Thursday, December 08, 2005

A few interesting late-day bits

  • Reid has had enough of Lieberman v. Murtha and requests an end to unilateral pronouncements by Democrats. Interesting to see who does or doesn't listen.

  • A UMass professor explains Incompetent Design, which points out the numerous engineering flaws in human design, all of which make simple sense for evolution but sort of make a recent creator look a bit underqualified.
    All of our pelvises slope forward for convenient knuckle-dragging, like all the other great apes. And the only reason you stand erect is because of this incredible sharp bend at the base of your spine, which is either evolution's way of modifying something or else it's just a design that would flunk a first-year engineering student.
    heh. Both serious and tongue-in-cheek.

  • Mike Wallace pulls no punches on the state of the nation --- leadership, press, et al...
    Q. President George W. Bush has declined to be interviewed by you. What would you ask him if you had the chance?

    A. What in the world prepared you to be the commander in chief of the largest superpower in the world? ...
    Read the whole thing. Feisty bugger.

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