I’m Old Enough to Remember When Activists cared about Dead Arabs

Here is a bit from a story in the Independent: Just 24 hours ahead of a planned five-day truce in Yemen, the country’s capital Sanaa has been hit with one of the worst days of bombing since a Saudi-led coalition began their air campaign against Houthi rebels in late March. In videos taken by residents … Continue reading I’m Old Enough to Remember When Activists cared about Dead Arabs

Why the University of Alabama won over the Ivy League

Business Insider has the story: Kid who got in to every Ivy League school is going to the University of Alabama — and it's a brilliant decision Let's do the math: There are eight Ivy League schools: The average tuition of $46,632 + room and board of $13,462 + fees of $1,913 = $62,007 for … Continue reading Why the University of Alabama won over the Ivy League

Jeb Bush on Iraq The Not Ready for Prime Time Player

I saw a tweet from David Axelrod that made me laugh .@JebBush runs great risk if he insists that, based on what we know TODAY, he would have followed his brother's path in Iraq. — David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) May 12, 2015 and not just because it prompted this excellent counter .@davidaxelrod Only one person in … Continue reading Jeb Bush on Iraq The Not Ready for Prime Time Player