Archive for September, 2015

September 30th, 2015 - 12:32 pm § in Misc.



September 30th, 2015 - 11:11 am § in Misc.

Why I Fear Demagogues


September 30th, 2015 - 9:34 am § in Misc.


Russian warplanes began bombarding Syrian opposition targets in the war-torn nation’s north Wednesday, following a terse meeting at which a Russian general asked Pentagon officials to clear out of Syrian air space and was rebuffed, Fox News has learned. A U.S. official said Russian airstrikes [...]

September 30th, 2015 - 9:12 am § in Misc., Saudi Arabia

Arab Coalition Seizes Iranian Boat With Weapons In Arabian Sea

Saudi Arabia – Arab coalition forces waging a military campaign against Houthi fighters in Yemen seized an Iranian boat loaded with weapons in the Arabian Sea on its way to deliver supplies to the group, the Saudi-led alliance said on Wednesday. The announcement was made a day after tribalR[...]

September 30th, 2015 - 9:04 am § in Misc.

Did Pope Francis Meet With Kim Davis?????

NPR: Kim Davis And Pope Francis Had A Private Meeting In D.C. SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 BILL CHAPPELL Pope Francis reportedly met with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis at the Vatican Embassy in Washington last week. He’s seen here leaving the embassy building on Thursday.[...]

September 30th, 2015 - 8:47 am § in Misc.

Images of the 21st Century: French Post Cards; 1

SEEMORE OF THE FUTURE, from the fin de siecle.[...]

September 30th, 2015 - 8:44 am § in Misc.

Te Nehisi Coates Goes Superhero

Ta-Nehisi Coates to Write Black Panther Comic for Marvel NYTIMES.COM|BY GEORGE GENE GUSTINES Some thoughts:  Lets get started casting the movie!   Who plays the Black Panther?   And, will there be a she cat too?  Who gets to play the Pantheress?[...]

September 29th, 2015 - 5:13 pm § in The Ave Scene

LONDON: Seattle’s future

London: the city that ate itself London is a city ruled by money. The things that make it special – the markets, pubs, high streets and communities – are becoming unrecognisable. The city is suffering a form of entropy whereby anything distinctive is converted into property… GU.COM|BY ROWA[...]

September 29th, 2015 - 2:04 pm § in Misc.

Can Republicans Govern?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says starting talks with Obama on two-year budget deal[...]