All In with Chris Hayes - Threat Assessment

Assessing Threats…

Yesterday’s news was, as always, chock full of things the media thinks we should be worried about. Good grief man – I swear that if you watch enough of the news, you’ll start to believe there’s a full blown apocalypse going on outside your windows!

Which, of course, is exactly why I found this little ‘perspective adjustment’ from last night’s All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC so damned refreshing…

Muslims…

Originally posted on The "Great" One's Blog:
The following was sent to me by a former colleague at the office. Some of it is meant to be funny, but all of it is true. Muslims are easy to make fun of, for obvious reasons. Unfortunately, much of the western world treat them…

Dug the Dog - from Up

On Chasing The Squirrels Of Language…

I’ve been trying to imagine the steps I might take to make something similar ever since I saw the incredible image below over on the Twisted Sifter blog. Unfortunately, it has since become painfully clear that creating something like that requires far greater focus than my mere fascination with language and obsessive/compulsive tendencies give me…

Reflections On A Lasting Peace

Reflections On A Lasting Peace…

A friend of mine shared the following video on Facebook, which does a fairly good job of outlining the history behind the Israeli / Palestinian conflict. The problem with this video is that the history it outlines only goes back to the conclusion of World War II, and thus, I think, paints a picture that is not entirely accurate…