Amplifying Jim, Foolish Literalist’s, posts. This is an important speech. Read the whole thing, but here is a sample. You see: New Orleans is truly a city of many nations, a melting pot, a bubbling cauldron of many cultures. There is no other place quite like it in the world that so eloquently exemplifies the uniquely […]
About Cheryl Rofer
Retired chemist. I've done a lot of chemistry that has to do with policy, particularly nuclear policy.
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This has been all over Twitter today. It’s for those of us who don’t know anything about CUPS in dogs. I spent a good part of the afternoon at the New Mexico History Museum’s new exhibit on the 1960s counterculture in New Mexico. It was so-so. But this does look like something out of […]
It looks like the reason Trump kept the American press out of the meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov last week was he didn’t want them to hear this: “I just fired the head of the F.B.I. He was crazy, a real nut job,” Mr. Trump said, according to the document, which was read […]
Ric says he is not happy with these end-of-day news dumps.
Yes, why not. Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before He Came to White House WASHINGTON — Michael T. Flynn told President Trump’s transition team weeks before the inauguration that he was under federal investigation for secretly working as a paid lobbyist for Turkey during the campaign, according to two people familiar with the […]
In an unexpected coincidence, Wikileaks releases something about FBI Director Mueller delivering highly enriched uranium to Russia. And it’s secret! Scary, right? WikiLeaks cable Robert Mueller delivering highly enriched stolen Uranium to Russia in 2009 https://t.co/X3Ea2m6kS5 h/t @apblake pic.twitter.com/yhC91B2IBK — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) May 18, 2017 This is pretty standard procedure for sensitive material: Make sure […]
The Anthropoliteia website describes itself as “critical perspectives on police, security, crime, law and punishment around the world.” For the past 31 weeks, they have been running a series “@BlackLivesMatter Syllabus.” This series “mobilizes anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressing the confluence of race, policing and justice.” It is set up as a resource […]