Famous biologist (oh, and atheist author) Richard Dawkins suffered a mild stroke last Saturday, but he’s expected to make a full or near full recovery: Management for the 74-year-old author of The God Delusion said he had suffered a “minor stroke” in the UK last Saturday but had already returned home from hospital. The health [Read More…]
Richard Dawkins has suffered a minor stroke. The remainder of his book tour will be cancelled/rescheduled.
Hey guys. You know me: ordinarily if I share something that’s incorrect I’ll admit error, correct in the article, so everybody can see. However, today I shared this bit about the Michigan legislature passing an anti-anal sex bill. While there were some parts of it that were true, most of it was really stretched. Sadly, [Read More…]
I’ve gotten a flood of emails about people getting weird redirects and 404 errors when reading the blog today. Patheos is aware and are working to resolve it. Gonna hang out and wait to post for a bit until I know everything’s running properly. Sorry, gang! [Read more…]
Now, I previously stated I wasn’t really going to defend evolution anymore, until the person I’m talking to has a foundational grasp of a functional epistemology. I’m still not doing that, here. I heard a suggestion that if theists find logical fallacy-laden arguments convincing, that we should adopt that approach. I’ll take a crack at [Read More…]
Last night federal officers arrested many of the Bundy militia during a traffic stop. In the process the militia opened fire on the police. The police returned fire injuring one and killing another: The shootout appears to have taken place on a highway in rural Oregon – away from the federal refuge the armed militia [Read More…]
There was apparently a shootout tonight between members of Amon Bundy’s militia and local police. Dan Arel is keeping tabs on it. One of their leaders was apparently shot multiple times: Oregon officials have stated that shots were fired during a traffic stop in which Bundy and several of his followers were pulled over near the [Read More…]
Police have arrested a real American hero who was just on his way to join an armed insurrection against the government: Law enforcement arrested a man on his way to join the standoff at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Oregon on Monday who appeared to be intoxicated and told officers that he was going to [Read More…]
What was really significant about the grand jury hearing for the people who faked the Planned Parenthood videos.
You’ve probably heard by now that the people who made those fake videos about Planned Parenthood selling fetal parts for profit have been indicted by a grand jury: Prosecutors in Harris County said one of the leaders of the Center for Medical Progress — an anti-abortion group that made secretly recorded videos purporting to show [Read More…]
MU associate professor who tried to bar journalists from protests has been charged with 3rd degree assault.
Melissa Click was the MU associate professor who was seen in many videos during the MU protests calling for “muscle” to remove journalists who had every right to be there. She has now been charged with 3rd degree assault: ABC 17 News has confirmed a MU Communication professor has been charged with class C or [Read More…]