December, 2011

Politics and Prejudice+

“She’s adorable,” a “gay-friendly Iowan” told…

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall+

There’s a pointed quote in George Packer’s mostly negative New Yorker…

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Kill the host, kill the …. (?)+

Things are looking up for nemo.  For weeks now, he has been submerged in a Stygian gloom,…

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Citizens Disunited+

An irony of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision extending free speech…

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Reasons Not to Tax the Rich Rapidly Evaporating+

Recently NPR went in search of small business owners who would declare, in support of…

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the Physics of making coffee+

  I love coffee. If you don’t, go away.  The chief tasting guy at Starbucks…

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Corporations Develop, Destroy Internet+

Let’s say I make a bunch of pirated copies of a DVD movie, stick the discs in envelopes,…

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Good Book, Bad Boys+

Mixed moral messages are everywhere this election season. Liberal commentators like…

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Nemo Says “Humbug”+

Writing at another venue, the Daily Pundit, nemo is sore wroth at the author of this quote:…

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Warning! Don’t Use Your Head For A Pool Cue!+

  You think that football is dangerous?  We are alarmed to hear from CNN that soccer…

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The Insider Scoop: Bank Bailout Surprise+

Take a break from bad news and indulge in some holiday cheer? Maybe in real life. But here…

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