It is being reported by The Washington Post (among others) that President Barack Obama could order two platinum coins to be minted, each with a designated value of one trillion dollars. That’s $1,000,000,000,000.00 each. Or 10^12 dollars each, if you prefer.
These trillion dollar coins would have one purpose … to be deposited into the [...]
A natural disaster is being reported today by Reuters out of Gambia.
The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, is putting his citizens in extreme risk by telling people that his slurry of “natural” herbs can cure people infected with HIV and/or AIDS.
He went on television this past Sunday night to proclaim that he [...]
November 24th, headline reads: Sodomite Blames Ghosts
November 24th, headline reads: Ohio Man Claims Ghostly Presence at Trial Defense
Seeing as how the news would not seem to let me escape the theme of “fairy-tales allowed in the legal system”, I had to go in for a closer look.
The first article comes from Zimbabwe. In [...]
I live about 5 miles from the site of one of America’s most grizzly multiple murders in recent times. What has become known as “The Connecticut Home Invasion Murders”, this widely reported case has become the standard by which all other home invasions have since been measured.
On July 23, 2007, The Petit Family [...]
A story which missed much skeptical attention in recent months was the guilty plea and subsequent release of The West Memphis Three, three innocent men wrongfully jailed for crimes based on shoddy evidence and faulty testimonials, crimes that were initially blamed and later fueled on the long-since-debunked “practice” of killing via “satanic ritual”. As always, [...]