Link round-up for 8 February 2015
Kids finish proverbs, better than the real thing.
Vermont's dumbest people respond to a suggested Latin motto for the state.
Here's a glimpse of the upcoming Frozen mini-sequel.
The Stock Photobomber incorporates himself into stock photos, with often-amusing results.
What is it with Pennsylvania towns?
Far-right-wing Americans have their own views about ISIS.
Christie's vaccination gaffe encourages ordinary Republicans to show off why they've become known as the anti-science party (see comments). Oh, and then there's this guy.
Being offended doesn't mean you're justified.
These people exist.
It's not marriage that makes good parents (found via GoodShit).
There are reasons why religion correlates with child abuse.
ThinkProgress explains the difference between Bill Jack's anti-gay cake stunt and real discrimination, while HuffPo has more on the Christian Right's real goals in the cake wars (both found via Republic of Gilead).
Religio-baggots freak out over inclusive greeting cards.
Veteran Jim Adams has some choice words for Republicans.
Republic of Gilead has detailed reports on the Response Louisiana hatefest and the protests against it.
Sorry, baggots, Obama was right about history and religion. More here.
In the swing states, it's still Hillary über alles.
In a nutshell, here's conservative health care policy and conservative economics (both found via Squatlo Rant).
Tommy Dean Gaa is an appalling person.
OK, Rand Paul is right about this one.
Sometimes liberals just don't understand religion.
A Supreme Court ruling against Obamacare would hurt the American people, but also hurt the Republicans.
Gaaack, retch.....OK, no more eggs for me.
For the first time in a millennium, Iceland is building a temple to the Norse gods.
Among the ancient Romans, managing slaves was something of an art (found via GoodShit).
Obama supports Greece's effort to loosen disastrous austerity policies, but the European Central Bank insists the insanity must continue. Though Greeks fear abandoning the euro currency, doing so is probably their ticket to recovery.
Porn can be liberating, but Iran isn't quite as deprived as Richard Dawkins imagines.
There are occasions when hate and revenge are proper and appropriate responses. The funeral of Mu'âdh al-Kassâsbah was one of them.
If you want to write honestly about the Kurds, stay the hell out of Turkey.
Putin is so desperate for friends that he's cozying up to Kim Jong Un.
Sometimes taking advice from the Bible is a really bad idea.
No Terminator robots, please.
[Gay cake image found via Snowstorm Thirteen]