Talked to my 87-year-old dad last night and he told me that he thought that it was unsafe to travel anywhere in the country for fear you might contract ebola. Really? This is what the media coverage is doing–scaring the living bejeebers out of old people?
Pope Francis continues to ruffle feathers as he seeks a more conciliatory stance toward those alienated by the church.
Turns out that not only have the wealthiest reaped most of the benefits of our recent economy, but they are not as generous about giving back as those making far, far less. A double whammy of a society where incomes are so far out of whack.
Nothing scarier to grown Taliban men than a 17-year-old girl with a book—and a Nobel prize.
The court’s non-decision decision is an acknowledgement that same-sex marriage has a momentum behind it that takes on a certain inevitability.
The actual Mao quote is “Let a hundred flowers blossom.” I decided to go with the more widely quoted, but less accurate, version.
Yes, ebola is a terrible disease. But in the universe of things that are likely to get you, it ranks way, way down the list.
Now we know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall, or, uh, the White House.
Another summit on one of the world’s most pressing issues, another day without any concrete action to do something about it. Just more off-gassing.
Even as we bomb the extremists, we hand them propaganda coups. And here at home we’re on high alert, holding our breath for a domestic terror attack in retaliation for our bombing.