Daily Archive: October 13, 2010

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The Creative Internet

If you, like me, are sick and tired of the news cycle and the constant drumming up of faux scandals, baseless accusations, and other things Politikal & Absurd, and wish to waste your time...

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Crickets Chirping

So here we are, just a few weeks out from a federal election, albeit a non-Presidential election, where at least one, and possibly both, Houses of Congress is likely to change hands.  There’s certainly...

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A poem for Wednesday

The Old Fools by Philip Larkin What do they think has happened, the old fools, To make them like this? Do they somehow suppose It’s more grown-up when your mouth hangs open and drools,...

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Nihilism is painless

So the story of Mitchell Heisman’s suicide is bizarre in a way that most suicides are not in that it was premeditated for several years before it was finally undertaken. Heisman took his life,...

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Even I’m Not Sure about This One

Gays… aren’t more promiscuous than straights. Or at least, so says the dating population of OK Cupid. Other findings? Women are more bi-curious, and Canada is a very, very gay place. And this gem:...

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Parties Don’t Have Ideologies

It’s stories like this (via Balko)- in which a Dem-affiliated PAC attacks Rand Paul for being “soft on crime” – that make me roll my eyes whenever someone tries to tell me that the...

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This Is Different, You See.

So the Obama administration is hinting it may appeal the courts’ decision to overturn Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. Writes Thoreau, about the appeal of the DOMA decision — another one Obama claims he’s against:...