Monthly Archives: April 2012

How Do Avowed Bird Lovers Reconcile Millions of Dead Birds So Quietly?

What’s another dead bird to you? One looks back at you from your dinner plate whenever you dine on chicken, right? Yeah, but think pretty songbirds, eagles, cranes, geese and other migrators; you get a different reaction, don’t you? Seems strange … Continue reading

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Promoter of Gays Savages Christian High Schoolers at Journalism Conference

Keynote speaker Dan Savage was billed at the National High School Journalism Conference as an icon of anti-bullying but that wasn’t quite what he delivered to the high school wanna-be journalists present at his speech. Anti-Bullying Speaker Curses Christian Teens tells of it; of the … Continue reading

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Congress! Fire the Post Office or We’ll Fire You! (Wishfully…)

You hear that the Postal Service loses money. A lie; it’s funcionally part of government; a governmen can’t lose money. It can spend more than it promised–the Postals do that every year–and it can spend money it doesn’t have so … Continue reading

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NEVER PAY BILLS WITH YOUR OWN MONEY (and you may become President. or at least, a Congressman!)

If watching Europe forecasts the U.S. – and it does, so far – then a thousand year storm is on the horizon. The Turn Against Austerity explains pretty well. See, industrious Germans have been supporting spendthrift, entitlement-mindeLatins, Greeks and Gaels to the … Continue reading

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Science, Politics…and Truth

Saying you can tell when a politician is lying by whether his lips are moving amused the ancients; only the languages expressing the sentiment have changed. Scientists on the other hand, have been given an assumption of truthfulness for their … Continue reading

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Kansas, Columbian Hookers and Not-So-Secret Service: An Explosive Mix

We aren’t in Kansas anymore, Toto; we aren’t even in the same world as Kansas. While we weren’t paying attention, the internet has changed the world. Consider: Columbian Hooker’s Photos for a moment. Have you ever heard of a hooker in … Continue reading

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Mona Lisa Smile and the U.S. President

The movie ‘Mona Lisa Smile’ was set in the 1950’s where it made perfect sense for the principal of a school to fire a school nurse who was sneaking birth control pills to students. The 1960’s hadn’t happened yet. Viewers … Continue reading

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Congress Aiming to Bug Us (And Let the IRS Lock Us in)

Here they come again…not content with authorizing the military to arrest and imprison you without charges, our freedom-loving Congresscritters are engaged in handing the IRS the power to revoke your passport. It used to be the Soviet folks that needed … Continue reading

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Hope, Change and the American Dream…

The dream lives in every American who aspires to anything at all. For each, being different people, the dream is different. But it has always been an expression of aspiration, of Olympic thoughts. Americans have always thought: citius, fortius, altius…faster, stronger, … Continue reading

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A Rose By Any Other Name…Might Be An Earmark!

Bipartisanship has never left Congress when pork is involved; it took much accumulated public outrage before both houses banned the earmarks that made pork into big business-as-usual. But Congressfolk are still the same breed, whichever party they steal for and … Continue reading

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