The following photo essay was linked to on Huffington. It's the work Paul Fusco. Photos of the children - some abandoned - who were exposed or their parents exposed - to the radiation from Chernobyl. Caution, these are quite graphic.
One of the better posters at this blog has left. This is a shame. And the reason is the totally childish, immature, self centered and sophomoric comments made. Some even personal attacks that even the most repugnant right winger would not stoop to.
Congratulations ass holes, you have just made his point in spades.
Why is the right acting like they have lost their collective minds ? For one thing the decision of giving corporations person hood and the ability to buy any politico they choose, as Sam Smith points out here.
There has been a lot of talk recently about community. More that one person has done a blog about it or brought it up in comments on this site or another. Also a good deal of comparisons with other countries. Sweden, Finland, France, German etc. All very well and good.
Zen students are with their masters at least ten years before they presume to teach others. Nan-in was visited by Tenno, who, having passed his apprenticeship, had become a teacher. The day happened to be rainy, so Tenno wore wooden clogs and carried an umbrella. After greeting him Nan-in remarked: "I suppose you left your wooden clogs in the vestibule.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. - Arthur C. Clarke
I would guess to a large portion of out society our current technology would seem like magic. You press a button and your car starts right up. No muss no fuss. Same for your television. Cell phones let you talk to whoever where ever and nearly everything has a digital and/or text screen read out.
American foreign policy is at a crossroads. One path for the US is global cooperation. The other is a burst of militarism in response to frustrated ambitions. The future of the US, and of the world, hangs on this choice.
The Department of Justice Inspector General will review broad allegations of misconduct involving the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email practices and the bureau’s controversial decision shortly before the election to announce the probe had resumed, the Inspector General announced Thursday.
...At the press conference, Trump doubled down on this as well, explaining that "President Putin and Russia put out a statement today that this fake news was indeed fake news. They said it totally never happened." Not to be disrespectful to the President-elect, but to take such a defense seriously, one has to be a moron...
An MI6 spook who compiled a dirty dossier on Donald Trump has fled his home after his identity was revealed online.Former British spy Christopher Steele is understood to have left for an unknown location over fears of a backlash from Moscow. Sources reportedly say the 52-year-old is “terrified for his safety”.
Senior British security sources revealed emergency measures were being taken to make the MI6 veteran safe.
Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials with direct knowledge of the briefings tell CNN.