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Archive for 2009

Spinning the Hacked Global Warming E-Mail »

Spin is always entertaining, especially when it’s obvious and poorly done. A couple of years ago it was revealed that Al Gore, the poster child for the Global Warming Will Kill Us All movement, used thirty times more electricity at one of his three mansions than any of his neighbors.  The apologists spin was pathetic.  […]

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What Can Atheism Offer Me? »

Someone asked this question on Ask The Atheists.  This was my answer: A skeptical viewpoint that will make you much less susceptible to scams and rip-offs. You won’t be as likely to risk your health on alternative medicines, fall prey to con-men, swallow the latest pseudoscience scare, etc. Time. The religious waste an enormous amount […]

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Pfizer’s Phinal Phlip-Off »

Pfizer is abandoning the New London, CT site where their greed led to abolishing property rights for every single American. The city of New London sold 24 acres of land to Pfizer for ten bucks, but Pfizer didn’t want to have to look at the older houses that dotted the waterfront.  They claimed they wanted […]

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Public Perceptions of Media Bias – WTF? »

The Pew Research Center just released a survey about the public perception of media bias.  Before reading the rest of this article, check out the results and rate your own reaction.  How many times did you say “What The Fuck?” First we have to ask if the survey itself is biased.  If it had been […]

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One million jobs “Saved or Created” for $160,000 Each »

The White House claims that 640,329 jobs have been saved or created by the stimulus package. I love the “saved or created” scam.  While it’s possible to count how many jobs were created, it’s impossible to calculate how many were saved.   This lets them pull any numbers they like out of their ass and brag […]

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Living in The Past »

The only thing more annoying than listening to old people bitch about how the past was so much better is catching yourself doing the same thing.  “Today’s music sucks and they don’t make movies like they used to and people are so much nastier now and kids dress like slobs and waaaaaa…. There are quite […]

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Cell Phones and Brain Cancer – More Junk Science from the WHO »

The link between cell phones and brain cancer has been studied and studied and studied to death, and the results are conclusive:  there is no correlation between the two.  Yet the WHO, a political organization posing as a health organization, is now claiming otherwise. Let’s take a look at the actual study.  Oh, wait, we […]

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