Archive for February 5th, 2015

February 5th, 2015 - 6:18 pm § in Misc.

Radio Shack Bankrupt

I remember shopping at the fist Radio Shack  storesin the heart of downtown Boston. The founders chose the name RadioShack, a term for the small, wooden structure that housed a ship’s radio equipment, because it was appropriate for a store that would fill the needs of radio officers aboard sh[...]

February 5th, 2015 - 4:11 pm § in Uncategorized

Radical Republicans

The Right-Wing Defense of Anti-Vaxxers Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published February 4, 2015 – 8:12am Last year, when Glenn Beck learned that outbreaks of diseases like whooping cough and measles were on the rise due to an increasing number of parents who are refusing to have their chi[...]

February 5th, 2015 - 4:02 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Radical Republicans: Gov. Walker redefines U. of Wisconsin’s mission

Scott Walker wants to be president. But that’s still a couple years away. Meanwhile, Walker wants to revamp the University of Wisconsin’s function by changing the statute defining its mission from “36.01(2) The mission of the system is to develop human resources, to discover and d[...]

February 5th, 2015 - 3:25 pm § in Misc.

Arizona claims teacher working in prison assumed risk of rape

“The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is asking for dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a teacher who was brutally assaulted and raped after being left in an unguarded prison classroom with a convicted sex offender. The AG’s reasoning is essentially this: the woman knew she was in a [...]

February 5th, 2015 - 3:01 pm § in Religion

Creationist sues for gov’t handouts

Australian-born “new earth” creationist Ken Ham, who insists the earth is only 6,000 old and wants to build a Noah’s Ark theme park in Kentucky to promote his beliefs, intends to sue the state “for rejecting its application for tax incentives to help finance the park.” [...]

February 5th, 2015 - 11:16 am § in Misc.

Liberal Hypocrisy: When Capital Punishment is Justified

Jordan’s eye-for-an-eye response to the Islamic State The question asked by some liberals is : What purpose did hanging these two convicts serve? Is capital punishment worse than life long imprisonment?  Should life long imprisonment be made more unpleasant .. perhaps by putting the perps in cage[...]

February 5th, 2015 - 10:10 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: who is this?


February 5th, 2015 - 8:57 am § in Misc.

IS Saturday Peace?

Kerry to hold nuclear talks with Iran FM Saturday: US US Secretary of State John Kerry will hold talks with his Iranian counterpart Saturday on efforts to secure a deal over Tehran’s nuclear programme, the… Full story[...]

February 5th, 2015 - 8:46 am § in Misc.

#25 is born

Michelle Millman  Richard Sherman:  “My son sure does know how to make an entrance! 2/5/15… Is it a coincidence or is he just that clever?! Either way I’m ecstatic!”[...]

February 5th, 2015 - 1:00 am § in Misc.