Mamma says Ben Franklin Is The Devil!

DrB-   So there is an issue coming up here for an election here locally, a Missouri state constitution amendment. This particular one is put on the ballot called the “Right To Pray” amendment, virtually guaranteeing it’s passage. Most of it is what you would expect, declaring that everybody has the right to worship “Almighty [Read More...]

"support" the troops

DrB-     First, queue this up in the background for your listening purposes: Just launch that in a new tab, and click play. It’s helpful as an anthem to think about all these representatives “helping.”   First, the basic plan you’ve grown used to: despite bipartisan support in the Senate, Shaheen’s proposal may [Read More...]


DrB-   So, because Thursdays are just terrible, I bring you this, yet another installment of “Hey, it’s not so bad.”   “.. Anthony Smith cannot hear out of his right ear and suffers from hearing loss in his other ear. The 4-year-old from Salem wears a hearing aid, but he woke up one day [Read More...]

"Mostly" equal protection?

DrB-   No surprise, Romney would happily carry on a tradition of discrimination against fellow human beings. No shocker there.   I heard a snippet of his ABC interview, where he said this: “Well, when these issues were raised in my state of Massachusetts, I indicated my view, which is I do not favor marriage [Read More...]

Help Skepticon!

DrB- The organizers of Skepticon are looking to get your input. Quick survey here: Help em out!       You can find me on twitter, @DrDavidBurger I recruit in Kansas City, & [Read more...]

Math, is it just for the cool kids?

DrB-   “If a baseball and bat cost $110, and the bat costs $100 more than the ball, how much does the ball cost?” [Read more...]

Hate first, then help if you've got spare time.

DrB- I found this a few days ago, but forgot to ever do something with it. To start, the bible does have an overwhelming amount of sexism, war, violence, genocide, rape, and general things decent humans recognize as “bad.” However, there’s a few notes in there about helping the poor, loving your neighbor, social justice, [Read More...]

Getting your money's worth

DrB- Remember that time I said you should contact your representative, and handed you an easy method of getting their phone number? Of course you do, because you clicked that link and said “Oh yes, that was the post with some fool dressed up as a hot dog.” I’ve come across a site which I [Read More...]

Point out your plot holes elsewhere

DrB- Prepare to be converted heathens! A statue in Mumbai has started leaking tears. Naturally, huge crowds gathered, people gathered the tears into vials, a modern miracle right in front of them. It was changing lives. You had better dust off that Bible. [Read more...]

it's not all bad

DrB-   Your week filled with nothing but dreary?   Here’s a 9 year old who made a cardboard arcade in his dad’s auto parts shop. “….and then the internet happened.” AWWWWWWWWWYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH. also to round it off, here’s a picture of a cat in a hat.   You can find me on twitter, @DrDavidBurger I [Read More...]