Monthly Archives: April 2016

Saturday

Graduation and the Jesuit Abbie graduates from the University of Michigan today; Alex turns 23 today. Both are in Ann Arbor. The idea of sitting through a two-hour graduation in “The Big House” terrifies me, so I attended the Baccalaureate … Continue reading

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Friday

Brews You Can Use One of the more interesting articles about gin I’ve seen lately: 8 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Gin. The number one “gin-consuming country in the world is the Philippines. They are responsible for almost half … Continue reading

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Corden

There is a new trend in U.K. corporate policy where employees are being given paid time off so that they can acclimate a new pet to their home. They’re calling it “pawternity” leave. You can read more about this story … Continue reading

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Meyers

During his victory speech last night Donald Trump dismissed the idea of facing a contested convention, saying, “As far as I’m concerned, it’s over.” And by “it,” I assume he means civilization as we know it. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | … Continue reading

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Thursday

I wasn’t going to vote for Trump, but according to Catholic radio this morning, he said last night that we need to do much, much more for the Middle East Christians and we need to stop the in-flow of non-citizen … Continue reading

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Meyers

According to a new study, people with several plants around their homes often live longer. Willie Nelson was like, “Oh hell yeah!” Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Conan

A teacher in Arkansas is in trouble for giving alcohol to underage students. But to be fair, just because you’re in fifth grade in Arkansas, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re under 21. In a new interview, Ted Cruz said, “I’ve … Continue reading

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Wednesday

What the hell has Europe done to itself? “On the heels of State Department spokesman John Kirby’s renewed proclamation that “US is committed to admitting more refugees,” we thought this brief clip from France’s picturesque Mantes La Jolie (in the … Continue reading

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Meyers

A new Swiss airplane called Solar Impulse 2 crossed the Pacific Ocean this weekend using only solar energy. Said the pilot right before takeoff, “Wait, Solar Impulse 2?” Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Tuesday

Miscellaneous Rambling Sign the Target boycott petition. Lol: The AFA has been listed as an extremist group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization that monitors hate groups. The AFA “has been extremely vocal over the years in its … Continue reading

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Monday

From the Notebooks Conservatism is the response to the liberal’s efforts to replace God. More particularly, conservatism is the attempt to push the immutable truths—the human condition, natural law, the rule of law, objective morality—back into the public sphere, in … Continue reading

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Sunday

Whew, packed weekend. Irregular blogging coming up, but bear with me. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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