In Kentucky, a homeland security law requires the state’s citizens to acknowledge the security provided by the Almighty God, or risk 12 months in prison. Despite the law’s obvious and blatant violation of the US Constitution, no Kentucky judge has bothered to rule the law unconstitutional. But Kentucky does have good bourbon so… no, fuck them.
Google recently released this cool little educational tool/show off thing for Google Chrome. It’s the nearest 100,000 stars from Earth and you can scroll and zoom through this entire chunk of galaxy. Trippy.
In order to show how pointless the petitions started by the mouth breathers wanting to secede are I have started one asking the US government to allow Canada to secede. I hope all IHCers will sign and share.
This is a fascinating read about why Obama has strange swath of strong supporters in the South that happens to exactly mirror the coastline of the southeast corner of America during the Cretaceous era, 129 million years ago. Yes, ancient geology still plays a role in modern American politics.