I have repeatedly said that in my opinion the idea of a personal God is a childlike one. You may call me an agnostic, but I do not share the crusading spirit of the professional atheist. I prefer an attitude of humility corresponding to the weakness of our intellectual understanding of nature and of our own … Read more

A suspected gunman who ambushed Dallas police headquarters Saturday morning was shot during a standoff and was later confirmed dead, police said. SWAT snipers struck the suspect through the windshield of his van in the Dallas suburb of Hutchins during a tense ordeal in which no officers or civilians were hurt, Dallas Police Chief David … Read more

The straw that broke the Republican’s back

News from the silly world of politics.. The Iowa Straw Poll, a high-profile Republican Party tradition for nearly four decades, is now dead. The Iowa Republican Party on Friday voted unanimously to kill the state’s presidential straw poll in an early morning conference call.. And most people who are reporting about it, on both sides, … Read moreThe straw that broke the Republican’s back

FRIDAY’S GROSS FOR JURASSIC WORLD WAS $80 MIL PLUS.

That night alone.The estimates were revised once..They will be revised again.. There is a bigger chance that JURASSIC is going to take a major run at the AVENGERS’ record.. For those who say box office totals don’t matter. I wrote earlier that I mostly agree. Except in the summer.. that is when all bets are … Read moreFRIDAY’S GROSS FOR JURASSIC WORLD WAS $80 MIL PLUS.

Chinese hack of federal personnel files included security-clearance database

Chinese hack of federal personnel files included security-clearance database First it was four million.Then it was every single federal employee..Then retired employees..Then veterans..Then veterans’ families. And now this according to reporting at the WASHINGTON POST BY  Ellen Nakashima The Chinese breach of the Office of Personnel Management network was wider than first acknowledged, and officials … Read moreChinese hack of federal personnel files included security-clearance database