vassarbushmills

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News item: (USA Today) Box-cutters (more then one) fell out of a man's carry-on luggage as he stowed a bag in the over head at NYC's JFK, on a flight to the Dominican Republic.  The screeners were not fired, but sent for retraining. "In case anyone has forgotten, the TSA...
I've never been the biggest fan of the term "blog" or even the activity called "blogging", for it can mean many things I don't particularly want to be associated with. For one, I don't spend a lot of time in front of a mirror. I'm fine with "internet newspaper", "opinion...
by VASSAR BUSHMILLS We're family here. And community. But not just any community. The German sociologist Tonnies came up with the names gemeinschaft (community) and geselleschaft (society) to describe basic ways Man organizes his social relationships. The latter expresses the still rather new idea of men pursuing their own self interests...
News Item: Feb 24, 2012: The space shuttle Discovery lifts off at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, thundered into orbit for the final time Thursday, heading toward the International Space Station with a crew of...
...he's speaking of state jobs. When Obama speaks to Democrat governors today in Washington, he will speak, once again, about improving the job market in their states...in the public sector. From the beginning liberals, even good classic liberals who feel nothing but empathy and compassion for the downtrodden, but certainly the...