Monthly Archives: May 2008

‘Cause I’m proud to be an (almost) Canadian

Emergency Contraception Approved for Over the Counter Sale in Canada The Canadian National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities ruled last week that emergency contraception will be available over-the-counter in Canada. The Plan B pill previously had behind-the-counter status, and was available from pharmacies upon request and without a prescription, reports Reuters. The decision makes Canada […]

Because I’m a MAN! Not a "male."

Here’s your hermeneutical lesson of the day — the biblical passage? 1 Kings 14:10 Therefore, behold, I will bring evil upon the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam him that pisseth against the wall… And God says, “A man is someone who pisses against a wall.” … And you say, “Ah, you’re […]

One person’s smut is another person’s morning latte

Group finds Starbucks logo too hot to handle A Christian group based in San Diego found grounds for outrage over the new retro-style logo for Starbucks Coffee. The Resistance says the new image “has a naked woman on it with her legs spread like a prostitute,” Mark Dice, founder of the group, said in a […]

What the Religious Right’s former candidate said:

During a speech before the National Rifle Association convention Friday afternoon in Louisville, Kentucky, former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee — who has endorsed presumptive GOP nominee John McCain — joked that an unexpected offstage noise was Democrat Barack Obama looking to avoid a gunman. “That was Barack Obama, he just tripped off a chair, […]

Behind the scenes

Here’s what really inspired that infamous Bill O’Reilly video that’s circulating the internets: See more funny videos at CollegeHumor (thanks to Patrick for the afternoon distraction!)

I’m now one of those people.

My good credit has been robbed by my credit card company! Forget identity theft, I willingly volunteered myself and all my personal information, and now I’ve got a big smear on my credit report to show as a result. I’ve heard about how incorrect things can be put on your credit report, and how these […]

What he said:

The word god is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honourable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation no matter how subtle can (for me) change this. – Albert Einsteinvia