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Did The President Take A Swing At The SGU?

On Sunday May 9th, The President of The United States delivered the commencement address at Hampton University in Virginia.

Among his remarks were the following:

“And meanwhile, you’re coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards us with all kinds of content and exposes us to all kinds of arguments, some of which [...]

Do The Ends Justify The Means?

It is called The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 (H.R. 4173).

This is a bill that has been passed by the House of Representatives, and is coming up soon for vote in the Senate. According to the bill’s summary, this bill is …

“To provide for financial regulatory reform, to protect [...]

Simon Singh Libel Case Update

I just received the following e-mail from Sense About Science regarding the British Chiropractic Association’s libel suit against Simon Singh:

Legal Update BCA v Singh

Simon Singh announced today that he will continue the fight in his libel case with the British Chiropractic Association after his application to appeal the preliminary ruling was [...]

Single Payer Health Care

Thanks to an anonymous e-mailer for bringing this Daly Kos item to my attention. Daily Kos is not on my daily hit parade, but after seeing this I might have to make an addition.

The e-mailer was also correct to point out …

“If you want to see a good reason to be cautious about a [...]

Death By Spirit

Back in May of 2008, in Handsworth, Birmingham, England, seven-year-old Kyra Ishaq died from starvation, suffered at the handling of her mother, Angela Gordon, and the mother’s domestic partner Junaid Abuhamza. In addition, authorities found Kyra’s five siblings, all alive, yet each of them suffering from malnutrition. One authority was quoted as saying; “All the [...]