Jiving us that we were voodoo

Jiving us that we were voodoo July 5, 2012

So, You’ve Been Accused of Witchcraft

“Sixteen of the last 17 years have been the hottest years on record. That’s just how it is.”

If we did not have global warming, we wouldn’t see this.”

“Weather + time = climate. It’s well past time to start thinking of that ‘time’ as now.”

“Conservatives who profess to revere the text and original meaning of the Constitution should consider what all the sound and fury of the Federalist Society is worth when four Supreme Court justices and the highly educated clerks who work for them all failed to recognize this quotation was a fake Alexander Hamilton of their imagination.”

“‘A Global Empire and a Creepy Police State Was Exactly What We Had in Mind,’ By Thomas Jefferson

“To insist that the government respect the separation of church and state is not to discriminate against religion; indeed, it promotes a respect for religion by refusing to single out any creed for official favor at the expense of all others.”

“To truly support religious liberty, one must never forget that what one person calls heresy, another simply calls choice.”

“If religion wasn’t part of the solution in 1787, I’d say it’s part of the problem in 2012.”

God save me from my gods.”

“If civil religion is about anything, it’s about war and those who die in it.”

The friends of humanity will deprecate War, wheresoever it may appear.”

We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) (values clarification), critical thinking skills and similar programs.”

“Our children need to understand — and adults need to understand — that they’re not … broken.”

Michelle Obama cites Jesus as a model for active citizenship. This will enrage those who think the Gospels teach homophobia, property rights, submission by women, and American Exceptionalism.”

Things Black Presidents (and First Ladies) Are Not Allowed to Do

“Since it’s speeding down from the upper atmosphere at 13,000 miles an hour and heating up to 1600 degrees, their fears are certainly warranted.”

“We have gone from having a crazy idea on a submarine to a smoothly run organization that builds rockets and spacecraft, and has experience with big launches.”

“Queen Elizabeth has 10 times the lifespan of workers and lays up to 2,000 eggs a day.” (via Ed Yong)

(Four decades of Ziggy Stardust via Nevermind the Bricolage.)


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