I am stunned. A woman I know who lost her husband in a car accident five years ago, with two daughters – one in high school and one entering middle school in the fall, is moving in with her boyfriend this summer. They are thinking about getting married. Another single mom I know, who has three children, told […]
…then President Obama has committed an act of unspeakable stupidity. Releasing NOTHING would have been better than releasing an altered document. My sentiments are best-expressed by that great bastion of thought, John McEnroe.
Happy RESURRECTION DAY!
Nothing against those who are seeking PhDs–they are usually very hardworking folks who embarked on that venture in search of a career path that they thought would be awaiting them upon receipt of that terminal degree. The problem is the system that awards them, and–I would add–the Academic-Governmental Complex that has fed that beast through […]
for this guy. I realize that the housing debacle–and subsequent financial crisis that continues to this day–has many players on whom to place blame: investment banks, government agencies (local, state, and federal), mortgage companies, middlemen of all stripes, the Federal Reserve, and even individual homebuyers who (a) took out loans they could not afford and/or […]
Tolstoy’s descriptive prose in Anna Karanina brings sin alive and makes it tangible. On page 186, Tolstoy writes of the adulterers: “It provoked in Vronsky and Anna a feeling like that of a mariner who can see by his compass that the direction in which he is swiftly moving diverges widely from his proper course, […]
It’s officially scientific, damn it! A little cursing can have a pain-relieving effect.
Now, Crystal Mangum–the false accuser in the Duke Lacrosse case–has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend.
It’s not just the hardcore Reform folks who are hammering Bell now. Even Vox–an Open Theist–is joining the fray.
Peter Wood is committing heresy! HERESY I say! Seriously, he is trodding dangerous ground by pointing out what should be obvious to anyone with a semblance of knowledge of history. Personally, I will drink Guinness…Foreign Extra Stout…to the demise of academia. We should allow student loan debts to be dischargeable in bankruptcies, if only to […]