Link round-up for 27 July 2014
I fart in your general direction, very loudly (found via Mendip).
The Bible is a source of morality. Well, consider its authorship.
Just what the Republicans needed -- Todd Akin is back with more stupidity.
Here in Portland, these sick freaks are targeting children as young as five to recruit into their perverse lifestyle.
Right-wingers demand to know what I think about Islam, but react oddly to the answer.
A 2009 terrorist plot failed because the terrorist didn't change his underwear.
SEB has video of Louie Gohmert's venture into theology.
Southwest Airlines stupidly creates a PR disaster out of nothing.
If you doubt there's a war on women, look at Texas.
Don't believe every headline you see.
Small-town America is dying. Here's why.
One plan works, the other does not.
Some food companies are cutting out GMO ingredients.
The Republican candidate for Governor of Oregon is way out there.
The fundies are now harassing moderate Christians for not being totalitarian enough.
Sue Obama? Bah. Here's a Presidential lawsuit with actual merit.
Here's yet another reason why prostitution must be decriminalized. The "Swedish model" gets it wrong.
Conservatives dare not look at themselves honestly -- they're too much like what they despise.
Here's how some British see the United States.
Oxfam reports on how unequal the world has become -- for example, the richest 85 individuals own as much as the poorest 3,500,000,000 (found via Politics Plus).
When Victorian gentlemen wanted to indulge their ignorance, vulgarity, and evil, here's where they went (found via Mendip).
We're not the only country with dingbat legislators -- check out this British MP.
Here's more on the looting of the corpses of MH17 victims.
ISIS orders women in Mosul to wear full veils, or else. American readers will note similarities between their rhetoric and that of our own fundies. A UN report that ISIS had ordered mass clitorectomies is still being disputed.
India's public-crapping problem isn't just due to lack of toilets -- there's actually a cultural preference for it.
The Chinese regime pushes stronger brainwashing to combat Western concepts like "democracy, universal values and civil society".
Ken Ham pontificates about alien life and makes a fool of himself.
Wildfires rage in the sizzling heat of.....Siberia?
This year's May and June were the hottest May and June ever.
Here's a good clear explanation of natural mimicry and how evolution produces it.