politics

Trump touches orb with Saudi King & Egyptian President

This now famous image of Trump, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt touching some kind of glowing orb has generated a lot of buzz and memes. The truth turns out to be pretty straight-forward. The occasion was the opening of a new...

Rep. Chris Collins admits not reading AHCA bill before voting for it

"Chris Collins admits he didn’t read health care bill." Rep. Chris Collins told CNN that he didn’t read the entire Republican health care bill that the House passed Thursday. And then he told The Buffalo News that he was unaware of a key provision in the bill that...

U.S. has its own pre-existing conditions

According political cartoonist Mike Luckovich, here are the pre-existing conditions of the U.S. Ryan: Heartless — McConnell: Soulless — Trump: Mindless   Source: 05/03 Mike Luckovich: Very sick. | Mike Luckovich

Wealth inequality in America ~ Disturbing graphic

Wealth inequality in America ~ Very interesting video on the how perception of America's distribution of wealth differs hugely from the reality. Exceedingly well done animated graphics tell a disturbing story of where wealth resides in America, and, as important,...

Wealth inequality in America ~ Disturbing graphic

Wealth inequality in America ~ Very interesting video on the how perception of America's distribution of wealth differs hugely from the reality. Exceedingly well done animated graphics tell a disturbing story of where wealth resides in America, and, as important,...

Neil deGrasse Tyson ~ We Stopped Dreaming

Neil deGrasse Tyson ~ We Stopped Dreaming

This collection of Neil deGrasse Tyson clips (assembled by Scrunchthethird on YouTube) are inspiring. I'm old enough to remember when we landed on the moon and the excitement that generated in me as a child. It was a great way to grow scientists. It was a great way to...

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Lawrence Lessig’s superb presentation ~ Republic, Lost

Absolutely brilliant presentation by Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig, based on his book, Republic, Lost. Here's to the root strikers! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RFlSXjeMgc We've lost faith in our government because it is corrupt. The constitution declares...

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