Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) saw them Wednesday and said that, while many were “pretty graphic,” at least some should be shared with the public to end conspiracy theories that bin Laden is still alive.
Trying to appease conspiracy theorists is futile and foolish. They should be ignored, or mocked.
Adulthood is just too difficult for some people.
This is prime prom season, the time when teenage girls spend hundreds of dollars for what they hope will be the perfect night. But in an increasing number of cities those teenagers searching for their prom gowns are brushing elbows with grown women, some at least double their age. Adult proms have already taken place in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Beverly, Mass., this year. Others are planned in Decatur, Ga., and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Enjoy this 1996 profile of Scientology from the late, lamented Spy magazine.
After devoting only five hours of my life to this cult, somehow I have already signed my name, address, and phone number to all kinds of seemingly irrelevant paper work. Tomorrow, I am informed, my coursework will begin. In a collegiate daze, I amble out across the parking lot, noticing troops of zoned-out, militarily outfitted men and women marching around acres of Scientology real estate with a malevolent glare in their eyes as jarring as the afternoon sun.
When I was a kid my dream was to work in a newsroom and live alone in a funky apartment, just like Mary Tyler Moore. So I’m sad to read she faces surgery to remove a brain tumor.