Archive for July 9th, 2015

July 9th, 2015 - 10:39 am § in Misc.

Summer Vacations


July 9th, 2015 - 10:16 am § in Uncategorized

About that Hillary photo …

Conservative propagandist Dinesh D’Souza is up to his old tricks. The “photoshopped” image he recently circulated:       The actual photo:     Click here for story and links.[...]

July 9th, 2015 - 9:50 am § in Uncategorized

If 2016 becomes a 3-candidate race, I’ll vote for the box of rocks


July 9th, 2015 - 9:32 am § in Politics

If Germany insists Greece pay its debts …

… then let’s insist Germany pay its debts. “In a blistering interview with the German newspaper Die Zeit, [Thomas] Piketty blasts Germany and it’s history of repayment of debt over the years, and it’s attitudes toward its fellow EU neighbor, Greece.” “What s[...]

July 9th, 2015 - 9:06 am § in Misc.

George W. Bush wants to be paid to help the veterans he sent to war

George W Bush charged a charity $100,000 to guarantee his presence at fundraiser for military veterans wounded in the Iraq war The former president offered to charge $100,000 ‘rather than $250,000’ Was also flown by private jet to the 2012 event, the charity footed the bill It came a yea[...]

July 9th, 2015 - 8:46 am § in Uncategorized

What that flag actually means

Deleting the Confederate flag from South Carolina’s capitol grounds decor is a done deal, now that both houses of the legislature have approved its removal by the requisite 2/3 vote, although not without much whining by some Republicans. (Note: giving credit where it’s due, it took Repub[...]

July 9th, 2015 - 8:42 am § in Misc.

Syria Is Judenfrei

Damascus – Israeli Politician: ‘Only About 50 Jews Left In Syria’s Main Cities’ Damascus – Likud Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara, the acting minister of the Regional Cooperation Ministry, spoke with a Syrian Jewish leader who informed… Read More »[...]

July 9th, 2015 - 7:29 am § in Misc., Science

Bringing Science to The Third World

I really love science and all that it has done and can do for the world! We scientists also have to work on not thinking science is the only game in town though. Investment in science in the developing world in particular needs to be done with respect for the cultures and traditions in these [&helli[...]

July 9th, 2015 - 1:02 am § in Misc.

HuffPost Interview: “So from a biological standpoint, it doesn’t seem to make much sense to use the term “race.”

There’s no doubt that different groups of people can look very different from one another. But to contemporary anthropologists and sociologists, the notion that there are distinct “races” of human beings, each with its own specific attributes, doesn’t make much sense. Dr. Mar[...]