Monday, January 07, 2013

Daily Blend: Monday, January 07, 2013

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James Dobson (Founder, Focus on the Family)
James Dobson
  • Most Transparent Administration In HistoryTM allowed to continue hiding every single detail about its drone war.

  • Dishonest like a Breitbart acolyte arguing against gun control.

  • Looks like the design & technology community also has its issues with subconscious bigotry … and knee-jerk twits who perpetuate it.
    (via @pzmyers)

  • Focus on the Family founder James Dobson [pictured] laments: “Nearly everything I have stood for these past 35 years went down to defeat.” Coincidentally, my causes are only getting better!
  • Research indicates crime rates may be directly influenced by … leaded gasoline? First I’ve heard of this; while certain hazards increase risks of congenital defects, can they really have such a clear effect on complex adult behaviors decades later?

  • And finally, this is even more tragic than what’s happened to the History Channel:

    The Learning Channel: 1994 (‘PaleoWorld: Tracing Human Origins’ historical documentary) vs. 2012 (‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’) [image by VboobsV @
  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.