we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Apr 5th 2007

CNN: Florida treats child abusers rudely

With all the serious things happening in this country and around the world, CNN is leading off tonight on their web site with this story: Sorry, but I don’t feel so bad for these folks. I follow the Dennis Miller line of reasoning on this. {vidavee id=”451″ w=”320″ }

Mar 20th 2007

stanford and the harvard rejection myth

have you ever read this story? The President of Harvard made a mistake by prejudging people and it cost him dearly. A lady in a faded gingham dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun threadbare suit, stepped off the train in Boston, and walked timidly without an appointment into the president’s outer office. The […]

Feb 27th 2007

Only in Barbara Pearlman’s World

In Montgomery County, Maryland, there is a new program (although the old one wasn’t spectacular either) for the “health” curriculum. When I was in high school it was basically sex-ed with some talk about drugs and depression as bookends. And this stuff goes way beyond practicing with Trojans and bananas. From the an American Family […]

Jan 29th 2007

democrats: kill all the fetuses you want, just don’t discipline them!

Assemblywoman Sally Lieber, D-Mountain View, wants to outlaw spanking children up to 3 years old. If she succeeds, California would become the first state in the nation to explicitly ban parents from smacking their kids. ::::: The bill, which is still being drafted, will be written broadly, she added, prohibiting “any striking of a child, […]

Dec 21st 2006

peace on earth

you know the bumper sticker: ‘visualize whirled peas.’ this is what it would look like.

Dec 17th 2006

be more generous

that’s what i learned here

Dec 16th 2006

christmas 2004 ‘most retarded quotation’ revisited

date: two years ago, yesterday. subject: an atheist criticizing christmas celebrations in public schools. result: one of the most enjoyable times i’ve had in an online discussion, to date. find it below this post at provo pulse. i am still a little embarrassed i made such a big deal about the quotation being retarded, when […]

Dec 14th 2006

Convert to Judaism, Fight AIDS

Apparently the old law isn’t such bad advice after all. Although, if we (the human race) just decided to obey #7 then AIDS wouldn’t be such a pressing, serious problem. Update: And now (February 23, 2007) there is this news – Scientists say conclusive data shows there is no question circumcision reduces men’s chances of […]

Nov 29th 2006

david kuo: homosexuality is no worse than gossip

so suggests the former bush administration official, who has combined his stunning lack of perception when it comes to religion with authoring a book on religion. time magazine quotes kuo: For many evangelical leaders, anything related to homosexuality is this special, dark sin. But that’s not what the Bible says,” says Kuo. “Jesus doesn’t even […]

Nov 28th 2006

christmas wreath peace sign banned

[the homeowner] said she put up the wreath to honor the biblical call for peace and goodwill toward men. nice try, hippy. wreaths and other christmas stuff already symbolize the biblical call for peace and good will toward men without being formed into an overtly political symbol. defending his decision to ban the peace sign-shaped […]