Israel weighs its options.
Recently, a colleague forwarded to me a copy of an exam from an introductory sociology class found lying in a room at a public college in the east. It was graded 100%. The exam deserves to be quoted at length, as parts of it are virtually indistinguishable from the old Soviet agitprop of the Fifties: […]
Excerpt from the Barbra Streisand profile: An ardent environmentalist, Barbra Streisand claims that Republicans are to blame for “poison in the water, salmonella in the food, carbon dioxide in the air, and toxic waste in the ground.” While she urges ordinary Californians to do their part for energy conservation and environmental protection, one of Streisand’s numerous […]
When does a civilization become incompetent? I’ve been mulling the question in a number of contexts over the last year, including our inability to put a stop to Somali piracy, detain a terrorist who can neither be charged nor released, think rationally about climate change, or rebuild Ground Zero in an acceptable time frame. But […]