All Further Articles for 2010-08-26

Thursday, August 26, 2010
A Time To Be Silent and A Time To Speak
The wackos at Dove World Outreach Center - gawd we love that name - may have gone too far, even for them, with their planned Burn A Quran Day. A newly formed Gainesville Interfaith Forum plans a counter-event at which over 20 congregations will hold an interfaith service in protest. And even Right Wing Extreme, armed "Christians" who had vowed to protect the book-burners, has withdrawn its support. "After much thought and prayer," it's decided the event "does not glorify God," a deadpan conclusion tough to argue with. "Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath." - James 1:19, via Right Wing Extreme
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Young Guys Getting Blown Up, For Real, Right In Your Living Room! Now That's Entertainment!
Appealing to a "young male demographic" - aka potential recruits - the Navy and Comcast's G4 are planning a reality show wherein cameras follow an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit to Afghanistan so folks back home can see people get blown up. G4 president Neal Tiles says "Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan" will showcase "the real-life drama, teamwork, danger and triumph" of the job. Rachel Maddow says otherwise. We're with her.
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Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Ahmadinejad Was My Boyfriend!
Check out the weirdest campaign video ever. Republican Mattie Fein, challenging Democrat Rep. Jane Harman in California's 36th District, channels Cloris Leachman. Young Frankenstein is turning over in his conflicted grave. In More .
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