It seems more and more of the contributors at Scienceblogs are aware of what Ed Brayton points out: PZ is often treated the way Manny Ramirez is treated by Boston Red Sox fans, who often can be heard saying “that’s just Manny being Manny.” When he goes off on a completely unjustified attack on me… Continue reading
An update (via the Corner) from a Marine in Iraq: Morale: [M]orale among our guys is very high. They not only believe that they are winning, but that they are winning decisively. They are stunned and dismayed by what they see in the American press, whom they almost universally view as against them. The embedded… Continue reading
Reader’s Digest has listed Podiobooks.com, home–ahem–among other books, of my podcast of Doctor Janeway’s Plague. Congratulations to Evo Terra, Tee Morris and the rest of the crew at this great start-up. I’m proud to be part of it.
Hitch: Many people write as if the sectarian warfare in Iraq was caused by coalition intervention. But it is surely obvious that the struggle for mastery has been going on for some time and was only masked by the apparently iron unity imposed under Baathist rule. That rule was itself the dictatorship of a tribal… Continue reading
Although Ken Miller is widely regarded as a superb teacher, not many people know he also has a great sense of humor: Kenneth Miller, professor at Brown University and expert witness for the plaintiffs in the Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District, replied to William A. ‘Divine Wind’ Dembski this morning with some suggestions for… Continue reading