Archive for February 1st, 2017

February 1st, 2017 - 11:36 pm § in Politics

A Superbowl ad for these times

The 2017 Budweiser Superbowl commercial reprises the role of immigration in the company’s — and America’s — history.    [...]

February 1st, 2017 - 10:47 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.


Do nald Trump rages at ‘dumb deal’ with Australia over refugee resettlement –   [...]

February 1st, 2017 - 10:40 pm § in Misc.

Trump Threatens to Invade Mexico


February 1st, 2017 - 10:31 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

EU’s Donald Tusk sees Trump as threat to Europe

European Council President Donald Tusk has warned that “worrying declarations” from US President Donald Trump are among the challenges faced by the EU. He said the change in Washington was part of an external threat that also included an assertive China, an aggressive Russia and radical [...]

February 1st, 2017 - 3:03 pm § in Uncategorized

Jerk harasses hijab wearer

On Saturday, Asma Elhuni, 39, an American-born graduate student and legislative assistant, was sitting in Joe’s East Atlanta Coffee Shop in Atlanta, Georgia, and minding her own business when Rob Koehler of Columbus, Georgia, apparently offended by her hijab, starting taking pictures of her. W[...]

February 1st, 2017 - 2:31 pm § in Politics

DeVos on the bubble

Two GOP senators, Murkowski (AK) and Collins (ME), will vote against Trump’s education secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos, a charter-school champion who disdains public schools, which means if all Democrats vote against her, she has at most 50 “yes” votes against 50 “no” vo[...]

February 1st, 2017 - 10:33 am § in Misc.

The Story of Coffee: 1.


February 1st, 2017 - 9:48 am § in Misc.

CHINA: Censorship

FACEBOOK: Stella Hu I think only small area in Shanghai, most of my friends and family in other cities of China still can’t use it.…/China-lifts-ban-Facebook… China lifts ban on Facebook (but only within a 17-mile zone) DAILYMAIL.CO.UK[...]

February 1st, 2017 - 9:24 am § in America, Jews

Jews and Muslims

Jews Hand Muslims Synagogue Keys When a Texas Mosque Burns Down Temple B’Nai Israel in Victoria, Texas offered its key to its Muslim neighbors this… Share FORWARD.COM[...]

February 1st, 2017 - 1:07 am § in Schools & Colleges

Professors Will Not be Silenced:

IS YOUR NAME ON THE LIST? Over the past century, lists like the Professor Watchlist have been used to intimidate faculty, and have a chilling effect on free speech. Add your name to the list and stand in solidarity with colleagues who have been singled out by this website. The Professor Watchlist, w[...]