Link round-up for 29 January 2012
I wonder if this cathedral is available for temperance meetings.
Test your beliefs against the Bible.
Some experiences are better left untried.
Yes, that's a cow.
Check out the Romney income calculator and see how long Mitt would take to earn your annual income.
Here's libertarianism condensed into one tweet.
Sorry Newt, we can't annex the Moon. Stewart and Colbert revel.
Why go to the Moon when Earth has all this?
Musicians don't want their work associated with Republicans.
I don't see why anyone still uses Facebook.
Rupert Murdoch supported SOPA.
Another witness debunks Brewer's claims about her conversation with Obama.
Bullies have allies in the Tennessee legislature -- and in part of Minnesota.
The Republican party has become a Manichean party of rage, and Fox News is a big part of the reason. Gingrich is a pied piper of doom; he and Palin can still rally the forces of nuttiness. There will be no deus ex machina candidate or brokered convention. Here's a sane conservative trying to talk sense to the crazies.
Gingrich's campaign is mostly funded by one man.
Jack Jodell looks at Romney's views on labor issues and foreign policy -- and at the Republicans' bogeyman Saul Alinsky (who once used farting as a tool of political activism).
Raped and pregnant? Oh, quit whining.
North Carolina Republican Larry Pittman wants to bring back some traditional methods of justice.
Let's treat the Pope as the criminal conspirator he is (found via Republic of Gilead).
If you like beating up women, New Hampshire Republicans want to make it easier for you.
There's a lot to be said for gay parenting (found via Ranch Chimp).
Meghan O'Rourke takes down Caitlin Flanagan's reactionary and simplistic thinking about girlhood.
All religion is crap. Here's why.
Republicans are still trying to wreck science education.
Congress has questions on Google's privacy-policy consolidation.
Gingrich once took a sane position on marijuana.
Yes, Ron Paul knew about those newsletters -- which makes him a liar. But we already knew he's something much worse.
Andrew Sullivan's readers weigh in on the Daniels SOTU response.
You don't need to be stupid to be prejudiced, but it helps (sent by Republic of Gilead).
If they'd do it to Giffords or Dr. Tiller, they'd do it to a cat (found via Politics Plus).
Here's more on the religious threat to free expression in Britain and how some are fighting back.
If you visited Europe before 2001 you may recall some of these (well, the pound still exists).
This idea will give "meter maid" a whole new meaning (found via Mendip).
EU austeritards who point to Ireland and the Baltics to justify their policies are "demented".
The EU is seizing even more sovereign powers from its member countries, but resistance is growing, especially in Britain and Greece.
The struggle in Syria is escalating.
Texas is getting into modern power generation.
The WSJ practices blatant dishonesty.
Worst diet ever.
Best drink ever.
Best thing to stop doing.
A stem-cell treatment for macular degeneration has been tested on humans in Los Angeles, with impressive results (found via Parsley's Pics).