avigdor lieberman, the man and his beliefs

with his qualifications and his belief system, avigdor lieberman is a prime candidate for the next prime minister of israel

read the link please

the truth shall set you free

at least the guy spoke honestly, and from the heart

if rascist comments like this one come from israeli diplomats in a public forum, imagine what is said behind closed doors

the rascist ideology is pervasive, and only in a country like israel can discussions of a maximum % of arabs considered tolerable be taken up in their parliament, the knesset

The chemistry of wine

Y’all might be starting to notice a pattern here. Enjoy.

Marijuana and Alzheimers Disease

News from the recent conference. Dr Wenk is a colleague and lab-neighbor. He gets in the news a lot, check out his homepage online and you’ll see. He’s done research on gingko biloba, chocolate, caffeine and knows a lot about a wide range of issues. He’s a nice guy, a good teacher and researcher, a rare trifecta for profs. So don’t bombard him with e-mails if he sounds glib here. In his defense he was in the airport and pretty tired when he was interviewed.

Where We Went Wrong

Where We Went Wrong – washingtonpost.com

Now, even though I’m from Texas – I’m no Dick Armey fan. However, he had some great things to say today:

How did we go from the big ideas and vision of 1994 to the cheap political point-scoring on meaningless wedge issues of today — from passing welfare reform and limited government to banning horsemeat and same-sex marriage?

The answer is simple: Republican lawmakers forgot the party’s principles, became enamored with power and position, and began putting politics over policy. Now, the Democrats are reaping the rewards of our neglect — and we have no one to blame but ourselves.

Now spending is out of control. Rather than rolling back government, we have a new $1.2 trillion Medicare prescription drug benefit, and non-defense discretionary spending is growing twice as fast as it had in the Clinton administration. Meanwhile, Social Security is collapsing while rogue nations are going nuclear and the Middle East is more combustible than ever. Yet Republican lawmakers have taken up such issues as flag burning, Terri Schiavo and same-sex marriage.

They’re fooling only themselves.

Air America Radio Files for Chapter 11

Shock and Horror. Never would have thought that these guys weren’t just ROLLING in the dough. What a sad commentary for liberals everywhere that Franken, et al., was tasked with trying to match the conservatives on the “alternative media.”

Hopefully next time, they pick smarter people to represent their views.

Air America Radio Files for Chapter 11

BlameBush!

A little humor to lighten the mood. I always forget how funny this site is. It’s like The Onion for poli-bloggers.

BlameBush!