Right Wingers Find New Mary Jo Kopechne

dead

Two of these people, dead before their time, are used by Republicans to raise a lot of money. One was killed by a Republican. Nobody raises a cent for that one.

The victim had every reason to believe there was a long, successful life ahead. Seated in the car, there was no reason to worry, no way to know that death was just seconds away.… [Read more]

Asking the Hard Questions About 9/11

World Trade Center - Truther speaksNew 9/11 truth documentary among ‘most watched’ on PBS this week Victoria

By Victoria N. Alexander

Sep 3, 2012 in Politics “9/11: Explosive Evidence – Experts Speak Out” is getting public attention and casting doubt on the scientific validity of the U.S. government’s investigation into the WTC tragedy. PBS is the first major network to air the program.… [Read more]

Afterbirthers

Peace vs War

“Go ahead and hate your neighbor; go ahead and cheat a friend. Do it in the name of Heaven; you can justify it in the end. There won’t be any trumpets blowin’ come the judgement day. On the bloody morning after, one tin soldier rides away.”  One Tin Soldier, Coven (1971)

“Someday you’ll return to your valleys and your farms, and you’ll no longer burn to be brothers in arms.”  Brothers in Arms, Dire Straits (1985)

If my Facebook timeline is any indication, the current Presidential campaign has been particularly harsh on my formerly-diverse friendships.… [Read more]

The Delusions of Dinesh D’Souza

Conservative pundit Dinesh D'Souza, pictured above, should be taken seriously by no one, ever, about anything.

Conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza, pictured above, should be taken seriously by no one, ever, about anything.

Among the many questions that continue to baffle me in life is why is conservative “intellectual” Dinesh D’Souza ever take seriously by anyone? And after viewing the man again on Piers Morgan’s CNN show as well as on HBO’s Real Team with Bill Maher, I’m still left baffled as to why anyone bothers talking to this guy (although to be fair, Bill Maher took the man far less seriously than most interviewers).… [Read more]

Who Are the Climate Deniers?

Who are the Climate Deniers? - Testmonials

I came across an interesting article yesterday in the Telegraph titled, “Climate change deniers ‘are either extreme free marketeers or conspiracy theorists.” Well, I read that headline with a fair degree of skepticism because it was exactly what I wanted to hear: that climate change deniers, like conspiracy theorists, aren’t quite in touch with reality.

The article was about a scientific paper titled, “NASA faked the moon landing — Therefore (Climate) Science is a Hoax: An Anatomy of the Motivated Rejection of Science,” which is due to be published in a psychology journal. … [Read more]