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Daredevil Volume 1, Issue 18: “There Shall Come a Gladiator!”

In which Foggy Nelson causes trouble
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Published in July 1966, issue #18 of Daredevil featured a cover by John Romita and a storyline in which Foggy Nelson is trying to impress Karen Page — by pretending to be Daredevil himself. Needless to say, things don’t go as Foggy planned and he ends up having to fight the Gladiator, who makes his first ever appearance in this issue. Foggy gets his ass thoroughly kicked, of course, until the real Daredevil shows up and bails him out. That Foggy.

Like most of our Silver Age comics, the Lizard Collection copy of this issue is in great shape, with sharp corners, bright inks, and white pages throughout.

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American Thinker Comes Up With the Craziest Obama-Iran Conspiracy Theory Yet

Great googly moogly!
Wingnuts • Views: 4,103

I know it’s only April, but I think we may already have the most insanely paranoid wingnut conspiracy of the year — because it’s difficult to imagine anything getting crazier than this one: Is Obama Arming Iran for a Secret Reason?

The link goes to American Thinker, and you may think you know what the “secret reason” is already (probably something to do with Obama being a secret Muslim commie, right?)… but trust me, you don’t.

I’ll let Thinker Jeannie DeAngelis explain the reasoning that leads her to conclude Obama is helping Iran get nuclear weapons … because a nuclear winter would put an instant stop to climate change!

Surely the president is well aware that U.S. government computer models predict that even a small nuclear war anywhere on the planet could trigger “unprecedented” global cooling. With global warming the culprit, cooling, however it’s accomplished, would provide a quick fix for the guy in need of a boost in the polls.

Sure, a small-scale nuclear war would cause global cooling, further reduction of the ozone layer, and harmful ultraviolet radiation. That, in turn, would usher in death, disease, and drought due to things like lack of rainfall.

But ultimately mass starvation and plague could deliver positive results, particularly for the growing problem of overpopulation. Then, in due time, as millions die off, the president’s credibility would be greatly improved among organizations concerned with controlling world population, like the U.N., and his legacy as a transformative leader would be secured.

If Iran lobbed a nuke at Israel, smoky, dusty, ashy high-carbon clouds would block the warmth of the sun. That, coupled with radioactive fallout, would usher in a “nuclear winter” capable of instantly stopping the destructive heating trend Obama so passionately believes is wreaking havoc in places like the Florida Everglades.

But most importantly, thanks to superb forethought and unprecedented planning, global warming would cease, and global cooling would commence.

Either way, for many — including the entire nation of Israel — the perplexing question for a long time has been: why is a U.S. president helping the Iranians acquire an atomic bomb? The thought of it didn’t seem to make much sense.

But now, the idea of a small-scale nuclear war being environmentally friendly could actually be a stroke of genius.

On Earth Day, at the edge of the swamplands, the motivation behind the former president of the Harvard Law Review negotiating with the Ayatollah may be falling into place. Could it be that Barack Obama’s long-term goal is to help Iran acquire the nukes necessary to finally put an end to global warming?

Some swivel-eyed loon out there in a survival bunker is going to have to work really hard to top this one.

(h/t: Shiplord Kirel.)

New Fave YouTube Comedy Series: Cooking for Vegans and Other Horrible People: “Macrobiotic Milkshake”

The Carrot of Dietary Exceptionalism never lies
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MACROBIOTIC MILKSHAKE INGREDIENTS

1 cups warm unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup cooked millet, sauteed in cinnamon
2 tbsp chia seeds
1/4 cup of Amazake
1 tbsp cinnamon
Stevia to taste
1 tbsp almond butter

Blend all in high-speed blender. Serve in long glasses to delude your mind and sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg!

Tony Perkins (Who Doesn’t Believe in Evolution) Says Evolution Proves Homosexuality Is Wrong

Illogical fanatic is fanatical and illogical
Wingnuts • Views: 5,067

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As leader of the Family Research Council and an extreme right wing Christian conservative, Tony Perkins is a creationist who thinks evolution is a lie circulated by evil scientists trying to persecute good God-fearing people by forcing them to believe their granddaddies were apes.

But that doesn’t stop him from trying to use evolution as an argument against gay marriage.

Sheriff Arpaio Admits He Hired PI to Investigate Federal Judge’s Wife

And the courtroom gasped
US News • Views: 5,116

Far right Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio (who’s also a Birther), is on trial for contempt of court, and yesterday he admitted under oath that he hired a private eye to investigate the wife of a federal judge who is overseeing an effort to reform Arpaio’s little fiefdom.

News that Arpaio, an elected official who was once the subject of an FBI investigation that he abused his law-enforcement power, decided to have someone investigate a federal judge who is overseeing efforts to reform the Sheriff’s Office was met with gasps and murmurs in the downtown Phoenix courtroom.

Arpaio made the confession to Snow himself, after the judge questioned him about allegations made in a New Times article in June.

[…]

Arpaio said he that he had come into the possession of an email from a tipster who said he had met Snow’s wife at a restaurant, and that she said Snow “wanted to do everything to make sure I’m not elected.”

Arpaio said his counsel then hired a private investigator to look into the matter.

“Results confirmed that your wife was in that restaurant,” Arpaio told Snow. “I guess (the investigator) talked to the witness, confirmed that that remark was made.”

Overnight Jam: Greg Holden, “Save Yourself”

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Watch a live performance of ‘Save Yourself’, a new song featured on Greg’s new album ‘Chase The Sun’.

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Paranoid Right Wing “Journalist” Sharyl Attkisson to Host “Investigative Journalism” Show for Sinclair

The inmates are taking over the asylum
Media • Views: 9,429

The woman who invented a brain-dead paranoid fantasy about the NSA deleting her articles as she typed them gets rewarded by the Sinclair network with a show on “investigative journalism.” Focusing on “accountability,” which she herself has somehow completely avoided.

Our media just gets more pathetic every day.

The show, Sinclair announced, will mix both investigative and political journalism. It will also focus on “accountability.” In 2013, Attkisson alleged that both her personal and professional computers had been hacked by the U.S. government for more than two years during her time reporting on the Benghazi attack.

Note that Attkisson deleted her video from YouTube that purported to show the “hacking” as it happened.

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New Study Shows Widespread Scientific Consensus on Guns - and the NRA Won’t Like It

The impact of firearms on US society is overwhelmingly negative
Science • Views: 10,216

Professor David Hemenway of the Harvard School of Public Health recently took a series of surveys of scientists in the fields of criminology, economics, public policy, political science and public health on the effects of firearms on society, and made some very interesting discoveries: There’s Scientific Consensus on Guns — and the NRA Won’t Like It.

I decided to determine objectively, through polling, whether there was scientific consensus on firearms. What I found won’t please the National Rifle Assn.

[…]

Last May we began sending out short, monthly surveys. The first question on each survey asks how much the respondent agrees with a particular claim related to firearms, and the second and third questions ask the respondent to rate the quality of the scientific literature, as well as their own level of familiarity with the scientific literature on that particular topic.

So, for example, one survey asked whether having a gun in the home increased the risk of suicide. An overwhelming share of the 150 people who responded, 84%, said yes.

This result was not at all surprising because the scientific evidence is overwhelming. It includes a dozen individual-level studies that investigate why some people commit suicide and others do not, and an almost equal number of area-wide studies that try to explain differences in suicide rates across cities, states and regions. These area-wide studies find that differences in rates of suicide across the country are less explained by differences in mental health or suicide ideation than they are by differences in levels of household gun ownership.

[…]

I also found widespread confidence that a gun in the home increases the risk that a woman living in the home will be a victim of homicide (72% agree, 11% disagree) and that a gun in the home makes it a more dangerous place to be (64%) rather than a safer place (5%). There is consensus that guns are not used in self-defense far more often than they are used in crime (73% vs. 8%) and that the change to more permissive gun carrying laws has not reduced crime rates (62% vs. 9%). Finally, there is consensus that strong gun laws reduce homicide (71% vs. 12%).

Video: Elizabeth Warren Says TPP Deal Is “Rigged”

Concerns about secrecy
Politics • Views: 12,253

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After President Obama said Elizabeth Warren was wrong about her objections to the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, she appeared last night on the Rachel Maddow show to explain her objection to the process. In the interest of promoting a reasoned discussion on this deal (instead of what I see as a blizzard of propaganda) I’m presenting this video to you, dear readers.

I have to say, though, that it doesn’t strike me as unusual or unreasonable to keep draft negotiations of a sensitive multi-national trade agreement secret. One reason for doing so is illustrated by the reaction we’re seeing now — to prevent the deal from being undermined or even completely sabotaged by uninformed public pressure before there’s even a final agreement.

Meanwhile, there’s a detailed summary of the deal now online at the Office of the US Trade Representative; I recommend reading it for yourself: Trans-Pacific Partnership: Summary of U.S. Objectives.

Video: Pres. Obama Says Elizabeth Warren Is ‘Wrong’ About the TPP Deal

“I love Elizabeth, we’re allies… but she’s wrong on this.”
Politics • Views: 16,762

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There’s a lot of discussion about the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal in the previous thread, so here’s a relevant video clip from the Chris Matthews show, with President Obama making his case for the deal.

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 Frank says:

Well, you know I've been here many times, and only certain hours of the day when I'm here am I asleep; the rest of the time I'm actually awake. -- I have a filler on a dat with zappa being interrogated by a couple of swedish fans/state officers(who knows)...in which they are arguing over the pornographic contents of his work. he tells them he has been spying on them, and claims that their porno industry is bigger than that of the US. it's pretty funny. btw-this is from thew '88 tour.