We argue for the Pill by noting its possible benefits, not by arguing that we have a right to have sex as fundamental as that of any man watching Viagra or Cialis ads.
The MK proposing the outlawing of public denial cited the case of Azmi Bishara…which is as bad as saying all Jews should be held in great suspicion because of Bernard Madoff.
But hold the phone. The aforementioned new law, my friends, is a Federal law, and does not apply to State legislation.
From Madoff to Jack Sterling to Marc Dreier, the criminality of the rich white CEO is being exposed as a commonplace event. What is alarming is that we continue to disassociate their behaviour from serious crime
The US transgender community has been over the last 50 plus years in the uncomfortable position of fighting a multifront war just to be respected.
With a certain degree of suspicion, one of the students inquired about the publication for which I was writing. After I answered his question, he looked at me unfavourably and said that my writing would be permissible only if it were humanitarian.
If you suggest that maybe, just maybe, building more prisons is dealing with the wrong end of the supply/demand problem, it sounds to people as if you just suggested that they should let someone slit their throats and go sell their TV for crack.
I think the Dalai Lama is an alright guy. I don’t think he’s the re-incarnation of a demi-god though, and I don’t think he’s an infallible sage or “the premiere moral presence of our time.”
Our columnist was in Amman on the night of the bombings. He records his observations from one of the hospitals that dealt with the dead and the injured.