12 February 2011

Link round-up for 12 February 2011

I hope airport face scanners have improved since 2009.

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, but purses.....

Progressive Eruptions looks at Palin's gibberish.


Some things are too simple to need much technology.

A Palin impersonator sows confusion at CPAC.

If you think American politics is too un-civil, check this out.

Wander Martich knows the value of a penny (found via Mendip).

Bill O'Reilly has launched a whole new meme (found via Preliator pro Causa).

Maybe there's some justice in the world after all.

TYWKIWDBI looks at impressive libraries.

PC Airlines is hiring flight attendants with a difference.

A church in the Midwest displays Christian tolerance.

Muzzammil Hassan is not achieving his goal of refuting negative stereotypes about Muslims.

Republicans are the party of big-government nanny-statism.

Bachmann backs down from her attack on veterans' benefits (found via Papamoka).

Maybe we can learn something from the British.

Green Eagle has an update on liberal violence.

Credit where credit is due: never forget the day the Tea Partiers did the right thing (found via Preliator pro Causa) -- vote roll call is here. Keep an eye on Republican women too.

An insider describes the modus operandi at Fox News.

A foreign enterprise may be about to take over the New York Stock Exchange -- and it's not Chinese.

A worthy organization in Britain is asking for support.

British Prime Minister David Cameron isn't backing down on his call for a "muscular liberalism" in the face of theocrats. French President Nicolas Sarkozy, too, stands up for secular values.

The Muslim Brotherhood says it does not seek power in Egypt (sent by Ranch Chimp).

The Egyptian revolution is not at all Islamist in character. Marwa Maziad looks at the road ahead.

In the wake of Egypt's victory, Algerians will confront their regime today, and Libyans and Iranians may be stirring too.

Yasmine Ryan looks at where Tunisia is now.

Ancient skulls may explain the origin of the cyclops myth.

We're not quite at the bottom of the barrel.

One of the toughest animals on Earth is one you've probably never seen. Check out this strange life form too.

ARP 147 is a diadem of deadly jewels.

Let's hope the solar wind bridge becomes a reality.

British scientists have developed a flu vaccine that works on all strains of the flu.


Blogger tnlib said...

Wouldn't mind if someone locked me up in one of those libraries and threw away the key.

12 February, 2011 06:30  
Blogger Robert the Skeptic said...

I think the Republicans should replace the GOP elephant with the more approrpate, "Tardigrade" ...They also posses a level of survivability that is beyond absurd. They are so hardy that researchers sometimes have difficulties finding environments that will harm them. When an environment starts to become too hostile for them, they enter a state known as cryptobiosis. This is essentially a freeze-dried state that allows them to endure just about anything. Yep, that certainly seems to describe Glenn Beck.

12 February, 2011 20:55  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

TNLib: It would be hard to get bored, that's for sure.

RtS: It has occurred to me that the Republicans should choose a different animal as a symbol.

13 February, 2011 01:34  

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