One of Yunupingu’s physicians, a kidney specialist named Dr. Paul Lawton, told Australia’s ABC radio at the time that Grose’s racial profiling allegations were “reasonable,” and added, “We know that racial profiling happens at RDH (Royal Darwin Hospital) because of nationally published data . We know it happens right around Australia.” Lawton also stated to ABC that the musician’s chronic problems were “wholly related” to hepatitis B, and not to alcohol abuse..
Aware that each year forested land the size of Costa Rica is destroyed, the UN’s Plant for the Planet campaign set a global goal of planting 1 billion trees a year, starting in 2007. My response? I was sure it was way too ambitious; I wished them the best, and went on with my life. But, was I off!.
Three time Pro Bowl receiver Dez Bryant is a free agent after being cut by the Dallas Cowboys on Friday afternoon. He leaves as the franchise’s all time touchdown leader (73) and has many wondering whether he can contribute to a team in need of pass catchers. Except for Bryant, whostill feels he has a lot to contribute to a franchise willing to take the chance Dallas made a big mistake.
Wilson, and probably don’t concern you, either. Obama used the expression “lipstick on a pig”, not specifically about Palin, and it is a common one that has been used by politicians on both sides of the aisle, including yesterday in reference to Obama’s speech. Obama certainly did not give the finger to anyone, least of all Clinton and McCain, unless you think winning a primary and election is giving people the finger.
A Harvard graduate who flew 56 combat missions over the Pacific in World War II, Keegan served as chief of Air Force intelligence for five years at the height of the Cold War. Convinced that the Soviet Union was secretly preparing for war against the United States, he consistently challenged official estimates of Soviet military power, taking an even darker view of Soviet intentions than most of his colleagues in the intelligence community. (He accused the CIA of providing employment to “left leaning” analysts intent on nuclear disarmament.).
I’m uncomfortable with some of the practices involved in insect cuisine, because these are living creatures we’re talking about. But we can’t turn away from entomophagy. It’s happening and as Wayne State University anthropologist Julie Lesnik reminds us in this short video, it’s been happening for millennia and in a sustained way cross culturally.