Drop the needle again

Drop the needle again August 1, 2012

Mississippi town tries for better

“People who endorsed conspiracy theories such as ‘9/11 was an inside job’ and ‘the moon landings were faked,’ were also more likely to reject established scientific facts about climate change.”

“In this political climate, all of science is vulnerable to ideological attack when reality disagrees with political beliefs.”

“While Mitt Romney can ‘reject’ his adviser’s statement, the reality is that such comments about Barack Obama are part of a now long established pattern where the former’s campaign has used racial cues, and appeals to white racial resentment, in order to win support among right-leaning voters.”

“They might’ve announced that by telegram from Kenya. The list goes on.”

“The percentage of Republicans who say the president is a Muslim has risen from 16 percent in October of 2008 to 30 percent today.”

“Which means perfect conditions for a host of pests including fleas, ticks, termites, mosquitoes, brown recluse and black widow spiders and scorpions to flourish in the coming weeks.”

“What you have is evidence of the new normal in the American West.”

Internal audit at Social Science Research determines that Mark Regnerus’ hideous chin-beard is “inappropriate for a journal that publishes original quantitative research.”

“What is notable is the degree to which Gov. Romney doubles down on that theory and on the policies of President George W. Bush to produce a plan that would dramatically favor the very rich over the interests of everyone else.”

“Republicans are very committed to cutting taxes on the rich, but they’re willing to let them rise on the poor. And Democrats are more or less the reverse.”

“They pay so little that full-time workers are eligible for food stamps and even welfare. And they call them job creators?

Everything they say about health care is a lie.”

“If illiteracy were on the rise, I don’t think we’d be talking about eliminating reading from the curriculum.”

I think the word needs to get out there.”

“It has been banned from consumption in Japan since 1977, as the Japanese government considers it toxic.”

“The only guarantee is that if you do nothing — or sit on the Internet prophesying doom — nothing will change for the better.”

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