Monthly Archives: June 2011

COOL NEW WORD AND CONCEPT!


This is lifted from Wired, for everyone’s enjoyment: Lianghui n. Chinese euphemism for protest. After the government began censoring certain words, including Egypt and Tunisia, on the Internet, activists adopted the Communist party’s lingo for two successive political meetings—lianghui—so that … Continue reading

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MAGNA CARTA DAY


Adam Freedman, at Ricochet, reminds of of the 896th anniversary of the Magna Carta, one of the foundational documents of democracy.  The barons merely sought to limit the King’s absolute power over the English people so they could exercise it … Continue reading

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THE WEINER WIENER AND DOMINIQUE-NIQUE-NIQUE


Just a new word I happened to create this morning, possibly as a result of bad coffee and worse attitude toward the likes of Anthony Weiner and Dominique Strauss-Kahn… In some folks, a tendency to regard oneself above the common … Continue reading

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EMINENT DOMAIN


Eminent domain (dominium eminens, or “supreme lordship” in Latin), a doctrine that allows a ruling entity/state to seize private property without consent, has always existed in organized human society.  Different societies, in different times, have exercised this right in different … Continue reading

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SCHINDLER’S LIST


You remember Oskar Schindler, the German savior of 1,200 Jewish souls during World War Two. Well, Schindler the Righteous Soul had co-conspirators.  Yitzchak Stern we already know from the movie, in which he was ably portrayed by Ben Kingsley.  Another … Continue reading

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NO NEED TO WORRY ABOUT BEING ELIMINATED…WHILE ELIMINATING


You gotta hand it to the Russians – they know how to protect their own people. Here’s what Peter Schweizer at Big Peace says about a new development in Moscow: In Moscow officials are looking to deploy public toilets that … Continue reading

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NAKED THERAPY?


I can just see me doing this – both as client and as practitioner.  Except that I can’t see any client being able to stay in the same room for long with this flabby, pale, 60 year-old bod! Well, hey!  … Continue reading

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MR. SPOCK, LOGIC ISN’T EVERYTHING!


Leonard Nimoy has joined the chorus of those who would see Jerusalem divided to satisfy the hungry maw of Islam. Ynet reports that the 80 year-old actor supports the two-state solution, as interpreted by Americans for Peace at any price … Continue reading

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THE JOYS OF NAZI PROPAGANDA


Some people in San Francisco seek a law that would ban circumcision (story here at World Net Daily).  To support the upcoming vote, community organizer Matthew Hess has published a comic book in which the good, fair-haired Foreskin Man battles … Continue reading

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VLADIMIR PUTIN, SAINT


The Czech news site Tyden reports that a new sect was discovered in Russia that worships Vladimir Putin as the incarnation of Saint Paul.  The worshipers of St. Putin are concentrated in the town of Bolshaya Yelnya near Novgorod.  Matriarch … Continue reading

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