Monthly Archives: July 2019
All right-minded Tarheels are Southern Baptists, filled with love-love-love for everybody*, so nobody should be surprised that the First Felon had no difficulty inciting them to new behavioral lows. GREENVILLE, N.C. — President Trump road-tested his attacks on four Democratic … Continue reading
Alan Turing, the gay genius who masterminded the defeat of Germany’s Enigma cipher during World War II, is to be recognized on Britain’s £50 note. Turing was prosecuted for his homosexuality after the war, and committed suicide.
Think what you like of Hunter Thompson’s politics, he was — with the possible exceptions of H.L. Mencken or Gore Vidal — America’s best essayist. And the opening line of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is, going away, the … Continue reading
Are clergy becoming irrelevant? A new poll suggests as much: https://t.co/BojMDGOb4g @RNS — Yonat Shimron (@YonatShimron) July 17, 2019 How else could it be? It might make the devout red-faced and foot-stamping mad, but the fact remains: Science and history … Continue reading