Link round-up for 23 November 2014
Check out these spectacular images of destruction (found via GoodShit).
Here's what Christian leaders through the centuries have said about women.
These people voted -- did you?
Europe and the US handle science differently.
Murr Brewster isn't fooled by the cloud.
Patricia Miller isn't fooled by the Pope (found via Republic of Gilead).
Shaw Kenawe has a really unappetizing Republican menu for us.
When the House voted to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, Lakota Indians whose lands would be affected took it as an act of war.
Still depressed about the election? Read this, and you'll feel better, especially the part in beige lower down.
Stonekettle Station's response to the Republican outrage over Obama's illegal-alien actions is, as usual, a must-read.
Which marriage should be forbidden?
More evidence supports the view that the internet is inexorably destroying religion.
Recognize the Tea Party for what it is -- the revival of an old and evil treason.
Kirk Cameron sinks to trying to skew the Rotten Tomatoes rating system (found via Republic of Gilead).
This posting appeared on a liberal news blog, but a lot of the comments read like they were written by Nazis (found via Green Eagle).
Yes, of course Republicans want to impeach Obama.
Here's a guide to stores to shop at, or avoid (found via Politics Plus).
The Republican base and the general public view 2016 Presidential candidates very differently.
Here's an example of what happens when you try to debate with right-wing crazies. It all sounds very familiar to me.
What if the President took really radical action on illegal aliens? Could Republicans support him?
We're not doing it right. These people are.
Where marijuana is concerned, the Canadian government is as moronic as ours.
The Church of England is in such steep decline that one bishop says it will disappear from England in six years.
The Pope speaks out to reassure the troglodytes.
The Catholic Church is losing its grip on Latin America (found via Republic of Gilead).
Once subject to official harassment, Medya Kitabevi is now Europe's largest Kurdish bookstore.
A newly-translated Coptic book from the eighth century suggests that religion at that time incorporated some strange and now-forgotten heterodoxies (found via Mendip).
The Saudi regime uses vague and draconian laws to suppress every vestige of criticism.
Here's a good explanation of why landing on a comet was so difficult to accomplish (found via Progressive Eruptions), and here are 26 of the historic photos from the Rosetta/Philae mission in high resolution (found via GoodShit).
[Image at top: European Rosetta spacecraft approaching destination comet]