Link round-up for 13 January 2013
Get your copy of the Lesbian Last Supper.
Brazilian police arrest a co-conspirator in an attempted prison break.
Check out the Best Picture nominees.
An Illinois Catholic priest calls 911.
Deep in the New Mexico desert is a shrine to nuttiness.
A major California industry uses the First Amendment to oppose a government effort to destroy it.
Christian Right anti-gay activist Lisa Biron is a paragon of morality.
You can get free gasoline from these guys, but there's a catch.
Hart Williams has a book out about Ayn Rand.
Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema sets a patriotic precedent at her swearing-in.
Rosa Rubicondior profiles a famous Christian and the man who inspired him.
Why are so few women libertarians?
Nuttiest conspiracy theory ever: the Sandy Hook shooting was a staged event with actors. More here.
The Bill of Rights does not apply only to 18th-century technology.
Here's the Steubenville story in detail.
Derek Shrout of Alabama didn't need a gun.
Much of the conservative media is a money-making scam.
The Bible has a lot to say about rape.
2010's wave of teabagger legislators has been focusing on just one thing.
Apple joins the trend of bringing manufacturing jobs back to the US.
This isn't a conservative country any more.
Stay away from this café.
Limbaugh has lost over 2,200 sponsors.
Prominent atheist Sam Harris takes a sober look at the gun issue.
Another prominent Republican pulls an Akin. Yes, guys, keep talking.
Violent video games aren't to blame.
The trillion-dollar coin thing won't work.
The anti-gun Journal-News, which provoked outrage by publishing a map of gun-permit holders' names and addresses, hires armed guards to protect itself.
Atheist Revolution looks at feminism and atheism.
Oddly enough, the Democrats are much better at technology than the anti-science party is.
Outrage without action is just whining.
Sara Ege's 7-year-old son wasn't doing very well at memorizing the Koran, so she killed him (sent by Ahab).
Glasgow's Catholic Archbishop upholds his church's tradition of bigotry (found via Republic of Gilead).
Germany is leading the way in the transition to solar power.
While the rest of Europe stagnates under austerity policies, Germany's powerful unions push for major pay increases.
Guru Asaram Bapu seems to want to be the Akin of India.
Asad's threat to deploy chemical weapons produced a rare case of united international action.
Dubai is a ridiculously tacky failure.
Here's a new look at why the Vikings abandoned their Greenland colony.
Global warming is already affecting the US economy, and it will get worse.