I am in San Francisco for a conference and so will not be able to blog or moderate comments as frequently as usual. My apologies.
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Feb 14 2013
Jan 30 2013
These wind-powered sculptures by Theo Jansen are amazing to behold. I have shown them before but they are so beautiful that I wanted newcomers to this blog to see them.
Jan 11 2013
You would think that with Barack Obama’s re-election, those who had sought to deny his legitimacy to hold the office for the last four years would have finally given up. But you would be wrong because they are convinced that they are fighting for truth and justice and have a tenacity that defies all reason. …
Nov 24 2012
At a news conference in Thailand on November 18, president Obama made the following comments concerning the violence in Gaza and Israel:
Aug 19 2012
Thanks to sophisticated polling techniques, presidential elections in the US have narrowed their attention to not just the few so-called ‘swing states’, but to the handful of undecided voters in those states who can swing an election either way. They are the players while the rest of us have become spectators. So who are these …
Mar 29 2012
Rick Santorum seems to be determined to match Herman Cain in creating apocalyptic visions of what a second term for president Obama would look like that are close to self-parodies.
Mar 01 2012
Two people in England have been convicted of the murder of a teenage relative whom they believed to be using witchcraft, and who drowned in a bath during a forced exorcism. The story of the boy’s final hours was so ghastly
Feb 27 2012
Jonathan Turley has posted an update based on a statement reportedly made by the judge that challenges some of the facts reported in the original story about the assault on
Feb 02 2012
A few days ago, I wrote about how private equity companies like Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital worked. Jon Stewart adds to that story. The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook To get hints on how to view clips on The Daily Show and …
Jan 27 2012
There is a downside to following politics too closely in that it can cause you to misjudge the impact of a news story on the general public. Take the case of Mitt Romney’s taxes. It has been known for a long time amongst the cognoscenti that not only was he wealthy but that his income …