Archive for October 21st, 2011

October 21st, 2011 - 11:14 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Goldman Sachs on The US Education System

from Jerusalem Post (excerpts) Abby Joseph Cohen, former Chief Investment Strategist at Goldman Sachs and now President of their Global Market Institute :  “The most important challenge confronting the US economy is the education we provide our workers”. To be sure, Cohen cites the fed[...]

October 21st, 2011 - 10:05 pm § in America

What to call the Wall Street Protesters?

The Fauxies seem to be having trouble coming up with an epithet as bad sounding as the “Tea Bagger” epthet that now seems stuck on the radical right movement. Terms like commie, pinko, fellow traveler seem dated in this post evil empire world. So, I have been giving this some thought an[...]

October 21st, 2011 - 8:47 pm § in America, Politics

OccuPy Wall Street shows bigotry to creatures that have more than six legs.

Always the bad guy   PZ Meyers comment on the demonization of the eight legged.  Will this never stop?[...]

October 21st, 2011 - 8:13 am § in Misc.


Update: just added more video CAIRO Oct 20 (Reuters) – The body of deceased Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been placed in a mosque in Misrata, al-Jazeera satellite television said on Thursday. Al-Arabiyya television said Gaddafi’s body was in Misrata, but said the body [...]

October 21st, 2011 - 5:53 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

An AVE Endorsement: Richard Mitchell

Take a look at this debate between incumbent King County Council member Jane Hague and her challenger Richard Mitchell for the position from Mercer Island.  I was lucky enough to have dinner a few weeks ago with Mitchell, he is VERY IMPRESSIVE!  He is that all to rare bird, a fellow who could ob[...]