Monthly Archives: June 2020

Miscellany

Hungary How’s Budapest this time of year? I tell ya, the Magyars got it goin’ on. A COVID per-capita rate well below the European average, an ongoing resistance to Muslim immigration, and BLM movements under firm control. Funny, but the … Continue reading

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Malcolm

Random Today I Learned Malcolm X spent his youth in Lansing, Michigan, and he attended Mason High School for a short while. Both Lansing and Mason are less than two hours from me. My high school lost to Mason in … Continue reading

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Better Drinking Through Science

Historical Liquor This is perhaps the neatest drinking story of 2020: Distiller using molecular science to hack the chemical codes of aged spirits and recreate them. They’re bringing back bottles that, today, costs thousands of dollars, if you can even … Continue reading

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Principle of Subsidiarity

What COVID Ought to Teach Us I’m back from vacation and catching up on COVID matters. I was greeted with news that COVID cases are spiking rapidly in my county, and one of my clients has it and is “not … Continue reading

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Blog Returns Tomorrow

I just returned from a short vacation. Blogging resumes tomorrow, with a solid BYCU in the wings for Friday. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Monday Moanin’

Miscellany I’m not sure it’s terribly compelling, but these days, I eagerly gulp down every ounce of sanity I find: “Muhammad Ali’s only biological son says that his father would be against Black Lives Matter, calling the movement ‘racist’ and … Continue reading

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June 20, 1980: 40 years ago, The Blues Brothers was released in theaters. #80s pic.twitter.com/HlAgX0jlbv — Old School 80s (@OldSchool80s) June 20, 2020 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Drinking Matters

Holiday Drinking! Juneteenth! The date in 1865 when word of the Emancipation Proclamation was formally announced in Texas. A day to drink! If you don’t drink a beer of color tonight, you’re a racist. If you want to try such … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Rambling Here’s your big chance to be first: I’ve launched a site at Patreon. Yeah, I’m not sure how it works either. I literally launched it fifteen minutes ago and am still learning. But hey, I’ve never monetized TDE in … Continue reading

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The Supreme Power

Supreme Corruption Something happens to conservative men when they reach the Supreme Court: Kennedy, Roberts, and now Gorsuch. I don’t know if it’s mere proximity to power that corrupts them (the “country club effect”) or whether it’s downright actual corruption. … Continue reading

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The Post-Party

The Local Bachelor Party These broken chairs are just a snapshot of the fallout from an incredible bachelor party Saturday afternoon in my backyard. Everyone from son Max (16), who served as referee of the Beer Olympics, to us older … Continue reading

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Best Tweet of the Week

If we defund the police, who’s going to take away the guns and plastic straws? Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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