– Because it’s the kind of thing I often say I want to see happen, but don’t often expect: The Rhode Island State Council of Churches came out in support of atheist challenger of religious privilege Jessica Ahlquist, and condemned the treatment she received from many other Christians, in a press conference that seemed to go rather well.
– I’m really not sure how these numbers are calculated. I suppose it shouldn’t be a surprise that hospital cleaners contribute as valuably as they do, but I thought I wanted to be a tax accountant and now it turns out I’m apparently the worst person in the world.
– 21,000 people aren’t allowed to fly to, from, or over the US. Why? Who the hell knows. Government says so.
– The US Director of National Intelligence explains why we should be so frightened of Iran: If they think we’re attacking them, they might attack us! Blimey. We’d better attack them before they can attack us, then. Jingoistic foreign bastards.