The Elizabeth Dole Robocall Against Kay Hagan

Pam’s House Blend has audio of Elizabeth Dole‘s swan song in her (hopefully losing) Senate seat battle against Democrat Kay Hagan. It’s a robocall that went out to North Carolinian voters: The message: “There are a couple of things you should consider when you go vote. For over ten years, Kay Hagan belonged to an [Read More...]

The Color Switch

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Guess Who?

I’ve taken an excerpt from a certain person’s Wikipedia article and removed his name. Can you guess who it is? (Answer below) _____ earned a law degree from Washburn University in 1962, and founded the _____ Chartered law firm in 1964. The first notable cases were of a civil rights nature. “I systematically brought down [Read More...]

What I Learned While Meeting a Celebrity Physicist

Last week, I went to a lecture in Chicago given by physicist Lisa Randall, author of Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions. It was excellent. Of all the things I learned, this was the most important: It freaks scientists out when you want them to autograph a full-sized, close-up picture of [Read More...]

Halloween Roundup

What were the scariest religion-related costumes you saw? I’ll admit this one‘s certainly unique: … At a party I went to, my friend dressed up as a banana. I was scared. And in true form, she went in for the atheist kill: (Yes, I’m the loser who didn’t dress up. I had to go somewhere [Read More...]