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by Wayness Tamm-Clattuc

I often feel that today’s liberals in my baby boom generation are secret pessimists.
     This is true both of EU bureaucrats as I have seen for many years from my nice snug Swiss vantage point, and it is certainly the case now as I can see for myself on my recent (more…)

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by Emmett R Smith

The US Supreme Court has thrown out the District of Columbia absolute ban on private gun ownership:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/26/AR2008062600615.html

This is good news on the face of it, but “gun nuts” such as myself now (more…)

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by Emmett R Smith

Mr Arizona Republican Senator John McCain may be the oldest contender for the Presidency in American history, but he is no slouch.  Indisputably now he brings to bear the resourceful optimism of (more…)

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Speak Of…Cthulhu

by Bodwyn Wook

THIS Is ‘way kewl’, as some of our young would say:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErCqiJ4LnhI

SHORT, And not reassuring….

[Emmett R Smith     all rights reserved     23 (!) June 2008]

 

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by Bodwyn Wook

IN memoriam Mr George Carlin, who famously said (over and over):

“These political assholes don’t give a —- about us!”

[Emmett R Smith     all rights reserved     23 June 2008]

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by Bodwyn Wook

THE Campaign by GOP presidential nominee-apparent Mr Arizona Republican Senator John McCain has been ended, by the candidate. 
     Mr McCain in effect called it quits earlier this week, when he said that the recent US Supreme Court ruling, in favor of habeas corpus petition-writs by US detainees at Guantanamo Bay, was (more…)

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by Emmett R Smith

Mr Arizona Republican Senator John “Scabby” McCain says we “are winning” in Iraq — and although I perceive historically and, hence, objectively enough that in the end no nation really ever does win anything by war in the really longterm, there are signs now (more…)

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by Judson Andersen

[With a big tip of the Bodwyn Wook tile to AEGW! — BW]

I know that I’ve usually offended the Hell out of some of you touchier religious bastards who (more…)

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by Emmett Smith

It’s an open question, just how well really are we going to like this posthuman “more spiritual” being, especially with nothing to be angry about and no one to hate, fear and call names?

[Emmett R Smith     all rights reserved      15 June 2008]

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by Mohammad Nejmi

The one who comes through the struggles of life more and more every day to do the work of the Sufi has a strong will, and more than enough love to go with it.

One hears and reads a lot about “saints” among the Sufis, and in Morocco (more…)

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