July 27th, 2012

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[What The World Is Saying]What The World Is Saying
• Obamacare confirmed: Repealing it would be counterintuitive. The only problem - the expansion of Medicare that was struck down in the SCOTUS ruling will keep 3 million uninsured.
No, it's not us! It's socialist NASA obfuscating the facts! Get your hands off my oil!
• The church that split from the Catholic Church, in order to redefine marriage, is against redefining marriage.
• Greek triple-jumper in for the high jump.
• Rwandan gorillas outsmart poachers.
• Demand for Canadian oil plummets: maybe we shouldn't have put so many economic eggs in one basket.
Pregnant teen with cancer denied chemotherapy because of abortion laws.
• Some hate-filled nutters are predicting the end of the anti-Christ Obama this weekend.
• Romney has already begun a diplomatic incident and he's not even President. David Cameron: "We are holding an Olympic Games in one of the busiest, most active, bustling cities anywhere in the world. Of course it’s easier if you hold an Olympic Games in the middle of nowhere." Update: Holy fuck. Boris Johnson.
• Contender for the most nerdgasmic headline ever: Brian Cox receives degree from Sir Patrick Stewart

[What The Blogosphere Is Saying]What The Blogosphere Is Saying
• An untestimony: from fundamentalism to skepticism
• Carl Zimmer pwns the Discovery Institute.
G4S: How not to go about training security personnel.
• What ado the Westboro Baptist Church? Ignore them.
A Penn State fan makes a fatuous claim regarding the NCAA's sanctions against the university's football program. A HuffPo sportswriter's response: "[T]here seems [to be] little doubt that we need a version of Godwin's Law that pertains to references to the 9/11 terrorist attacks."
• Mayor of Boston to Chick-fil-A: Fuck off.
Black folk don't do atheism?
• The history of the internet is the latest thing to be shoved down the glibertarian memory hole.
Mitt, we love you.

[What The Clogosphere Is Saying]What The Clogosphere Is Saying
• Bill-O wades into El Rushbo territory with his slavery dog-whistle.
• Half-assed speculations about the Aurora shooting not enough for you? Let the batshit conspiracy theories begin!
• The Aurora shootings are evolution's fault.
• No! The Aurora shootings occurred because America denies the existence of hell. Also, any victims who were not Christians are now burning in hell.
Disgraced Democrats cursed America.
• After the failed link between the Aurora shooter and the tea party this is bound to happen.
• Andy Schlafly isn't the only person who likes to rewrite the Bible. Now Dr. David Barton is getting in on the act.
Aurora shooter may have been suffering from demonic possession
• The Oatmeal's 'How To Suck At Your Religion' comic is offensive to Catholics because... because... because WWWAAAAAHHHH!!!
• Forbes argues that Canuckistan, with universal health care, an income inequality rate lower by 10 points, average income tax receipts in the 40th percentile, a VAT, triple the amount of unionized workers, and banking regulations worthy of making Alan Greenspan contemplate suicide, is more libertarian than the United States because it has a lower corporate tax rate.

[What The Conservative Bass Bass BASS Is Saying]What The Conservative Bass Bass BASS Is Saying
Enemies: In any conflict, it is a deadly error to mistake or underestimate the adversary's capabilities, will to employ them, or ultimate goals. Around the globe, what was once confidently deemed “Western civilisation” is in an end-stage battle with champions of a collectivist and statist ideology which, over the last century, has enacted programs of redistributive taxation, borrowing, and spending whose unsustainability has now become self-evident and which, unless the present course is altered, will collapse in at most ten years. Further, the second- and higher-order effects of these policies have led to demographic collapse in the societies which have adopted...
Did Obama's COLB Originally Claim a Home Birth?: In Sheriff Joe Arpaio's press conference, the Cold Case Posse presented further evidence that Obama's Certificate of Live Birth presented to the public was forged. One of the points they raised was the presence of handwritten codes next to a number of the informational boxes on the COLB, and suggested that the codes did not match the substance of the information typed into the boxes in certain cases, providing one more indication of digital tampering. The link for this thread is a Vital Statistics Instruction Manual issued by HEW revised August 14, 1961 which refers to some of the codes...
Melvin: PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT. If you condemn Chick-Fil-A now, I need you to show me you equally condemned Obama for his having the exact. same. stand. 79 *DAYS* ago. Or you are a hypocritical, deceitful, piece of shit shill participating in a giant distraction from the Democratic Party's complete failures. That is all.