Archive for August 8th, 2016

August 8th, 2016 - 7:13 pm § in Misc.

Reflecting on summer


August 8th, 2016 - 5:11 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Trump’s Mara Logo Threatened by Zika

Palm Beach County has first case of locally-acquired Zika virus. Meanwhile the Repubicans will not provide money to create a vaccine.[...]

August 8th, 2016 - 3:19 pm § in Uncategorized

What the GOP has sunk to …

How can any respectable person vote for Republicans? (Read story here.)[...]

August 8th, 2016 - 10:33 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

TRUMPISMS: “Once they inherit millions from their father, they will never want a job again.”

DETROIT (The Borowitz Report)—At a speech in Detroit on Monday, the Republican Presidential nominee, Donald J. Trump, spelled out the details of his economic plan, which calls for every American to inherit millions of dollars from his or her father. “There are people at my rallies, desperate peo[...]

August 8th, 2016 - 9:16 am § in Jews, Misc.

Of BLM, Israel, Jews and Peace

In the overheated cauldron of racism and antisemitism, I am thrilled to see an effort like this to find common cause for Jews and the minorities that suffer from American racism. Melissa Landa, a remarkably talented faculty member at U. Maryland, has created a special program bringing first generat[...]

August 8th, 2016 - 1:00 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: 9 trees

In his 1917 collection of puzzles, Amusements in Mathematics Tree-planting puzzles, English author and mathematician Henry Ernest Dudeney he refers to Sir Isaac Newton’s tree-planting puzzle, which he calls “the most familiar example” of a lines and nodes puzzler: How can nine trees be arra[...]