Good Bye, Free Speech, for We No Longer Need You

From Fox News: A new provision tucked into the Patriot Act bill now before Congress would allow authorities to haul demonstrators at any “special event of national significance” away to jail on felony charges if they are caught breaching a security perimeter… The measure has civil libertarians protesting what they say is yet another power… Read more Good Bye, Free Speech, for We No Longer Need You

Orson Scott Card on Evolution, Creationism, and Intelligent Design

I found the following essay by author Orson Scott Card to be a rather interesting take on the entire “Evolution/Intelligent Design/Creationism” controversy that Bible Belters seem Hell-bent on winning. Darwin gave us a huge leap forward. But he did not take us all the way to final truth — no scientist ever can or ever… Read more Orson Scott Card on Evolution, Creationism, and Intelligent Design

US Doctors Use Cryonic Suspension to Save Lives

For those of you interested in cryonic suspension and life-extending technologies, here’s an interesting read from the Sydney Morning Herrald: “US doctors have developed a method of inducing hypothermia to shut down the body’s functions for up to three hours. In tests, they reduced the body temperature of injured pigs from 37C to 10C before… Read more US Doctors Use Cryonic Suspension to Save Lives

Ronald Reagan Quotes

In honor of the 25th anniversary of Reaganomics, I hereby provide the following quotes by then-President Ronald “One for the Gipper” Reagan. These are more food-for-thought than anything else, but if you have anythoughts you’d like to share (pro or con), feel free to do it here. “Above all, we must realize that no arsenal,… Read more Ronald Reagan Quotes