Link round-up for 30 September 2012
Fart if you disagree with Romney's economic policies.
Add some eldritch horror and madness to your 2013 with this Cthulhu calendar (found via Mendip). Or you could just get some of this stuff.
Get to know introverts.
We're much more sexually liberated today than in the 1960s (NSFW).
Romney's got some memorized zingers and he's not afraid to use them.
Remember what religious freedom doesn't mean (found via Jobsanger).
Republicans know when to be frugal (found via Squatlo Rant).
New York girls push back against a school dress code (though not as hard as these girls did).
Never mind after the election, what about Romney's "mental well-being" right now?
Einstein had plenty to say about religion.
This letter from God speaks the truth. So does this letter to Ann Romney.
The murdered Dr. George Tiller's former clinic will soon be back in operation (found via Lady Atheist).
Birther derangement just gets weirder and weirder (found via Progressive Eruptions).
A Catholic bishop warns against voting for "intrinsic evil".
The relative YouTube popularity of certain convention speeches is revealing.
Gin & Tacos notices an odd trend among college students.
Daily Kos, Jonathan Chait, and others comment on Republican poll denialism. Polls may actually be under-counting Obama supporters. Party ID is shifting, but more away from Republicans than toward Democrats. Heard claims of a voter-registration edge for Republicans? Read this. Update: More on the "unskewed polls" site.
Some opponents of gay marriage just haven't given it any real thought.
Here's an honest Republican.
Republic of Gilead reports from yet another Christian anti-gay conference (don't these people ever give it a rest?), part 1, part 2.
Romney's 47% gaffe is devastating. He's a weak candidate whom nobody likes, but the Republican message is also a problem. This week's debate is his last chance.
The New York school system embraces common sense.
Here's more on the Republican lie about Obama skipping intelligence briefings.
Murdoch media grossly distort information about global warming.
J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, is a patriot.
As Greece and Spain sink back into misery and unrest, remember the true culprit: austerity mania.
Uruguay's legislature legalizes abortion, a move favored by the majority of its people (found via Lady Atheist).
Maryam Namazie looks at Ahmadinejad's speech.
The Syrian regime tortures children.
Voices of sanity in the Islamic world are speaking out against religious extremism.
The long-simmering Japan/China/Taiwan dispute over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands may be heating up.
Bill Nye speaks out on creationism (found via Republic of Gilead).
And the story it told of a river that flowed, made me sad to think it was dead.....
Creationists don't like dinosaur feathers.
Have you ever seen another moon in an alien sky?