Tag Archives: Politics

Islamic Jihad In Unexpected Places … (The Internet Isn’t Free)

The young American/Kuwaiti who shot 4 marines dead recently is occupying a lot of TV and news space. It helps distract from Iran nuclear deals and the dying E.U. financial system, we suppose. Those are important to the world and … Continue reading

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Is the ‘Free’ Internet a New Oxymoron?

Have you been told of the “Global Internet Governance Alliance?” Maybe, we’d bet not. It was new to us when we saw a reported story from the Times of China. China is a Co-Chairman of its ruling Commission. From what … Continue reading

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Will The GOP Pass Obamtrade To Find Out What’s In It?

Folk spoke early last century in rural agricultural terms, advising for instance, against buying “a pig in a poke.” Swine needed to be well examined before a purchase if one wish to avoid unpleasant surprises. Anyone selling stock who would … Continue reading

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EuroMighty Huddle Over Greeks: Who’s Gonna Blink? (And Who Cares?)

What would you think if your father, mother, aunts and uncles had held a rush, unpublished meeting concerning your cousin? Such as E.U. mighty have just done re Greece? Yeah, exactly. Greece is about to become the little boy yelling … Continue reading

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GMO “Frankenfoods,” U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Greenie Luddites and GKW (God Knows What)

We read that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has come up with its first labeling requirements for GMO foods.  Why, we wondered? About all we have eaten since our birth has been genetically modified; what’s the shtick? We called up … Continue reading

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Black Rioters And Moslem Terrorists Impose Their Wills By Destruction

In troubled Baltimore to date, we have seen: 144 cars/15 buildings burned, 235 rioters arrested and now clogging the local criminal processing system. Those are not the most informative data. We heard that the Baltimore rioters who burned and trashed, were bussed … Continue reading

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Will A Humanly Intelligent Robot Have Rights? (Who Decides?)

Most humans in most times and places have not seemed to value human lives other than their own.  Nazis exterminated Jews as vermin; Arabs would today if they could. The Catholic Bishop of Beauvais presided over the burning alive of … Continue reading

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Wealth Redistribution: The Wages Of Corruption Is Poverty

Confronted by ISIS, an amateur assemblage of semi-trained youngsters riding pickup trucks, the Iraqi Army collectively dropped its tanks, planes and artillery and ran away. That may be a bit hyperbolic, but it conveys the situation. What remains, is why? … Continue reading

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Al Gore, Channeling An Ancient Pope, Reveals A Truth

Al Gore, Joe Biden’s predecessor as Clown Prince, has just informed a big techie confab that it is time to punish climate change deniers. He evidently fells that the contract cancellations, grant refusals, arrested teaching career progress and outright firings … Continue reading

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Sweet Briar College, Liberal Education And Cultural Morbidity

Sweet Briar College is near Lynchburg, Virginia. It has been educating women in the liberal arts for a hundred and fourteen years. Though a small school, its endowment is a healthy $94 million. And it has announced that it is closing. … Continue reading

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