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Bundy Isn't Evil Because He's an Old Guy

He's evil because he's evil. In the coverage of the Bundy issue, lots of youngish journalists feel free to make fun of him because of his age. That's because everyone under 50 seems to have a license to do so.<p>Bundy is 67. I am 67. I don't tell people that because they immediately lose a measure of …

Rancher Bundy's unconstitutional rebellion: Our view

Wouldn't it be nice if we could all make up our own laws? Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has been doing that for 20 years, running his cattle on federal lands and refusing to pay the grazing fees that thousands of other ranchers do because he refuses to recognize the federal government's ownership.<p>In …

SOS in the sand helps rescuers find stranded snorkelers off Australia

The first clue was a boat floating in the ocean with no one on board.<p>So teams of rescuers took off, unsure of they were looking for when one crew saw the unmistakeable second clue.<p>There on a sandbar were three huge letters -- S.O.S.<p>And there on a nearby rocky island were five people on a rocky …

How Close Is Doomsday?

How close are we to the end? How close are we to being among the last humans to ever live? Depending on who you are — your religion, politics, relative degree of pessimism or optimism — that question is bound to bring up images of some particular kind of cataclysm. It could be an all-out nuclear …