“There is still much to learn about the disease,” the CDC statement said. “We need to learn more about Zika and its associated complications of microcephaly and other brain abnormalities, such as when Zika infection poses highest risk to a fetus during pregnancy and the magnitude of that risk. It remains crucially importantthat pregnant womenavoid traveling to areas with local transmission of Zika, because of the devastating complications that can occur in fetuses that become infected during pregnancy.”.
This is all to say: When Republicans crow that the 2014 midterms were a referendum on Obama’s failed policies, guess what? They’re right, albeit unwittingly so. After all, these are also the failed policies of the GOP. Despite all of the gridlock and obstruction of the past six years, Washington continues to be dominated by a thoroughly bipartisan economic agenda one that favors the plight of wealthy elites well above the plight of ordinary human Americans.
Karl Popper, The Open Society and Its EnemiesI grew up in a small farming town in upstate New York where my life, and the life of my family, centered on the Presbyterian Church. I prayed and sang hymns every Sunday, went to Bible school, listened to my father preach the weekly sermon and attended seminary at Harvard Divinity School to be a preacher myself. America was a place where things could be better if we worked to make them better, and where our faith saved us from despair, self righteousness and the dangerous belief that we knew the will of God or could carry it out.
Originally, there was no compensation offered for the best rude and crude doggerel. “I have not been able to find a sponsor for the competition. So there aren’t any prizes except perhaps for our continuing freedom,” Murray wrote. He says he used to have 30 workers in his store and now he has only two. Business has been down for months. His customers are squeezed and worried.
However, this cat, I wouldn even put him up there with the legends. My own opinion of course. It only sad in the sense that maybe because of how young he was, he could have turned his life into a positive direction. He eventually discovered that the X ray spectra from each element could lead to a mathematical number showing how many positive charges it had in its nucleus. In fact, he had discovered that an element’s atom was not defined by its atomic mass but by the number of positive charges (protons) it had. In other words, he figured out how an element is defined by its atomic number and not by its atomic weight..