Monthly Archives: March 2011

“I Am Offended Is Another Way To Say “Shut Up”

The Chicago Sun Times says the mother of a murder victim “is offended at the idea of concealed weapons. Briefly quoting the Sun Times item: Mary Kay Mace said “I get offended when people say that. It’s like blaming the … Continue reading

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Well, That Is A Different Way To Play!

I wish I had known this technique when I was playing for tips: Well thats one way to play guitar ! brought to you by Free Videos The lady has Django beat cards and spades for technique, although Django may … Continue reading

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Cuts Mean Less News And Comment From NPR

Looking over The Hill, I see they think “Cutting off NPR funding means less news and job losses. Actually, I do not think what NPR calls “news” qualifies as news. It reminds me of afternoons during the WWII years when … Continue reading

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Green Power? Not So Fast, Sonny!

I just received an offer that was easy to refuse. “Invest in green power to save the planet.” It is no great secret that I think the planet could be in a lot better shape than it is. That trail … Continue reading

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Yakuza, Japanese Mafia, Supplying Tsunami Victims

CBS reports the Yakuza, the “Japanese Mafia,” has sent several hundred tons of relief supplies to the tsunami stricken areas of Japan. I am glad they did. Bam’s too busy impressing Brazilian lefty’s to help cut the red tape holding … Continue reading

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The History And Legacy Of Socialist Progressivism

“Socialism,” the idea that a man and his labor belong to the state, which should absolutely control the production and distribution of goods as diverse as food and jewelry, is quite an old concept. Aristotle discusses socialism, disapprovingly, in his … Continue reading

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I See We Are In Obama’s War Now.

The news says we are at war with Libya now. That is hardly a surprise. Willie Clinton had his war in Bosnia. George Bush had Iraq and the ongoing war in Afghanistan. And Obama has Libya. And, like Clinton before … Continue reading

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Pi Day Puzzle Solution

I added a puzzle to my Pi Day post. For clarity, here’s the question: Suppose you had a string that laid exactly on the surface completely around the Earth at the equator. The length of the string is immaterial. But … Continue reading

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No Mention Of Political Affilation, So Alvarez Is A Democrat

Miami’s Mayor Carlos Alverez has been ousted in a recall election. The margin was

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Pi Day, March 14

Tomorrow, March 14, is pi Day. Pi, as everyone knows, are not square. Pi are the ratio between the diameter and circumference of a circle. Which is by definition, round. It is funny how things stick with you. My service … Continue reading

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