Duke University to Remove Robert E. Lee Statue: Duke University president Vincent Price has authorized the removal of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s statue from the front of the school chapel after students made very clear they don’t want the Confederate monument there anymore. Let me get this straight, Vincent Price is now running Duke University? And I suppose if he hadn't agreed to remove the statue, he would have been replaced by Bela Lugosi? And is it just me, or does this statue kind of give you the impression that Lee may have been sitting right next to Lincoln at Ford’s Theater that night? Anyway, that’s the good news - the bad news is, Duke has decided to replace the Lee statue with a statue of the Kardashian sisters.
Study Shows Memories of Fear Can Be Permanently Erased: Research in mice reveals a new approach to wiping memories from the brain, demonstrating that specific memories - such as fear - can be weakened or strengthened, which has the possibility of rendering debilitating conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) a thing of the past. OK, but what happens if your “fear” is that your memory will be erased?
Billy Graham’s Daughter Believes Solar Eclipse Will Bring End of the World: In a recent blog post, Billy Graham’s daughter Anne, endorsed a prediction by fellow pastor Steve Cioccolanti suggesting the upcoming solar eclipse will herald the Judgement Day and the end of the world. Not to be judgmental, but I think she’s just a wee bit off - hell, as far as I’m concerned, all that stuff began last November on election day.