Archive for December 12th, 2014

December 12th, 2014 - 12:31 pm § in Misc.

The Reprican Radical Race for 2016

POLITICO has a great summary of the 20 horses in the race. Here is a glossary to help you understand the political terminology A ACROSSTHEBOARD- A bet on a horse to win, place and show. If the horse wins, the player collects three ways; if second, two ways; and if third, one way, losing the [&hellip[...]

December 12th, 2014 - 12:28 pm § in Misc.



December 12th, 2014 - 9:34 am § in Uncategorized


Jakarta Police have arrested The Jakarta Post Chief Editor Meidyatama Suryodiningrat.  He was charged with  blasphemy for the publication of a cartoon mocking the jihadist group Islamic State The cartoon published on July 3 depicted a flag emblazoned with the Arabic phrases “La ilaha Illallah,[...]

December 12th, 2014 - 12:14 am § in America, Jews

A Jewish Perspective on Reparations

Imagine this —- A poor Jewish student is shot by a policemen during a demonstration in the Jewish community of the former East Germany. 70 years after the end of WWII the community is again largely Jewish and poor. Most of the residents lived as hidden Jews under the Stasi but were well known [...]