Archive for January 9th, 2022

January 9th, 2022 - 11:40 pm § in Misc.

Foreign policy for grownups

Trump was a jellyfish in world affairs, and adversaries sneered at him. Biden knows how to stand up to bullies. Russia is a weak country, and Putin is playing a weak hand (read story here). Instead of dismissing our European partners, as Trump did, Biden is working with them to rein Putin in. “[...]

January 9th, 2022 - 1:01 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

GOP legislator warned teacher not to criticize Nazis to students

A right-wing Indiana state senator gave “shocking instructions to a history teacher” during a legislative hearing last week, Huffington Post reports (story here). Those instructions were “not to criticize Nazism or fascism to his students.” The teacher, Matt Bockenfeld, said [...]

January 9th, 2022 - 12:45 pm § in Misc.

Supplier of Kenosha vigilante’s gun takes plea deal

“The man who bought Kyle Rittenhouse an assault-style rifle when he was only 17 has agreed to plead no contest to contributing to the delinquency of a minor,” Huffington Post reported on Sunday, January 9, 2022 (read story here). If the judge accepts the plea deal, Dominick Black (at lef[...]

January 9th, 2022 - 10:53 am § in Health, Jews, Politics

“Pope Francis is a Jew” and other crazy rants cost CEO his job

“SALT LAKE CITY — The founder and chair of Entrata, a Silicon Slopes tech firm, has resigned his position after sending an email to a number of tech CEOs and Utah business and political leaders, claiming the COVID-19 vaccine is part of a plot by ‘the Jews’ to exterminate people. [...]