Top 10 Oregon Militia Standoff “facts” – #YallQaeda

The #YallQaeda hash tag within the title should be a not so subtle clue that this is not a serious posting. OK, so here are 10 “facts”, and yes those are indeed air-quotes around the word “facts”, because I’ve mined some of these “facts” from satire-central, which is perhaps better known to you as The Onion. So … Read more

Anti-Gay bakers – the mythology and the facts

Often associated with a controversial issue is a narrative that is not wholly factual, but instead panders to a specific stance, and is popularised because it helps to protect an irrational position. There is also a full conversation, one that includes all the facts, and unless you are familiar with that full conversation then there is … Read more

The Wedding from hell

OK, just a bit of fun today, nothing too serious. Photographer Josh Newton (who now gets a hell of a lot of free advertising) was taking some photos at the Oregon wedding of April and Michael. During the proceedings a small wildfire grew out of control and so they have ended up with some rather … Read more