Whoa! Wait, the 21st Century?

“Although we cannot find that a fundamental right to same-sex marriage exists in this State, the unequal dispensation of rights and benefits to committed same-sex partners can no longer be tolerated under our State Constitution. With this State’s legislative and judicial commitment to eradicating sexual orientation discrimination as our backdrop, we now hold that denying […]

Do Something!

Michael J. Fox has recorded a heartfelt ad in support of Claire McCaskill, Democratic candidate for the Senate in Missouri. She is running against horrible Republican Jim Tennant, who goes that extra mile for evil by proposing leglislation to criminalize embryonic stem cell research. The elections are two weeks away. Take a moment, and donate […]

Worst. Congress. Ever.

From the opening of a frankly brilliant article by Matt Taibbi in the current Rolling Stone: These past six years were more than just the most shameful, corrupt and incompetent period in the history of the American legislative branch. These were the years when the U.S. parliament became a historical punch line, a political obscenity […]

Heroes, The Best Show on Television

…and as long as I’m mentioning TV shows, Heroes is the best show on television right now. I literally haven’t yet spoken to someone who has seen this show who wasn’t passionate about it. Episode one was intriguing, with a climactic ending that left you shaken, perhaps laughing, and hungry for more. Episode two was […]

Torchwood to Debut Sunday on BBC 3

The story so far: Doctor Who, the famous BBC Science Ficton show, was brought back last year and was a spectactular success, as far as I’m concerned – much faster paced, and much funnier, than any of the episodes from the original 20-odd-year run that I have seen, which is saying a lot, when you […]

How Fatuously Stupid Are Americans?

…well, in surveys of the people of 34 developed countries, we were less retarded than the people of Turkey, and…oh, sorry…no, that’s it, just Turkey. Public Acceptance of Evolution: You know, I try to be tolerant of religious beliefs, but delusion at this level is willfully ignorant to the point of being dangerous. Read the […]