Sasha Baron Cohen and the implicit hecker’s veto

An interview of Sasha Baron Cohen on NPR: GROSS: One of the things you stay away from in “The Dictator” is religion. We don’t know if this dictator is Muslim. There’s no mention of Islam,…

The Islamification of Buffalo

One of the best special-interest bloggers is Ann Corcoran of Refugee Resettlement Watch.  She knows her territory well and comes up with some amazing stories.  The importation of refugees — a high proportion of them…

Francois Hollande’s marketting coup

The presidential victory of socialist Francois Hollande in France is being presented everywhere as a vote for “growth” over stagnation: [Irish Foreign Minister] Eamon Gilmore last night said the election of Francois Hollande will “accelerate”…

Miscellany, May 4

News that former Trent Lott aide Edwina Rogers named as top atheist lobbyist ruffles commenters at Daily Caller [TheDC] Indian skeptic charged with blasphemy for revealing secret behind “miracle” of weeping cross [Doctorow] Denmark Supreme…

Comments, themes, etc.

A reader brought it to my attention that on Chrome/Firefox the new theme was forcing registration. That was not the setting in WordPress, but the caprice of the theme. An issue I did not notice…