Category Archives: misuse of language

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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DUMMYCRAT UNTIL DEATH


The former Congressman Bart Stupak feels double-crossed because, somehow, the totalitarian phantasmagoria alternately called Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, or whatever, is being used to violate what he calls “…our most cherished beliefs that we, as American citizens, should not be … Continue reading

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BEWARE! ALL THEE EXCLAMATIONIZERS!!!!!


Interesting and timely column here at the NY Times (h/t Maggie’s Farm) about online writers’ poor punctuation habits.  It offers hair-raising examples of multiple exclamation marks, refusals to use periods, going upper case, and even a monstrosity that combines the … Continue reading

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POLISH – I SAY AGAIN “POLISH” – DEATH CAMPS?


You can’t make this up… Barack Obama, in awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously to the intrepid anti-Nazi Jan Karski, spoke of the “Polish death camps” which Karski had penetrated in order to report on what was really going … Continue reading

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SENTARA GETS CUTE


Found this in today’s paper.  In my humble view, it is possible to get too cute with language.

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?


Don’t know about anyone else, but I kinda feel that I’m about to be put on the auction block.  Creepy…

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LENIN AS HITLER’S PROFESSOR


The essential identity of Soviet and Nazi ideologies and methods still seems poorly understood.  Part of the reason, I suspect, is the meaningless distinction between totalitarian “right” and “left,” initially invented by the Moscow-ruled Comintern in the 1920s.  Totalitarians of … Continue reading

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OY VEY! THE LANGUAGE!


Just heard Juan Williams, on the Fox and Friends, describe Rick Perry as being “convicted” in the GOB debates. “Convicted” ain’t the same thing as “having conviction” or “speaking with conviction.” Not that it matters, apparently, but I thought I’d … Continue reading

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DELTA AIRLINES OOPS


Just thought I would share a note I’d sent to Delta Airlines on my travel experience from Prague to the U.S. September 04, 2011 Delta Air Lines, Inc. Customer Care P.O. Box 20980 Department 980 Atlanta, GA 30320-2980 Dear Madame … Continue reading

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PRIVATE PARTS


The Obama régime has now officially canceled stranger danger and children’s fears of having their private parts touched.  Children’s book author Ian Falconer has come out with a new children’s book in which Olivia the Pig gets searched for weapons … Continue reading

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