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Ian David

Ian David's Journal
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February 16, 2014

I'm impressed!

I didn't know Anthrax invented a vaccine!

February 15, 2014

The Earth does NOT revolve around the Sun. The Earth and the Sun both orbit the barycenter...

the solar system's center of mass, along with all the other planetary objects.

Since 2008, that center has been OUTSIDE the Sun.


January 6, 2014

"Woo Shaming" is so excellent, that I just submitted it to Urban Dictionary. Thanks!

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Woo Shaming

Definition: The justifiable ridicule of those so ignorant of how the Universe really works, that they subscribe to nonsense such as homeopathy and crystal power.

Example: There are some things that are so patently absurd as to be unworthy of arguing against; those who believe in these things are lost beyond redemption, and the only thing left to do is engage in woo shaming.

by Ian David on Jan 6, 2014

tags: Science, Pseudoscience, Alternative Medicine, Education, Woo, Homeopathy, Derp, Reality, Medicine, Skepticism, Skeptic, Alt Med

January 6, 2014

New Group Proposal: Underground Mingle. Or Progressive Mingle. Or DUharmony. Or DUcupid.

Or DemFriendFinder. Or PlentyOfDems.

Hell, if it takes-off, Skinner may even have a new, multimillion dollar enterprise to run.

December 16, 2013

Ron Paul Hates The United States

There is no delicate way to put this. After years of running for president as well as his decades in congress, combined with his positions on everything from equal rights to economics , the truth is self-evident.

Ron Paul Hates America.

But don’t tell him that. He loves America in his eyes. The problem is that the America he loves is a fantasy, it never existed. The true America he detests, and loathes. Why else would be call for a second civil war? Why else would he attend an anti-semitic conference? Why else indeed.

He is just exploiting the ill-informed. Ron Paul’s ties to shady groups demonstrate how he is one of the most corrupt members of congress. His activities waste taxpayer money on pointless symbolic measures which have no real value, pandering to the ill-educated for votes. He has engaged in schemes to sell off public property to pad his own pockets, has been found involved in bribery scandals, and in a show of hypocrisy he collects social security while trying to cut it for everyone else.


While he has denied it, he has many racist fans. Even Apple’s Siri is a fan. But in reality he is a white supremacist, supported by neo-nazi’s. Some even have claimed he is a firm believer in Nazi ideology. Likely because he pals around with neo-nazis.

Breaking down his time in public office, his positions, his votes, and his actions since leaving, there is no other way to put it – Ron Paul Hates America.


December 4, 2013

(Israeli President) Peres expresses support for same-sex marriage

Source: Ynet News

In Mexico, President Peres stresses support of same-sex couples' right to wed, start families while enjoying same rights as heterosexuals. Meanwhile, two bills attempting to legalize same-sex marriages make their way through Knesset

GUADALAJARA – President Shimon Peres expressed unequivocal support for same-sex marriage during a state visit to Mexico.

In an interview with Ynet on Sunday while in Mexico's Guadalajara, Peres said that "even a person who is a homosexual is a human being, and he has rights. We have no power to take away (their) rights."

Peres added: "We cannot take away someone's rights because they are different. We cannot take away their right to breathe, right to eat or right to start a family. We must allow everyone to live as is natural to them."

Peres' comments came in response to a new bill being promoted by the Justice Ministry called 'Living together' which attempts to regulate some form of a civil partnership between same-sex couples. The government is not scheduled to vote on the bill any time soon, but a memorandum signed by Justice Minister Tzipi Livni in its favor is being circled around.

Read more: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4460039,00.html

I thought this was important news to purvey.

December 1, 2013

So, is their theory someone untied the boat from the mooring and didn't know how to start the engine

... and then the boat just drifted away with this dude onboard?

Like, the dude didn't know he needed to put a key in the ignition or something?

"Hey, I like that boat. I wonder if I can steal it. Well, I'm not doing anything else right now, so I'll give it a try. I bet I can download the owner's manual from the internet on my smart phone."

Or maybe he got it started, but it ran out of fuel or he over-taxed the engine?

Or maybe the owners called OnStar and had them remotely turn-off the engine once it was stolen?

November 25, 2013

That particular post is gone. And then there was THIS...

Christian Tea Party Terrorist Claims 2nd Amendment Authority To Shoot President Obama!

Posted by: John Prager in Crime, Racism in America, TEApublicans in Action, The Gun Control Debate November 23, 2013

The Christian American Patriots Militia is openly calling for the assassination of President Obama in their Facebook group. His justification: the only part of the Constitution of which Conservatives have any understanding. That’s right–the Second Amendment (half of it anyway.)

On the same day as Larry Klayman’s Kooky Klan Rally to Set America Back 100 Years, Everest Wilhelmsen (the head of the group) wrote that we “now have the authority to shoot Obama, i.e., to kill him.” Citing “willful violations and alienation of our Constitution, constant disregard for [their] peaceful protests, and corruption of all three branches of government,” the militia calls for the removal of the President with deadly force.

The group’s Facebook page claims that Obama’s “rogues and thugs are in fact supplanting our Constitution with a communist Oligarchy of corrupt political and legal elites.” Christians, says the page, should “rise and fight vigorously to protect our nation and our posterity.”


The Secret Service is aware of the lunatic and his followers, but declines to comment on the matter further.


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