Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Solomon's Seed?

Razib looks at the genetic data about Ethiopians and concludes that (1) the Amhara and Tigrayans have a very different ancestry from the Oromo, and (2) "Ethiopians, in particular highland Ethiopians [i.e., the Semitic speakers], seem to me likely an ancient stabilized hybrid population between a population from Arabia, and a local Sub-Saharan population."

Tuesday, January 04, 2011


Democratic pollster says Huckabee's best bet for Republican nomination in 2012.

Who called it in 2008? Oh yeah.

Of course, in light of this blog's past record, Huckabee shouldn't start celebrating yet.