Monthly Archives: June 2009
The FDA has issued a warning about a nasal spray called Zicam after numerous users reported a permanent loss of their sense of smell and taste.Â My first thought is: how did this stuff get approved by the FDA to … Continue reading
I’m not sure what to make of this story.Â If you’d told me there were ONLY 29 killings last year in which anti-gay bias played a part, I would have said that’s a gross underestimation.Â Sure, one killing is one … Continue reading
Review by John C. Snider I’ve lived in metro Atlanta for nearly 20 years, and I can attest that every Atlantan can tell you that the city was burned to the ground during the Civil War.Â What they won’t tell … Continue reading
Review by John C. Snider “We’ve been attacked by the intelligent, educated segment of our culture” – Pastor Ray Mummert, Dover, PA It won’t come as any surprise to you to hear that America has an anti-intellectual streak.Â While Americans … Continue reading
Wafa Sultan is a Syrian-born psychiatrist, a US citizen, and an outspoken critic of the backwardness and barbarity of 21st century Islam.Â Most likely you know her from her 2006 appearance on Al Jazeera, in which she lets a Muslim … Continue reading
Apparently this little drama has been going on for a couple of months, but today is the first I’d heard of it.Â Rebeccah Beushausen is a 26-year-old Minnesotan who claimed to be pregnant with a baby suffering from “Trisomy 13 … Continue reading
This cartoon from Harper’s “Mr. Fish” pretty much sums it up.
Telegraph.co.uk reports that a boy in Germany claims to have been struck in the hand by a small meteorite, which “knocked [him] flying” before leaving a foot-wide crater in the ground. I’m not an astronomer, but the story sounded fishy … Continue reading
Yay!Â Mr. Deity, having slipped the surly bonds of Sony, is back with Season 3 Episode 1!Â Check. It. Out. (Meanwhile, listen to our interview with the D right here.
We look at the reactions of various anti-abortion groups to the assassination on May 31st of Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas.Â Wikipedia has a good summary of the fast-changing developments in the case, including statements from the US Conference … Continue reading