Modifying and controlling the school system’s view on history and making sure there are no dissidents sounds like a job for another era’s Brown Shirts
Yes, Keystone. Not immigration reform. Not Obamacare. Not over-the-counter birth control. Not ISIS. Not entitlements. Not the debt. Not guns. Not NSA. Not long-term unemployment. Not equal pay for women. Not same-sex marriage. Not the economy. Not income inequality. Not Broncos-Seahawks
So it’s understandable how religious people—especially religious leaders—bristle at science. They’ve grown accustomed to being able to carve out exactly what they like from religious texts, leaving the objectionable stuff behind
We’re less shocked that a candidate (however legitimate) is using a strip club as a venue for a campaign event because that’s what politics has come to
There is a growing community of scientists who are really, really worried about how pseudo-science and the dumbing down of America could lead to the new Dark Ages, and this mistaken rant against GMOs is a big part of that worry
Those few seconds of silent and grainy elevator video were all the news media, the Ravens’ ownership and the NFL front office needed to try, convict and sentence Rice to a prime-time lynching.
Obama didn’t say how long it would take, only that it would take a while. He didn’t say how we’d know the mission was, uh, accomplished. And he didn’t say why, if we left again, that another ISIS or al-Qaeda in Iraq or some other disaffected group wouldn’t simply emerge in its place, starting the cycle over again
No wonder he has adopted President Bush’s concept of a “Coalition of the Willing” to fight ISIS. It’s a commonsense approach that he mocked as a candidate and has come to embrace.