July 23, 2014
thenationmagazine:

The news is bad.

One of these stories will make the world pay attention …

thenationmagazine:

The news is bad.

One of these stories will make the world pay attention …

July 22, 2014
"I’m not two anymore, I’m three!"

— LittleBoyProf, who is indeed three today.

July 21, 2014
A Moderate Voice On Israel and the Palestinians

kohenari:

I have a guest blog post up at the Houston Chronicle's TexasSparkle blog this morning. Of course, you can also read it right here:

Over the past few weeks, extremism and violence once again escalated and finally exploded in Israel and the Gaza Strip. Space for a moderate…

Politicalprof: there always needs to be space for careful and thoughtful reasoning. I am glad to signal boost this editorial. The Southerner in me does ask: do people really get to axiomatically determine democratically the character of their state? In all cases? Given what democratic majorities have promoted in this world, I’d love to see that notion fleshed out in a way that doesn’t quite make me see Selma, AL.

July 21, 2014
astrodidact:

Taken 45 years ago today via I fucking love science

astrodidact:

Taken 45 years ago today via I fucking love science

(via affably-evil)

July 20, 2014
Israelis gather on hillsides to watch and cheer as military drops bombs on Gaza | World news | The Guardian

The video gameification of war …

July 20, 2014
LittleBoyProf, a dandelion, and a rock. Burnsville, NC.

LittleBoyProf, a dandelion, and a rock. Burnsville, NC.

July 19, 2014
Sometimes I think that all texts on democracy and democratic theory could be replaced by”Yertle theTurtle”

I’m just sayin’

July 19, 2014
kohenari:

As seen on Facebook, shared by a Tea Party group that has a few hundred thousand Likes.
Because, of course, their feelings about the president have nothing whatsoever to do with race. As they’ll tell you, the only people bringing up race are liberals. The good folks sharing this meme are clearly color blind.

Politicalprof: ah, America. You CAN always go lower …

kohenari:

As seen on Facebook, shared by a Tea Party group that has a few hundred thousand Likes.

Because, of course, their feelings about the president have nothing whatsoever to do with race. As they’ll tell you, the only people bringing up race are liberals. The good folks sharing this meme are clearly color blind.

Politicalprof: ah, America. You CAN always go lower …

July 18, 2014
The United States of Equal Population … 
I would live on the border of Sangamon and Maumee ….
per VOX

The United States of Equal Population …

I would live on the border of Sangamon and Maumee ….

per VOX

July 17, 2014

Anonymous said: What are your views on the conflict in the middle east between Israel and Palestine?

"It is difficult to get a man understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it."

         —Upton Sinclair