Archive for October 7th, 2016

October 7th, 2016 - 9:12 pm § in Uncategorized

‘The Atlantic’ Endorses Republican For President

The Atlantic magazine has endorsed a candidate for president only three times in its history. Here is their endorsement in its entirety. While all of us have been watching, with that admiring sympathy which never fails to wait on courage and magnanimity, the career of the new Timoleon in Sicily,—w[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 12:27 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Donald Trump: More stories about Trump’s sexual adventures

Henry VIII had six wives. Donald is on #3 and has not beheaded any! Meanwhile the stories of his groping women in his office continue to come out.   (NY Times Nicholas Kristof) Harth and Houraney were simply an ordinary Florida couple thrilled that Trump wanted to partner with them. And that’s w[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 9:30 am § in Misc., UW

BREWSTER: Road to Prestinge: SHRINK the College

David Brewster  Good article on the tradeoffs universities make when they aspire to become “prestige” institutions. The formula, at Clemson at least: shrink enrollment by being more selective, raise class sizes, raise tuition, game the US News rankings, tell adjuncts to get PhDs. Public[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 9:13 am § in Misc.

A Brit Views Trump


October 7th, 2016 - 3:19 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Why would I go overseas?

“Anthony, why are you overseas?” I am overseas because I cannot find a job in the United States within my field. I am overseas because there are no jobs that pay like overseas basketball jobs. I am overseas because I don’t want to cook, or accept part time jobs working with kids. I am overseas[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 2:00 am § in Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Russia Threatens War With The US!

‘S-300, S-400 air defenses in place’: Russian MoD warns US-led coalition not to strike Syrian army Russia’s Defense Ministry has cautioned the US-led coalition of carrying out airstrikes on Syrian army positions, adding in Syria there are numerous S-300 and S-400 air defense systems up and run[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 1:41 am § in Misc.

Trump, the family man


October 7th, 2016 - 12:20 am § in Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Duterte Breaks Off Military Cooperation with US

PHILIPPINES TELLS US NO JOINT PATROLS IN SOUTH CHINA SEA SAN ANTONIO, Philippines (AP) – The Philippine defense chief said Friday that he told the U.S. military that plans for joint patrols and naval exercises in the disputed South China Sea have been put on hold, the first concrete break in d[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 12:03 am § in Misc.

Kentucky Senate Up for Grabs

Hillary pulled in a thin win  in the primary.  Now Bernie supporters have a real chance to replace Mitch McConnel with Jim Gray Roll Call: “Jim Gray is making history, and nobody seems to notice.” He could be the first openly-gay man elected to the U.S. Senate — and polls say th[...]