Link round-up for 1 March 2015
Gays cause mass shootings! And vaccines cause gays! And retards! And rape is legal!
Creationists still have no clue how to make a science movie.
Why do microwaves cook food unevenly?
Lady Atheist has a book review and collection of videos on the true origins of morality (with cute babies!)
The Congressional Republican clown show has PM Carpenter in fine form this week, on governance, DHS funding, why they can't let go, and how to pwn them. Nancy LeTourneau has mixed feelings about the chaos. Jim Wright, of course, is a lot more ruthless. On RedState, the fury and despair are delicious.
The Paleo diet is a lie.
Hannity goes turbo creepy at CPAC.
The legitimate rape guy is looking for a comeback.
The story of bitcoin, Silk Road, and the "deep web" shows the impracticality of anarcho-libertarianism.
A right-wing site's post on Scott Walker triggers a comment-thread argument over evolution, culminating in a popcorn-worthy meltdown.
Here's a detailed analysis of American Sniper (found via Republic of Gilead).
Wisconsin and Minnesota are similar except in who runs them, and the results.
Why were these abuses ever allowed in the first place?
RedState escalates its campaign to punish Republicans who display insufficient lunacy, and goes all Joni Ernst on Mitch McConnell.
Obama's veto gives us a fighting chance to stop Keystone XL permanently.
Per a recent survey, 61% of the British say they're non-religious, 52% think religion does more harm than good, and self-identifying as "Christian" is pretty much meaningless.
Conservatives in the Netherlands are getting tougher on marijuana (which never was actually legal there), with mostly-bad results.
Things haven't been easy for Serbia's first transgender army officer.
ISIS is now clearly losing the war (found via Horizons, which has other links).
Saudi Arabia sentences a man to death for apostasy.
An atheist blogger (and American citizen) is hacked to death in Bangladesh.