16 December 2012

Link round-up for 16 December 2012

Lady Atheist has a list of non-theistic charities you can donate to.

Here's how we know Beantor is real.

Murr Brewster looks at ancient wisdom and the Mayans.

Blonde Nonbeliever looks at the five stages of atheism -- with cats!

What would Jesus do?

If you rob a bank, you probably shouldn't brag about it in front of the entire planet.

Follow the example of President Adams -- and President Lincoln.

Some jobs just aren't worth applying for.

Nov. 6 was a good day.

Here's our battle plan for the War on Christmas.

What would comic-book art look like if it pandered to female sexuality?

Stonekettle Station knows you can't reason with crazy people.  Green Eagle finds as much crazy on the right as ever.

How dumb are fundies?  Dumb enough to fall for this.  And one in three Americans is this dumb.

California judge Derek Johnson sounds like he could have a future as a Republican politician.

Yes, there have been atheist artists.

Somebody's come out with a "gay-friendly" version of the Bible (see my comment on the post).

You might be a socialist!

What can Romney do now to keep himself occupied?

Massachusetts achieves world-class educational standards; it's also among our least-religious states.  We should also look at Finland.

A simple chart illustrates what follows tax cuts on the rich.

This is austerity.

On the "fiscal cliff", Obama must stand his ground.

Republicans were craven on Benghazi.

Atheists have good reason to oppose religion (found via Reason Being).

Teabaggers vow to keep on destroying moderate Republicans.  They may already be dooming their party to lose the Governorship of Virginia.

Atheism is on the rise in Texas (found via Lady Atheist).  But it's guys like these who get the press.

Right-wingers wrong again: repealing DADT didn't hurt military recruitment or retention.

How many DNA labs are run by nuts like this?

For the first time in two decades, Russia's population is growing even without taking immigration into account.

Lady Gaga speaks out against bigotry in Russia -- and a silly lawsuit gets thrown out.

Is Egypt's Muslim brotherhood paying mobs to sexually assault women protesters?

2012 will be the warmest year on record in the US.

Quite a few words in English come from a surprising source.

Global warming is bringing grizzly and polar bears into contact, creating a new breed -- the pizzly.

Rosa Rubicondior looks at rabbit sex and intelligent design.

Electronic signals going directly to the retina restore a primitive level of vision for some forms of blindness.

Researchers succeed in transplanting neurons grown from stem cells and show that they boost brain function -- a step toward reversing the effects of Alzheimer's and other brain-damaging afflictions.

Apologies for the paucity of posts lately.  Things have been tough.

10 Comments:

Blogger LadyAtheist said...

Thanks for the links. Interesting as always. Take care & post when you can. We'll be waiting. :-)

16 December, 2012 09:03  
Blogger Green Eagle said...

Glad to see this back. I always find so many interesting things here. Thanks for making the effort to find all of the links.

16 December, 2012 12:57  
Blogger mendip said...

Nice set of links - and welcome back! The article on Ol' Virginny is a little out of date. Unfortunately, Perriello backed out of campaigning for the governorship. In my opinion, he would have been an awesome candidate. McAuliffe has (supposedly) boatloads of money, and no popular support, nor is he viewed as particularly progressive or electable - fueled merely by egomania, with no real experience or commitment to the State, (for once, I agree with the tagline of "carpetbagger"). Thus, the liberals who would vote, might not come out. The only thing going for him is that the Republicans have picked a "true believer" who may well scare everyone to the Left of Attila the Hun into coming out and voting Democratic, regardless of the candidate.The election has quickly devolved into merely voting against the return of the Dark Ages. Perriello would have made it much more positive. In my opinion, he is a very impressive

16 December, 2012 12:58  
Blogger Shaw Kenawe said...

Great list as usual. Thanks for the inclusion on the list. We always look forward to this treat.

16 December, 2012 14:28  
Blogger Ranch Chimp said...

Thanx for the link up read's Infidel ... according to one piece I viewed ... I might be a socialist(?) ... arent we all to a degree, heh, heh, heh, heh, heh : )

17 December, 2012 06:24  
Blogger Ahab said...

Welcome back to the blogosphere! I missed your posts.

17 December, 2012 07:06  
Anonymous Blurber said...

I contribute to:

http://www.militaryreligiousfreedom.org

One of many examples of their work:

Military Religious Freedom Organization demands a stop to the replacement of mental health professionals with chaplains.

17 December, 2012 17:05  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Thanks everyone!

Mendip: So it's a carpetbagger vs. a teabagger? For me at least it'd be an easy choice. The teabaggers out there are probably just disappointed that Attila the Hun himself wasn't available as a candidate.

Blurber: Thanks, I'll check that out. The military is replacing mental health professionals with chaplains? Maybe next they'll replace their surgeons and other MDs with faith healers? It would certainly save money.

17 December, 2012 21:34  
Blogger S.W. Anderson said...

Interesting list. Re: the paucity of posts. No need to apologize; it happens to the best of us. Real life has a nasty habit of intruding into blogging time. ;)

18 December, 2012 00:50  
Blogger Leslie Parsley said...

Ditto S.W. Anderson. Just put that part about real life in bold.

18 December, 2012 11:47  

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