When Smart People Write Dumb Things

    Whether you agree with Bill Keller of the New York Times or not, the man is not dumb. Whether you agree with Kathleen Parker or not, she is not dumb. Same with Ryan Lizza at the New Yorker. Yes, they may be center-left (or depending on who you talk to, center-right for Parker) and yes, Lizza is arguably more than center-left as is Keller. But | Read More »

    When Smart People Write Dumb Things

    Whether you agree with Bill Keller of the New York Times or not, the man is not dumb. Whether you agree with Kathleen Parker or not, she is not dumb. Same with Ryan Lizza at the New Yorker. Yes, they may be center-left (or depending on who you talk to, center-right for Parker) and yes, Lizza is arguably more than center-left as is Keller. But | Read More »

    In the beginning there was nothing

    And nothing decided it didn’t want to be alone any longer. So out of nowhere, nothing became something and exploded, becoming everything. On this earth day, I can’t help reflecting on what was created for us to enjoy here. Looking around at the sun, sky, trees, grass, clouds, and oceans, I am awed at just how well designed everything is. Yet some will look at | Read More »

    Sarah Palin and God

    Clearly, Sarah Palin is a religious zealot, perhaps even more so than GWBush. She supports teaching creationism in public schools. Why not also teach that the world is flat? Is this creationism movement a reaction to the modern world? Or is it just willful ignorant of the modern world? How would such zealotry in politics contribute to the USA’s standing in the global economy? I | Read More »

    Note to the left: Palin is your best bet to keep creationism OUT of the schools

    On the anti-Palin “too little too late” list is the topic of creationism and how an elected Sarah Palin will shove the topic into our school systems. They’ve completely ignored Sarah’s statement “doesn’t have to be part of the curriculum” and in a campaign this close to an election date that’s understandable. Desperate times call for desperate measures as they say. But if the left | Read More »