Monthly Archives: December 2011

Friday

Michigan Beer A TDE reader sent me this great story last week: The Top 50 Brewers in America. It’s a list of the top-selling craft breweries in America. The list is based on 2010 sales, but hey, it’s only 2011, … Continue reading

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Thursday

Things have been pretty hectic, both around the office and at home, which is unusual. Typically, the holiday week offers a chance to catch up on things and take it easy. Oh well. I’m not complaining. Clients are calling at … Continue reading

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Wednesday

For the past three years, almost all of my sources have pointed to 2012 as the Armageddon Year, but Jim Rogers thinks 2012 is going to be alright. Of course, he thinks it’ll be a temporary reprieve, due solely to … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Books for Christmas I received a handful of good books for Christmas. Most of the books are intended to further my exploration of the thought and background of Albert Jay Nock, but I also received a book that I requested … Continue reading

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Monday

Whew. The Christmas Hangover. It was a whirlwind four days. Drove to Detroit on Thursday, north of Detroit on Friday, back home late Friday evening. Christmas Eve celebrations, then Christmas morning festivities, followed by a trip to my Mom’s in … Continue reading

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Something for Christmas Morning

“He is born poor, and he teaches us that happiness is not to be found in an abundance of earthly goods. He comes into the world without any ostentation, encouraging us to be humble and not to depend on the … Continue reading

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Something for Christmas Eve

“We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.” Pope Paul VI “There were only two classes of men who … Continue reading

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Friday

Received in an Email Politically-incorrect humor: I was devastated to find out my wife was having an affair but, by turning to religion, I was soon able to come to terms with the whole thing. I converted to Islam, and … Continue reading

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Thursday

Drinking Corner Leinenkugels has a great assortment of beer-related stuff. They even have beer soap (but no beer shampoo). I used to drink a lot of Leinenkugels. I loved their Sunset Wheat, mixed with a few ounces of their Berry … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Family Guy I’ve been reading some Nock. Albert Jay Nock, one of the premier American essayists of the early twentieth century and one of the founders of modern conservative/libertarian thought. A weighty man, that Nock. But also a disturbing man. … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Paul Surging From The Atlantic: “Newt Gingrich’s campaign is rapidly imploding, and Ron Paul has now taken the lead in Iowa. He’s at 23% to 20% for Mitt Romney, 14% for Gingrich, 10% each for Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann, and … Continue reading

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Monday

Morons Redux If you hadn’t noticed (I hadn’t, until this weekend), Beavis and Butt-head is back. I wrote about the program earlier, admitting that I enjoyed the show. One TDE reader seconded my opinion and my stat counter didn’t show … Continue reading

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