Category Archives: Current Affairs & History

Traditional marriage and the concept of ‘pilita’

Pilita – Spanish slang for piling on. If you plan on supporting the concept of traditional marriage — members of the opposite sex with a bare minimum of common ancestors¹ — in the public square debate, for God’s sake be … Continue reading

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Spozhmai and lost causes

Spozhmai is the name of a 10 year old Afghan girl whom the Taliban attempted to use as a suicide bomber — see the BBC and Voice of America [VOA] articles. In the BBC article, the word “mullah” and “Taliban” … Continue reading

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Erik the Viking, Goliath and Jonathan Martin

The family of the giant Philistine warrior beheaded by David, Goliath from Gath, filed suit today in the International Criminal Court at The Hague against the past King of Judah and Israel under a crime of aggression statue. The family’s … Continue reading

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Taking sides and the points in the culture wars

The Supreme Court has ruled that the traditionalists side in the culture wars were motivated by a “bare … desire to do harm” and struck down the Federal Defense of Marriage Act [DOMA].  Justice Scalia’s dissent puts it in context: … Continue reading

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Borking may not be as fun in the afterlife

Somewhere in purgatory, I’m betting that Robert Bork wants to speak with Ted Kennedy and the feeling is not mutual. Here’s one vision of how that might go: Attired in scuba gear and standing beside a 1967 Oldsmobile Delmont 88 with … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Obama’s blackness placed in blind trust

Under threat of subpoena based on the Freedom of Information Act, the White House confirmed yesterday that Barack Obama’s cultural blackness was placed in a blind trust beginning during his campaign for president in 2008 and expected to last until … Continue reading

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Who defends food rationing?

There is a delicious article in the Foreign Policy magazine by Michael Moynihan which highlights the lengths to which people will go to assuage their ideological positions. So who defends food rationing? Travel guidebooks who are trying to find an … Continue reading

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Obama: Just un-American

Charles Murray on the absurdity of someone who’s never built anything lecturing those who have: There’s a standard way for Americans to celebrate accomplishment. First, we call an individual onto the stage and say what great things that person has … Continue reading

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Who is Eric Holder?

It is with indescribable joy that I watch Eric Holder and his defenders blame his latest incompetence on race. Just deserts. Just a few more months. Below is a reminder of who Holder is from a Maureen Dowd column in … Continue reading

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What Pittsburgh Steelers Fans Will Swallow

What will Pittsburgh Steelers fans who support Ben Roethlisberger swallow? They swallow their sense of right and wrong for the sake of enjoying their football unencumbered by their conscious. They do that when they defend Roethlisberger and denigrate a twenty … Continue reading

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