This is a fascinating article that is relevant to Talcum X's claim that Jesus was not white. It seems obvious that before the Mongol invasion of the Middle East in the 13th century that the ethnic makeup of the region was entirely different.
Note added in December 2019: Since I wrote this piece we got overwhelming DNA evidence during 2019 that levantines had indistinguishable DNA from that of Imperial Romans.
Went to an illegal backyard dinner last night. Illegal fun (including tequila) was had by consenting adults. Please don’t report us.
No live show today as I wanted to give my guys a four day weekend with MLK Day on Monday.
Anyone got good weekend plans?
A message from Dave.