MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

August 2008


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On McCain’s Sarah Palin VP choice

When I first heard that John McCain had picked Sarah Palin for the VP spot, I, like many, thought, “Who??” When the initial shock wore off, I figure it’s probably the smartest thing politically that…





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Ready for the booms, the whaps

If football season gives me the opportunity to watch something on TV other than The History Channel and Comedy Central, that can’t be a bad thing. I got bored with sitcoms about 10 years ago…


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Another self-absorbed despot

Mugabe This cat’s a piece of work. It wasn’t enough to lead his country into years and years and years of oppression, poverty and dictatorship. When he was handily beaten by Morgan Tsvangirai a couple…




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On John Edwards recent confession

First, I’m not too crazy on the media and everyone else dissecting the private lives of our public officials, celebrities, etc ad nauseum. While I’m sure John Edwards will be rung through the meat grinder…