Archive for September, 2012

September 30th, 2012 - 8:47 am § in Politics

Democracy From Its Bedrock in Tunisia

Liberals of the world unite: SIDI BOUZID, Tunisia — Bearded and sweaty, they pressed in, their faces shining in the shadow and light beneath billowing tunics hanging for sale outside a mosque. The sun edged higher. A veiled woman hurried past and a boy stepped closer to listen to men complain abou[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 7:56 am § in Jews, Science

Nobel Prizes: Jewish Pride

Last Year,  four Jews Jews won the Nobel prize for medicine and astronomy. Monday October 8, Stockholm will announce this year’s winners.  May I be forgiven my prideful hope?[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 7:44 am § in America, Schools & Colleges

Political Correctness

from Huffington Post by Daniel Arrigg Koh Growing up as a person of Korean and Lebanese descent, I was proud of my heritage and enjoyed discussing it with my peers. While few had ever met anyone with such an ethnic background before, people were always eager to learn more. I always felt that it was [...]

September 30th, 2012 - 7:35 am § in Misc.

My support for Romney

Stephen, Supporters like you have made this more than a campaign — you’ve made it a nationwide movement to restore the America we love. We couldn’t have gotten this far without you. You’ve already donated $1. Will you match your donation and make it a monthly one? We’ve[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 3:53 am § in Misc.


Scrap of Papyrus Records Jesus Reference to His Wife. As expected, The Vatican is in denial. In the least-surprising development to come out of the news of a papyrus fragment suggesting a Holy Spouse, the Vatican said on Friday that the text is a fake. In a long analysis of the artifact published in[...]

September 30th, 2012 - 3:43 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Miracle Mitt performed

So far no one seems to have noticed that Mitt Romney has performed a miracle. His IRA now earns about $10 million a year Tax-Free. It seems likely that he has been able to perform this Miracle for at least 10 years. In other words, this Mormon bishop has fulfilled the claims of Harry Reid […][...]

September 30th, 2012 - 1:04 am § in Misc.

Fiscal Responsibility: The French Pay THEIR Taxes

   To the dismay of business leaders who fear an exodus of top talent, the government confirmed a temporary 75 percent super-tax rate for earnings over one million euros and a new 45 percent band for revenues over 150,000 euros. By Daniel Flynn and Leigh Thomas, Reuters PARIS | Fri Sep 28, 201[...]

September 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm § in Misc.


GOP Senate campaign chief on Missouri, Akin: ‘This is not a winnable race’ – TheDC ‘We have to make tough calculations based on limited resources and where to allocate it’ Read more:[...]

September 29th, 2012 - 1:13 pm § in Misc., Science

THE-Ave.US Challenge: who is going to win the Nobel?

  Next Sunday night (US time), about 9 AM Monday Stockholm time, the Karolinska is going to wake up one to three biologists and announce they have won the  Nobel Prize. Thompson Reuters has their list based on citation, I call this hokey. Here is Thompsons’s list with my thumb added wher[...]