Nobody puts it better: I am now forced to wonder: Who is there who does not know that the Bush administration decided after September 2001 to change the balance of power in the region and to enforce the Iraq Liberation Act, passed unanimously by the Senate in 1998, which made it overt American policy to… Continue reading
I’d sign up for this. “The Bush administration is going to make a terrible mistake if it does not let the American people get involved in this war. Austin, we need a war bond drive. This matters, because this is what it will take.” She was right then, and she’s right now.
Flattered Dept. Glenn Reynolds gives me a nice plug in his posting on science fiction. He’s right about Larry Niven, too. Ringworld is still a blast to re-read, even after 35 years. There just aren’t that many SF novels you can say that about. Most barely survive one reading….
According to the latest Publisher’s Lunch: Viacom to Split; Simon & Schuster Goes to CBS–for Now The Viacom board announced their approval of splitting the company in two yesterday, with the “growth” assets retaining the Viacom name and the “mature” assets–including CBS, Paramount TV and King World, Infinity Broadcasting, Showtime, the outdoor advertising group and,… Continue reading
Superimposing maps of prevalence of AIDS on prevalence of Catholicism is enough to sink the link between the Catholic Church and AIDS. In the hospice which is Swaziland nowadays, only about 5 per cent of the population is Catholic. In Botswana, where 37 per cent of the adult population is HIV infected, only 4 per… Continue reading