george h.w. bush, 41st u.s. president, dead at 94

A combination of two heretofore distinct American types — East Coast patrician and Texas oil man, Yale blue blood and Houston wildcatter — Bush presided over what many remember as indeed being the “kinder” and “gentler” era he envisioned, both in U.S. politics, just before the polarizing Bill..

the new evolution deniers

What is clear is that both the Catholic Church and well-intentioned social justice activists are guilty of gerrymandering evolutionary biology to make humans special, and keep the universal acid at bay. . ..


Tony Cheng is the Director of the Youth Defender Clinic at the East Bay Community Law Center and a lecturer at the UC Berkeley School of Law. . . ..

cuba’s first military doctors (part 1)

Fresh on the mind of Cubans was the connivance of John and Bobby Kennedy in the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion and the 1962 missile crisis.  ... The USSR had not sent troops to fight in Korea and did not do so in Viet Nam, even after the massive US build-up following the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin..

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