Link roundup for 6 March 2010
British blogger Four Dinners will soon visit the US, but there's one place he'll probably stay away from.
Zirgar analyzes some Biblical prohibitions.
Granny joins the computer age.
These cute animals should be avoided (found via Mendip).
Some churches' attitudes toward suffering are downright creepy.
Jason of Indiana has a new license plate.
There's such a thing as taking online games too seriously.
Jerry Critter has escaped the tyranny of private-sector health insurers (I still have 15½ years to go). But we can't afford health reform for all.
Conservatism risks being trapped by its paranoid fringe.
The Pentagon shooting looks like another right-wing terrorist attack like the one last month in Austin.
At least one Democrat is invoking Jim Bunning against Republican opponents. Others would rather emulate him.
Throw them to the wolves! These guys too.
Teabaggers lose big in the Texas Republican primaries.
As gay marriage comes to Washington DC, Minnesota considers taking the same step.
The death of Sea World orca trainer Dawn Brancheau prompts yet another outburst of religious stupidity.
Sacrilege is fun, but it also serves serious purposes.
Detroiters are using unorthodox methods to reclaim their city. They still have their share of religious twits, though.
Yet another threat looms against science education in the US.
The "debate" on global warming is summed up in one cartoon.
A space image captures the world's biggest display of kitsch.
A gay prostitution scandal has erupted at the Vatican.
Australia's "Freedom of Religion and Belief Project" is in decidedly the wrong hands.
Expectations that Germany will bail Greece out of its economic woes continue to produce acrimony. Read this too (the German writing on the magazine says: "Cheaters in the euro-family.....Will Greece grab our money? And what's with Spain, Portugal, Italy?").
Dangerous religious fanatics infiltrate Britain's Labour party.
Here's a list of organizations which agree that human-caused cli-mate change is real, and of those that deny it (found via Green Eagle). Shows rather clearly what's actually going on here, I think.
Most of the cells -- and genes -- in your body are not human.
Bush's restrictions on stem-cell research drove much of that work to other countries. Now Americans travel overseas for treatment.