So. What do you get when an agnostic bordering on atheism has a crisis of faith? That would be me. A significant chunk of my self-identification as an agnostic, a rather defining […]
Rocky Mountain Bog Monster
Lifelong student with interests a mile wide and an inch deep. Autodidact. Pedant, hopefully of the slightly more pleasant sort. Sharer of things learned along the way. Lately of a creative bent.
We've been framed: on climate disruption, women's rights, the economy, religion, party politics and damned near everything
I just love serendipity. Seemingly unrelated events: For a couple of weeks now, I’ve been wracking my brains over my next post on the subject of critical thinking. In email a while […]
Just the other morning, I ran across this article from ThinkProgress: Inhofe: God Says Global Warming Is a Hoax That article links to a short clip from an interview Inhofe gave to […]
The Economist: When is it appropriate to smack my bitch up? Jordanian women: now; Ukrainians: later; Americans: don't know
Hitting Women The Economist, 08 Mar 2012 Douglas Adams was perhaps more right than he knew when he quipped that coming down from the trees was a big mistake. I like to visualize […]
Limbaugh's non-apology to Sandra Fluke + a word to Rush's apologists, both accidental and unapologetic
Wherein I tear Rush a new bunghole, explain why I feel called to do so, and expose some of his supporters for being simpletons in their own words. I would just like […]
Updated: PR weasel words from Carbonite CEO David Friend re: Limbaugh's slut-shaming libel of Sandra Fluke
Update from Carbonite @ Facebook/Carbonite Website: A Statement from David Friend, CEO of Carbonite: “No one with daughters the age of Sandra Fluke, and I have two, could possibly abide the insult […]
Caveat emptor: you may find what follows heretical. As you are likely aware, there is (and has long been) a strident outcry from certain quarters in Christianity against homosexuality as a behavior […]
Pity, that. This one may be far more apt.
I greatly enjoy dissecting the news and tearing it apart. Unfortunately, there is such a vast wealth of poorly presented news that it’s often like shooting fish in a barrel. I also […]
I was originally going to respond to a thoughtful piece by Jane Briggs-Bunting here at Scholars & Rogues, “Is the media simply racist? Detroit News columnist hits the mark on Bashara murder coverage,” […]