THE AMERICAN public voted this week and swept the Republican Party to its largest majority in Congress since World War II. Exit polls showed that Democrats lost big with white voters this time around, which indicates that the country is beginning to divide politically along racial lines. This, of course, plays into the hands of the elites who will gladly keep up fighting one another so we don’t pay attention to the people behind the curtain.
WE’RE BACK after six weeks away, just in time to wish everyone a happy holiday season. As the world fixates on Phil Robertson, we discuss the growing “holographic universe” meme, Google’s robot army and back-channel foreign policy, H1N1 deaths in Texas, and the US plan to put the Vatican in charge of East Jerusalem.
HE JUST won’t go away. Those of us old enough to remember Yasser Arafat are probably somewhat surprised that the former leader of the Palestinian Authority, who died in 2004,… Read more »
POPE FRANCIS will consecrate the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary tomorrow, October 13. A statue of Our Lady of Fatima, normally kept at the Chapel of Apparitions in… Read more »
THE PARTNER of Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald was detained at Heathrow Airport in London for nine hours Sunday under the UK’s Terrorism Act. Encrypted files from whistleblower Edward Snowden, on a… Read more »