Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ladies, FYI.

The Huffington Post had this article about one comedian’s NYC subway posters.  If you don’t want to bother with the link, they’re a series of posters stating, “Don’t be a fucking asshole/idiot- [this particular behavior] is shitty”. And that’s awesome- … Continue reading

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5..4..3..2..

NASA has declared itself on the side of “we are causing global warming”, and a few people there disagree. The camp of “this is natural and not our fault” is hanging on this as proof that nothing is certain.  All … Continue reading

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Just a note on healthcare.

I’ve written about this in general before, so no need to tread old ground yet.  But a word to the growing number of people on my feed who are claiming that, “Obamacare is taking into account people’s ages and life … Continue reading

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Looks like I’m holding my breath.

Last Friday I got the results of my academic audit, and the outlook was alright. Whatever the issue was with the English credit, Jane Johnson (who was very sweet considering I was holding in some hulk rage and expecting the … Continue reading

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No saguaro!

For the record, this is my proposal to Texas: Give us Austin and Rev.Horton Heat and feel free to annex yourself from the rest of us.  Hell, we’ll even give you all the Tea Partiers, because we’re generous that way.  … Continue reading

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Dear people on the internet who once took a logic class:

Just because you learned names for poor argument strategies, such as “appeal to authority” and “straw man”, and you remember them, that doesn’t mean that you actually understand them.  Nor does it mean that because you can place one of … Continue reading

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