Link round-up for 29 November 2015
We can't take the risk -- round up all men named Mike.
Oh, what candidates these Republicans be!
Abandoned things can be haunting.
Make sure your Christmas decorations are appropriate.
Nobody messes with this gal (found via Lady, That's My Skull).
Here's one case where a murderous terrorist is hailed as a hero by his co-religionists (found via Progressive Eruptions).
The percentage of Americans accepting evolution is starting to grow, while creationists get mad at Google.
We could learn something from World-War-II-era London.
Spot the lazy bum mooching off the system.
This is Fox News's idea of an "expert", apparently.
France's National Front party is surging in popularity after the Paris attack, though Socialist President Hollande's tough response is also winning him support.
Travis Maurer is taking the fight for legal marijuana to the heartland.
Planned Parenthood and its supporters respond with defiance to the Colorado terrorist attack (found via Politics Plus).
Wingnuts are running out of places to shop.
Biblical marriage sounds so romantic, but at least it excludes the "sodomites".
Niloofar Rahmani helps Afghanistan take a small step toward modernity.
Well, that didn't take long -- the moderate Republican "stop Trump" campaign is already running out of steam, and they're back to just hoping he'll fade on his own. Their nightmare scenario is still on track to materialize, and the Rubio deus ex machina just doesn't seem to be all that they'd hoped for (found via Fair and Unbalanced).
Yes, today's Syrian refugees are comparable to the Jews of the 1930s -- more on that here. And check this out.
Beware of the roving inquisition.
Here's a good business model for anyone with immense chutzpah and no ethics (found via Mendip).
There's a word for what South Park is.
Black Friday brings out the evil of Mall-Wart.
Pfizer's tax-dodge deal is getting the spotlight.
Chicago did the right thing, once it was finally unavoidable.
Trump has always been fueled by bullshit, and he's not alone.
Yahoo decides to commit suicide (found via Mendip, whose verdict is the same).
Booman crunches the numbers on the Republicans' racial-demographics problem. The impact of religious demographic changes will, I think, be even greater. Wingnuts are increasingly alienated from America.
That guy in Dallas who posted Muslims' home addresses on the net is whining about the backlash.
The Saudi regime is planning a mass execution day.
CJ Pearson has seen through the Republicans. Why hasn't everyone else?
An innocent man who spent 27 years in prison was intentionally framed by police, a jury finds.
War against Dâ'ish (ISIL) is the right course of action even if it's what they want. And they have allies we can strike at. Here's the right way to look at them.
An eroding riverbank exposed the terrible secret of the town of Kolpashevo.
Why would God give bats the mammal world's best immune system?
An endangered species gets a boost.
This is what programming looked like in the days of the Apollo program.
National Geographic is about to die -- but its last real issue is fully worthy of its honorable history.
They live everywhere, they're almost indestructible, and they're powerful evidence for the common origin of life.