Monthly Archives: January 2011

A BRITISH PARLIAMENTARIAN SPEAKS ABOUT ISRAEL


From the British House of Commons… Andrew Roberts, Member of Parliament; Monday November 29, 2010 “I would like to speak to you today as an historian, because it seems to me that the State of Israel has packed more history … Continue reading

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ARIZONA SHOOTINGS


So many words expended, so much hatred unleashed, so little said.  In case anyone wonders, these kinds of media feeding frenzies were typical for Iron Curtain countries.  Castro’s little rant on the subject (remarkably mild for a good socialist) illustrates … Continue reading

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GYPSY SEZ: WHAT’S WRONG WITH WELFARE?


Mme Gypsy, at Un-PC In The USA, provides a hilarious yet effective way to teach a little girl a lesson on welfare – and lose her parents’ friendship.  (Good bargain, I’d say.) This was so funny, I almost gave in … Continue reading

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A HITLER-MOCKING DOG?


Archives are wonderful things that can teach us unexpected lessons about, well, just about anything. History News Network reports that, during World War Two, some doughty Finn had trained a dog to imitate Hitler.  This awesome deed apparently so enraged … Continue reading

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A GOOD TIME TO SEND IN TROOPS


The long-suffering people of southern Sudan (south of the red line on the map) are going to the polls today to vote for independence.  The vote in favor of secession from the northern part of the country is expected to … Continue reading

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THE ESCAPE, PART 11


FREEDOM AT LAST That evening, Dad instructed me in the fine art of pretending that I had appendicitis.  I had to learn how doctors probe for it, when I’m supposed to yelp with pain, where pain starts and where it … Continue reading

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THE ENVIROPIG?


Per the Daily Mail Online, Canadian geneticists have developed a genetically modified (GM) oinker, somewhat cynically dubbed Frankenswine, that doesn’t smell as much as its less evolved cousins because its excreta contain less phosphorus.  The scientists, who prefer the kinder, … Continue reading

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THE ESCAPE, PART 10


BELGRADE AND THE ADRIATIC COAST Belgrade was a complete disappointment.  Dad visited the Greek, Turkish and Israeli embassies, where people empathized but could do nothing to help. To say that we were disappointed and discouraged is to understate the thing … Continue reading

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IT’S GOOD TO BE PART OF THE FLEET AGAIN!


I am honored (excessively honored, to paraphrase Lizzi Bennet) to have been recommissioned by the Pirate King himself and made part of his fleet!

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A MODERN U.S. PRESIDENT


Just couldn’t resist…  It’s very well done.

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