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Friday, June 7, 2013

Facebook Still Seems On Track To 'Disappear' In 4 Years From Now

By Eric Jackson: To be honest, I’m not sure I’d write it again today. It had a catchy title and some good substance to my arguments, so it ended up generating a lot of page views. It also came out at a time when the hype over the upcoming Facebook FB +0.31% (FB) IPO was at a fever pitch. Back then,... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Israel’s Absorption of Ethiopian Jews a Failure – Scathing Report

AFRICANGLOBE – Israel’s absorption of Ethiopian Jews is a failure, State Comptroller Joseph Shapira said in a scathing report released today. According to Ynet, in 2001, the Government of Israel announced a special 9-year $660-million absorption program for the approximately 130,000 Ethiopian Jews... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, May 3, 2013

The Pope and Godless Capitalism

By Pat Buchanan: "This is called slave labor," said Pope Francis. The Holy Father was referring to the $40 a month paid to apparel workers at that eight-story garment factory in Bangladesh that collapsed on top of them, killing more than 400. "Not paying a just wage... focusing exclusively on the... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Boston and the future of Islam in America

By Reihan Salam One of the central questions surrounding the Boston Marathon bombings is whether they portend a larger wave of terror attacks by homegrown Islamic radicals. The culprits, two brothers of Chechen origin, one of whom was a naturalized U.S. citizen, had both lived in the country for... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Russia, on Boston suspects, condemns all "terrorists"

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russia condemns all "terrorists" regardless of their nationality, President Vladimir Putin 's spokesman said on Friday after U.S. police shot dead a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing who once lived in Russia. The man who was shot dead and his suspected accomplice were... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Majority Now Support Marijuana Legalization, Poll Finds

By Chris Good | ABC OTUS News: For years, supporters of marijuana legalization have pointed to polls trending their way, claiming the issue was about to tip as favorable to a majority of Americans. Now, their prediction has finally come true. For the first time, a major U.S. poll shows a majority of... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Hugo Chavez, fiery Venezuelan leader, dies at 58

By FRANK BAJAK | Associated Press: CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez was a fighter. The former paratroop commander and fiery populist waged continual battle for his socialist ideals and outsmarted his rivals time and again, defeating a coup attempt, winning re-election three times and... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Back in the USSR? Key Soviet document is missing

By YURAS KARMANAU | Associated Press: MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The powerful Soviet Union may still exist after all — at least on paper. Former Belarusian leader Stanislav Shushkevich says a historic 1991 document that proclaimed the death of the Soviet Union is missing from the archives. Shushkevich... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Insurance company tells man that he’s ‘dead’

By Eric Pfeiffer, Yahoo! News | The Sideshow: George Johannesen is dead to Manitoba Public Insurance. Sure, he's still technically alive. But the insurance company recently sent the 59-year-old Canadian a letter declaring that he had died in October. In a letter addressed to "The Estate of George... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Why Loneliness Can Be Deadly

By Katherine Gammon | Loneliness can send a person down a path toward bad health, and even more intense loneliness, studies have shown. But while some have assumed the culprit was a dearth of others to remind a person to take care of himself or herself, new research suggests there's... Sign in to see full entry.

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