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Hy – Men to That

If Egyptian parliament member Sheik Sayed Askar has his way, a black market will be created for The Artificial Virginity Hymen kit. According to the NYT article below, Askar’s legislation would ban import of the […]

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Anyone but Rick – quashing a valuable hearing and dissing a cousin

Some questions will never be answered. Did God really part the Red Sea? Who was Jack the Ripper? Was there a second shooter in Dallas? How is Rick Perry the longest serving Governor in Texas […]

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KEEP DEADLINE ON DISCUSSION – Iran cannot delay sanctions by mere talk

The Washington Post just reported that “a senior U.S. diplomat held a rare bilateral meeting Thursday with his Iranian counterpart, and officials said Iran agreed to further talks with six major powers on its nuclear […]

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EYES WIDE OPEN – No denying Iran’s intentions

Two stories published today reveal what may be the first scene of the last Act of a life-threatening drama. As long ago as 1994 concerns over the true purpose of Iran’s nuclear program set in […]

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The Economic Theory of Reality Porn

Americans spend almost 18 billion dollars on pornography a year.  Question:  what would we do with that money if not spending it on pornography?  Would it go to charity? Travel?  Would we eat better? Build more […]

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Words Matter

A couple of awful murders recently caught national attention. In each, the press quoted the local police as referring to the eventual suspect as a “person of interest”. Pretty much the same words as the […]

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Swedish Meatball

Apparently repeating blood libel does not qualify in Sweden as “contempt towards a person or group of people based on their race, ethnicity, or nationality”. Wonder what does? Sweden: No probe of newspaper’s story UPI  Sept. […]

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Boycott Whole Foods?

This is like boycotting the “Wizard of Oz” after you find out there is no wizard.  The President of Whole Foods has political views to the right of Nancy Pelosi.  Oh my god, call in […]

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The 911 Generation

Am driving on a road-trip with my kids in the backseat watching “Cars” on DVD. After an interesting discourse on Route 66 and the impact of the interstate highway system on small towns such as the imaginary Radiator Falls, I […]

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IF OBAMA CAN SUBSTITUTE THE FIST BUMP FOR THE HANDSHAKE, MAYBE HE CAN…

The impact of a trendsetter-in-chief Maybe it’s just me, but is everyone being greeted with a “terrorist fist bump” these days?  Seems I put out my hand for the traditional, firm handshake and before I […]

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