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Dammit, I Liked Those Things.

During September of this year, the state of California passed Assembly Bill 1266, which was designed to allow students to use restroom facilities associated with the gender with which they identify and not the one they were necessarily born with.  … Continue reading

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One More Success for Real Science

(Sorry Deb, I’m picking on Texas again!)  Back a couple of months ago, the Texas State Board of Education met to determine the contents of the next generation of science textbooks.  The importance of this being that whatever they decide … Continue reading

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Sweden Should Have a Lot of Autistic Sluts By Now.

No serious side effects from HPV vaccine Researchers have examined Swedish and Danish health registers that include roughly 300,000 girls vaccinated with HPV and compared them with almost 700,000 unvaccinated girls born from 1988 to 2000 in Sweden and Denmark. … Continue reading

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Small Town Values

During every election, one of the ways Republicans try to distinguish themselves from their big-city, liberal elite opponents on the other side of the aisle is to make constant references to “small town values” that can be found in “real … Continue reading

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God, Freemasons, Dark Sided …

I had a class last night, so here’s a quick two-fer. First, courtesy of my friend Dan, we have a decision from Oregon’s Department of Justice recognizing the legality of same-sex marriages from out of state.  Too bad we still … Continue reading

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There’s Crazy, Then There’s Cruz.

If it’s one person the nation can thank for shutting down the government, it’s Senator Ted Cruz of Texas.  His far-right wing politics, pathological obsession with the Affordable Care Act, and his complete unwillingness to compromise has lost him a … Continue reading

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Another Avoidable Lawsuit

This time we turn our attention to Ohio, where a middle school in the Jackson City School District now has to pay about $100k in settlement and legal fees to the Freedom From Religion Foundation and American Civil Liberties Union … Continue reading

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