Archive for April 4th, 2007
I wish I were making this up, but it’s true. Bush believes he is in an epic war against “pure evil,” yet managed to take time this week to raise money for the Republican National Committee, and he then left for a vacation at his family ranch in Crawford, Texas. And here I thought only [...]
Here’s a short, well-written essay on one of the major problems with what now passes for “education”: [W]e provide students with a meager curriculum which overemphasizes test taking, which neglects the essential and perennial issues of being a human being and which fails to give students a means of expressing their life’s issues in any [...]
Take a look at this beautiful movie image of Saturn taken by NASA: This nighttime movie of the depths of the north pole of Saturn taken by the visual infrared mapping spectrometer onboard NASA’s Cassini Orbiter reveals a dynamic, active planet lurking underneath the ubiquitous cover of upper-level hazes. The defining feature of Saturn’s north [...]
I wondered whether this link was pushing the boundary of good taste, so I checked with Jason and Grumpypilgrim and got their quick OK’s. Now you know where to complain. If you’ve been wondering what really spurs the neocons on, click here. If you like it, I’ll take the credit.