1. The Man

    This is an "extremist" in modern Russia

    Lidiya Bainova, 30 from Abakan, the capital of republic of Khakassia, in southern Siberia Bainova is a member of the native Khakas people, and well known locally as an outspoken activist fighting to preserve and promote the indigenous language and culture Days ago, she wrote an...
  2. D

    The sadism of the modern Republican Party

    The sadism of the modern Republican Party By Laurence Lewis ==================================================== This is an astute report and summation, imho, that needs to be seriously read in order to understand what Republicans are doing. Some may think that because they do a...
  3. Frecks1710

    Trying to keep up with modern technology

    Simple, my husband wants a bigger screen tv. Not so simple; it does not fit in the 9 year old wall unit. So off we go for a new wall unit, new wires, and a sound bar. I miss my old tv with the antenna ears, 5 stations, and a simple on/off button. And we enjoyed it more...
  4. D

    DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyes

    DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyes By Jill Lawless, Associated Press ==================================================== So, it is now being brought out that the British or English people who are believed to be white are actually descendants of People Of Color...
  5. the watchman

    modern day cultural references regarding the "Nunes Memo".

    Devin Nunes. He doesn't always drink beer before releasing classified information in a misleading Memo. But, when he does it doesn't matter because he'd be as inept if he didn't. He is the most interesting man in the bar after last call.
  6. Ronin Tetsuro

    Modern Protest Music Thread
  7. Æthelfrith

    Modern Slavery

    "The number of people living in slavery in the UK is likely to be considerably higher than the current estimate of 13,000, according to the independent anti-trafficking commissioner, Kevin Hyland, who has claimed that the true number is in the tens of thousands”. Has market fundamentalism in...
  8. Blues63

    Sam Harris: Has extremism dominated modern politics?

    Sam Harris is a well known figure with strong opinions. To paraphrase Harris, that there is no moderate stance on issues that doesn't leave one open to attack. The extreme left seem to be confused on issues at the moment, with attempts to stifle discussion with identity politics, yet they appear...
  9. Æthelfrith

    Modern War Poetry

    Given our aggressive foreign policy, time to celebrate war poetry?
  10. BigLeRoy

    Neanderthals And Modern Humans: It's Complicated!

    More news on the genetic relationship between Neanderthals and modern humans has come to light. Interesting stuff!
  11. GordonGecko

    Can anyone point to a successful modern Libertarian nation-state?

    Remember all criteria of the question must be met. 1. a "nation-state".....not some city or county 2. "modern".....not 100-200 years ago 3. "Libertarian"....i.e. full implementation of the libertarian agenda, not "partial" or "some aspects" of libertarianism 4. "successful"....not...
  12. Dittohead not!

    Musings on Maiz, the Aztecs, and the modern world

    We all have heard how Cortez and his men had no difficulty defeating the Aztecs. Archeologists have uncovered a possible reason for their weakness. This is a summary of an NPR podcast I was listening to while on the torture devices at the local gym: It seems the maiz crop had been less than...
  13. BAZINGA DrumpF

    Donald the Weak! Has Govmint left him as the weakest new president in modern History.

    Donald the Weak Trump may aspire to be a strongman, but he's proving to be an exceptionally ineffectual president. By MATTHEW A. MILLER February 12, 2017 Trump ran for president boasting of his supposedly legendary negotiating and management skills while promising that he alone could fix the...
  14. Kallie Knoetze

    Violent liberals in the home of the modern free speech movement...

    violently riot to shut down free speech... Riot Forces Cancellation Of Yiannopoulos Talk At UC Berkeley « CBS San Francisco no, this is not the Onion nor a joke, but rather, the face of today's liberals
  15. ptif219

    Study: Obama Had Worst Record in Supreme Court in Modern History

    Here is another part of Obama's legacy that democrats will try to downplay and ignore Study: Obama Had Worst Record in Supreme Court in Modern History
  16. TNVolunteer73

    Obama had the worst record with the USSC of any modern President.

    Obama Lost Supreme Court More Than Any Modern President
  17. Puzzling Evidence

    Modern Paganism ~

    A Fair Wind I spent a day in silence my ears against a fair wind; whose triumphant cries and joyous songs left me wiser than I’d ever been. "I disagree with many of my brothers and sisters who feel the need to use Christianity as some sort of reverse-barometric system for self...
  18. The Man

    Modern day Houdini

    lol A man who was under arrest for theft escaped from jail in Russia's Dagestan. He started by squeezing himself out of his cell through the small window guards use to pass food inside at meal times, dressed only in underwear, and his supporting cell mates passed him his clothes after. That...
  19. C

    The logic of modern Conservatives

    Anyone here from Louisiana, I'm sorry - not for what I'm about to post, but because you are forced to live in such a clusterfuck of a state. I'm not sure when Rep. Kenny Havard's (R) term is up, but I would suggest voting him out as soon as possible. Remember Duncan Hunter? The moron who...
  20. Macduff

    Clinton: I’m the ‘most transparent public official in modern times’

    Clinton: I?m the ?most transparent public official in modern times? | TheHill