August, 2022 archive
They just can’t help telling us who they are, can they?
I’m not generally a big fan of Jonah Goldberg, but, in his analysis of Donald Trump’s hold over his cultists, I think he may be onto something.
Ray Bradbury once said, “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”
I wonder what he would have to say about this.
Ask yourself, who’s less mature–the pregnant, desperate, parentless teenager or the state of Florida?
Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.
A Der Spiegel correspondent who has lived in Moscow for 14 years describes how what he refers to as “my Moscow” has changed since the Putin the Wannabe Great’s invasion of Ukraine.
It is well worth a read.
Oh, Deere. Something posted on Facebook was of–er–questionable accuracy.
One more time, “social” media isn’t.
A University of Florida professor describes the stifling effect that Florida’s “Stop Woke Act” is having on him and his colleagues. A snippet; follow the link for more.
First, instructors of both student courses and employee trainings are afraid. Afraid of saying the wrong thing, being entangled in an investigation, and getting pulled away from the valuable work they do and love. As a result, many are now considering whether to include content they’ve taught for years, even though their expertise as educators and researchers tells them to include that content.
If your cult leader gets caught breaking the law, well, then, why not just make that law go away?
Words fail me.
Alan Dershowitz recently complained that an investigation of Hillary Clinton was treated differently than that of Donald Trump, specifically as regards the FBI’s search, under the authority of a legal warrant, of Mar-a-Largo.
At Above the Law, Joe Patrice explains why one thing is not like the other thing.
So at least part of the reason the matter was “handled so differently” is akin to asking why cops don’t approach grand theft auto and shoplifting the same way even though both suspects are “suspected of mishandling someone else’s material.”
Follow the link for details.