Monthly Archives: May 2005

Weekly Features Post

Issue XXVII We’ve passed the half year mark. Twenty-seven issues of the Weekly Features Post and still rambling. This WFP benefits from the three-day weekend. We’re often rushed to put together the WFP, especially during the frenzied month of May, … Continue reading

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Fining the Parents

That’s like twenty minutes worth of work at a casino! Weary of poor grades and low graduation rates, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation families are being fined if their kids skip school or arrive long after the bell rings. The tribal … Continue reading

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The EU Would Take Care of These Problems!

A German man who was mugged in a night club was mugged two more times while waiting for the police. The first mugging took place in a bathroom, where three men took his wallet and cell phone. The second took … Continue reading

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A Pox on Higher Education

Great rant against higher education at Lew Rockwell this morning. Link. Excerpt: Here’s the most diabolical part of the deal: Taxpayers lavishly subsidize higher education even while students go into debt slavery for their own reprogramming! Maybe those eggheads aren’t … Continue reading

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While You’re at It, Install a Wet Bar . . .

Wales church installs wi-fi for easy surfing during the service. Continue reading

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Ah, Grasshopper, Much You Don’t Understand

Five Thai Buddhist monks have been defrocked and fined after a brawl with monks from a nearby temple, police and newspapers said Tuesday. The street fight was the culmination of years of antagonism between monks from the two temples who … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Hospitality

A 46-year-old man allegedly set his own home on fire in order to get two visitors to leave, police said. Link. Richard Weaver warned that Americans were losing the little arts like conversation and hospitality. Guess he was right. Bookmark … Continue reading

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It’s the High, Stupid

Michigan legislator wants to ban pot-flavored suckers. Continue reading

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Professor Against the University

Pretty good rant against the public university system. Continue reading

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Consumerism Comes to Thanatos

There’s a new “art” exhibit coming to the West Coast: Experience the Experience of Being Buried Alive. Link. Excerpt: The people present will have an opportunity to be buried alive in a coffin for fifteen minutes. As a framework program … Continue reading

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Jouvenel Review

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What Are the Vegas Odds Going At?

The first telescope designed to search for alien life began operating this month from northern California. The state-of-the-art radio telescope, being operated by the SETI Institute, is still undergoing development and will be able to examine more stars in a … Continue reading

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