Link By Linda Marx Aug. 30, 2013 Neon beer signs, sports team logos and sexy posters may be de rigueur in the dorm rooms of college males, but while at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Udonis Haslem went one better. Somehow the Gators basketball player managed to keep a pit bull hidden in his … Continue reading Udonis Haslem & Faith Rein – Taking Their Very Sweet Time
Link He Was Iran’s Homegrown Tech Star. The Guards Saw a Blackmail Opportunity. A Canadian-Iranian software engineer for Facebook, a tech celebrity in his native Iran, visited family in Tehran in January. His recent revelations of what happened next have stirred outrage. A prominent Canadian-Iranian software engineer at Facebook, a superstar among technology students in … Continue reading Farnaz Fassihi:- He Was Iran’s Homegrown Tech Star. The Guards Saw a Blackmail Opportunity.
Anguish and Anger From the Navy SEALs Who Turned In Edward Gallagher Link Dave Philipps December 27, 2019 The Navy SEALs showed up one by one, wearing hoodies and T-shirts instead of uniforms, to tell investigators what they had seen. Visibly nervous, they shifted in their chairs, rubbed their palms and pressed their … Continue reading NY Times – Dave Philipps :- Anguish and Anger From the Navy SEALs Who Turned In Edward Gallagher
Background This article is almost twenty years old. At the rate at which new articles are being published, twenty years is almost what a century was a few decades ago. Article Melinda Henneberger, New York Times Link The Vatican has issued what some Jewish scholars are calling an important document that explicitly says, ''The … Continue reading Melinda Henneberger :- Vatican Says Jews’ Wait for Messiah Is Validated by the Old Testament
Videos TimesTalk Profile Ken Burns, co-director and author Sarah Burns, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer, who covered the case and is interviewed in the film, and the exonerated, including Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise -- http://www.timestalks.com. The panel engages in a conversation about the issues raised by … Continue reading The Central Park Five and “Always being behind”
Background THE FBI FILES reveals the crime-busting techniques and forensic science used by the FBI to solve the most baffling cases. A former head of the FBI's New York Office James Kallstrom hosts these true stories of crime and detection. Videos The FBI Files: Season 2 - Ep 5 "A Stranger in Town" Profile The … Continue reading The FBI Files
Link There are many different flavors of freedom. For example, there is freedom as capacity and freedom as detachment. Freedom as capacity means supporting people so they have the ability to take advantage of life’s opportunities. You encourage your friend to stick with piano practice so he will have the freedom to really play. You … Continue reading David Brooks – Republicans Can’t Pass Bills
Background Newspaper Man, David Brooks, writes an article only he can write; as it takes not being solidly behind an Ideology. Story Link If you were a certain sort of ideas-oriented young person coming of age in the 20th century, it was very likely you would give yourself a label and join some … Continue reading David Brooks – This Age of Wonkery