Archive for ‘loonies’

January 1, 2017

Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

A majority of Canadian chiropractic, naturopathic, homeopathic and acupuncture clinics claim that they can diagnose or treat allergies, sensitivities and asthma.

Source: Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

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September 11, 2016

How an end-times cult that believes cats are divine beings ended up in Tennessee | Nashville Scene

Unorthodox teachings, estranged families and a cat rescue operation named Eva’s Eden

Source: How an end-times cult that believes cats are divine beings ended up in Tennessee | Nashville Scene

January 4, 2016

Donald Trump and the Causes of ‘Trumpism’ – The Atlantic

Irrespective of how the Republican presidential primary turns out, the conditions that led to the mogul’s rise have left their mark on the party—and America.

Source: Donald Trump and the Causes of ‘Trumpism’ – The Atlantic

January 3, 2016

Christian fundamentalists are driving our country into the Dark Ages

America has an infection. Whether it is terminal remains to be seen.

Source: Christian fundamentalists are driving our country into the Dark Ages

December 30, 2015

Ammosexuals Fuming As Texas Businesses Push Back Against New Handgun Open Carry Law «

Texas will allow gun-obsessed lunatics to open carry handguns beginning in January, but some businesses aren’t having it.

Source: Ammosexuals Fuming As Texas Businesses Push Back Against New Handgun Open Carry Law «

November 7, 2015

Libertarianism is for petulant children: Ayn Rand, Rand Paul and the movement’s sad “rebellion” – Salon.com

Libertarians fancy themselves radicals, and yet their rallying cry can be reduced to “You’re not the boss of me!”

Source: Libertarianism is for petulant children: Ayn Rand, Rand Paul and the movement’s sad “rebellion” – Salon.com

October 26, 2015

Coming soon: Terror in Little Saigon – ProPublica

ProPublica and Frontline reopen the investigation into a death squad run by former South Vietnamese military men that killed journalists, torched businesses and intimidated those who challenged its dream of re-starting the Vietnam War — all on American soil.

Source: Coming soon: Terror in Little Saigon – ProPublica

October 25, 2015

They really want a theocracy: The GOP candidates who want to make you bow to their lord – Salon.com

GOP wants Christianity as our official religion. Middle East’s on fire. Theocrats are marching and must be stopped

Source: They really want a theocracy: The GOP candidates who want to make you bow to their lord – Salon.com

October 18, 2015

Wrong, wrong, wrong: The anti-science bullsh*t which explains why the right gets away with lies — and why the mainstream media lets them – Salon.com

It’s bad enough that D.C. science committees are filled with deniers. The press needs to call them what they are

Source: Wrong, wrong, wrong: The anti-science bullsh*t which explains why the right gets away with lies — and why the mainstream media lets them – Salon.com

September 24, 2015

The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking | Brain Pickings

Necessary cognitive fortification against propaganda, pseudoscience, and general falsehood.

Source: The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking | Brain Pickings