Archives for: "January 2006, 08"

An incredibly bad mixed metaphor

I had wanted to mention this a few days ago, and I can't even remember just what the issue was, but I recently heard the best (worst) mixed metahpor ever while listening to a politician on the radio: "They have just sent a lightning rod across the bow… more »

Mutual fund scoffs at "socially responsible investing"

I just ran across a mutual fund called the Free Enterprise Action Fund. Their self-description: "The Free Enterprise Action Fund is the first mutual fund to seek long-term capital appreciation through investment and advocacy that promote the American… more »

Additional references on evolution

As follow-up to yesterday's posting in which I responded to Christopher's illogical intelligent design arguments, here is some further reading material, both quotes and links: From Richard Dawkins in Natural History magazine: The misapplied argument… more »