Archive for May 7th, 2017

Help ICE Catch the Scum of the Universe!


(Fusion) – Jorge Rivas:

A new website is offering tutorials on how to call the Trump administration’s new immigrant crime hotline to make “long and drawn out” reports about “alien invaders.” …

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The usual alien suspects


Fabricating Jesus


( – Valerie Tarico:

David Chumney spent almost three decades as an ordained Presbyterian minister before quietly exiting the ministry and Christianity itself. He now describes himself as agnostic, but his exodus from the Church didn’t end his fascination with New Testament studies or his quest to separate history from mythology in the biblical record. He tackles the fraught topic in his new book, Jesus Eclipsed. …

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David Chumney: Jesus Eclipsed: How Searching the Scriptures Got in the Way of Recounting the Facts

Why can’t I see Mercury without a telescope?


(Starts With A Bang!) – Ethan Siegel:

The most elusive naked-eye planet is downright impossible to view for billions of us on Earth. …

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Josselin Desmars: Venus and Mercury Over Paris



(Jesus and Mo) – Jesus:

Ok, I’ve got it now – here’s how Christianity works: Man sinned against God so, like a child who disobeys a parent, deserves punishment.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-05-03: Saved