Dr. Lee Silverman Yes to Niven & Pournelle, No to Mika

Don't go to parties with metal detectors Sure it feels safe inside; but what about all those niggaz waitin outside with guns? They know you ain't got one.. Chris Rock No Sex in the Champagne Room from the Album Bigger & Blacker   Seeing this headline at Hotair: Pennsylvania man who had already shot one person to death … Continue reading Dr. Lee Silverman Yes to Niven & Pournelle, No to Mika

Facing the Giant

by baldilocks 41And He withdrew from them about a stone's throw, and He knelt down and began to pray, 42 saying, "Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done."  --Luke 22:41-42; Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane Marine General James Amos—Commandant of the Marines-- recently responded to … Continue reading Facing the Giant

Israel’s version of General Sherman’s War

We can't change the hearts of these people of the south but we can make war so terrible … [and] make them so sick of war that generations would pass away before they would again appeal to it. General William T Sherman Over the last several days all kinds of pressure has been put on … Continue reading Israel’s version of General Sherman’s War

Immigration Reform – Part III: 1607, 1620 until Today | July 25, 2014

Our Pilgrim Forefathers came to this nation in two waves:  First in 1607 (James Bay, Virginia) and secondly, at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts in 1620 (The Mayflower); they came here with the desire to find a land where they could experience “Freedom of Religion.” The first European settlers came to this land as people who wished … Continue reading Immigration Reform – Part III: 1607, 1620 until Today | July 25, 2014

The Market Basket Board of Duck Dodge & Hide

The Market Basket Board has given it's answer to today's protests, their plan?   stall Consistent with its fiduciary obligations, the Board will evaluate and seriously consider this proposal, along with any other offers previously received and to be received. Following its evaluation of all of the offers, it will convey its recommendations to the Company’s … Continue reading The Market Basket Board of Duck Dodge & Hide

Market Basket Tewksbury MA 12:28 PM

Today the latest chapter a unique labor dispute  played out in the parking lot Market Basket store 8 in Tewksbury where 3000+ workers, managers customers and well wishers turned out to express their support for ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas in his bid regain control of the company that he has run for years. Workers with … Continue reading Market Basket Tewksbury MA 12:28 PM

Case study in “smart diplomacy”: Bolivia

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz Those of us who watch the dismal state of U.S. foreign policy will find the following DiploPundit post on Bolivia enlightening: According to the OIG report on the US Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia released on July 17, just before the OIG inspection conducted in February and March 2014, the State … Continue reading Case study in “smart diplomacy”: Bolivia

Jonathan Tobin Answers my Question

Last week I asked the question: Where are the Gaza Bomb Shelters Where is the siren system? Where are the shelters purchased with either western aid or Arab oil money? For 10 years Hamas has owned the Gaza strip, they have had complete control of the area and while they've managed to acquire rockets to … Continue reading Jonathan Tobin Answers my Question

Video Stalker American Bridge Hits NC Candidate

By A.P. Dillon I've just gotten back from the Common Core call to action event, We Will Not Conform and my inbox has exploded. While I want to write about that experience in this article, I'm stepping away from it for a moment to write about something else. If you want to catch up on the We … Continue reading Video Stalker American Bridge Hits NC Candidate

Market Basket Update, Video & Interviews Wednesday

On Wednesday I stopped by Market Basket on Water Street in Fitchburg. There was a large group of off duty associates lining the area asking customers to avoid the store for the week. By the look of the Parking Lot that request was being honored. There were very few cars and the store itself was … Continue reading Market Basket Update, Video & Interviews Wednesday

Where is the Patrick & Liz Warren Support for Market Basket Employees?

Don Fanucci: This is my neighborhood. You and your friends should show me some respect. You should let me wet my beak a little. Godfather II 1974 I spotted this update at the Save Market Basket Fasebook page: 1. Senator Elizabeth Warren and Governor Deval Patrick have both declined to take a stand in our … Continue reading Where is the Patrick & Liz Warren Support for Market Basket Employees?

Market Basket Update: An offer from Arthur T

A big development in the Demoulas wars. Arthur T Demoulas the man who the employees love has made an offer The Boston Globe reports that Market Basket’s ousted leader, Arthur T. Demoulas, and his side of the Demoulas family have made an offer to buy out rival family members for control of the company. “We … Continue reading Market Basket Update: An offer from Arthur T

The True “Phobias” in “Transphobia”

The 4th  Doctor : "You know the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don't alter their views to fit the facts. They alter the facts to fit the views. Which can be uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering." Doctor Who:  The Face of … Continue reading The True “Phobias” in “Transphobia”

If you want to see the real thing when it comes to ethnic cleansing…

...don't look at Israel & Gaza where the muslim population grows look instead at Iraq where the Christian population are marked with N for Jesus the Nazarene. The ISIS deadline for Christians to leave Mosul ended at the weekend, and thousands of people who follow the religion have left the city. And as the last group … Continue reading If you want to see the real thing when it comes to ethnic cleansing…

Communism at work: Give up your car

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz Communism is all about control. Nothing the individual does can be allowed;  everything is done for the purpose of consolidating power around the ruling elite and no one else. Of course, things like guns and automobiles are anathema to the Communist. Both grant the individual a degree of independence and self-reliance … Continue reading Communism at work: Give up your car