03 August 2014

Link round-up for 3 August 2014

In Utah, you can be fired because your boss is a moron.

We're not getting any better at this.

Looking for a date?  Don't bother with OKCupid, they're assholes.

Men -- don't go swimming in Illinois.

Is Oklahoma really like this?

Sometimes it's useful to be a good shot.

Do not use this person as a babysitter.

Some former leaders/victims of the "ex-gay" movement speak out.

One religious group truly supports individual freedom (sent by Mendip).

A gay man asks the haters some reasonable questions.

A trivial traffic stop ends with a family pet dead.

Faye Kane talks sense about porn and sexuality (NSFW blog).

The lies of Frederic Wertham almost destroyed a part of American culture (found via Mendip).

Michelle Obama is working on getting out the vote.

The flow of unaccompanied minors across our southern border, never actually very large, slacks off.

Will Boehner be goaded into the impeachment tar pit?

Anti-vaccine idiocy threatens the lives of babies in Tennessee.

Like Dr. Frankenstein, the Republican party has created a monster it can no longer control.

In Belgium, a doctor refuses to help a 90-year-old woman with a fractured rib -- because she's Jewish (found via F169).

Here's the story of an Egyptian woman, raised as a strict Muslim, who became an atheist (found via Kaveh Mousavi).

Most Arab countries are quietly supporting Israel against Hamas.

The Ebola epidemic in Africa is being exacerbated by ignorance and superstition.

Karl Shuker is on the hunt for giant spiders (found via Mendip).

Weird creatures wash up on west-coast beaches.


Blogger Shaw Kenawe said...

Great links again! I especially like the one on Michelle Obama getting out the vote.

I love the sound of heads exploding in Wingnutsville whenever Mrs. Obama does ANYTHING!

04 August, 2014 10:18  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

It's bizarre how much some of them dislike her. I hear she's actually very popular overall. One more example of the teabagger mirror-universe bubble.

04 August, 2014 19:25  
Anonymous Ahab said...

The Ebola article shows how dangerous ignorance is. How many people have lost their lives due to myths or denial about Ebola?

As for the truck sign, what on earth is "purpul-hurl"!?

04 August, 2014 20:36  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

what on earth is "purpul-hurl"!?

I don't know, but it sounds like what I feel like doing when I see such revolting abuse of the English language.

05 August, 2014 03:37  

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