I joined the Navy to see the world – Continue reading A very short sea story
All the usual suspects are in full throat, declaring that the Supreme Court – only recently declared to be in the president’s pocket – has now delivered the often predicted, much deserved, feverishly anticipated presidential rebuke:
“The executive is bound to comply with the Rule of Law that prevails in this jurisdiction,” Justice John [...]
Remember those miscreants from Mississauga? Married mostly. And once again, occasional reader Zane dredges up a bit of the damning:
“All muslim politicians are corrupt,” she writes. “There’s no one out there willing to rule the country by the laws of Allah, rather they fight to rule the country by the laws of democracy.” [...]
That’s got to sting, a little:
It’s official: Larry Ellison is walking away from a promise to donate $115 million to Harvard University.
The Oracle Corp. founder and chief executive, the world’s 15th-richest person, made headlines in 2005 when, in an interview with The Chronicle, he pledged to make a major donation to Harvard [...]
Occasional reader (and professional Cassandra) Zane sends along this link, in which Middle East Forum director Daniel Pipes analyzes the Pew poll first referenced here.
Here’s an interesting graf:
The United Kingdom stands out as a paradoxical country. Non-Muslims there have strikingly more favorable views of Islam and Muslims than elsewhere in the West; [...]