19 March 2011

Link round-up for 19 March 2011


Bay of Fundie has more on the Cabazon dinosaurs -- don't miss the farting T-rex!

Wow, this amusement park ride sounds like fun.

An artist in 1910 tried to envision what the year 2000 would look like (found via Mendip).

How does Bachmann manage to be so wrong about such basic facts?

Jack Jodell's blog, The Saturday Afternoon Post, has moved to Wordpress.

Americans' support for gay marriage has risen dramatically in just seven years.

Here's another little example of Fox News's dishonesty.

Invasive TSA security theater is useless -- during a test, a decoy agent with a handgun successfully sneaked it past security on every attempt (found via TYWKIWDBI).

Yep, those Republicans are sure focusing on jobs, right.

The notorious TamTamPamela video about Japan was a hoax, but that's not the real point.

Even the foreclosure wave sometimes brings some good (found via TYWKIWDBI).

If you believe the Bible, Heaven must be pretty much empty.

Of these two men, which one embodies family values?

Catholic bishops in North Dakota help us identify organizations worthy of support.

Discrimination against non-Christians is pervasive in the military.

God hates fags, but unfortunately the feeling isn't always mutual.

The dishonesty of the attack on Ron Schiller was exposed by Glenn Beck, of all people (but he's still a jackass).

Blogger BT Blues has a proposal for improving Texas schools.

Daily Kos looks at prospects for the Wisconsin recalls. Hysterical Raisins looks at one target, the well-named Randy Hopper.

Scott Walker's administration engages in weird theatrics.

Joseph Cannon posts a report from the great Madison protest, and Green Eagle has interesting observations.

The wave of popular activism galvanized by Republican union- busting in Wisconsin and elsewhere may herald the birth of a "People's Party" -- the left's answer to the Tea Party.

The "enthusiasm gap" has disappeared in Wisconsin.

Walker isn't the only governor evoking buyer's remorse among voters.

Religion will dominate the 2012 Republican primaries.

Live by the dress code, die by the dress code (this item may shock at first, but keep reading -- it has a serious point to make).

Sorry, dumb-ass, "barbaric" is the right word (discussion here).

As the German government crushes opposition by weaker EU states to impose a currency-support plan (which the German people don't even want), massive protests against EU-imposed austerity policies sweep Portugal.

Police in Europe, Australia, and the US have unmasked a vast international child-molestation ring.

Europeans will soon have some protection against Facebook's attacks on privacy.

A disappointing EU court ruling on crucifixes nevertheless has some positive elements.

Hey, Mubarak, nice suit.

Egypt is holding a referendum on amending its constitution, and interest is running high.

The US promises to help Tunisia's interim government move toward democracy.

Regimes attack protesters in Syria, Yemen, and Bahrain.

The idiots hailing Japan's earthquake as divine punishment for Pearl Harbor should remember this. More Christian compassion here.

If you think Japan's nuclear-reactor problems are frightening, consider China.

Elephant herds take guidance from the elderly.

Here's a side of the Moon you've probably never seen (and no, it had nothing to do with the earthquake).

[Image at top: The rally for union rights in Madison, Wisconsin on 12 March 2011, found via Green Eagle.]

2 Comments:

Blogger Ahab said...

I'm glad to see you visit the Landover Baptist website! Good stuff.

19 March, 2011 07:29  
Anonymous Ron Chusid said...

Actually it wasn't Glenn Beck himself who exposed how O'Keefe's video was selectively edited, but it was a web site owned by Beck. That is surprising enough.

24 March, 2011 16:41  

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