Should Couples Stay Together For the Kids?

Is it really better for the kids?  Johann Hari argues “no”: Professor Kelly Musick and Dr Ann Meier of Cornell University have carried out a study of children whose parents stay together for the sake of the kids. We all know some: parents who can’t stand each other, but have made a hard-headed decision to [Read More...]

Ft. Worth Commemorates Stonewall With Unjustified Raid of Gay Bar!

As usual Box Turtle Bulletin has the comprehensive coverage. [Read more...]

Jason Jones in Iran

The Daily Show‘s expose on the extraordinary ordinariness of Iranian people can be found all in one convenient place now.  If you missed any of it, catch up! The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'Indecision 2009 – Ahmadinejad Rally in Iran www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show [Read More...]

Facebook Trying To Outtwitter Twitter, Microsoft Style?

Dan is relaying tech news. Last fall, Facebook tried and failed to acquire Twitter for $500 million in Facebook stock.The deal blew up when Twitter learned Facebook valued itself somewhere around $8 billion while its stock was going for closer to $4 billion on the market. So what has Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg done since? [Read More...]

Intimate Anecdotes About Michael Jackson

A rabbi friend mourns not just his death but his life, I would overcome my feelings of pity with a spirit of defiance. No, I will not cry. He hadn’t earned it.But then the news came that he had died. And I was devastated. Especially when I saw my children’s tears. Michael was accused of [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: George Carlin–”Religion is Bullshit”

Greg Laden points out June 27th was a year since the death of George Carlin. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Nap Advocacy

I am a huge advocate of sleep.  Here’s a case for midday sleeping. They say it’s better for concentration, productivity, concentration, etc. than caffeine! It’s already 2:10 pm, so go get some sleep already if you haven’t already! [Read more...]

Beginning of the End of Radical Islam?

The Washington Post reports: Election and polling results show a diminishing influence of radical Islam acroos the Middle East and other Muslim countries. Radical political parties are losing clout, support for suicide bombing and terrorist tactics is dropping, and the deteriorating situation in Iran mark the beginning of the end of radical Islam. Regardless of [Read More...]

Teenagers’ Limbs Cut Off For Stealing

as a crowd of 300 men, women, and children watched: Somalia’s capital Mogadishu was witness, Thursday, to the public amputation of the left leg and right hand from each of four thieves.  They were all teenagers, about seventeen years old. The thieves, were convicted of stealing some mobile phones and two guns by a Whahbist [Read More...]


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