Which is not the same thing as saying that people of faith could have no role in public life.
Billy Cobham – “Mirage”:(more…)
71% of Americans think Iran already has the Bomb A CNN/ Gallup poll shows that nearly three quarters of Americans believe that Iran already has a nuclear weapon. (About 80% believe that it either has one or will get one in short order). This belief is completely irrational. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has repeatedly … Continue reading “People are Stupid, Part XI”
Charged Up: Electric Rockets Are Set to Transform Space Flight I remember reading in Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! that J. Robert Oppenheimer had people spread false rumors that an electric rocket was being built at Los Alamos…
Moochers Against Welfare Finally, Cornell University’s Suzanne Mettler points out that many beneficiaries of government programs seem confused about their own place in the system. She tells us that 44 percent of Social Security recipients, 43 percent of those receiving unemployment benefits, and 40 percent of those on Medicare say that they “have not used … Continue reading “People are Stupid, Part X”
Miles Davis – “My Funny Valentine”:(more…)