Day: February 9, 2017

Is President Trump just another dumb blonde?

Source: Dawn Is the tweet-happy President Trump perhaps another Martha Mitchell, the wife of Nixon’s attorney general? Many would have forgotten her obsessive addiction to making telephone calls to the press during the Watergate crisis. Eventually (according to her), Nixon’s people sedated her to prevent her from using the telephone. […]

New Dead Sea Scrolls cave discovered

Source: BBC Archaeologists have found a cave that once housed Dead Sea scrolls in a cliff in the Judean desert – the first such discovery in over 60 years. Israel’s Hebrew University said the ancient parchments were missing from the cave, and were probably looted by Bedouin in the 1950s. Storage jars, […]

Is NATO obsolete?

Jonathan Power | Published — Wednesday 8 February 2017 What does US President Donald Trump think about NATO? Twice during his election campaign he rubbished it publically, saying it was “obsolete.” Yet this month, when he met UK Prime Minister Therese May, he told her he supported NATO 100 percent. […]

Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich

Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich – The New Yorker Steve Huffman, the thirty-three-year-old co-founder and C.E.O. of Reddit, which is valued at six hundred million dollars, was nearsighted until November, 2015, when he arranged to have laser eye surgery. He underwent the procedure not for the sake of convenience or […]