Then again, maybe the reason Oprah was so nice to Ted was because she probably...– Alexandra Pelosi, taking her life in her hands by comparing Ted Haggard and Oprah
An Andrew Sullivan reader writes: “Telling me what you don’t believe tells me very little, but it’s a really cool way to get into the conversation in such a way that everyone has to defend their positions except you — you get to attack.” That’s just it, though. We have never been formally a part of any conversation in a significant cultural way. Science, and...
It’s like saying that two and two equals four, but if you wish to believe it, it...– David Attenborough on teaching creationism alongside evolution. (via pilnick) (via commacommachameleon) Everyone knows Attenborough created penguins and Planet Earth. (via natashavc)
On the "Hatred" of the (Gay) Left
My response to this nonsense: This is a familiar and frankly overworked meme on gay conservative blogs. Do I think the “gay left”, which is really just another term for “most gays” is a bit shrill and ad hominem when it comes to gay conservatives? Of course I do. But do I think liberal gays are more “hateful” than gay conservatives? Not really. There is plenty of ill will toward liberals and the...
As the Government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on...– Treaty of Tripoli, 1797 - signed by President John Adams
Tijuana considered more dangerous than Baghdad by... →
That’s either good news for Baghdad or really bad news for Tijuana. I’m guessing the latter.
Half of me thinks its fascinating to live life online,” said Mr Sorgatz. “And...– Rex Sorgatz, who we should all care about for some reason, disingenuously asking the right question.
The best minds of a generation. →
This might be the most depressing picture I have ever seen.
Lading drinks with overly sweet mixers, thick juices, and fruits amounts, in a...– I couldn’t agree more with Wayne Curtis, on Atlantic.com
If Barack Obama really wanted to be cagey, he could pardon Bush, Cheney and...– Joe Klein, Time.com
In his prophecy of doom, Denton acknowledges that some will regard his warnings...– The Independent, putting a fine point on it
A bailout we can all get behind. →
…or, as my co-worker put it: “talk about a money shot.”