This is a pretty good campaign ad, though I prefer the negative kind a lot more when they are about Michele Bachmann. It is, after all Halloween.
It is almost National Point Out Dog Doo Day. The exact day depends on your local conditions. This is when the snow banks melt, and you can find dog doo left over the winter everywhere. These days this is a bit of an atavistic celebration, like the King Cake eaten at Mardi Gras. Nobody who […]
Circuses are famous for their clowns, and the captive elephants that are forced to do humiliating things. I haven’t heard any reports of the clowns being mistreated or dying unexpectedly, but we do hear this about elephants. This all makes me wonder why people go to circuses. I suppose it is something to do. Anyway, […]
It seems that oil executives, possibly in concert with the Oklahoma University administration, may have pressured scientists to downplay the link between fracking and earthquakes, according to EnergyWire. It is a long and complicates story and you should go to the source to learn more. Briefly, Oklahoma’s state scientists have suspected for years that oil […]
“Hi Professor.” “Oh, hello, RP, come on in. Great to finally have a student come by for office hours! What can I do you for?” “Well, Professor, I think I’ve narrowed down my undergraduate thesis topic, and I wanted to run it by you and see what you think.” “Certainly, my boy, that’s a great […]
According to a source cited by NPR the Ferguson Police Department … violated the Constitution when it policed to raise money and with a racial bias toward African-Americans, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the report. The investigation, the source says, concluded that blacks were disproportionately targeted by the police and the justice […]