Send Moore some love. Sen. Coburn, not so much.

The city of Moore, OK is the site of incredible loss of life and destruction after a mile-wide tornado tore a swath through the town yesterday. Many casualties were children in a school that was demolished by the F-4 tornado. Donations are being accepted by the Red Cross, Salvation Army and others. Give till it hurts, people. They need it.

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Total Ass-Clown), one of the 36 Republican senators who voted against disaster funding for Superstorm Sandy in January, has already said he would “absolutely” insist on cuts from other areas of the federal budget to offset  federal disaster aid for Oklahoma. I would humbly suggest, just to inject a bit of humanity into the discussion, we start by eliminating Sen. Coburn’s salary, auction off both his kidneys and sell what’s left to the pet-food industry.

More pre-Columbian transoceanic travellers? The largest ever genetic study of native South Americans concluded that Asian genes had been introduced into South America sometime after 6,000 years ago — the same time the Jomon culture was flourishing in Japan.

Need some innovative “green” power? Well, you can build a massive tower, or just go fly a kite.

The Secular Coalition for America on Monday dubbed Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller “the most unethical news publication,” after receiving what it described as “discriminatory and unethical emails” from an employee. The emails in question were sent by Christopher Bedford, a conservative columnist and editor, who appears to be a major skidmark in the shorts of American journalism.

You are entitled to believe what you will, but your beliefs must be subject to criticism and scrutiny just like mine

Thanks for this, IO9: polling organization Gallup has just released some fascinating statistics on how Americans ideas about immorality have changed over the past twelve years. Hmm, Sen. Coburn didn’t make the list?

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