I am amazed. Shocked. Aghast. Mentally obliviated. Blown away. Surprised. Why am I amazed, shocked, aghast, mentally obliviated and blown away? Read the rest of this entry ?
Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category
Off the top of my pointy little head, I can think of many, many truly uncomfortable things that I could be doing. Getting a root canal while listening to rap music is up there near the top. As is listening to the 1812 Overture played entirely by cats on blackboards. Nothing that I can think of, however, could be as bad as running for office as a member of the Grand Old Party, forced to please both the religious and political radical right.
The party has moved so far to the right that a right-winger like McCain or Snow are considered too liberal. The teabaggers and thumpers are controlling who can, and cannot, be elected as a Republican, and it is based on faith, not fact. Today, Saint Ronald Himself would not be an acceptable conservative.
Two cases in point: Read the rest of this entry ?
By this time, most of you (at the very least, the six regular readers I have) should know that I am a naturalist. Which means, of course, that I do not by into the Genesis version of the creation of the world, the universe, life, or the myriad species inhabiting our earth. And I view evolution as an established fact (it is only called a theory because we do not yet (and probably will never) know all of the exact details regarding every event).
One of the reasons that I found evolution rather boring in the science classes I took was a neglect of sex. Read the rest of this entry ?