07 May 2017

Link round-up for 7 May 2017

Russian sewage trucks aren't very sturdily built, apparently.

Kevin Swanson fears Beauty and the Beast promotes bison-shagging (found via Mendip).

Life imitates art.

Dogs just wanna have fun.

The Mi-go are going low-tech.

Take a good look at the picture, then read the comments below.

This church sign should bring in a few people.

There's a new health-care provider on the scene.

Twitter responds to Trump's mangling of history.

The March for Science riffs on Monty Python.

This was a tough man.

From an earlier Valentine's Day post, Crazy Eddie has the perfect zombie date movie.

Turn that nasty summer glare into art (found via TYWKIWDBI).

The BBC is making a faithful adaption of War of the Worlds (found via Mendip).

What happens when a branch falls on power lines?

What do you read for escapism?

What kind of fictional characters do women like?

We are not fallen angels.....

John Edmark uses geometry to create startling art (found via Mendip).

This stupid tweet has been all over Tumblr -- don't believe everything you read.

Crazy Eddie looks at the unicorn frappuccino.

An interesting point here about the Deadpool movie (which I admit I haven't seen).

The Christian God manifests himself in Guardians of the Galaxy 2.


Religio-wingnuts support doxxing.

The internet is the key to liberation from faith -- which in turn can lead to further self-liberation.

Quit bitching about Colbert when there are real problems to deal with.

The National Day of Prayer is un-Christian.

This is the South, the land of the Trumpanzee.

Fundie attitudes about sex are nastyVery nasty.

Can they be trusted?

Here's another view of that Heineken ad.

Creative people live in a different world.

Yeesh, some libertarians are still counting on St. Ayn Rand's holy writings to save them (found via Fair and Unbalanced).

This stinks, all right.

Politics Plus has more signs from the March for Science.

Wow, NASA is really thinking ahead.

Rejection of science is a sign of a nation in decline.

Trump's "religious freedom" executive order is a bitter disappointment to NRO, RedState, and religio-wingnuts.

Makes you wonder what anti-abortionists' real goal is.  Their reactions to Jimmy Kimmel raise further suspicions.

Bad teacherHorror for children.

The Alt-Right is a declining force, but still a real threat.  Don't miss the discussion at the end of what a "white utopia" would really be like.

"Gay conversion" stories are dishonest and harmful (found via Tell Me Why the World Is Weird).

Religion is remorseless in how it entraps people.

Wingnuts lament their defeat on the budget bill.  They can't be happy about this either.

By hiring a global-warming denialist, the NY Times betrayed its mission and deserves the blowback.

Anti-Semitism surges in the US even as it declines globally.

The man who shot bin Laden describes the moment.

No matter what Trump does here, clean energy is surging world-wide.

This kind of thing is why I couldn't live in Canada (found via Mendip).

Stephen Fry is under police investigation for telling the truth.

Here's a soccer field in Norway.

Austria's President is wrong about the hijab.

The people who did this should spend their prison time wrapped in plastic.

The persecution of gays in Chechnya just gets worse.

South Korea's likely next President warns Trump to back off.

Here's a very old-fashioned restaurant.

Imagine a whole country full of Mike Pence types.

The place at greatest risk for nuclear war isn't Korea or the Middle East.

New Zealand blogger Heather Hastie looks at Trump's first 100 days.

The Democratic leadership must listen to voices like this.

We are ruled by monsters.

Here is Trump's real enemy (found via Progressive Eruptions).  The government is reaching the apotheosis of stoopid.

Democrats have seen a massive surge in fund-raising since the House vote (found via Rational Nation), while Republicans can expect massive blowback.  The Senate is in no hurry to tackle repeal.

Both-siderism has reached the point of derangement and must end.


Blogger W. Hackwhacker said...

That Lofoten Islands soccer pitch photo knocked me over. It inspired me to do more checking on that part of the world, and post a little about it. It's a welcome, temporary relief, so thank you for that and for all the other interesting links!

07 May, 2017 10:30  
Blogger Shaw Kenawe said...

The link to Franklin Graham's slut-shaming of Kate Middleton reminded me of a story about an order of Catholic nuns. They were in the habit[snort] of bathing while wearing long cotton nightgowns. When asked by a visiting prelate why they took their baths while dressed in long sleepwear, the Mother Superior said that they did this so they would not give offense to God as he looked down upon the convent and the nuns who lived there. The prelate remarked that if the good Lord were able to look down upon the convent through the terra cotta tiled roof into the rooms where the modest nuns were bathing, surely he could see through their cotton robes.

God sees women's breasts all day long. Franklin Graham just sounds jealous.

07 May, 2017 14:13  
Anonymous nonnie9999 said...

Once again, you owe me a few hours, Infidel. Not only that, you are going to have to tell me how I can now live without those cityscape blinds!!

07 May, 2017 15:45  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Hackwhacker: The Norwegian coast certainly is full of spectacular scenery!

Shaw: I've heard that story. The things these people get worked up about never make any real sense. I think people like Graham just have a deep-rooted psychological need to disapprove of things. If it wasn't how women dress, it would be something else.

Nonnie: I'm paying you back via scrutiny of your satirical images.....

08 May, 2017 03:14  
Anonymous Blurber said...

I hope we get to see the BBC version of War of the Worlds over here.

08 May, 2017 11:25  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

I hope so too. I've always wanted to see it done properly. But even if it's not on TV, it will probably become available over the internet in some form.

09 May, 2017 05:34  

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