Monthly Archives: January 2011

Freedom of Speech or Inciting to Hate?

From “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus in 1883: ” . . . . Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to … Continue reading

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Sputnik or Not to Sputnik…….

Will someone please explain to me what the ex-governor of Alaska was thinking when she blamed Sputnik for the breakup of the Soviet Union? Did she not study the same history as the rest of us? Or are the aurora’s … Continue reading

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Spell Check, Computers & Calculators in a Modern World

We’ve been having a debate, in one of my classes about, of all things, spell check and whether or not it’s “dumbing down” the country.  My personal opinion…… Spell check is probably one of the best and worst inventions ever.  … Continue reading

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Animal Die-Offs and Polar Magnetic Shift

Do scientists really believe the bird die offs, crab die offs, tilapia die offs and other fish and animal deaths that are occurring around the world are just “natural”?  With the Magnetic North Pole moving into Russia at roughly 40 … Continue reading

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The Market For Palin – The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan

The Market For Palin – The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan.

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Palin Does NOT Speak for Me and Never Will

“It should be obvious to anyone in politics that making a list such as Ms. Palin made is tantamount to asking someone to commit the deed.  You do NOT make a list like she did and expect there to be … Continue reading

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The Shooting of Innocents

If half of what I’m reading about the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is true, it was a conspiracy of the lowest and most detested kind. The police and FBI believe 3 men were involved in this shooting of an … Continue reading

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Getting Older

I realize it’s genetics, but will someone please explain to me how the hair on your head can go gray, or white, but your pubic hair stays the same color it used to be for years longer. Just one more … Continue reading

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to Gas up or not to Gas up……

$3.18 gallon. That’s what the local gas station was charging today when I drove by. I was flabbergasted.  Two days before it was $2.87. How in the name of heaven do they expect the average person to afford that after … Continue reading

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