Dead Wild Roses: Belief in Anti-Vaccination Makes You Dangerous (and Stupid).

We have a newspaper of record of sorts here in Alberta.  I’ll be quoting from the Edmonton Journal to cover the amazing amount of stupid it takes to somehow think that vaccines are linked to autism. 1.  They are not. [Pubmed, Google Scholar.] 2.  See #1. “One in five Albertans believes some vaccines can cause ...

Dead Wild Roses: The First Step in Deprogramming the Religious – Superstition

Superstition, and it’s ugly codified twin brother religion, rely on the suspension of one’s critical faculties.  When someone is going on about how jeebus talks to them or they are feeling the power of god or <insert prurience for inane godbaggy here> or whatever, the topics covered in this video by Qualia Soup come to mind.  ...

Dead Wild Roses: Happy Draw Mohammed Day Everyone!

Spit in the eye of religious stupidity.  Proclaim a mighty “Frack You!” to the people who seriously believe in screwed up shite.  Mark Twain said it best: “Will a day come when the race will detect the funniness of these juvenilities and laugh at them–and by laughing at them destroy them? For your race, in ...

Dead Wild Roses: Alberta Provincial Election – The Wildrose Faileth, so Say Mr.Lake of Fire and Mr.White Powah!

Only in Alberta does the the electorate consider ending the 40 year term of the staunchly right wing Progressive Conservatives with a party that is, you guessed it gentle reader,  further to the right.  The false populist veneer of the Alberta Wild Rose Party makes it appear palatable to the people of Alberta. My progressive ...