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July 4th, 2018 - 1:47 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics, Repugnants, world

Trumpism Under Putin

JULY 4: Russians say Putin, military power & unique spirit make them glorious nation Victory Day celebrations on the Red Square in Moscow © Moskva news agency Almost half of all Russians consider their country a great world power, naming the president, the military forces and the spirit of the [...]

June 28th, 2018 - 11:48 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges

What if Girls Are Not so Good At Programming?

A UW instructor in comp sci recently got flamed on for raising the possibility that women are less good at math and comp sci.  Stuart Reges’own Chair lashed out saying that such an idea violated the Dept’s commitment to training women. As a scientist and, hopefully as a rational human, [...]

June 18th, 2018 - 1:40 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion, Repugnants

Defending the rights to do business while Jewish.

Avi Ibrahim Balser FACEBOOK I believe in total freedom to do business with whomever you please. That should be no law demanding that your do business with people you don’t want to do business with. That would be cruel tyranny. Yes sometimes life is not freaking fair. Live with it. I will fig[...]

June 16th, 2018 - 8:56 pm § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

The Chinese Police State

Liu Xia “Ready to Die” Amid Renewed Calls for Release Since the death of imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo last July, the extra-legal house arrest his wife Liu Xia has endured since his award in 2010 has continued despite hopes for her release. Following months of delays, her friend [...]

May 23rd, 2018 - 10:35 pm § in Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

NY Jets Owner says if any player ‘takes a knee’ he’ll pay the NFL fine

Earlier Tuesday, the NFL issued the new policy, which states that all players who are on the field during the anthem must “stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.”  Players are allowed to stay in the locker rooms during the Anthem, which effectively silences their protests.  Except[...]

May 16th, 2018 - 2:02 pm § in Bill of Rights, Jefferson

Net Neutrality Survives

Senate Approves Overturning FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal Several Republicans joined Democrats in voting to overturn the FCC’s controversial decision. But the measure has little chance of success in the House.[...]

May 7th, 2018 - 9:34 am § in America, Bill of Rights

The Last Three Newspapers

“No one except the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and now probably the Washington Post has come up with a digital product that really in any significant way will replace the revenue that is being lost as print newspapers lose both circulation and advertising,” said Buffett as he fielded[...]

May 1st, 2018 - 10:36 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges, UW

Are Public Universities for Sale?

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s largest public university granted the conservative Charles Koch Foundation a say in the hiring and firing of professors in exchange for millions of dollars in donations, according to newly released documents. The release of donor agreements between George Mason[...]

April 12th, 2018 - 10:38 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs

SMS: Why China is a better place to be a citizen than the US

Choosing China The Chinese government is actually a party/government. It runs very much like any other corporation with a promotion ladder, management posts, etc. The part/government also owns many of China’s large corporations just as a large US corporation owns its subsidiaries.  Like any w[...]

April 1st, 2018 - 9:50 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

During Passover, A desperate march  from Honduras toward the United States.

Pueblos Sin Fronteras (Abstracted and edited from Buzzfeed)  A group called Pueblos Sin Fronteras, or People Without Borders has organized hundreds of Central Americans — children, women, and men . The hope is that the sheer size of the crowd will give immigration authorities and criminals pause[...]