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    Archive for August, 2017

    Thursday

    Thursday, August 31st, 2017

    Miscellaneous Rambling Here’s a story about a Russian con artist who ripped off investors for well over a billion dollars. The thing I found fascinating: Many of his victims were from Nigeria. Nigeria is the land of fraudsters. I remember hearing once that it’s remarkably rich in natural resources, and there’s no reason the country […]

    Wednesday

    Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

    Miscellaneous Rambling I took Jack and Michael (3rd and 4th kids) out for dinner last night. Of course, they had plans for the evening, so we had to eat early, at 5:00. Which I don’t mind, but the double gin and tonics took an early toll on me. You’ll forgive typos. surely. MAXimum Greens is […]

    Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

    UC: That will be $15,000For what?UC: For securitySecurity against what?UC: ViolenceViolence by whom?UC: Ushttps://t.co/8FPouIlCHW — David Burge (@iowahawkblog) August 29, 2017 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

    Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

    Bullets *I guess we’ll find out if slander is afforded immunity status: Christian Group Sues SPLC and Amazon Over ‘Hate Group’ Designation. **If there’s an ounce of justice left in the system, the leftist Southern Poverty Law Center will pay here. I suspect they’ll defend, at least partly, on ground that they’re merely expressing an […]

    Monday

    Monday, August 28th, 2017

    Miscellaneous Rambling Wow, Hurrican Harvey turned out to be historic: It’s the first time since the advent of The Weather Channel that a tropical storm has been under-hyped. Worth three minute of your life: Keynesian Economics and the Great Depression (video). And so we inch closer to book burning: Orpheum theater won’t show ‘Gone With […]

    Appear to be?

    Saturday, August 26th, 2017

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    Saturday, August 26th, 2017

    Revelation on Tap: Vatican I and the “Amoris Laetitia” Controversy https://t.co/b712h9zstJ — The Daily Eudemon (@TheDailyEudemon) August 26, 2017 “As Brian Tierney has argued in Origins of Papal Infallibility, 1150-1350, the doctrine was originally conceived as a bridle—preventing popes from contradicting their predecessors—rather than a permission to alter established doctrines and practices. Put another way, […]

    Friday

    Friday, August 25th, 2017

    Brews You Can Use Not much today. I went to Cedar Point yesterday . . . with all seven kids! It was the first all-kid outing in, I think, two years. Max and I are already kicking around ideas for next year at MAXimum Greens. We’ve decided that we are going to launch a good […]

    Thursday

    Thursday, August 24th, 2017

    Miscellaneous Rambling In the past week, Antifa attacks pro-life protesters, Baltimore’s oldest monument to Christopher (“Reb”) Columbus was torn down, ESPN removed a Korean from broadcasting a football game because his name is “Robert Lee,” and Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas said, ‘NRA and American conservatives/Nazis are one and the same.’” It’s getting harder and […]

    Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

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    Wednesday

    Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

    what is wrong with us lol pic.twitter.com/VvKmRs85H7 — Pardes Seleh (@PardesSeleh) August 22, 2017 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

    Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

    Re: The Renegade History‘s perspective on slavery: “Economic historians have determined that on average, Northern farmers worked four hundred more hours per year than did slaves. And no group in world history worked more than industrial workers in the nineteenth-century United States. For the unlucky souls who found themselves in the first American factories, the […]

     


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