Daily Archives: July 18, 2010

Interesting Things and Independent Ideas – XIII

Interesting Things

Fox Fight: An anaylst and an anchor go at it on Fox News for a great fight.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsErSzAoHA8

AIDS Cure in Limbo: The world AIDS conference is struggling to find an international strategy.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iF4ofOGKfEdoBaua53Es8hUFTRqw

Biden Fined: Politico reports that Vice President Biden will be fined heavily for some campaign finance violations.

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0710/39875.html

Renting Services: Some towns are renting their basic services because of the financial collapse and its affects on budgets.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704334604575339153865582376.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsTop

Flu Vaccine: Scientists have recently discovered a possible universal flu vaccine.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/07/100716125837.htm

Women Want Mel Gibson: Here is a funny parody from Slate about Mel Gibson.

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1772825659?bctid=114803499001

Independent Ideas

Bridging the Divide: The NYT ran a story/opinion that explains how the real divide is not Tea Party vs. the rest, but a generational divide between the young and the old. Is he right, you be the judge?

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/18/us/politics/18bai.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper

Gibson’s Good Thing?: NYT columnist Frank Rich says that Mel Gibson leaving is actually a possible symbol of the culture war leaving. Is he right, you be the judge?

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/18/opinion/18rich.html?ref=opinion

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