S&R reviewed eight related commentaries written by Tom Harris of the International Climate Science Coalition since mid-December. We found that the commentaries represent tone trolling and are packed them with distortions, errors, hypocrisy, and more. Part One of Six.
Bill Nye’s science vs. creationism “debate” with Ken Ham – some random thoughts
Some musings on the creationism debate between science educator Bill Nye and young-Earth creationist Ken Ham. I didn’t watch last night’s debate between Bill Nye “The Science Guy” and Creationism Museum co-founder […]
GOP convention spared, God turns his judgment on Louisiana: what the hell is He mad about THIS time?
A few days it looked like The Lord Thy God was a’fixin’ to smite the Republican National Convention. Now, though, His Wrath has veered out over open water, picking up steam and drawing […]
Can we be a little more careful how we abuse the word "science"?
Every once in awhile we will, for a variety of reasons, pick out a word that has positive connotations and proceed to flog that motherfucker to death. Like “engineer.” Engineer is a […]
In Defense of "Jesus Glasses"
The facts of my case are fairly simple. Chad Farnan, a 15-year-old self-described Christian fundamentalist student in my AP History class, sued me for a “pattern” of statements unconstitutionally hostile to religion. His claim was based on hours of illegal and surreptitious recordings. In my attorney’s opinion, the law was on our side, so he advised me to seek a summary judgment. I now believe that was a critical error…
Nota Bene #103: Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse
“To take people from the music world and give them the same kind of credibility that you give me, Morgan Freeman, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker—that’s like an aberration. I know there’s some […]
9/11 happened on Obama's watch! GOP noise machine already hard at work on the history books of the future
Something wicked this way comes. Item: Former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino says “we did not have a terrorist attack on our country during President Bush’s term.” Item: GOP apologist Mary […]
I man-love me some Obama
by John Harvin Or I did. Now I am not so sure. I voted for Obama, defended him from the snarks of my Hillary-supporting friends, and maxed out my contribution. In Indianapolis, […]
Creationism to be allowed in Louisiana schools
When it comes to religion and faith, everything is inherently subjective, not objective. Simply put, there is no way for the adherents of one faith to know objectively that they’re faith is […]
Proponents of intelligent design try a new approach
In the beginning, God created heaven and earth and all the creatures and Man in his creation, and He saw His creation was going to be trouble in the 1800s. Then Man […]