Archive for January 14th, 2011

January 14th, 2011 - 4:22 pm § in Misc.

China: Consumer Fascism?

Excerpted fron der Spiegel China’s party leadership is setting an example — albeit on a much larger scale. Last week, Vice Premier Li Keqiang, seen as a rising star among Beijing’s power elite, made a trip to Europe during which he praised German industriousness and discipline as w[...]

January 14th, 2011 - 2:31 pm § in Religion

What Is The Meaning Of Life?

Roger Rabbit writes: Hell, I don’t know. Maybe there isn’t any. It’s possible we’re just here. Hawking now tells us the universe could have popped up, out of nothing, without a God. Dawkins, Hitchens, and other contemporary atheists rationally argue for the nonexistence of[...]

January 14th, 2011 - 12:01 pm § in Politics

Seattle: What is happening?

A Valuable Resource Jean Buskin, of Biochemistry at UW, runs a blog and calendar of local events at this blog. Worth a look! Some highlights below:[...]

January 14th, 2011 - 9:56 am § in Uncategorized

Rhetoric Continues

Sarah Palin will speak on gun rights at the   Safari Club International’s convention later this month in Reno, Nev. Rush Limbaugh on Obama’s “It was smart, it was articulate, it was oratorical. It was, it was all the things the educated, ruling class wants their members to be and sou[...]