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Jul 15 2014

Public equality, private subjugation

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The US Supreme court issued on its last day two decisions that went against women and workers. In one case, they asserted that certain classes of companies had the right to not pay for contraceptive coverage as part of their health insurance offering to their employees while in the other they limited the rights of …

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Jul 13 2014

God reveals himself through an eggplant

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A restaurant employee in New Orleans was startled to discover the word ‘God’ formed by the seeds of an eggplant that he had cut into.

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Jul 02 2014

Expect to see more of this

To avoid any confusion, maybe people should wear shirts saying whether they are good guys or bad guys . This is a tragedy waiting to happen.

Jun 29 2014

Ole Costa Rica!

My team for the tournament Costa Rica is through to the quarter finals with a close victory over Greece. After leading 1-0 for most of the game, Greece equalized during injury time but then Costa Rica pulled it through 5-3 on penalty kicks. This coming Saturday they face the 2010 World Cup losing finalist the …

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Jun 24 2014

On radio today

Just a reminder that I will be on the radio today at 9:00-10:00am Eastern Time discussing the state of religion in America. You can access it online live or as a podcast later.

Jun 23 2014

Return of the neoconservative zombies

As we have seen, the Iraq warmongers are like zombies, returning from the dead to once again fill the media landscape with their wrongness. Stephen M. Walt gives an excellent analysis of why the neoconservative leaders of the push for the disastrous war in Iraq continue to be welcomed into the debate. The list of …

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Jun 16 2014

The meritocracy myth

Back in 2009, Glenn Greenwald had a typically scathing attack on the ruling classes taking care of their own and their progeny and the cozy relationship that has developed between the media and the families of those they supposedly cover. They should convene a panel for the next Meet the Press with Jenna Bush Hager, …

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May 19 2014

NSA recorded almost every cell phone call in the Bahamas

The latest revelation from the Snowden documents is that the NSA “is secretly intercepting, recording, and archiving the audio of virtually every cell phone conversation on the island nation of the Bahamas.”

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Apr 11 2014

Information in torture report starts to leak out

The White House and the CIA are still resisting calls to release even the 500-page Executive Summary and conclusions of the 6,300 page Senate torture report. It appears that while the full report by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on the US government’s torture practices has not been leaked (as yet anyway) elements of …

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Feb 28 2014

Important security upgrade for Mac users

You may recall my post earlier this week about the security flaw that was discovered in Mac operating systems. Apple issued a patch to fix the flaws for iPads and iPhones and now they have issued a fix for Mac computers too.

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