On the other hand, when John Zmirak is on, he’s spot on
(They don’t, I notice, denounce the nation of Spain, which was founded by Arian Visigoths.) Some right-wing Catholics embrace a hardline agenda because they feel weak and irrelevant, and prefer magnificent fantasies of wielding power over their neighbors ...
What is good science? And what gets public funding?
Too long. Unfortunately, in the case of scientific research, society has to commit to major public funding up front – in contrast, a lot of art, books and songs get started on lesser public funding; and films sometimes attract private investors.
The easiest way to the Gulag is to joke about the Gulag
OK, it’s nice for politically correct reasons to blame Europe for ... fighting for in [the] European legacy. SYRIZA is not a Greek phenomenon, SYRIZA is something that is one of the few signs of hope for the entire Europe... And the test for the people ...
A Former Prisoner On What “Orange Is The New Black” Gets Right — And What It Doesn’t
Telling your white upper-middle-class mom during a visit, “I get strip searched — squat and cough,” and “I had to give a lock of my hair to a transsexual” borders on sadistic. While you’re in prison, all but the most self-involved inmates do ...
Obama says 'there is still time' to find diplomatic solution to Iran nuke dispute; Netanyahu hints at impatience
On his first state visit to Israel, President Barack Obama said Wednesday ... While Obama said “there is still time” to find a diplomatic solution to the problem of Iran’s uranium-enrichment program, Netanyahu emphasized the clock is ticking.