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The short story "The Trail of your Blood in the Snow" was my introduction to Sr. Marquez. . Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Spork in the Drawer
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Looking to make with the bang-bang: Energized by their success, Bundy's supporters are already talking about where else they can exercise armed defiance. They include groups deeply suspicious of what they see as a bloated, over-reaching government they fear wants... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Spork in the Drawer
If you want to know who's ultimately to blame for this little-read blog that you're little-reading blame Dr. Atrios Black, who's 12 years old today. It's where I got my start in the Blogosphere. So blame him after offering the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Spork in the Drawer
Tsar Vladimir doesn't want to retake Alaska. At least that's what he says. Though it would be amusing for Putin to be able to see Russia from Sarah Palin's house. And a side note for Ed Snowden: Don't be a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Spork in the Drawer
Creationist Cosmos from Funny Or Die [Via PZ.] . Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
The Louisiana legislature, whilst clenched in the embrace of the fundie christians, deal a low blow: The Louisiana House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly — 27–67 — to retain a law banning “crimes against nature,” including oral sex and all forms... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
This one's truly terrifying: Multiple intelligence agencies confirmed that the militant Islamist organization and its numerous affiliates intend to carry out a massive, coordinated plan to stand aside and watch America’s increasingly rapid decline, with terrorist operatives across the globe... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Pierce eviscerates the BezosPost's Chris Cillizza and the courtier press in general but allow me to highlight this gem from Cillizza: After it was pointed out to Cillizza that his piece got a number of things wrong (the CBO said... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
The not-at-all peace-loving, well-armed, potentially violent folk who flocked to taxpayer money-leech Cliven (Not Ted) Bundy's criminal cow operation devised a plan in case people started making with the bang-bang: “We were actually strategizing to put all the women up... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Would-be President Mike Huckabee: My gosh, I’m beginning to think that there’s more freedom in North Korea sometimes than there is in the United States. As far as conservatives are concerned the United States in 2014 is the carbon copy... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
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Spotted a mere 3 miles from GCHQ - Britain's NSA: . Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
I figured Russia would manufacture some trouble in eastern Ukraine as a pretext to eventually move in and "restore order". Short of a potentially very, very dangerous war I don't see how the US and NATO can really do anything... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Dateline Florida: A man who stepped out of his car in Alligator Alley to view one of the deadly reptiles was bitten by a poisonous snake. . Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Cripes, Monsanto will be genetically engineering our houses next? . Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Denial: The White House and US intelligence agencies said on Friday that neither the National Security Agency nor any other part of the government were aware before this month of the "Heartbleed" bug, denying a report that the spy agency... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
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In the process of changing passwords thanks to Heartbleed and the National Security Agency (Motto: Making Sure American Citizens and Businesses are as Insecure as Possible). James Fallows provides some advice. At the very least you should change passwords for... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Can anyone be surprised? The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Again, they aim to restrict democracy to the chosen few: Earlier this year, the Miami-Dade County Elections Department quietly implemented a policy to close the bathrooms at all polling facilities, according to disability rights lawyer Marc Dubin. Dubin said the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
To protect and serve: An aspiring TV producer who was being held captive by a knife-wielding man in West Hollywood was mistakenly shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as he tried to escape his assailant, the sheriff's... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
I'd heard the rumors but I didn't really expect Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman. I don't see how Colbert would be able to continue his brilliant pseudo-conservative character and I'd imagine his new show will have to be a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
That meteoroid that nearly hit a Norwegian skydiver? Turns out it was just a pebble accidentally packed in the parachute. We're not allowed fun things anymore. [Via Phil Plait.] . Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
...W. "Mitt" Romney knows you don't put Miracle Whip™ and Lime Jello™ on matzoh. But as a Mormon bishop he'll probably just secretly convert the matzoh and gefilte fish to his faith. . Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Not only do their meteors try to kill skydivers they have a Ministry of Silly Walks: [Via AV Club.] . Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Coming soon: “Hitler was trying to create a race of super gay male soldiers,” Wiles said, predicting that gay people in the US will realize Hitler’s goal and launch a mass “slaughter” of Christians. The death camps will be impeccably... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer