Link round-up for 21 October 2012
Don't mess with Big Bird.
I'll hug your elephant and you.....
Romney's binders spawn a meme, but Lady Atheist doesn't want to end up in the wrong one.
Don't do Halloween, it has demons and fags.
Writer says "vagina", fundies freak out (found via Lady Atheist).
A wingnut who can barely write coherent English calls Obama mediocre.
Abercrombie & Fitch Chief Executive Officer Michael Jeffries is odd.
Scott Brown's asbestos gaffe may have killed his re-election hopes.
One of those quacks who "cures" gays has been arrested -- for sexually assaulting men (found via Republic of Gilead).
Charts illustrate the decline of religion in the US since 2007.
Yes, Obama's starting to see a post-debate shift. More here.
Libby Anne looks at the anti-abortion nutters' "sex implies consent to pregnancy" argument.
A dozen unsolved murders in Los Angeles may have been the work of Charles Manson's gang of thugs.
Republican Congressman Darrell Issa's Benghazi document dump endangers Libyans who were working with the US.
So far, there's no evidence that the Benghazi attack was pre-planned or involved al-Qâ'idah (but this guy thinks it was caused by fags and abortion).
Atheists and Christians are targeted for persecution under Egypt's blasphemy laws.
87% of Egyptians want their country to have nuclear weapons.
Malala Yousafzai is making progress.
That near-death experience that made the cover of Newsweek was probably just a ketamine or DMT hallucination.