Archive for September 15th, 2013

September 15th, 2013 - 3:48 pm § in Misc.

PRESIDENT ROMNEY: “Governments can not choose winners”

The President expressed frustration today with the commitment of China to buy the US biotech industry and move it to China.  His frustration arose after the  Chinese government announced that it aims to double the share of GDP that the sector’s value-added output accounts for by 2015 from th[...]

September 15th, 2013 - 12:54 pm § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations: Mrs Pope?

(from Talking Points Memo) The Vatican’s secretary of state suggested that the Catholic Church could be open to allowing priests to get married, NBC News reported Wednesday. In a response to a question during an interview with a Venezuelan newspaper, Archbishop Pietro Parolin asserted that cl[...]

September 15th, 2013 - 10:47 am § in America, Politics

Berkeley Blog: Can the US spread democracy and should it do so?

The trap of ‘democratization’ as ‘wishful thinking’: The state of the art in the Arab world[...]

September 15th, 2013 - 4:08 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Arrogance of Pope Francis

the Telegraph reports the Pope’s arrogant effort to seek forgiveness for atheists. Last Thursday I posted on the Jewish concept of Teshuvah .. the righting of wrongs. I wrote this in response to an email from my brother accusing me of being a bad Jew because of my atheism.  This Pope and my b[...]