Posts Tagged ‘describing’

Merrick Garland held back tears describing family fleeing antisemitism

Merrick Garland turned emotional when asked Monday during his Senate confirmation hearing why he wanted to be the US attorney general. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., wanted Garland to explain why he chose his career path, using his family history leaving Russia’s Pale of Settlement, “in confronting hate and discrimination.” Booker noted that Garland had been […]

Twitter Suspends Christian Group for Accurately Describing Biden’s Transgendered Health Official Dr. Levine’s Biological Sex

A Christian organization has been suspended from the Twitter social media platform for stating Dr. Rachel Levine’s, assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), biological sex. In recent weeks tech giants like Twitter, Facebook, and Google have been censuring mostly conservative voices on social media platforms, including former President […]

Trump Goes SAVAGE, Shares Message Describing Mayor Wheeler a ‘Useless F**king Idiot’

President Trump on Sunday shared a savage message on Twitter slamming Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler as a “useless fucking idiot.” “Ted Wheeler is the useless fucking idiot and comic relief that gets everyone killed in every disaster movie,” Twitter user “Tiff” tweeted “Tone down the language, but TRUE!” POTUS wrote, sharing her message. The president […]

A Dialogue From 400 BC of Plato Describing Quantum Physics – The “Ether”

Next Story “And upon the Earth are animals and men, some in a middle region, others (elementals) dwelling about the air as we dwell about the sea; others in islands which the air flows round, near the continent; and in a word, the air is used by them as the water and the sea are […]

NYT op-ed describing Israel as a place of refuge is missing the word, Palestinians

In her New York Times oped “How Did Israel Become A Place of No Refuge?” Susan Silverman asks a rhetorical question. But it has a ready answer, one she steadfastly ignores in her piece though it’s staring her in the face. Silverman, a rabbi and co-founder of Miklat Israel, or Sanctuary Israel, is rightly outraged […]

Pokémon chaos: Child hit by a motorbike, others rescued from a cave as download frenzy crashes game servers

     A teenager thought to have been playing new rave game Pokemon Go was hit by a motorcycle while crossing the road. The boy, in his mid-teens, was struck by the bike in a busy road after walking out between two buses. Officers from the Met Police and paramedics from the London Ambulance service were […]

Is your municipal wifi really free? Or are you paying with your sensitive data?

As usual, the devil is in the details: namely, the privacy policy that governs the system and the fact that it’s bottom-lined by the most powerful advertising company on the planet, Google.  In the capitalist marketplace, enormous corporations typically do not spend millions of dollars to be nice. And sure enough, while the companies involved […]

Cyclone Ula: Hundreds evacuated as first Pacific cyclone of 2016 slams into Tonga

     Hundreds of people have evacuated from their homes in Tonga as severe tropical cyclone Ula slammed into the tiny Pacific kingdom. There are no reported casualties as Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva declared a state of emergency before the storm hit “in order to prevent or minimise the loss of human life, illness or injury”. […]

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