I have been consistent on this matter my whole life. As have the facts been consistent. The Poles were complicit in the extermination of the Jews during World War II. And, complicit is way too passive a verb.
Lots of new books about science, science deniers, and politicians are abounding. Of course, the politicians all tend to be science deniers, but that should surprise no one. Not the least of which, because most of them are attorneys, who probably never mastered science or technology when younger (and, hence, became lawyers).
Here it comes. Why I was not truly in favor of the NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) Why I am not sold on the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP).
Friday,(link here) I discussed a slew of SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States) decisions afforded us by the Roberts’ Court- the most pro-business (read “Big Business”) Supreme Court ever. Well, here is a case they just decided, that small businesses can overturn without going to court- by using public opinion against one specific Big Business.
Betty Thompson would be pissed. Yes, she would. Because, she knew that the best way to have divorce ‘work’ in America was to make things equitable. She worked hard to change the laws in Virginia. Instead of basing the split of assets from who had the title (which typically was the male, especially when she began her practice) to “equitable distribution”. And, while she knew that alimony had to have a finite limit- and not proceed for decades or for life- that change came slower.
Seder. It means order. Where we progress from page 42 to 262 in our Hagada. (No, we don’t skip pages- the first 41 or so pages cover the laws of the Pesach, as well as the blessings and laws for the searching of any left-over chametz in one’s possession, before the holiday begins.)