First let us remember our fallen brothers. One Russian airman (possibly two) and one marine are dead. Let’s be quiet for a moment and think about that. For their families, none of […]
Help me Governor McCrory, you’re my only hope
The Syrian refugees who are currently undergoing a two year vetting process had nothing to do with the attacks in Paris. They are the Albert Einsteins trying to get out of Nazi […]
Rand Paul filibuster: If a Senator talks to an empty chamber, does he make a sound?
Rand Paul is still talking after almost 8 hours. One wonders how he has managed to not leave the floor for the Senate lavatory in all that time. It’s ok to dislike […]
Judgment and the burnt weeny terror plot
Did anyone expect this Obama character to be such a card? I seem to remember speeches and quips about judgment and its importance in leadership. No quibbles about that, it’s true and […]
Nota Bene #97: toDwI'ma' qoS yItIvqu'!
“To be truly free, and truly to appreciate its freedom, a society must be literate.”
The hundred and eighty third time's a charm
One hundred and eighty-three times. It must have been that last one that made KSM say, “Oh fuck it, what do you want me to say? Where do I sign?” Any in-depth […]
From the people who brought you the echo chamber: a call to give back
By J. Pratt Vulpes Imagine a world where children are raised to become agents of change throughout their work and lives, not docile employees, consumers, and followers. One in which corporate personhood […]
Darth Vader meets Mel Brooks
Our illustrious leadership is haggling over the super-sized bailout like it was the end of the world. My god, do you know how much money we’re talking about? Actually, i do. It’s […]
What do George Soros and Buddhist bodhisattvas have in common?
By Martin Bosworth Awhile back I was introduced to the concept of the “five supernatural perceptions” or “superknowledges,” achieved by bodhisattvas as a pinnacle of achievement in meditation and understanding in Buddhism. […]
Vultures (presidential and otherwise) descend on Pakistan's chaos
By Martin Bosworth By now you know that Benazir Bhutto is dead and Pakistan is in turmoil. I can’t say anything that Euphrosyne didn’t already say beautifully, so I won’t belabor what […]