25 POINTS THAT BROUGHT HITLER TO POWER

The 25 Points of Hitler's Nazi Party 1. We demand the union of all Germans in a Great Germany on the basis of the principle of self-determination of all peoples. 2. We demand that the German people have rights equal to those of other nations; and that the Peace Treaties of Versailles and St. Germain shall be … Continue reading 25 POINTS THAT BROUGHT HITLER TO POWER

THE UNBEARABLE STENCH OF TRUMP’S BULLSHIT

  SEE ALSO: https://heliosliterature.com/2015/03/02/the-essence-of-bullshit/ By Fareed Zakaria   August 4, 2016 A few days ago, I was asked on CNN to make sense of one more case in which Donald Trump had said something demonstrably false and then explained it away with a caustic tweet and an indignant interview. I replied that there was a pattern here and … Continue reading THE UNBEARABLE STENCH OF TRUMP’S BULLSHIT

THE RISE OF AMERICAN AUTHORITARIANISM

http://www.vox.com/2016/3/1/11127424/trump-authoritarianism?platform=hootsuite   The American media, over the past year, has been trying to work out something of a mystery: Why is the Republican electorate supporting a far-right, orange-toned populist with no real political experience, who espouses extreme and often bizarre views? How has Donald Trump, seemingly out of nowhere, suddenly become so popular? What's made Trump's … Continue reading THE RISE OF AMERICAN AUTHORITARIANISM

IS FLOSSING A WASTE OF TIME?

SEE ALSO: http://nypost.com/2016/08/02/flossing-is-a-complete-waste-of-time/   When the federal government issued its latest dietary guidelines this year, the flossing recommendation had been removed, without notice. In a letter to the AP, the government acknowledged the effectiveness of flossing had never been researched, as required. With Sonic toothbrushes and water picks, which are quicker and easier to use, flossing … Continue reading IS FLOSSING A WASTE OF TIME?

SHOULD WE KILL ALL MOSQUITOES?

https://www.theguardian.com/global/2016/feb/10/should-we-wipe-mosquitoes-off-the-face-of-the-earth?CMP=share_btn_fb   “I don’t think most people would have any qualms about totally eliminating them,” says Professor Hilary Ranson, head of vector biology at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. “I spend most of my time trying to keep them alive and study them, but that’s in order to try to kill them. Ultimately I … Continue reading SHOULD WE KILL ALL MOSQUITOES?