Daily Archives: December 28, 2007

Faith Based Science Editorial

Visitors to the Institute for Creation Research Web page can quickly deduce that the organization, founded in California and recently transplanted to Dallas, is a Christian group dedicated to spreading the doctrine of divine creation of the world and challenging the teaching of evolution as fact in public schools.An advisory committee to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recommends that the group be allowed to confer master’s degrees in science education for teacher candidates. This indefensible action would be the equivalent of allowing an institute of faith-healers to issue advanced medical degrees. …

Read the rest here…Texas Redeems Itself!Thanks, Tex, for the tip!

Huckabee is proving to be an incredible moron.

Possibly even exceeding Ron Paul in his moronosity. Most recently, he has shown himself clueless in matters of foreign policy.

People who questioned my view of foreign policy probably need go back and read the speech that I delivered back in Washington in September. …[where I talk about] those eastern borders near Afghanistan to be able go after the terrorists….

Uffda… Continue reading Huckabee is proving to be an incredible moron.

Capturing the Elusive Streaming Video

How to convert a YouTube or Google streaming video into a file that you can put in your pocket and carry around with you.

The Problem: Streaming Video is not enough.

Do you need to save a Youtube or Google video into a file? I’m not sure about the legality or practicality of doing this, so anything you read here could break your computer or get you arrested, that’s up to you.

I know I do this some times for a very good reason. My wife is a school teacher, and schools are run by reality-blind bureaucrats who come up with things like “zero tolerance” policies … so of course, most schools seem to have blocking of almost all useful Internet content, especially and including Google Videos and Youtube. So, if Amanda wants to show some useful video to her students, she can’t. The bureaucrats are happy, the students are uneducated. Whatever.

Continue reading Capturing the Elusive Streaming Video