Thursday, May 21, 2015

Why everyone loves atheists!!!

It must be their tolerance and good humor and willingness to respect diverse beliefs....

...or maybe not.

//An Air Force two-star general is being blasted by a civil liberties group for speaking in uniform about how God has guided his career.

Video posted on YouTube shows Maj. Gen. Craig Olson speaking at a National Day of Prayer Task Force event May 7. In the speech, Olson refers to himself as a "redeemed believer in Christ," who credits God for his accomplishments in the Air Force.

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation has called for Olson to be "aggressively and very visibly brought to justice for his unforgivable crimes and transgressions" by a court-martial, adding that any other service members who helped him should be investigated and punished "to the full extent of military law."//


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Fraudulent science?

Used to influence politics?

Incredible!

Data Faked In Study About Gay People Changing Voters’ Minds

A study claiming that gay people advocating same-sex marriage can change voters’ minds has been retracted due to fraud.
The study was published last December in Science, and received lots of media attention. It found that a 20-minute, one-on-one conversation with a gay political canvasser could steer voters in favor of same-sex marriage. Not only that, but these changed opinions lasted for at least a year and influenced other people in the voter’s household, the study found.
Donald Green, the lead author on the study, retracted it on Tuesday shortly after learning that his co-author, UCLA graduate student Michael LaCour, had faked the results.
“I am deeply embarrassed by this turn of events and apologize to the editors, reviewers, and readers of Science,” Green, a professor of political science at Columbia University, said in his retraction letter to the journal, as posted on theRetraction Watch blog.
LaCour has not responded to requests for comment from BuzzFeed News, but tweeted this Wednesday morning:

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The nice thing about having a Democrat in the White House is that there is never any bad news...

CBS and NBC again refuse to criticize Obama after ISIS captures Ramadi.

CBS and NBC continued their refusal on Monday evening to criticize the Obama administration’s handing of Iraq and so-called policy on ISIS as the Islamic terror group seized control of Ramadi over the weekend. 
 While those two networks continued to spin for the White House, ABC went in the other direction (albeit slightly) by providing a blunt critique of the Obama administration for “painting far too rosy a picture of how this war is going for far too long.” 

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Consensus means "suppress heretics in the name of Science."

University Pulls Funding For Think Tank Because It’s Run By A Global Warming Skeptic

Professor Bjorn Lomborg has become the target of environmental activists. Last week, activists convinced the University of Western Australia to cancel a plan with Lomborg to create a major research center that would focus on the economics of global development projects.
Why were global warming activists upset? Because Lomborg doesn’t believe global warming is currently the greatest threat facing mankind. Activistspressured the university to return $4 million to the Australian government that would have gone to create the think-tank Australia Consensus.
The move was celebrated by environmentalists, but bemoaned by Australian conservatives as a blow to free and open debate. Lomborg, the self-styled “skeptical environmentalist,” didn’t sit idly by, but instead took to the opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal to voice his disgust.
So did you hear about that ABC comedy inspired by an ex-gay that mocks and trashes gays by stereotyping and ridiculing them?

Probably not, because that would be bigotry.

There would be protests and outrage.

Now, having an ex-Catholic homosexual stereotype and ridicule Catholics is perfectly hunky-dory.


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

OK, Food Fans....Let's try....
Thousand Island dressing and Green Olive Surprise!
What's the Surprise!?
Just ask Miss Semi Sweet.

Monday, May 11, 2015

The Feminine Mystique.

Child Molesters and Serial Killers?

Women can do everything a man can do.

And that's a disappointment.


Based on the discernment in this paragraph, I like the cut of her jib.

//FROM CARLY FIORINA’S BOOK, Rising To The Challenge:

California is now the home of 111 billionaires, with assets greater than the entire gross domestic product of all but 24 countries in the world. It’s also home to the highest poverty rate in the country. In between, the middle-class that survives is largely composed of government employees–the very bureaucrats who have milked the middle class of the private economy into virtual extinction.

Yep. Some people are criticizing her for layoffs at HP. I’d like to see similar layoffs in the federal government.//


Sunday, May 10, 2015

We are far beyond the ability of mortals to parody leftist academia.

Naked final examination at UC San Diego sparks outrage.
My kids know more about the Zoot Suit Riots than they do about World War I.
The Zoot Suit Riots were the perfectly explainable, short-lived series of fights over the course of a week between young American servicemen and draft age young hispanics who were presenting an attitude of anything but military discipline during World War II.
American servicemen didn't appreciate what they considered to be draft dodgers who dressed up like they didn't know there was a war going on and the Zoot suiters didn't like American servicemen trying to wreck their good time.
It was 1943.
But we are short on a narrative of Hispanic oppression in America, so this has to get pressed into service.

Vital information.

Pay attention.

There will be a test.

What is the difference between scotch, bourbon, whisky and whiskey?
Public discourse in Britain seems like public discourse in America, unfortunately.

Let's have a rational discussion, but realize that if you are a conservative, you are racist, sexist homophobe.

//I’m not so sure. I am attracted by the view that we should all keep the debate open, discuss our political views, take other people’s views into account, and revise and improve our own as we all benefit from this dialogue. I’m attracted by the view that there is such a thing as progress in politics. But—depressingly—I’m far more sceptical than I was yesterday about how much of a difference we can make with political debate. There are several reasons for this.

One is that, in much of British culture, people are uncomfortable with debate about politics. It would, in some circles, be rude to raise the topic of politics over dinner, and to try to change someone’s mind about their political views—well, that’s frankly out of order. We’re much more comfortable talking about the weather, who might win the X Factor, or Kim Kardashian’s arse. The British unwillingness to discuss politics was illustrated today by the sway of the ‘shy Tories’: the people who voted Conservative, but who kept quiet about it in the run-up to the election, and certainly didn’t tell the opinion polls.?

And:

//For these reasons, I’m tired of reasoned debate about politics—at least for a day or two. I don’t want to be friends with racists, sexists, or homophobes. And I don’t want to be friends with Conservatives either.//


The racism and sexism that the left discloses when it can ...

...such as against Republicans - is nothing less than pathological.

//Just when I thought I'd seen the worst, it got even more offensive. Earlier that day, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, had entered the presidential race. So, Halperin said: "I want to give you the opportunity to directly welcome your colleague Sen. Sanders to the race, and I'd like you to do it, if you would, en español."

What nerve, treating a U.S. senator like a trained seal! Who does this guy think he is, trying to evaluate how well a Hispanic speaks Spanish? And what does that have to do with being authentic anyway?

You know who, by their own admission, don't speak espanol well? Housing Secretary Julian Castro and his twin brother, Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, both friends of mine. You could bet Halperin would never put those questions to the Castros because, as Democrats, they're assumed to be closer to the masses than Cruz is.

I kept thinking to myself: "What if, instead of watching a Washington insider who is also an MSNBC contributor, I was watching Fox News' Bill O'Reilly demand that one of the Castros say a few words in Spanish so O'Reilly could determine if he is legitimately Hispanic?"

The left would go apoplectic. They'd call O'Reilly a racist, and they'd be right. In this case, the Hispanic advocacy groups didn't say anything.

Cruz responded: "You know, I'm going to stick to English, but I appreciate the invitation, señor."

I will also stick to English, Señor Halperin. You crossed the line. This was bad journalism, bad form, and bad manners.//


 
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