Archive for November 29th, 2018

November 29th, 2018 - 6:40 pm § in Donald Trump

Study: Eating junk food causes depression

That explains a lot. (Read story here.)[...]

November 29th, 2018 - 5:16 pm § in Donald Trump

Trump’s VA tried to shortchange student veterans. They didn’t get away with it.

“For weeks, student veterans across the country have raised an alarm about delayed or incorrect GI Bill benefit payments, which the Department of Veterans Affairs has blamed on computer issues. But on Wednesday, the department told congressional staffers that it would not reimburse those vet[...]

November 29th, 2018 - 4:35 pm § in Donald Trump

Controversial Trump judicial nominee goes down in flames

In a surprise defeat for Trump, a North Carolina lawyer bitterly opposed by civil rights groups and the Black Congressional Caucus will not become a federal judge after all. Throughout his career, Thomas Farr, 64, has worked aggressively to keep his state’s black citizens from voting. He autho[...]

November 29th, 2018 - 8:46 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who owns this plane?

Jared Kushner Michael Jordan Sha Salman Ivanka Trump Celine Dion[...]

November 29th, 2018 - 4:18 am § in Misc.

“”I’m not anti-Semitic, but…” antisemitism in Europe

Nearly one in five Europeans tell CNN that  antisemitism in their countries was a response to the everyday behavior of Jewish people. and  one in three see that remembering the holocaust hides the horror of today’s atrocities. On the positive side, only 10% of Europeans admitted they had unf[...]

November 29th, 2018 - 2:30 am § in Uncategorized

Who’s really to blame for John Chau’s death on North Sentinel Island? Not the natives.

  Update: For a thoughtful essay on how Chau’s mission fits into the grand scheme of things, click here. John Chau, 26, an adventurer and Christian missionary, knew he was risking his life by sneaking onto North Sentinel Island, a speck in the Indian Ocean inhabited by an isolated tribe w[...]

November 29th, 2018 - 1:29 am § in America



November 29th, 2018 - 12:05 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jews

Of Kushner and The Portrait

Jared Kushner often poses before Andrew Jackson’s portrait in Trump’s version of the oval office.  Why Trump chose Jackson is obvious.  Jackson was a racist and an imperialist.  Unlike the Founding Fathers who drew inspiration for American democracy from tribal cultures, Jefferson believ[...]