Numerous links by the numbers

Numerous links by the numbers January 5, 2012

Cracked: “8 Gratuitously Violent Horror Movie Scenes (from the Bible)

Juan Cole: “Top 10 Myths about the Arab Spring of 2011

Zompist: “10 policies supported by every Republican presidential candidate in 2012” (via AZspot)

David Badash: “Top 10 ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ Repeal Lies That Never Came True

Think Progress: “Rick Santorum’s Top 10 Most Outrageous Campaign Statements

Consumerist: “Top 10 Primetime TV Shows with Product Placement Activity

(Note: No. 6, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, gets a free pass from me. I’ve got no problem with product placement when the corporations involved are donating stuff to the families helped by the show.)

Caleb Wilde: “11 Worst and Best Things to Say at a Funeral

(That’s from Wilde’s “Confessions of a Funeral Director” blog. Wilde is a thoughtful practitioner of a job most of us like to not think about.)

Ben Emerson on Numbers 15:15

15 Helpful Tips for Avoiding the Homosexual Plague

75 percent of registered voters … cast their ballots

(That was in Jamaica, not here in exceptional America, where we haven’t cracked 65 percent since World War II.)

Wonkette: New Hampshire Republicans want to go back to 1215

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