hypocritical, anti-gay Christofascist bullshit.

  • Oblivious U.S. police officer complains about strict Canadian gun laws, becomes the laughingstock of Canadians everywhere.
    (via Pharyngula)

  • And finally, Fox News really just can’t get charts right:

    Fox News chart: “FEDERAL WELFARE RECEIVED IN U.S.” with distorted Y-axis (making it look like welfare expanded massively under President Obama)
  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.