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

August 2010

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On Iraq: ‘turn the page’

In light of President Obama’s announcement tonight that, at last, combat operations in Iraq are over, it will be interesting going forward to see what, if any, insurgent uprisings or attacks will occur against Iraqi…


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El artículo más loco del día

Now, thanks to this article from The Daily Beast‘s Reihan Salam, we have comparisons of Glenn Beck to Malcolm X? In the words of Sheila Broflovski from South Park: what? What? WHAT? That’s, according to…



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Sharpton vs. Beck: Round 1

So, should we reclaim the dream or restore honor? As it turns out, it depends on who you talk to. Whichever ambiguous path you choose, it’s sure to curry favor with either the Rev. Al…



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More stupidity regarding Islam

Frightening, just frightening what some folks are cooking up … Pastor Terry Jones of Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., whose plan to memorialize 9/11 by burning copies of the Koran, represents everything that…



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Movie review: “Doubt”

During a brief interlude away from this blog, I watched, “Doubt,” which features Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, three times, and while I have some guesses as to whether the main character,…




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