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Political Cynicism: A Reliable Contraceptive?

Woody Allen did a good synopsis of the JFK assassination controversy in “Annie Hall.”  His first wife complained: “You’re using this conspiracy theory as an excuse to avoid sex with me.” I also don’t trust the government but I have never used that as an excuse to avoid [redacted] Actually, thinking of the cynics and […]

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EEOC: Destroying Freedom For Equal Opportunity

From the Future of Freedom Foundation‘s magazine – DESTROYING FREEDOM IN THE NAME OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY by James Bovard The Obama administration is finding new ways to use civil-rights laws to attack freedom and common sense. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last year issued a byzantine “enforcement guidance” to browbeat businesses into ceasing to […]

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Study Proves Nothing More Wholesome Than a Raging Bitch

The New York Times ran an article on a Johns Hopkins University study on the beers most frequently associated with visits to hospital emergency rooms.  This study proves what I have always said:  drinking Raging Bitch is more socially responsible than drinking Budweiser, Colt 45, Bud Ice or Bud Light – which were linked to […]

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Me & Alice Cooper in Ritzy Greenwich, Connecticut

The Wall Street Journal had a piece on Friday about how Alice Cooper and his band rented a mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut in the early 1970s. Greenwich was known as one of the richest, most exclusive cities in the nation at that time. Cooper and his hell-raising cohorts did not blend in seamlessly. That article […]

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Best Thumbnail Explanation of NSA Spying Scandal

The Onion has the best explanation I have yet seen on how the National Security Agency surveils average Americans. But to be honest, I’m not sure if “Step 9” is accurate. From The Onion: Step 1: NSA goes to Gmail, guesses “puppy64” as the password for all usernames, and successfully gains access to over 5 […]

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Bradley Manning Verdict & WikiLeaks Movie

Bradley Manning got nailed today by a military judge for exposing the truth. The folks who committed war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq have almost all walked scot-free. The folks who made the policies that led to the abuses have never faced federal charges. Dreamworks has a movie on Wikileaks that will be coming out […]

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IMF Guilty of “Aggravated Pimping” of Third World?

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been charged with “aggravated pimping” by the French government. I thought “aggravated pimping” was the job description for the IMF  – at least in its function as a bill collector for the banks. Or maybe it is simply screwing the Third World after invoking the proper econometric formulas (with […]

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