Monthly Archives: March 2012
The Czech news site iDNES and the BBC report that the French village of Pincé, which has 400 residents, has begun to offer its residents two free chickens per household. Each chicken is reportedly able to consume up to 150 … Continue reading
With the way things are going, we’ll be there again in no time flat.
Yes, I know, “crosshairs” is a violent, military (and therefore white male) image, and now countless minority children will surely die because I wrote that. Anyway… The Supreme Court’s discussion of the merits and demerits of Obamacare is over, and … Continue reading
Found this in today’s paper. In my humble view, it is possible to get too cute with language.
There are times when standing on principle plays right into the hands of evil… Egypt’s non-Islamic politicians have decided to boycott the writing of the new Constitution because they didn’t want to participate in deceiving the people. Sameh Ashour, the … Continue reading
I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised any more, but I am. Not to be outdone in the fashionable use of Nazi imagery in Islamic countries, a Turkish shampoo manufacturer has created an ad campaign using Adolf Hitler imagery to push … Continue reading
I’ve been salivating over this performance of Lucia di Lammermoor for years, and I finally broke down and got it. I simply don’t get how a mere mortal can get to be as good as Joan Sutherland. It strikes me … Continue reading
Lisa stayed home from school today due to a nasty cold. But she is recovering well, and her voice, nearly absent over the weekend, had mostly returned. This morning, Jasper left the bed where he and Lisa were drowsing and … Continue reading
The Internet is a great thing, but only if one uses one’s brain, which seems to be problematic for some people… The BBC reports that, while on the medalist podium during the Amir of Kuwait International Shooting Grand Prix, Kazakh … Continue reading
Honesty is the best policy.