Archive for October 12th, 2011

October 12th, 2011 - 9:39 pm § in Misc.

Hate Speech .. “The Post and Email”

The Post & Email, is a sort of right wing version of the Fox view of Huffington Post,.  Where they see the Huff as a site devoted to promoting Communism, Caliphates, and Climatism, , the P&E publishing screeds written by other America haters. The P&E has has  recently taken up the caus[...]

October 12th, 2011 - 4:22 pm § in Misc.

Jeffrey Sachs to Speak at Townhall

Jeffrey Sachs: A Plan to Rebuild our Economy and Politics Thursday, October 13, 2011, 7:30 – 9:00pm Daniels Recital Hall (5th & Columbia). $5. Economist Jeffrey Sachs believes America has reached a crucial moment: The complexity of the world economy means the American form of capitalism, wit[...]

October 12th, 2011 - 2:33 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Can the US supply learning to India?

INDIA: Higher education summit with US reveals gaps Alya Mishra The first India-US higher education summit, between India’s Human Resources Minister Kapil Sibal and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week, was aimed at strengthening collaboration between the two countries. It provide[...]

October 12th, 2011 - 11:28 am § in Misc.

Breaking News: Israel, Hamas Both Benefit from Prisoner Swap

from VOA: Some analysts say a factor in the prisoner release deal could be a bid by Hamas to counter the rising popularity of rival Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas after he requested United Nations’ recognition of a Palestinian state last month. The head of Jerusalem’s Palestinian Acade[...]

October 12th, 2011 - 10:31 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

UW AAUP Censors a post about the NIH.

A few days ago I posted a very important issue .. the 50% decline in funding rates at he NIH since the early 2000’s.  I discussed why this should be of concern to all of us interested in the University School of Medicine. I also suggested that our federal representatives need to be educated a[...]

October 12th, 2011 - 7:53 am § in Misc.

CHINA: Spin, “Superiority is the not the word we use. The Chinese are very modest.”

Excerpts from an interview with vice minister of foreign affairs, Fu Ying, Der Spiegel aircraft carrier:  “this so-called aircraft carrier was really just a framework of a second-hand aircraft carrier that we refitted and will only be used for scientific research and training purposes. ItR[...]