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Christopher Hitchens writes at Slate about cave salamanders and their implications for evolutionary biologists and creationists alike. I’m guessing his thesis will rub God is Greaters a little raw: Creationists claim evolutionary progressions as an intelligent victory, but what about the case of the blind salamander, that devolved until it had no eyes?

An explanation of the title here.

UPDATE: So, in case you haven’t followed the above link to the Westboro Baptist Church’s website, go here instead. The church was recently sued for $10.9 million and lost. In the linked video, the church members tell why it’s a good thing. My favorite quote? “We thank God for the $10.9 million verdict because, adjusted for inflation, it is roughly the same as the 30 pieces of silver Jesus was sold for.”

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This quote from a hilarious Matt Labash article:

A few years back, he joined forces with the Commonwealth Coalition, a group trying to torpedo an anti-gay marriage amendment in his native Virginia. Mudcat, who loves the ladies almost as much as he loves killing big bucks, agreed to take the gig only if he could persuade the bubbas in language they could relate to. He thundered to the Roanoke Times: “I’m pretty sure I ain’t a queer. And I’ve never had queer thoughts, but I do have several queer buddies who called me and asked me to help. I think it’s blasphemy to put this on the ballot and try to divide God’s children for political gain. God loves them queers every bit that he loves the Republicans.”

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