discrimination

[caption id="attachment_9820" align="alignright" width="175" caption="Eat a pail of feces, bigots!"][/caption] It looks like the uneducated peckerwoods supporters of Proposition 8 are seriously considering throwing in the towel. They fear that they will lose 5-4 at the Supreme Court. That and they realize that if you have a court case,...

As an immigrant myself, I went through all kinds of shit to become a naturalized citizen. I am therefore displeased to see any group of people violating the law with impunity and then receiving special favors....

[caption id="attachment_6857" align="alignright" width="144" caption="Satyriconista, Tatiana von Tauber"][/caption] By Tatiana von Tauber    Envision spending a nice sunny Saturday downtown when suddenly a crowd of women come at you – topless! Do you gasp? Quickly grab your children and cover their eyes? Do you think, WTF, laugh or grab your camera? Portland, Maine had...

By J. DeVoy Emergent research is raising a serious question about the heritability of IQ, suggesting that most of it is, in fact, genetic.  High IQ is associated with the prevalence of certain SNPs - groupings of nucleotides in an individual's genetic code - which cannot be caused by normal life...

Another Florida judge has issued a ruling that the state's law that bans adoptions by homosexuals is unconstitutional and unenforceable: Describing the state statute as unconstitutional on its face, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Maria Sampedro-Iglesia finalized the boy's adoption by attorney Vanessa Alenier, 34, earlier this month, the newspaper reports. She and...

By J. DeVoy Parents are rushing to name their children after today's latest flash-in-the-pan pop sensation, Avatar.  Unfortunately, it'll bite them squarely in the ass in two decades.  From UK's The Sun: Choices include Neytiri - after the film's Na'vi warrior-princess - and giant flying creature Toruk. To well-read or even vaguely aware...

Maine's citizens have voted to repeal the civil rights of their neighbors. Shame on Maine. I wonder how this vote squares with the Maine Constitution. Article I in the Maine Constitution states that ‘no person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of...

[caption id="attachment_6564" align="alignleft" width="117" caption="Jesus Does His Nails by artist Dana Ellyn"][/caption] By Tatiana von Tauber Today is Blasphemy Day and its objective is to “open up all religious beliefs to the same level of free inquiry, discussion and criticism to which all other areas of academic interest are subjective” according to...