Author: James Higham

Independent Political Bloggers

Autonomous Mind wrote: The importance of independent broadly political blogs cannot be overstated. The time invested and dedication shown by a number of devoted individuals – who strive to break news ignored or missed elsewhere, expose hypocrisy and idiocy and…

Rockets from Gaza

The news: Two rockets from Gaza fell in Israel’s South on Monday evening, just after the IDF’s Home Front Command informed local authorities that the threat level was now reduced.  The rockets fell four days after coordinated terror attacks in…

For the children

https://app.box.com/shared/o14z2b7jyq A long time back, Prodicus ran a post I’ve now probably quoted a dozen times- last time I checked it out in some detail and found that he appeared to be correct about it. The problem with running any…

Divorce – a conclusion

When data are suspect due to collection methods and lack of completeness, it is unwise to draw the conclusions you’d like. This is particularly so when other studies indicate the opposite of what common sense dictates. So it deserves closer…

Parachutee of the day – Regina Dugan

Regina Dugan, Obama Administration Poster Child for Conflict of Interest In August 2009 President Obama appointed Regina Dugan as director of the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Soon thereafter DARPA awarded millions of dollars worth of contracts to…