Daily Archive: September 1, 2012

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Another piece on race and the election cycle…

I found this to be an interesting take on the Clint Eastwood convention speech fiasco. I promised, for the most part that I would stay off politics for this weekend, for my own sanity....

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The Incredible Shrinking Candidate!

Of all the many odd things that are happening in this election cycle, maybe the oddest is the current strategy of those looking to put Mitt Romney in the White House.  I could be...

“Hey, you visionary guy!”

The passage: HH: Are you still running? PR: Yeah, I hurt a disc in my back, so I don’t run marathons anymore. I just run ten miles or yes. HH: But you did run...

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Pons Asinorum: Resolving Opinions and Bias

ARISTOCRACY, n. Government by the best men. (In this sense the word is obsolete; so is that kind of government.) Fellows that wear downy hats and clean shirts—guilty of education and suspected of bank...

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Weekend jukebox and trivia

These are two of my favourite singers and they produce rather consistently good pieces.   And   As for the trivia, this should be an easy one: Which movie did both of these songs...