Back in September we had a telephone conversation with two men in Tikrit related to observance of Eid al-Adha. This holiday involves obtaining a meat animal, sacrifice/butchering, and distribution ...
Our Masters are (a little) nervous.
It's easy to tell any time this happens. When the people that matter (a perpetually terrified group) are watching what you're watching, a seemingly senseless ...
One week ago, BeninSC posted a diary noting that the Republicans are "a party of Orwellian deception" and urging us to
...shine the biggest light on the superiority of Democratic morality. Of doing ...
In 1845, there were 8.2 million people living in Ireland. 40% were tenant farmers who relied on the only crop that produced enough to feed their families on their small holdings, the non-native ...
The domestication of plants is something that happened independently in many different regions of the world. The domestication of plants marks a fundamental change in the way people interact with ...
You know the GOP is in trouble when the Wall Street Journal editorial ...
Good that the new German nationalism
is finally being discussed at German newspapers ...
This report is filed from the trenches. In the interests of full disclosure I am in the middle of being treated for long term chronic pain from a back fusion. I also work in the insurance ...
With apologies to Keith Olbermann, we already know who the Worst Person In The World is in the Tamir Rice case. The Cleveland cop who shot him, Timothy Loehmann, did so only 1.5 seconds after he ...
For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, according to a new analysis of 2013 federal data, a statistic that has profound ...