MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

September 2010




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DADT repeal languishes in Senate

TweetArticle first published as DADT Repeal Languishes in Senate on Blogcritics. *** A bill that would have repealed “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” was blocked this week in the U.S. Senate via a John McCain led…



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‘Sacrifice is for the little people’

TweetIn a New York Times column titled, “The Angry Rich,” Paul Krugman writes about the growing vitriol among the rich directed toward President Obama’s efforts to let the Bush-era tax cuts expire and to levy…


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What was behind McKinley’s apparent suicide?

TweetArticle first published as What Was Behind Kenny McKinley’s Apparent Suicide? on Blogcritics. *** One finds it hard to fathom that something dark may have been lurking behind what players and coaches have described as the…



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IBM for a smarter Africa?

TweetArticle first published as IBM for a Smarter African Continent? on Blogcritics. *** In an intriguing look at how I.B.M. is seeking to make new telecommunications footholds in Africa, a New York Times article yesterday…