Archive for January 28th, 2017

January 28th, 2017 - 10:58 am § in Donald Trump, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Misc.

The Last Time We Banned Refugees?

 I have never been as grateful for the State of Israel as I am today. Joshua Friedes FACEBOOK Americans, both conservative and progressive are neither willing to acknowledge fully that America’s racism against Jews was a substantial factor in the murder of 6 million Jews–my tribe–[...]

January 28th, 2017 - 1:10 am § in Misc., Science

Science: What to fear under Trump

Trump’s victory will accelerate the end of America’s post-war contract between science, technology, higher education and the state.  What to watch for? It is clear that humanities will be targeted as being economically irrelevant as will social-science research that is deemed too criti[...]

January 28th, 2017 - 1:09 am § in Misc.

新年快乐: On Chinese Year of the Rooster, The Middle Kingdom Honors The Donald

“This was way more yuge than I expected,” Seattle artist  Casey Latiolais So today begins the Chines New Year, the year of the rooster.  In Chinese element theory, each zodiac year is associated with one of five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth, which means that a Fire Roos[...]

January 28th, 2017 - 1:08 am § in Politics

D.C. police bungled riot arrests

Over 230 people arrested by D.C. police during the protests are being threatened with felony prosecutions. But it’s beginning to look like none will be convicted. That’s because the cops made no effort to distinguish between rioters and innocent journalists, nonviolent protesters, and by[...]

January 28th, 2017 - 12:31 am § in Politics

What the fly on the ceiling sees

  Note, the fly has disappeared, and may have been swatted.  [...]