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If you talk to God that’s called prayer

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On October 22, 2008
If God talks to you that’s called schizophrenia. So observed Thomas Szasz, in his interesting if extreme critique of the concept of mental illness. Nevertheless, some people actually are certifiably nuts. And we’re going to be hearing a lot from them in the next few years. Just wait until Scaife et al start funneling serious […]

The Stupidity Epidemic

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On October 22, 2008

This reads like a not-very-well-done parody of how the elite media reflect and magnify cultural obsessions with weight through pseudo-scientific musings about the supposed “obesity” epidem

Poetic justice? You betcha!

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On October 20, 2008

El Tinklenberg, who is running for the Minnesota congressional seat currently occupied by professional lunatic Michele Bachmann, saw his campaign bring in nearly half a million dollars in the 24 hours

No one knows who they were, or what they were doing

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On October 19, 2008
The McCain campaign has devolved into a machine that spits out the most amazing lies at a breakneck pace. Consider this “interview” (aka as an unpaid political advertisement) on Fox News this morning: John McCain: I’m very pleased with what happened at the debate, because it helped define the issues with the American people. And […]

Plumbing the depths

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On October 18, 2008

ARLINGTON, VA — U.S. Senator John McCain today will deliver the following remarks as prepared for delivery at the McCain-Palin 2008 rally in Concord, NC, at 11:00 a.m. ET: It’s great to be

President Obama

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On October 16, 2008

You can smell it in the air: tonight was the unofficial end of the 2008 presidential race. For Obama it smells like victory. Meanwhile the McCain campaign is now unmistakably giving off the stench of

Happy birthday John Lennon

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On October 9, 2008

Who is 68 today in minus space time or plus soul time. Random thoughts: (1) Lennon’s murder may have had more emotional impact on me than any other public event (I was 21 at the time Lennon was

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