What I meant was

Joe Biden attempts to clarify his comments about Barack Obama by not clarifying them at all: “What Senator Biden meant is exactly what he said to Diane Sawyer,” said Biden campaign spokesman Larry Rasky. “He’s fresh and he’s new and he’s got great ideas. I don’t see how his comments could be interpreted otherwise, but … Continue reading What I meant was

Bush’s war on science

Putting a former lobbyist for the oil industry in charge of the Council for Environmental Quality is sort of like appointing Susan Sarandon as Secretary of Defense. But hey, this is the Bush Administration we’re talking about: U.S. scientists were pressured to tailor their writings on global warming to fit the Bush administration’s skepticism, in … Continue reading Bush’s war on science

Saint Obama

Are we witness to the Second Coming? Check out a new periodic feature on Slate, The Obama Messiah Watch. Speaking of Obama, Sen. Joe Biden had this to say about his prospective challenger for the Democratic nomination: “I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking … Continue reading Saint Obama

Duck and cover

(Via the nuts at WorldNetDaily): The good news about nuclear destruction The public urgently needs to be instructed in Civil Defense basics, like the good news that thousands can be saved employing the old “Duck and Cover” tactic, without which most people will instead run to the nearest window to see what the big flash … Continue reading Duck and cover