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Posted yesterday at A Spork in the Drawer
Apple: the new Microsoft. The Tim Cook Era is going smashingly. . Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
What fun: One nominee proposed reclassifying single parenthood as child abuse. Another suggested that four “blood moons” would herald “world-changing, shaking-type events” and said Islam was not a religion but a “complete geopolitical structure” unworthy of tax exemption. Still another... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Cordoning off major federal buildings in DC, including the White House, and turning it into an armed camp - we could call it the "Green Zone" - would almost perfectly symbolize the state of our democracy. . Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Our old pals are at it again: Monsanto Co's experimental genetically engineered wheat, never approved for sale, has been found growing in a second U.S. state, and regulators said on Friday they could not explain how the plants escaped field... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning in order to spend more time with the money the private sector is going to throw at him. . Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
So: last week's release of the Apple Watch was greeted with laughter. The iPhone 6, which comes in two sizes: bigger and biggerer, is so thin and light that when you put one into your pocket - as people do!... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Pats the little lady on the head: [Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Charlie] Baker had originally said, even as it became clear that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had been grossly negligent at best and likely engaged in a cover-up of Ray Rice's... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Iraq War III: We're not going to "win" this one, either. . Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Meet your new war. I've perhaps 40 years left on this planet, likely less, and I don't expect to see a significant period of non-war again. . Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Charlo Greene, reporter for Anchorage's KTVA, decided to leave her teevee job: Story. ––– ADDED: Greene extends her remarks. . Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Pickpockets pick pockets: In operating rooms and on hospital wards across the country, physicians and other health providers typically help one another in patient care. But in an increasingly common practice that some medical experts call drive-by doctoring, assistants, consultants... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
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[The Dowager Countess by way of Athenae.] . Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
The kingdom, united still. Now Westminster had better follow through on devolving more powers to the Scots or there will be another referendum and it will pass. Since devolution to Scotland will further piss off the English, Welsh, Cornish, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Charlie does the hard work so I don't have to: So what is the difference between Islam and Muslim? Islam and Muslim are both words used to describe the religion revealed to the [airquotes] "prophet Muhammed." See, Islam and Muslim... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Congress: The House of Representatives will adjourn until after the midterm election once legislative business is completed on Thursday. [...] That means the House won't return to session until Nov. 12, the week after Election Day. It goes without saying... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Tory Prime Minister David Cameron: Cameron, whose Scottish political base hardly exists, was advised by Scottish Tory grandees, such as ex-minister Sir Malcolm Rifkind and the England-based right-winger Andrew Dunlop (who as an adviser to Margaret Thatcher had helped bring... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
What would the UK look like without Scotland ? by lemondefr [Via Laughing Squid.] . Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Islamic State Bans Math, Social Studies, Evolution in Classrooms . Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
The top-shelf national security reporter James Bamford: Among [Edward Snowden's] most shocking discoveries, he told me, was the fact that the N.S.A. was routinely passing along the private communications of Americans to a large and very secretive Israeli military organization... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
It's unfortunate and deeply damaging that the atheist/skeptic community's most prominent voices belong to the likes of Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Penn Jillette, and Michael Shermer, among others. With friends like these men - emphasis on "men" - the theocrats... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Ray Rice, BENGHAZI!, and the IRS walk into FOX "News"... #punchline #morans #hashtag . Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Yummy antibiotics: The documents show that antibiotics were given as standard practice over most of the life of the chickens, not just when the birds are sick. In every instance of antibiotic use identified, the doses were at the low... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer