Link round-up for 5 July 2015
Reddittards contemplate the conquest of New Zealand.
Wow, flamingos are tough.
Speaking of New Zealand, this is actually a good idea.
Yikes! Well, they did warn us.
Not all Arab women are demure, devout, and submissive (but that's a generic flag bearing the Muslim creed, not an ISIS flag).
Language is in decline, and always has been.
Listen to your betters.
Get the real facts about the Greek crisis.
An Australian woman remembers her favorite job.
Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the Canadian flag.
The Pope denounces weapons-makers and then says that the Allies in World War II should have bombed the railways leading to Auschwitz. Bombs are weapons, dumbass.
Most Americans support the ACA and gay-marriage rulings, though the Catholic Church is in a snit.
These people exist.
Republic of Gilead reports on an "ex-gay" conference.
I endorse this idea about mass killers (found via Earth-bound Misfit) -- and please note that the ancient Greeks did too.
Rising university costs are a big problem, but some students have figured out a solution.
If it weren't for the South, we'd be a (more) normal country. But Republicans are largely the party of the South, and that's not going to change soon (found via Progressive Eruptions), though there are small signs of progress (found via Fair and Unbalanced). But to win, our side still needs to fight intelligently.
The latest stupid anti-gay video ad already has a parody version.
Try this quiz to find out how closely you align with various Presidential candidates (my results are below).
Donald Trump is finding his natural constituency. Hint: it's not Mexicans.
Here are a few basic questions on gay marriage (found via Republic of Gilead).
This person will vote next year -- will you?
Green Eagle has another round-up of conservative lunacy.
The Catholic Church is floundering in Australia, for the same reasons as elsewhere.
Iceland has abolished its laws against blasphemy. Here are some places to try out your Icelandic blaspheming skills, provided you can pronounce names like Eyjafjallajokull and Grundarfjoerdur.
TYWKIWDBI reports from a Sanders rally in Wisconsin. Here's how Hillary and Bernie stack up with Democrats nationally.
Fox News is not getting its money's worth here.
The US gay-marriage ruling has triggered a debate on gay rights -- in Iran.
Green Eagle looks at the latest insanity concerning Gaza.
Here's more on what the Confederacy was really about.
Bitcoin isn't the future of money. It isn't even money.
[A note: This round-up is my 3,000th post.]