Monthly Archives: April 2011

A new project for Glenn Beck and the OJ Detectives?

Fermi lab may have found new force of nature | The Raw Story Data from a major US atom smasher lab may have revealed a new elementary particle, or potentially a new force of nature, one of the physicists involved

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Go get ’em, Beckster!

In honor of his pending departure: The top 10 craziest things Glenn Beck ever said | The Raw Story Here’s just a handful in the litany of quotes that some would say were Beck’s craziest. A reader poll with open

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Anything your Grinchy little Ayn Randian heart desires

Paul Ryan’s Multiple Unicorns – First, the plan assumes that tax cuts will set off a literally unprecedented boom. Here’s again, is what is assumed about unemployment: House budget proposal   So Ryan is claiming that unemployment will plunge

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Hamid Karzai’s worse than Pastor Gumby

Florida Quran burning: Hamid Karzai encourages a mob mentality in Afghanistan. – By Christopher Hitchens – Slate Magazine How dispiriting to see, once again, the footage of theocratic rage in Kandahar and Mazar-i-Sharif. The same old dreary formula: self-righteous frenzy

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kinda surprising, but the temperature IS rising

Global warming: Critics’ review unexpectedly supports scientific consensus on climate change – A team of UC Berkeley physicists and statisticians that set out to challenge the scientific consensus on global warming is finding that its data-crunching effort is producing

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Watch on Ryan

The end of progressive government? – The Washington Post Will President Obama welcome the responsibility of engaging the country in this big argument, or will he shrink from it? Will his political advisers remain robotically obsessed with poll results about

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Yes, Cast Lead II may indeed be on the horizon

MESS Report-Israel News – Haaretz Israeli News source.   A month passed between the first and second clash; only a week between the second and third. The conclusion is that the checks and balances that had influenced the sides with

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And many nations shall join themselves to the Eternal in that day

There is no Christian, there is no Muslim, there is no American, there is no atheist, there is no Buddhist, there is no Hindu, there is no Sikh, there is no nihilist, there is no anyone else.

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Instead of retaliating, Israel should welcome unilateral Palestinian statehood

Israel should endorse UN recognition of a Palestinian state by Carlo Strenger | The Middle East Channel Here is a radical, yet simple, proposal that requires some thinking out of the box: UN recognition of a Palestinian state within the

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MondoWeiss vs MondoReal

I’ve wanted to offer support to Jerry Slater at MondoWeiss, but I don’t pretend to possess expert knowledge on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, nor do I possess any direct experience of the famous facts on the ground.  I do however possess

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