The Great Amazon Squeeze — Gee. Predatory business practices. From Jeff Bezos. Also, this just in: water is wet.
Fall Colors Are Peaking 10 Days Later Than the early 1980′s — Just more of those inconveniently biased facts. Nothing to see here, citizen, Rush Limbaugh will explain it to your beautiful mind shortly. (Via Gillian.)
Theology & science fiction: A Calvinist dystopia — Insofar as I can tell, all Calvinism is dystopic.
Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day — Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy: “We support biblical families.” Today’s Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day: Jacob & Leah & Rachel & Zilpah & Bilhah (Genesis 29:15-30)
A Bishop Describes How The Church Invented Hell To Control People — Because morality! (Thanks to David Goldman.)
V.P. debate: Missing from the abortion discussion? Women — Because white men know best about women’s health.
Let’s dedicate the EU’s Nobel peace prize to Europe’s sexual revolution — The long-term effects of the EU’s student exchange programme are still to be felt – Erasmus has bonded the continent’s youth. Cora Buhlert has more on this from the perspective of a German citizen. (Meaning the peace prize, not transnational sex.)
Third Northwest activist jailed for staying silent — Because due process! Feel safer now? What if it was you in that cell? (Via
Romney Says People Don’t Die Because They Lack Insurance — Here’s Why He’s Wrong — A conservative? Wrong? About healthcare? Next you’ll be telling me evolution isn’t a secularist lie!
Paul Ryan, King of Pork — Mmm, intellectual consistency. Who needs it when there’s Obama to hate on?
?otD: Are you home today?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hour (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (airport walking to come)
Hours slept: 7.0 (solid)
Currently reading: Heartland by Mark Teppo