Key words: “swine flu” “pandemic”
(An alternative title I considered for this post: “Everybody calm down, please”. But that would have been entirely too boring…)
For quite awhile, I’ve been focusing (haha Polimom! Good pun!) this blog primarily on photography — or at least, trying to use my photography to enhance how I look at the world. Yes, I’ve babbled and dabbled about politics here …
… but it looks like you’re stuck with school for the rest of the scheduled year. CNN: Federal officials now recommend that schools stop closing when a case of swine flu is confirmed at a school, Health and Human Services …
This week, discussions about capital punishment hit the national stage again. Unfortunately, we’re still chasing the lethal injection red herring. We need to take a Time out on the death penalty, please, and talk about the aspects that matter.
Sunnis. Shi’ites. Kurds. Insurgencies. Jihadists. What’s up with Islam, and why does it seem so warlike? During a recent discussion, someone asked my opinion about Islamic extremism, and whether there’s any hope for peace with a religion that teaches war. …