Thursday, August 13, 2020

The Great Forgetting

America’s refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage has come with an enormous cost. We are now paying the bill.

History Will Be Made Today as the Delta 5 Head to Court

The Delta 5—who blocked a crude by rail train—will use the “necessity defense” to argue that their actions were justified by the threat of climate change.

EPA Releases Study on Pesticides Killing Bees, Gets Sued Immediately by Beekeepers

“A single seed coated with a neonicotinoid insecticide is enough to kill a songbird.”

Cheney, Rothschild, and Fox News’ Murdoch to Drill for Oil in Syria, Violating International...

Dick Cheney, Rupert Murdoch, and Lord Jacob Rothschild and their company Genie Energy are about to make a killing on oil - from the killing in Syria.

The Anti-Empire Report #142

“I stayed up about two hours past my usual bedtime to watch the New Years Eve celebration in Times Square. For one reason only. To see happy people. A year like 2015 can do that to you.”

The Sickness In The Left: Are Student Progressives the Real Authoritarians?

From the rise in “microaggressions” to banning speakers and speech for perceived insensitivity to identity, so-called progressive student groups are increasingly cutting off free expression and open debate.

The Unintended Consequences Of Texas’ New Pro-Gun Laws

A bevy of new gun laws kicked in January 1. Later this year another law kicks in to force public universities to allow licensed gun owners to carry their guns on campus.

Ted Cruz’s Stone-Age Brain and Yours

Ted Cruz may be able to build up his poll numbers by promising to carpet bomb foreigners in the Middle East of whom we are fearful, but at least we know that biology doesn’t have to dictate our response. Our brains don’t have to stay in the Stone Age.

Send Obama to Gitmo

President Obama has said he’s like to visit Cuba before leaving office. Wouldn’t it be grand if he visited Caimanera to make an announcement that the prison would be closed and the lovely Cuban seaport would finally be returned to its rightful owners?

China Bans New Coal Mines: Why Hasn’t U.S. Done the Same?

Should President Obama should use his last year in office to effectively put measures in place that keep fossil fuels in the ground?