PhysioProf gently chides Colin Powell.
James likens religious thought to intellectual dodgeball and observes that
The unavoidable result is that religion becomes little more than a choice, subject to the same social, cultural, historical, and economic pressures as any other. It ceases to have truth-value in any objective sense and must be relegated to whence it came: the realm of the socially political.
Jen Sorensen shares my disdain for the present crop of
Tim Kreider shares his horrible, horrible thoughts.
No, the Ku Klux Klan has not endorsed Barack Obama.
The Democratic Senate shows some spine on civil liberties. Well, if by "spine" you mean "craven cowardice".
Dave Johnson thinks the right is exploiting the Clinton vs. Obama wars to drive a wedge in the Democratic primary. (h/t to skippy)
I agree with PZ Myers: Threaten to kill us, and we'll mock your god.
ronbrown locates the Objective Moral Standard. Heh. Indeed.
A week from tomorrow, Matt Taibbi will excoriate the Democratic Chicken Doves for sacrificing an end to the war in Iraq for at best temporary and at worst illusory partisan advantage. (h/t to Mike the Mad Biologist)
Disgusted Beyond Belief justifies the million dollar lawsuit. Spot on, DBB.