Monthly Archives: October 2009

What does Bill Donohue wear under his burka?

The only thing that makes me laugh more at Bill “Eye of Sauron” Donohue getting his rosary in a bunch is hearing him complain that “They only pick on the Catholics–they wouldn’t dare pick on the Muslims.”  Which begs the … Continue reading

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Another SC Republican hikes the Appalachian Trail

Gotta love those South Carolina Republicans.  They cheat on their wives–on government time, no less–all the while preaching about the sanctity of marriage.  Thank goodness the gays can’t marry.  Anyway, this time it was Roland Corning, assistant state attorney, who … Continue reading

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We need to talk about your flair

Trevor Keezer claims Home Depot fired him for wearing a button saying “One nation under God” on his work apron, a violation of the company’s prohibition against religious messages.  What may be problematic for the company is the Keezer claims … Continue reading

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The Book of Genesis by R. Crumb

Review by John C. Snider © 2009 Underground comics and counterculture icon Robert Crumb is widely praised as a brilliant satirist and is one of the most recognized pop artists of the 20th century.  The seminal–and often misunderstood–creator of such … Continue reading

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The Tangled Bank

Review by John C. Snider © 2009 I haven’t had a biology class since I was in high school in the late 1970s.  Despite two college degrees filled with math, engineering and chemistry, I never took any more biology; as … Continue reading

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Q1 threatens gay marriage in Maine

2009 is an off year for most voters, but citizens across the nation are keeping an eye on the November 3rd election in Maine, in which Mainers will decide whether or not to overturn a law passed last spring by … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 13

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 13: There is grandeur in this view of life Well, here we are: the big finish.  Dawkins chooses to … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 12

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 12: Arms races and ‘evolutionary theodicy’ More bad news for the Creationists.  Not only is the Creator apparently whimsical … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 11

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 11: History written all over us Creationists will find it increasingly difficult to explain away the evidence presented in … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth, Chapter 10

Chapter-by-chapter thoughts on Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by John C. Snider © 2009 Chapter 10: The tree of cousinship Homology.  The fact that, say, mammals all share the same basic body plan, and … Continue reading

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