“Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech.” — Silence Dogood aka Benjamin Franklin, U.S. Founding Father
doctors start voting from today on whether to strike in the UK, what’s the likely impact of withdrawing medical care on the health of the nation? The doctor’s union, the British Medical Association, seems to be gambling that the government doesn’t want to alarm the electorate.
But when doctors strike, the scientific research evidence finds that patients stop dying….MORE: huffingtonpost.
Controversial right-wing Congressman Steve King made headlines in March when he tweeted his support for anti-Muslin Dutch politician Geert Wilders saying, “Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny. We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.” One can only imagine, then, the level of dismay Wilders, King, and others must feel from the latest Pew Research report which drops the bombshell that “Babies born to Muslims will begin to outnumber Christian births by 2035.”…more: thedailybeast.com
The abduction of the Qatari group drew Iran, Qatar and the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah into negotiations, resulting in millions of dollars in payments to Sunni and Shiite factions, according to Iraqi officials and a person involved in the…