Baseball manager and Twain on global warming

It's kind of random, but that's the uncanny nature of pop culture — when one looks for developments and change about an issue, you never know what you will catch.  From the LA Times, the manager of the LA Dodgers, Don Mattingly, wonders if drier air, due to the drought in California, could be affectingContinue reading “Baseball manager and Twain on global warming”

What Books Would Sarah Palin Ban if Sarah Palin Could Ban Books?

From Time we hear that as a newly-elected Mayor of Wasilla, Vice-Presidential nominee Sarah Palin tried to ban books from the town library: One thing all sides agree on is that the valley was in flux. The old libertarian pioneer ethos was giving way to a rising Christian conservatism. By shrewdly invoking issues that matteredContinue reading “What Books Would Sarah Palin Ban if Sarah Palin Could Ban Books?”