This painting of King Henry The Eighth is in the hallway of my hotel in San Francisco. I am fairly confident that this particular monarch never left Europe, much less traveled to the Pacific coast of North America.
Why would a hotel post a painting of a monarch from hundreds of years ago who never […]
Two congressional caucuses declare their interest in protecting Americans’ freedom from privacy invasions and liberty violations.
Bipartisan Privacy Caucus:
“The Bipartisan Congressional Privacy Caucus was designed to educate Members of Congress and their staff on matter of indiviual privacy, to provide a forum for the discussion of these issues, and to serve as a legislative […]
A snapshot of a friend’s Pinterest board, exhibiting words of wisdom:
I am special! I am striving to become better than ever! I am wonderful just the way I am! I am searching for whatever words make me feel justified in this moment!
If Henry Waxman, Doris Matsui and the rest of the Congressional Climate Fan Club truly believe that the time for action is now, then all they have to do is introduce a copy of the legislation already written by Boxer and Sanders. That’s it – not much work involved. […]
In the U.S. House of Representatives last week, Congressman Trent Franks and a long list of Republican cosponsors introduced H.R. 447, “A bill to prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.”
Discrimination on the basis of race against anybody sounds […]
This week in Congress, while President Obama and Senate Democrats gave general statements deferring vague ideas of action to address the climate crisis, Representative Earl Blumenauer outlined a specific plan:
“Congress and the administration should begin serious conversation about a broad-based carbon tax. This would give the right signals on energy sources and use. It […]
What does it matter if the “fragment” actually comes from where it was initially said to have come from? Would that make it any more fake than the New Testament? […]
She thinks the stones are six thousand years old. She doesn’t know the word “fossils”. She calls them “Noah Stones” instead. […]