Colbert at His Best: President Xi Meets President ‘Me’

11/10/17 6:16:24 pm
re: #294 klys (maker of Silmarils) We have a pretty wide assortment of instrumentalists here. I like hearing you and Dave in Austin (IIRC) talking about harps and Anymouse talking about the dulcimer. Those instruments are a mystery to me, ...

Fred Kaplan at Slate: Edward Snowden Doesn’t Deserve Clemency

What to do with Edward Snowden should the Russians spit him out
1/03/14 5:15:38 pm
I lost any respect for Snowden once he landed in Hong Kong, and called it a bastion of free speech and liberty. I knew then he was a ignoramus, not just about Hong Kong's history and current situation as part ...

Did Edward Snowden Lie About His Contacts With Chinese Intelligence?

He may have been more than just a “whistle-blower”
120Unshaken Defiance
1/03/14 3:05:09 pm
re: #117 wrenchwench I put in what I think is the tag right and it just is not doing anything. I must have some simple thing wrong with the < and the > ? Okay that's weird... working here not ...

Breaking: Iran Reaches Nuclear Deal With Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia, the EU and the US

We shall see
11/24/13 5:34:10 pm
re: #459 plf1953 1. I heard people complaining about double taxation in the late 1980s. Most of the treaties you mention were passed after that period. My information was outdated. The exclusion at that time was about $70K. All by ...

How Edward Snowden Helped China Hack the US

Timing is everything
11/02/13 12:01:34 pm
re: #306 Killgore Trout Don't get comfortable. There were considerable surveys of Catholics back in the 1960's when the Pill was introduced. Majorities of married Catholics supported birth control and wanted it available. The Church responded with Humanae Vitae, which ...