News from the strike at Science Blogs, and Pharyngula

July 21, 2010

Management noticed the picket line, has agreed to discuss.   Let us hope it’s a short-lived* strike.

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That’s pronounced with a long “i” if you care to say it correctly.


Tea Party medical care

July 21, 2010

Last spring, as the local Tea Party gatherings were shouting hosannahs to the Constitution, they also advocated not answering the decennial census.  I pointed out that the census is required by the Constitution, and got disinvited.

Unbridled and unquestioning support of what the “founders” did, instead of the laws they wrote, can lead one astray, as this cartoon shows:

Tea Party medical care, based on love for the "founders ways" - atheist cartoons.com

Tea Party philosophy: 'If the founders did it, it's good.'

Tip of the old scrub brush to Job’s Anger.


Tea Party history, Texas textbook version

July 21, 2010

A mostly historically accurate view of history of Tea Party-like movements:

Tip of the old scrub brush to Unreasonable Faith and earthaid.


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