Link round-up for 8 November 2015
Earth-Bound Misfit has had it with futzing around with the clocks.
Here's one last Halloween pumpkin.
Crazy Eddie looks at the wacky world of Ben Carson and the pyramids, and Faye Kane weighs in (NSFW). Maybe Carson should become an archaeologist.
A once-decaying British city is undergoing a revival.
Two hats, one point.
A "family-friendly" 1991 film offered a surprisingly-healthy look at BDSM sexuality.
It's not just Canada -- Mexico too is moving toward legal marijuana. In the US, Bernie continues his support.
Behold the dreadful effects of socialism.
Certain people don't want you talking about the weather.
A new study finds the religious less moral than atheists. And there's more evidence that Americans are becoming less religious -- analysis here, and Tengrain makes a point. In Britain, religion has become an embarrassment.
To build a "consent culture", take it beyond sexuality.
Here's a guide to conservative art depicting Obama (found via Progressive Eruptions). And here are some of their reactions to Ben Carson.
Yes, some of the religious crazies want to ban birth control.
Another reason the TPP must be stopped -- it's a menace to internet freedom.
Trump wins an endorsement any Republican office-seeker would covet.
What we need is an anti-stupidity vaccine.
Some people just aren't into foreign languages.
Hillary's sentencing-reform plan would free about 15,000 unjustly-imprisoned people.
The Mormon religion shuns gays and divides their families.
It's an old-fashioned American Christmas!
A new clothing store in Gaza proves popular.
Sunni rebels in Syria use caged Alawite captives (who may not even be "pro-Asad") as human shields.
The world's newest independent country is a total disaster.
What is the official Catholic position on beavers?
Paul Ryan deserves family time, but you don't.
Republic of Gilead reports on another godawful fundie movie, which is full of bad relationship advice.
Zandar looks at Kentucky's nightmarish future.
Funny priorities the media have sometimes.
Three Republican Presidential candidates attend a theofascist conference, a venue for ISIS-like murderous hatred where Huckabee continues to demonstrate his ignorance of the Constitution.
Et tu, Chick-fil-A?
Krauthammer fumes at Republican political ineptitude.
Fight back against online harassment.
Rubio scandals do exist, but they're pretty boring.
Margaret Cho talks about her life as a sex worker and her support for those in the profession.
Wow, tough anti-Vitter ad.
When seconds count.....keep counting.
Lame duck? Obama is winning all over the place.
The world's most polluted city looks for solutions.
"Human trafficking" is such an over-used term that it's becoming meaningless.
Time's running out to get serious about global warming. Republicans won't be able to stay in denial much longer.
There's plenty of good news.