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Fauci: 'Just Not True' That 'Every Single Hospital' Can Take Care of Ebola Patients

“I think this idea that every single hospital can take care of a seriously ill Ebola patient right now is just not true,” NIH infectious disease expert Dr. 29 more words


Al-Qaeda Urges Attacks on ‘Achilles Heel of Western Economies’

A new al-Qaeda propaganda publication urges Muslims everywhere to “target” the United States, and it includes an article highlighting the vulnerability of maritime chokepoints through which the bulk of world energy supplies are shipped. 12 more words


Five Ways The Private Sector Is Succeeding Against Ebola

It’s not “no government,” it’s not necessarily small government; it’s pinpointing the unchecked growth of the scope and mission of government as the problem. Using limited-government principles wouldn’t leave people “on their own,” it would focus on things that matter for the general welfare. 10 more words


The government wants to study ‘social pollution’ on Twitter

If you take to Twitter to express your views on a hot-button issue, does the government have an interest in deciding whether you are spreading “misinformation’’? 38 more words


The North (And Almost Everything In it)

The North: by Paul Morley
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This extensive examination of Northern England is subtitled ‘And Almost Everything In It’. At just short of 600 pages, Paul Morley makes a fair stab at including everything, or at least anything he can find or stumble acrosson the internet that’s relevant to his own personal concept of ‘The North’. 228 more words

Book Reviews

Darts, the Ladies' Man, and the Murderer

I remember I threw a dart in my brother’s leg once. I don’t think he remembers because he was pretty hammered. If he reads this story he’ll finally know how he got that circular scar on his thigh. 634 more words

Books I've Read -- 3

Here’s another set of books I’ve read.


Simon Rosser

Tipping Point — Environmental lawyer Robert Spire

Impact Point — Environmental lawyer Robert Spire

Melt Zone — Environmental lawyer Robert Spire… 23 more words