Monthly Archives: September 2011

Friday

BYCU I collected a lot of beer cans in my youth and I’ve drank a lot of different beers as an adult, but I ain’t never heard of no National Beer. Anybody else ever hear of it? A convenience store … Continue reading

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Thursday

Gilbert Arrived The new issue of Gilbert Magazine arrived a few days ago (for those unaware, I used to edit that esteemed rag). Dale Ahlquist has a splendid travel piece about this recent trip to England. He spent time in … Continue reading

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Wednesday

The Humor Escapes Me You know who I can’t stand? Stephen Colbert. I’ve actually grown to like Jon Stewart a little, but Colbert? I can’t stomach him (yeah, yeah: I know he’s Catholic–that just makes it worse). His entire schtick … Continue reading

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From an E-Newsletter

“Yum! Brands and other companies who own fast-food restaurants are heavily lobbying the administration to allow their franchisees to take food stamps instead of cash,” writes a reader looking at the issue from a different angle. “That should ensure we … Continue reading

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Tuesday

I’m Walk(er)ing to New Orleans The Walker Percy Center’s Inaugural Conference is October 14-16. It’s kind of late notice, but I’d really like to go. Unfortunately, it’s in New Orleans, and I fear Marie won’t let me slip away without … Continue reading

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Monday

The mighty Lions! They’re 3-0. I didn’t think they looked good yesterday, so I’m not as excited about them now as I was 48 hours ago. But seven straight regular season wins, a come-from-behind win (against the Vikings), a blow-out … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“Contradiction and contentiousness come from deceit, a companion of unbelief and haughtiness.” The Philokalia Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Friday

BYCU Blatz plays a key role at the end of The Adventures of Beer Man, so when I saw this poster, I decided to post it. New Beer Writer I ran across an unfamiliar beer writer this week, E.D. Kain. … Continue reading

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Thursday

Don’t You Dare Call It a Ponzi! Governor Perry referred to Social Security as a “Ponzi scheme” and the Left went ape. Somehow, they think it’s nuts to refer to Social Security as a Ponzi arrangement, even though their own … Continue reading

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Tuesday

From the Notebooks Allegations of Brownson’s inconsistencies in later years are often misplaced. Recent biographer R.A. Herrera, for instance, alleges that Brownson’s view on the democratic revolution that was picking up speed in the mid-nineteenth century flip-flopped. Herrera criticizes Brownson … Continue reading

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The Gricester Dylan Grice is a brilliant man. Based on this picture, he’s about 17-years-old, but he’s also Société Générale’s Cross Asset Research strategist whose learning branches far beyond investments and economics. Consider carefully his most recent piece (much of … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“The most important thing is to pray and pray and pray.” Mother Teresa Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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