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Ted Rall

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  1. omQ R

    omQ R said, over 3 years ago

    *groans

  2. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, over 3 years ago

    Backwards, turn backwards,
    Oh time in thy flight.
    And give me a brain again,
    Just for tonight.

  3. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, over 3 years ago

    Pseudo- science, the religion of the left.

  4. Nos Nevets

    Nos Nevets said, over 3 years ago

    If G-d zapped the world into existence yesterday & put in some redwood trees with 1000 rings, some “old” mountains, some fossils, & gave us belly-buttons and consistent memories, how would we know the difference?

    It could be a 4.5 billion year old earth created yesterday.
    Both ages are true, but in different senses.

  5. ScullyUFO

    ScullyUFO said, over 3 years ago

    I hates me some science but I loves me mah microwave.

  6. Lynne B

    Lynne B GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Er…Poe? Is that you?

  7. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 3 years ago

    @narrowminded

    You’re joking, of course. The pseudo-science gravitates to the right. If there are any serious, educated, and intelligent Republicans left, how do they react to this charade? It’s a complete embarrassment that any politician who supports “creation science” can be taken seriously. What has gone wrong with our country?

  8. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, over 3 years ago

    Excuse me while I go bury some fake dinosaur bones to fool the scientists.

  9. Nos Nevets

    Nos Nevets said, over 3 years ago

    It’s not sophistry. I admit I was taking it to an extreme, but just to illustrate what is the heart of scientific method and epistemology of empiricism. Science gives us is operational definitions, not ultimate Truth. On every side of this creation debate there is a fundamental ignorance of what Science is.

  10. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, over 3 years ago

    Note none of the comments from the 2016 candidates actually support Creationism. 3 of 4 responses are telling the questioner to buzz off, which is a reasonable response to such a question. All of the responses are compatible with the current scientific consensus on the formation of our solar system. They are certainly no more ridiculous that the typical Democrat response when asked about abortion destroying a human life (if it ain’t human and it ain’t life, what is it?). Or the idea that if we station too much military on Guam it may tip over. Or that sharks still patrol the slaver sea routes of the 17th and 18th centuries waiting for a dead slave snack. Or that Mars and the moon are the same celestial body. Or that weather is caused by global warming. Or that solar and wind power will ever play a significant role in our power generation. Or…

  11. rowena28

    rowena28 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Actually, you’ll never know if the GOP candidates really support creationism. They have to say they do, or at least waffle & deny that they don’t, to get GOP primary votes. It’s a political tactic which has nothing to do with their actual beliefs. All politicians have to say what the voters want to hear, not what they genuinely believe.

  12. Lynne B

    Lynne B GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    First: Obama was asked the question in a religious setting, and specifically it was a question about “what he would tell his kids about the Biblical creation story.” If you want to be able to reconcile the Biblical creation story with what science says, that’s a reasonable response.


    Rubio, on the other hand, was asked a specific question about “what is the age of the earth”, and it was in a secular context. He chose to make a purely religious answer.


    Furthermore, his answer was, from a scientific and reality-based perspective, completely wrong. " I’m not sure we’ll ever be able to answer that. It’s one of the great mysteries" is false; it has been answered; and anyone with basic knowledge of the science ought to be able to say “the Earth is 4.54 billion years old, give or take a couple hundred million.” And that’s pretty much that.

  13. Lynne B

    Lynne B GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @rowena28

    Eight of the members of the Congressional Science Committee are part of the same prayer group (the “Prayer Caucus”), and as far as there is any evidence at all, they are all Young Earth Creationists.

  14. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 3 years ago

    @ansonia:

    Thanks for posting the full text. Gives me hope for the future. When I saw all those candidates’ hands go up at one of the first debates when the question was “who here believes in creationism”, I was expecting at least one of them to tell us that gravity is only a theory.

  15. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, over 3 years ago

    @Lynne B

    Well done!

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