Archives for June 11, 2009

The role of racial discrimination in mental health has been established in a number of studies, and a new study works out some of the details in how this works. The study found blacks may, in general, have poorer mental health as a result of two mechanisms: First, chronic exposure to racial discrimination leads to…

The new Right Wing values: Kill your enemy and then eat them. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

HARTFORD, Conn. – A New Jersey blogger who urged readers to “take up arms” against Connecticut lawmakers and who suggested government officials should “obey the Constitution or die” surrendered Thursday on a charge of inciting violence. Harold “Hal” Turner, a former radio talk show host from North Bergen who broadcasts commentary on his Web site,…

New (ish) Blog Carnivals

Four Stone Hearth 68 :: ‘Smokers Delight’ edition @ remote central Blog Carnival on Observations on Life 7 love, dating, sex and relationships

Or so says Ken Avidor, who responds here to my comments on Minneapolis former council member Dean Zimmerman.

Obama’s Health Care Speech

… had some great moments. This was quite a speech. The Q&A was great as well, but I don’t have that for you. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

Ode to Dean Zimmerman

One day, back before the blogosphere, I was sitting in the attic working at my computer with one eye on the lovely scenery outside the window. This was in South Minneapolis near the Whittier School, with tree-lined streets and interesting things always happening somewhere not far away. And as usual, I had my cell phone…

You will find the report below the fold. Please note that according to this document, you are not supposed to be reading it on the internet. I assume that is old and out of date information. But just in case, don’t mention to anyone that you have seen this or where you saw it. K?…

The End Times

… the spinning .. always the spinning … The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c End Times www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Newt Gingrich Unedited Interview Hat Tip Rebecca

Swine Flu Alert Level Raised by WHO

The long-awaited pandemic announcement is scientific confirmation that a new flu virus has emerged and is quickly circling the globe. WHO will now ask drugmakers to speed up production of a swine flu vaccine. The declaration will also prompt governments to devote more money toward efforts to contain the virus. This means that the alert…