Author Archives: Miri

Labor Day Weekend Open Thread

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To all our friends, we wish you a wonderful holiday weekend.

Picnicking! Swimming! Boating!

Eat, drink, and be merry. Enjoy your days off with friends and family. Curl up with a good book or watch a marathon or sports on TV.

Barbecue. Go to the ballgame.

Whatever you do, enjoy the rest of summer!

And drive carefully.

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Guilt is in the Eye of the Beholder

The above photo montage was captioned as follows, at this website:

How to tell if your dog is involved in a sex scandal.

LOL!! Can you identify them all?

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Environmental Migrants and Fundamental Transformation

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Nowadays, everything is political and everything is tainted with politics. Nothing much that happens these days is an accident or a coincidence.

A previous post explained how many fields of scientific study are being systematically corrupted by political correctness, which infects anthropology, paleontology, psychology, sociology, archaeology, history, meteorology and of course political science, among others. The issue of man-caused climate change is among the most obvious of examples where political correctness rears its ugly head. Why is this important to recognize?

Let’s speculate a little about how politically corrupted science can further efforts to “fundamentally transform” our free Republic.
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Out of Africa? Political Correctness and Science

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Regular readers may know that I’m wont to joke that we are all African-Americans, and so should be eligible for minority set-asides, scholarships and/or reparations (should they ever be awarded). My joke is based upon the prevailing hypothesis about the origin of modern Homo sapiens sapiens.  Personally, I’ve never accepted the Out of Africa model (aka single replacement), but it’s been the favored scientific “wisdom” for some time. The proposals of Milford H. Wolpoff, who advances the multiregional hypothesis, have always seemed to make more sense, but even that model envisions Africa as our ultimate homeland.

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Life and Afterlife

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All life is precious.

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Of Smidgens and Stool Pigeons

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Barack Obama on the IRS targeting of conservative and Tea Party groups for partisan political gain:

There were some bone-headed decisions. …

Not even mass corruption — not even a smidgen of corruption. [emphasis added to quotes]

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CIA’s John O. Brennan Apologizes for Spying on Our Watchdogs

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An apology? Seriously? I wonder how Scooter Libby feels about this:

The director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, issued an extraordinary apology to leaders of the US Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, conceding that the agency employees spied on committee staff and reversing months of furious and public denials. [emphasis added to quotes]

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