‘Out of the Closet’ — Black Atheists →
(via ryking) This article is so interesting, I’m reblogging it - again. … “When it comes to attitudes about traditional gender roles, gender-based assumptions about black female religiosity are double-edged. While black male non-believers are given more leeway to be heretics, black women who openly profess atheist views are deemed especially traitorous, having eschewed their...
DEAR PEOPLE WHO HATE CILANTRO:
lykanthropos: fuckyeahcilantro: okay. so we know you are defective. condolences are in order. but does your genetic handicap have other implications? i am genuinely curious. do you find yourself hating other things that everyone else around you seems to enjoy? do you sneer at puppies? do you hate sex? are you all “oh groooossss it smells like sweat! yuck.” does pussy also taste soapy to...
If your organization requires success before commitment, it will never have...– Seth Godin (via azspot)
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the...– Winston Churchill (via azspot)
British Newspaper's Account Of Explicit Abu Ghraib... →
“The Pentagon is denying the facts: Photographs of Abu Ghraib torture are even more sexually explicit than first reported, including rape and sodomy, writes The Daily Beast’s Scott Horton, who has obtained specific and detailed corroboration of the photos.” …
Wilkerson: Cheney "Lonely, Paranoid, Frightened" →
“The night after Colin Powell delivered his infamous argument to the United Nations justifying the invasion of Iraq, Lawrence Wilkerson, his chief of staff, sat down and wrote a letter of resignation. It was, said Wilkerson Friday, ” the lowest point in my professional and my personal life.” He stuffed the letter in his desk drawer. And left it there. “If I have a regret...
Newspaper runs Obama assassination ad →
In the first case of its type, a federal judge in... →
(via azspot) This.Is.Horrifying.
squashed: “The collaborative online encyclopedia Wikipedia has banned the Church of Scientology from editing the site. The Register reports Wikipedia’s Arbitration Committee, or ArbCom, voted 10 to 0 in favor of the ban, which takes effect immediately.” — Wikipedia bans Church of Scientology – SciTechBlog - CNN.com Blogs
Vatican Says Abortion Worse Than Child Abuse →
Atheism as Sex →
savagemike: (via poisonthemonkey) Hilarious!
Pentagon Plans New Arm to Wage Cyberspace Wars →
“The Pentagon plans to create a new military command for cyberspace…stepping up preparations by the armed forces to conduct both offensive and defensive computer warfare.” …
I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you...– Stephen Roberts (via poisonthemonkey)
ryking: “…Tom Goldstein, a partner at Washington law firm Akin Gump and the founder of ScotusBlog, a widely read blog on the Supreme Court…. simply sees it as Sotomayor noting that in comparison to district court judges, “there’s more policy involved” in the appeals courts. “The truth of the matter is, in the court of appeals, they are dealing with gaps and ambiguities in the law,” Goldstein...
‘Out of the Closet’ — Black Atheists →
(via ryking) “…according to The New York Times, a small but growing segment of the American population, galvanized by the hyper-evangelical climate of the Republican Pleistocene, have begun organizing nationwide and becoming more vocal about their atheism. Although African Americans are not visible in the “movement,” some are easing away from religion. For black atheists, actively...
And even if we did have only Christians in our midst, if we expelled every...– Barack Obama (via savagemike)
oneheartbeating: closer, by nine inch nails my...
26.If I could break off a piece of my happiness...
lykanthropos:midnight-lunacy:hopefuldreamer:unlonely: erikavw: (via wehavesecrets) Wow..I so would not do that. Clearly, I suck.
If we believe absurdities, we shall commit atrocities– Voltaire (1694-1778) (via savagemike)
savagemike: Cat in a suitcase…. Reflex-honing exercises.
Anatomy Of The (Unsuccessful) Sotomayor Whisper... →
(via ryking) “The anatomy of the Sotomayor whisper campaign is pretty straightforward. Once it was obvious that she was a serious contender, an unknown number of Second Circuit prosecutors and former clerks banded together and approached The New Republic’s legal correspondent Jeffrey Rosen with attacks on the prospective nominee’s….” …
BrainPower: Karl Rove vs. Sonia Sotomayor →
(via ryking) “Karl Rove is just one of several Republicans that have chosen to call Sonia Sotomayor stoopid in a transparent effort to make her selection look like an affirmative action pick.” …
azspot: “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under...
Answer With the First Letter of Your Name:
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Working through site latency
savagemike: twitterstatus: The site is much slower than is acceptable and our team has identified the underlying problem. We’ve been working to fix that and will keep at it until performance has improved. We blog this because it is a true statement in perpetuity.
ryking: The GOP doesn’t give a shit about losing the Hispanic and Latino vote, or the womens’ vote, so don’t take any glee in the losses among those constituencies that the party will be facing in 2010 and 2012; the GOP knows it won’t be capturing many voters from those groups any time soon. Instead, Republicans are focused on waging a smear campaign against Judge Sotomayor using surrogates...