Germany has accumulated a thick dose of Muslim diversity and has experienced the associated violence, and we now see the word “Salafist” used increasingly in press reports. Apparently it denotes a religious sect of Muslims who are even more hostile than the standard bunch. Or perhaps it is just a handy shorthand for an Islamic [...]
For those of us who love California’s beautiful parks, the state’s abandonment of the system was a tragic portent of destruction to come. With no rangers nearby to keep an eye on the premises, theft and vandalism were sure to follow.
Below, a lush redwood glade in Marin County’s Samuel P. Taylor Park, slated for closure.