Monthly Archives: August 2010

"First name N, last name coherent…"

It’s a good thing some people don’t listen, otherwise we never would’ve been blessed with the following example of Conceptual Fail: …isn’t having a dictatorship without a military a bit like having a burger without meat?  Or is this guy … Continue reading

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ONE letter off…

Somewhere, Freud is grinning: Tiger Woods finally looked like the No. 1 player in the world.In his first tournament since his divorce, Woods played his best round of the year Thursday at The Barclays by missing only one fairway, putting … Continue reading

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Things Happen, People Talk

No particular unifying thread: -There’s one societal norm that needs to shift (or, more accurately, be completely thrown out) that encompasses everything else on this issue: the deliberate ignorance of any line between your time spent as an employee & … Continue reading

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Fixed that for you

I’m a stickler for accuracy: Mehlman, The Atlantic said, acknowledged that if he had publicly declared his sexuality sooner, he might have played a role in keeping the party from pushing an anti-gay agenda been fired. The former head of … Continue reading

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Small vs Mean

John Quiggin: “I will ignore evidence to the contrary & say libertarianism = Objectivism.  Going Galt is a ripoff, so settle for living among Republicans in the suburbs” Jim Henley: “I dunno about that.  But…too bad the popularity of limiting … Continue reading

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Poli-Masochism

About all the inevitable campaign ads, with candidates proclaiming their “independence” from Washington D.C., how “I’m not of The Beltway” and whatnot: I hear a great way to make sure that you don’t become a member of a group is … Continue reading

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"Yo, dat's mad provocative, son!"

There’s a lot of 9th degree black belts in Stupid being earned these days.  In particular, the legs that the New York mosque multi-use community center “controversy” has taken on is even amazing my cynical ass.  It’s not the fact … Continue reading

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