Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Fine Jest Ms. Clinton, But the Only Way for a Free and Fair Election is the Disintegration of the Mubarak Regime

Sec. Clinton “We have been very clear that we want to see a transition to democracy. And we want to see the kind of steps taken that will bring that about. We also want to see an orderly transition,” she … Continue reading

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The Potty Manifesto and the Public Good

“A lot of the preschools allow or should be allowing for some accidents to be occurring,” he said. “To expect kids to be perfect and not have any accidents is certainly not realistic.” WP So a three year old in … Continue reading

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If Tens of Thousands Are Rioting Against Your Security State…

It’s probably not a good idea to make your military intelligence chief vice president, even if he is highly regarded by American diplomats. NYT Neither is it probably a good idea to name a retired general as prime minister.

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It’s Time For America’s Foreign Policy Rhetoric to Match Its Actions: The Middle East Protests

And America’s moral example must always shine for all who yearn for freedom and justice and dignity. And because we’ve begun this work, tonight we can say that American leadership has been renewed and America’s standing has been restored. President … Continue reading

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State Superlatives

Lowest Suicide Rate woohoo!

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Krugman Calls out Budget Chairman Ryan – Appropriately

I’ve been busy today, trying to convince congressmen that cutting the International Affairs Budget is a No Good Very Bad Idea for market growth and national security, so I will let Krugman debunk some silly things people said yesterday. I … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ College Students, Don’t Pour Vodka in Your Eyes!

If you want to get drunk fast, just insert alcohol up your anus. (DON’T DO THIS EITHER). Please just sip vodka like humans. Just think What Would an Idiot Do, and try not to do that thing. Other reasons this … Continue reading

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China’s Rising in More than Just Economic Growth and Defense

Look at the Center for Global Development’s interactive map. I can’t find one other country that receives “On Target” for 6/7 goals, with only one with “Some Progress” universal primary education. We can criticize China’s treatment of political dissent, … Continue reading

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What is Eric Cantor Saying?

“We believe that it is an unsustainable, open-ended entitlement that could very well bankrupt this country and the states,” the House majority leader, Representative Eric Cantor, Republican of Virginia, said at a news conference on Tuesday. NYT So the states … Continue reading

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