THE NEW FORTY Privacy - a fallacy rooted in outdated realities.
Hello folks...have you met the USA PATRIOT Act? You may recall it as the sweeping piece of legislation passed about a month after the attacks on 9/11. The Act is so voluminous that it is said no legis... Posted on 6/6/13 at 8:51 PM
BESTFRIENDSND It's National Teacher Appreciation Week!
How will you say thank you?
Open Letter to Teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day
There is a Japanese proverb that says, "Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one d... Posted on 5/6/13 at 11:46 AM
NEW PLATEAUS End of Extinction?
In the future, we might be able to worry about one less thing: extinction. This goes for species whose numbers are currently low, but also for those which no longer walk the earth.
Advances made now... Posted on 3/25/13 at 9:28 AM
Fiscal conservatives unwittingly sabotage themselves by warning that the $16.5 trillion national debt will impoverish America’s children and deliver unborn grandkids directly into Chinese slavery. While these dire predictions may come true, calling America’s massive indebtedness a challenge for future generations triggers relaxation about an immediate priority: curtailing federal spending and borrowing. By defending “the children,” budget hawks let big spenders invoke Scarlett O’Hara to justify their profligacy, at least until the tykes mature. “Cut the budget later,” spendthrifts propose. “Tomorrow is another day.”
What was it like? What was it like in the trenches? What was it like in all those places whose names have faded in the dusty recesses of memory, places like Ypres and Gallipoli, Verdun and the Marne? What was it like to fight the war that was supposed to make the world safe for democracy? There's no one left to ask.
RANTHAMBHORE NATIONAL PARK, India (AP) — Russell Brand's bodyguards assaulted four news photographers, including one from The Associated Press, when they were taking pictures of the British comedian Friday in an Indian tiger reserve before his wedding to Katy Perry, the photographers said.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A "drunk and belligerent" 17-year-old Notre Dame football recruit was killed in a fall from a fifth-floor hotel balcony during his senior-year spring break in Florida, authorities said Saturday.
Militants stormed a mosque near Pakistan's army headquarters, killing at least 35 worshippers, including military officers, during Friday prayers as they sprayed gunfire and threw grenades before blowing themselves up, officials said.
BISMARCK (AP) — Top state officials want the National Park Service to clarify a proposal to reduce the bloated elk herd in southwestern North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park, including whether volunteer shooters would be able to keep the meat.
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