Category Archives: Orwell

ALL APPLE LEADERSHIP TRAGICALLY DROWN IN RIVER STUPID


The Apple-onians have decided to join K-Mart, eBay, Walmart, Amazon, etc. in taking the Mindless Leap into the River Stupid; in their case, it was by banning all Civil War game apps that contain the Confederate Southern Cross flag. I … Continue reading

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EXTREME OBAMITE CLEVERNESS (EOC) – WE MUST LIE TO GET PAST CBO AND THE STUPID AMERICAN VOTER


Extraordinary, but not really surprising.  When the bill was finally announced in 2009, I read it from cover to cover, and found huge parts of it unitelligible. And now… Johnathan Gruber, an MIT professor of economics and one of the … Continue reading

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WHEN IS CANCER NOT CANCER?


When the federal government says so. Paul Hsieh, at Forbes, writes about the Feds’ desire to redefine the word ‘cancer’ to exclude certain conditions that have hitherto been called cancers.  As, for instance, cancerous but slow-growing lesions.  The word ‘cancer’ … Continue reading

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OH LA LA! LES FRANCAIS HAVE A SENSE OF BWAHAHA!


Mon Dieu!  Who woulda thunk? This trip to the Czech Republic took us through Paris since, peculiarly, the booking agent could find no reasonably priced direct flights from JFK to Prague on fairly short notice. After going through the gauntlet … Continue reading

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REAL PEOPLE ACT WHILE BUREAUCRATS SNOOZE


Jacques Rogge and the International Olympic Committee have received another well-deserved poke in the eye.  A French Olympic swimming star, Fabien Gilot, had shown up with a Hebrew tattoo on the inside of his arm reading: אני כלום בלעדיהם – in … Continue reading

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VIVA ITALIA! AGAIN AND AGAIN!


Sometimes bureaucrats get so comfortable and politicized as to have lost all sense of human decency.  Enter, as example, Jacques Rogge of the International Olympic Committee and his refusal to authorize a moment of silence to commemorate the 40th anniversary … Continue reading

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WHY IS THE OBAMA CAMPAIGN STILL EARNING ONLY PINOCCHIOS?


Kathleen Parker gives us an interesting Op-Ed called Obama’s desperate Campaign: the Bain of Truth (h/t JWR) on the slanderous accusations of felonious conduct leveled by the Obama campaign against Mitt Romney.  Her conclusion, based on a repeated, thorough review … Continue reading

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VIVA ITALIA!


The Times of Israel reports that 140 members of Italy’s Parliament have called for a moment of silence at the London Olympic Games to honor, finally, the eleven Israeli athletes murdered by Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympic games in … Continue reading

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MEMO TO TEACHERS: WATCH IT!


A high school teacher in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada has been suspended for the unmitigated gall of handing out zeroes for assignments that have not been turned in, even though such a reaction is contrary to school system policy. (h/t Small … Continue reading

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CREATING THE ULTIMATE CRISIS


Last summer, Nobel Prize-winning “economist” and Obama worshiper Paul Krugman had suggested a radical move to create economic stimulus that, in his view, would result in rapid economic recovery. It’s an idea straight out of a totalitarian ivory tower (or … Continue reading

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