THERE IS a transfixing passage in the High Holy Day liturgy, recited on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which depicts God sitting in judgment of mankind, reviewing each person's deeds and deciding who will live and who will die.
In a recent stunt that flamed out, Netflix led an online effort to incite their consumers into taking action on net neutrality that would ultimately benefit the companys own bottom-line. The company tried to fake a slowdown of the Internet on its site to mimic what they claim could happen without net neutrality. The failed stunt showed that Netflixs assertions and sneakiness are absurd.
Weakening the Islamic State while strengthening the Islamic Republic would be a blunder of historic proportions.
Cosmopolitan magazine, the monthly magazine for liberal women who dont mind pages filled with superficial airbrushed sleaze, is out of its depth. Cosmos senior political writer, Jill Filipovic, reveals why the magazine needs to stick to raunchy sex advice and not attempt commentary on history.